Slow Cooker Roasted Beets
10 whole medium beets, scrubbed but untrimmed* (do not pat dry)
1½ tablespoon sea salt, scattered on a paper towel
5 teaspoons olive oil, divided
Ten square sheets of foil, approximately 8” X 8”
*Leave about an inch of the stem attached to the root.
8 ounces plain whole milk Greek yogurt, room temperature
¾ cup confectioner’s sugar
2 tablespoons finely grated lemon zest
2½ cups heavy cream, chilled
1 cup lemon curd, divided
16 graham crackers, divided
1½ cups blueberry jam or all fruit spread
½ cup fresh blueberries, plus 1 cup for serving
ADVANCE PREPARATION: The cake can be made and remain frozen for two days prior to serving.
Old Fashioned Strawberry Ice Cream
1 pint strawberries, washed, hulled and halved
1 cup granulated sugar, divided
1 large egg
1 cup half and half
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups heavy cream
Additional strawberries for garnish, optional
2 firm navel oranges
1 large fennel bulb, halved lengthwise, cored, very thinly sliced crosswise
½ cup very thinly sliced red onion
10 large whole lettuce leaves
8-10 large black olives
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons fresh orange juice
2 tablespoons minced fennel fronds
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