Good things never end.
I had just a spoonful left over of my raspberry-mint-basil-lemon zest-olive oil mixture from yesterday (giving enrique the raspberry). Rather than throw it out, I decided to save it. Maybe another idea would present itself.
And it did. I bought a half-gallon of Thrifty ice cream this evening. My initial idea was to top it with fresh strawberries I had cut up in the afternoon. But the strawberries had not yet generated enough juice to make them suitable for an ice cream sundae.
That was not a problem with the raspberries from yesterday. Berries do not keep long in our heat and humidity. I either used the raspberries tonights or they would become chicken feed in the morning.
So, I scooped out the ice cream and topped them with the rump of the raspberry mixture. I had almost forgotten that I alsio had a ramekin filled with the balsamic reduction. A generous drizzle made for a tasty dessert.
A d that is why saving small portions of ingredients is a good idea. THey can always be combined into something delightful.
I almost felt like Lynne Rossetto Kasper. Almost.