Blender: Essential Summer Gadget

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Frozen Drinks to Quench our Thirst

Why is it cool: Obviously a blender serves all types of purposes and can be used around the year for various dishes and cuisines, but it holds a special place in my heart during the summer months. There is nothing better during a scorching summer day then a frozen drink. Alcoholized or not, the sweetness of the drink revs you up after hours in the sun and the ice cools you down to create a perfect summer buzz. It is a must-have for your kitchen and essential for cooling down during those blazing hot summer days.

Where can I get one: You can get a blender pretty much anywhere, well not really but you know what I mean. In Montreal, I think Canadian Tire has the most competitive prices.

How much? Prices vary according to the quality, brand name and store of purchase.

Strawberry Daiquiri Slush with Honeydew Melon

  • 1 (12-oz) package frozen unsweetened strawberries
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup white rum
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 ripe honeydew melon, seeded and flesh cut into 1/2-inch cubes

Garnish: lime slices

Purée frozen berries, corn syrup, rum to taste, and lime juice in a blender until slushy. Spoon into 6 (8-ounce) wineglasses or other stemmed shallow glasses and top with melon.

Drink Moderately!

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