make ahead meals @ Mel's Kitchen Cafe--- "All of these meals can be made ahead in some form or another – some are slow cooker meals, some can be assembled the night before or morning of and refrigerated until ready to bake.
mint blueberry lemonade Ingredients 3 cups blueberries cups sugar 2 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice 3 cups cold water Ice cubes Directions Place the blueberries and sugar in a blender and puree. Place the lemon juice and water in a pitcher an
Frozen Coconut Limeade cups ice ⅝ cup coconut rum (for non-alcoholic version, substitute cream of coconut, like Coco Lopez) tablespoons frozen limeade concentrate (substitute lemonade version if you’d like) ⅛ cup water
No idea what to do with extra herbs? Hang them to dry to make your own dried herbs. Chop, add oil and freeze in ice cube trays. Add herbs like rosemary to oil and vinegars for something new and infused. Find other storage tips and tricks at SaveTheFood.com
Fancy Ice Cubes - Fill your ice cube tray with the fruit of your choice. Cover the fruit with water. Place ice cube tray in freezer as you normally would. Once frozen you can serve your pretty ice cubes in the drink of your choice.
coffee ice cubes for iced coffee (no more watery coffee! I don't use them, I like hot coffee. But Allie has been using them pretty consistently, which is awesome (she likes iced coffee, I like saving the leftover coffee.
watermelon lime Jell-O shots (fancy!) cut limes in half and remove pulp prepare watermelon jello with vodka poor into halved limes let cool/harden cut lime halves again place chocolate chips if desired
Jamie Oliver went into a grade classroom and held up common everyday veggies. Not one six year old student could recognize what these common vegetables are. We encourage kids to get involved with the cooking process.