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Weekly Recipe Review: Healthy Mint Cocktails; Nutella Ice Cream; and More

Weekly Recipe Review: Healthy Mint Cocktails; Nutella Ice Cream; and More

Check out our editors' picks for this week's top food section recipes.

LA Times
• Nancy Silverton's focaccia recipe makes the LA Times' list of top 10 recipes of 2011.

NY Times
• Eat healthy with this turnip gratin recipe, made with low-fat milk.

NPR
• Indulge in some afterwork cocktails without packing on calories with this stripped-down mint cocktail recipe.

SF Chronicle
• Butter and scotch pair well with apples, and make this baked apples recipe perfect for winter.

Chicago Tribune
Spicy beef tenderloin is a perfect weekday pick-me-up.

Seattle Times
• Use seasonal tangerines for this tangerine cake recipe.

Portland Press Herald
• Yes, it's winter, but nutella ice cream is still delicious.

Kitchen Daily
• Eating healthy this year? Start off with a barley pilaf and artichoke hearts.

Washington Post
• Try sweet potato and chickpea shepherd's pie for your meatless Monday.

Wall Street Journal
• Grapefruit's acidity complements pan-fried striped bass fillets in this unique recipe.

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Nutella ice cream

this is one of my favorite things to make. and to eat. and not only do i love it, but my kids go crazy for it! they hurry over to help make it just so they can lick the spoons! and they can hardly contain themselves at dinnertime – they eat their food so fast when they know this is waiting for them! (need a good bargaining chip? this is it!)

not only does it have just 4 ingredients (and all 4 are staple ingredients in my house), but you don’t need an ice cream machine to make it. just mix by hand and freeze. and you won’t believe how easy and fast it is to make:

1. get your 4 ingredients: chopped hazelnuts for topping or stirring into the ice cream (totally optional, by i love it), whipping cream, butter (only 3 tablespoons, don’t worry!), sweetened condensed milk, and, of course, nutella.

2. whip the cream. this is my kids’ favorite part to watch.

3. meanwhile, combine the sweetened condensed milk, melted butter, and nutella in a bowl until well combined and uniform in color.

4. when the cream is done being whipped, fold the nutella mixture into it. the following picture just makes me so happy.

5. keep folding it in until it looks nice and smooth, like this:

and there you have it! put it in a freezer-safe container and freeze for at least 8 hours. or you could eat it now – it’s just like mousse. a rich, delicious, creamy mousse. i confess to having eaten it before the frozen stage a few times. i also confess to having eaten the whole batch by myself before anyone even knew it was there. i hope you enjoy it as much as my family and i do!


Nutella ice cream

this is one of my favorite things to make. and to eat. and not only do i love it, but my kids go crazy for it! they hurry over to help make it just so they can lick the spoons! and they can hardly contain themselves at dinnertime – they eat their food so fast when they know this is waiting for them! (need a good bargaining chip? this is it!)

not only does it have just 4 ingredients (and all 4 are staple ingredients in my house), but you don’t need an ice cream machine to make it. just mix by hand and freeze. and you won’t believe how easy and fast it is to make:

1. get your 4 ingredients: chopped hazelnuts for topping or stirring into the ice cream (totally optional, by i love it), whipping cream, butter (only 3 tablespoons, don’t worry!), sweetened condensed milk, and, of course, nutella.

2. whip the cream. this is my kids’ favorite part to watch.

3. meanwhile, combine the sweetened condensed milk, melted butter, and nutella in a bowl until well combined and uniform in color.

4. when the cream is done being whipped, fold the nutella mixture into it. the following picture just makes me so happy.

5. keep folding it in until it looks nice and smooth, like this:

and there you have it! put it in a freezer-safe container and freeze for at least 8 hours. or you could eat it now – it’s just like mousse. a rich, delicious, creamy mousse. i confess to having eaten it before the frozen stage a few times. i also confess to having eaten the whole batch by myself before anyone even knew it was there. i hope you enjoy it as much as my family and i do!


Nutella ice cream

this is one of my favorite things to make. and to eat. and not only do i love it, but my kids go crazy for it! they hurry over to help make it just so they can lick the spoons! and they can hardly contain themselves at dinnertime – they eat their food so fast when they know this is waiting for them! (need a good bargaining chip? this is it!)

not only does it have just 4 ingredients (and all 4 are staple ingredients in my house), but you don’t need an ice cream machine to make it. just mix by hand and freeze. and you won’t believe how easy and fast it is to make:

1. get your 4 ingredients: chopped hazelnuts for topping or stirring into the ice cream (totally optional, by i love it), whipping cream, butter (only 3 tablespoons, don’t worry!), sweetened condensed milk, and, of course, nutella.

2. whip the cream. this is my kids’ favorite part to watch.

3. meanwhile, combine the sweetened condensed milk, melted butter, and nutella in a bowl until well combined and uniform in color.

4. when the cream is done being whipped, fold the nutella mixture into it. the following picture just makes me so happy.

5. keep folding it in until it looks nice and smooth, like this:

and there you have it! put it in a freezer-safe container and freeze for at least 8 hours. or you could eat it now – it’s just like mousse. a rich, delicious, creamy mousse. i confess to having eaten it before the frozen stage a few times. i also confess to having eaten the whole batch by myself before anyone even knew it was there. i hope you enjoy it as much as my family and i do!


Nutella ice cream

this is one of my favorite things to make. and to eat. and not only do i love it, but my kids go crazy for it! they hurry over to help make it just so they can lick the spoons! and they can hardly contain themselves at dinnertime – they eat their food so fast when they know this is waiting for them! (need a good bargaining chip? this is it!)

not only does it have just 4 ingredients (and all 4 are staple ingredients in my house), but you don’t need an ice cream machine to make it. just mix by hand and freeze. and you won’t believe how easy and fast it is to make:

1. get your 4 ingredients: chopped hazelnuts for topping or stirring into the ice cream (totally optional, by i love it), whipping cream, butter (only 3 tablespoons, don’t worry!), sweetened condensed milk, and, of course, nutella.

2. whip the cream. this is my kids’ favorite part to watch.

3. meanwhile, combine the sweetened condensed milk, melted butter, and nutella in a bowl until well combined and uniform in color.

4. when the cream is done being whipped, fold the nutella mixture into it. the following picture just makes me so happy.

5. keep folding it in until it looks nice and smooth, like this:

and there you have it! put it in a freezer-safe container and freeze for at least 8 hours. or you could eat it now – it’s just like mousse. a rich, delicious, creamy mousse. i confess to having eaten it before the frozen stage a few times. i also confess to having eaten the whole batch by myself before anyone even knew it was there. i hope you enjoy it as much as my family and i do!


Nutella ice cream

this is one of my favorite things to make. and to eat. and not only do i love it, but my kids go crazy for it! they hurry over to help make it just so they can lick the spoons! and they can hardly contain themselves at dinnertime – they eat their food so fast when they know this is waiting for them! (need a good bargaining chip? this is it!)

not only does it have just 4 ingredients (and all 4 are staple ingredients in my house), but you don’t need an ice cream machine to make it. just mix by hand and freeze. and you won’t believe how easy and fast it is to make:

1. get your 4 ingredients: chopped hazelnuts for topping or stirring into the ice cream (totally optional, by i love it), whipping cream, butter (only 3 tablespoons, don’t worry!), sweetened condensed milk, and, of course, nutella.

2. whip the cream. this is my kids’ favorite part to watch.

3. meanwhile, combine the sweetened condensed milk, melted butter, and nutella in a bowl until well combined and uniform in color.

4. when the cream is done being whipped, fold the nutella mixture into it. the following picture just makes me so happy.

5. keep folding it in until it looks nice and smooth, like this:

and there you have it! put it in a freezer-safe container and freeze for at least 8 hours. or you could eat it now – it’s just like mousse. a rich, delicious, creamy mousse. i confess to having eaten it before the frozen stage a few times. i also confess to having eaten the whole batch by myself before anyone even knew it was there. i hope you enjoy it as much as my family and i do!


Nutella ice cream

this is one of my favorite things to make. and to eat. and not only do i love it, but my kids go crazy for it! they hurry over to help make it just so they can lick the spoons! and they can hardly contain themselves at dinnertime – they eat their food so fast when they know this is waiting for them! (need a good bargaining chip? this is it!)

not only does it have just 4 ingredients (and all 4 are staple ingredients in my house), but you don’t need an ice cream machine to make it. just mix by hand and freeze. and you won’t believe how easy and fast it is to make:

1. get your 4 ingredients: chopped hazelnuts for topping or stirring into the ice cream (totally optional, by i love it), whipping cream, butter (only 3 tablespoons, don’t worry!), sweetened condensed milk, and, of course, nutella.

2. whip the cream. this is my kids’ favorite part to watch.

3. meanwhile, combine the sweetened condensed milk, melted butter, and nutella in a bowl until well combined and uniform in color.

4. when the cream is done being whipped, fold the nutella mixture into it. the following picture just makes me so happy.

5. keep folding it in until it looks nice and smooth, like this:

and there you have it! put it in a freezer-safe container and freeze for at least 8 hours. or you could eat it now – it’s just like mousse. a rich, delicious, creamy mousse. i confess to having eaten it before the frozen stage a few times. i also confess to having eaten the whole batch by myself before anyone even knew it was there. i hope you enjoy it as much as my family and i do!


Nutella ice cream

this is one of my favorite things to make. and to eat. and not only do i love it, but my kids go crazy for it! they hurry over to help make it just so they can lick the spoons! and they can hardly contain themselves at dinnertime – they eat their food so fast when they know this is waiting for them! (need a good bargaining chip? this is it!)

not only does it have just 4 ingredients (and all 4 are staple ingredients in my house), but you don’t need an ice cream machine to make it. just mix by hand and freeze. and you won’t believe how easy and fast it is to make:

1. get your 4 ingredients: chopped hazelnuts for topping or stirring into the ice cream (totally optional, by i love it), whipping cream, butter (only 3 tablespoons, don’t worry!), sweetened condensed milk, and, of course, nutella.

2. whip the cream. this is my kids’ favorite part to watch.

3. meanwhile, combine the sweetened condensed milk, melted butter, and nutella in a bowl until well combined and uniform in color.

4. when the cream is done being whipped, fold the nutella mixture into it. the following picture just makes me so happy.

5. keep folding it in until it looks nice and smooth, like this:

and there you have it! put it in a freezer-safe container and freeze for at least 8 hours. or you could eat it now – it’s just like mousse. a rich, delicious, creamy mousse. i confess to having eaten it before the frozen stage a few times. i also confess to having eaten the whole batch by myself before anyone even knew it was there. i hope you enjoy it as much as my family and i do!


Nutella ice cream

this is one of my favorite things to make. and to eat. and not only do i love it, but my kids go crazy for it! they hurry over to help make it just so they can lick the spoons! and they can hardly contain themselves at dinnertime – they eat their food so fast when they know this is waiting for them! (need a good bargaining chip? this is it!)

not only does it have just 4 ingredients (and all 4 are staple ingredients in my house), but you don’t need an ice cream machine to make it. just mix by hand and freeze. and you won’t believe how easy and fast it is to make:

1. get your 4 ingredients: chopped hazelnuts for topping or stirring into the ice cream (totally optional, by i love it), whipping cream, butter (only 3 tablespoons, don’t worry!), sweetened condensed milk, and, of course, nutella.

2. whip the cream. this is my kids’ favorite part to watch.

3. meanwhile, combine the sweetened condensed milk, melted butter, and nutella in a bowl until well combined and uniform in color.

4. when the cream is done being whipped, fold the nutella mixture into it. the following picture just makes me so happy.

5. keep folding it in until it looks nice and smooth, like this:

and there you have it! put it in a freezer-safe container and freeze for at least 8 hours. or you could eat it now – it’s just like mousse. a rich, delicious, creamy mousse. i confess to having eaten it before the frozen stage a few times. i also confess to having eaten the whole batch by myself before anyone even knew it was there. i hope you enjoy it as much as my family and i do!


Nutella ice cream

this is one of my favorite things to make. and to eat. and not only do i love it, but my kids go crazy for it! they hurry over to help make it just so they can lick the spoons! and they can hardly contain themselves at dinnertime – they eat their food so fast when they know this is waiting for them! (need a good bargaining chip? this is it!)

not only does it have just 4 ingredients (and all 4 are staple ingredients in my house), but you don’t need an ice cream machine to make it. just mix by hand and freeze. and you won’t believe how easy and fast it is to make:

1. get your 4 ingredients: chopped hazelnuts for topping or stirring into the ice cream (totally optional, by i love it), whipping cream, butter (only 3 tablespoons, don’t worry!), sweetened condensed milk, and, of course, nutella.

2. whip the cream. this is my kids’ favorite part to watch.

3. meanwhile, combine the sweetened condensed milk, melted butter, and nutella in a bowl until well combined and uniform in color.

4. when the cream is done being whipped, fold the nutella mixture into it. the following picture just makes me so happy.

5. keep folding it in until it looks nice and smooth, like this:

and there you have it! put it in a freezer-safe container and freeze for at least 8 hours. or you could eat it now – it’s just like mousse. a rich, delicious, creamy mousse. i confess to having eaten it before the frozen stage a few times. i also confess to having eaten the whole batch by myself before anyone even knew it was there. i hope you enjoy it as much as my family and i do!


Nutella ice cream

this is one of my favorite things to make. and to eat. and not only do i love it, but my kids go crazy for it! they hurry over to help make it just so they can lick the spoons! and they can hardly contain themselves at dinnertime – they eat their food so fast when they know this is waiting for them! (need a good bargaining chip? this is it!)

not only does it have just 4 ingredients (and all 4 are staple ingredients in my house), but you don’t need an ice cream machine to make it. just mix by hand and freeze. and you won’t believe how easy and fast it is to make:

1. get your 4 ingredients: chopped hazelnuts for topping or stirring into the ice cream (totally optional, by i love it), whipping cream, butter (only 3 tablespoons, don’t worry!), sweetened condensed milk, and, of course, nutella.

2. whip the cream. this is my kids’ favorite part to watch.

3. meanwhile, combine the sweetened condensed milk, melted butter, and nutella in a bowl until well combined and uniform in color.

4. when the cream is done being whipped, fold the nutella mixture into it. the following picture just makes me so happy.

5. keep folding it in until it looks nice and smooth, like this:

and there you have it! put it in a freezer-safe container and freeze for at least 8 hours. or you could eat it now – it’s just like mousse. a rich, delicious, creamy mousse. i confess to having eaten it before the frozen stage a few times. i also confess to having eaten the whole batch by myself before anyone even knew it was there. i hope you enjoy it as much as my family and i do!