Hope all of you are planning to have a great day today! My yard looks like the movie “Caddie Shack” with all the trenches and piles of dirt. The sprinkler system project is in full swing and I am trying to stay as far away from it as I can. Yes, I did have some success yesterday with my previous posted plans, today I plan to explore making Gnocchi with some fresh ricotta I made the other day (technically it is called Manaci – for any who might care). If the recipe turns out, I will try to remember to post it..and take some pictures too!
We were invited to an inpromptu picnic later on today and I am making my old standby 4th of July Jello salad – I know it is old-fashioned and probably not good for you…but it is totally American and what we secretly yearn for on holidays like today. I thought I would share with you and hope you enjoy!
Happy 4th – Kathleen
Sparkler Jello Salad
6 ounce package strawberry jello
1 1/2 cups boiling water
8 ounce package cream cheese
24 ounce package frozen strawberries
1 small container Cool-Whip
- Combine Jello and boiling water in blender; blend 10 seconds.
- Add cream cheese, blend until combined.
- Add strawberries and blend until smooth.
- Pour into large serving bowl and fold in Cool-Whip. Refrigerate until firm. Serve with fresh blueberries and an additional dollop of Cool-Whip for a festive presentation if you choose!