Whenever I go on a cooking bender, I turn to music to help keep me motivated. Sometimes it’s classical or jazz, especially if I’m baking. If I’m prepping for a party, it’s probably going to be something with an upbeat tempo, such as rock. Unless, of course, it’s my annual holiday party, and then only holiday music will do. I’m funny like that. For this week’s #SundaySupper, Susan over at the Girl in the Little Red Kitchen is hosting virtual potluck of foods inspired by music, and I’m bringing this refreshing tangerine sorbet, inspired by Caviar’s Tangerine Speedo.
The reason I chose this song is simple–I wanted something quirky and fun. In that regard, this loungy-rock song delivers. What I didn’t expect was to have it stuck in my head for days. Literally in a continuous loop, which led to some serious writer’s block. Every time I’d start working on this post, Tangerine Speedo would start playing in my head. Don’t get me wrong, I love the song, but it took some serious Zeppelin therapy to purge. In sticking with the theme, I simply listened to one of my Zeppelin favorites–Tangerine. Cleared everything right up.
Now about this sorbet … did I mention how refreshing it is? Seriously, bright and fresh. Since using fresh tangerine juice is paramount, I picked up a bunch of Gold Nugget Tangerines, which are super plump and juicy. The recipe, which I’ve adapted from The Martha Stewart Cookbook is simple and provides the perfect finish to any meal.
Have you ever seen such large tangerines? Get the peel grated, then start juicing.
This is where having a citrus juicer comes in handy, ‘cuz doing this manually would have been a pain!
Heat up about 1/2 cup of the juice, and add the sugar–stirring until it’s dissolved. Remove this from the heat, and stir in the remaining juice along with the grated peel, then put in the fridge until thoroughly chilled.
Prepare it in your ice cream maker following the manufacturer’s instructions. In case you’re wondering, this is the KitchenAid ice cream maker attachment, and it rocks.
Enjoy a nice big bowl–not only is it tasty, but it’s healthy too (it is just juice, after all)!
Here’s the printable version:
- 2 cups freshly squeezed tangerine juice
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 1 tbsp grated tangerine peel
- Heat ½ cup of the tangerine juice with the sugar, over low heat, until the sugar is dissolved.
- Remove from heat, and stir in the remaining juice along with the peel.
- Refrigerate until completely cooled.
- Prepare in ice cream maker according to manufacturer's directions.
Let’s see what everyone else is dancing to:
Prelude (Beverages):Calimocho (Red Red Wine Cocktail) from La Cocina de Leslie inspired by Red Red Wine by UB40 Dark & Stormy Cocktail Recipe from An Appealing Plan inspired by Thunder Road by Bruce Springsteen Horchata from Treats & Trinkets inspired by Horchata by Vampire Weekend Orange Crush from Magnolia Days inspired by Orange Crush by REM Pineapple Lemonade Slushy with Coconut Water from Sue’s Nutrition Buzz inspired by Lemon Tree by Peter, Paul & Mary Strawberry Tequila from Shockingly Delicious inspired by Strawberry Fields Forever by The Beatles
Overture (Appetizers):Mustard Dill Beer Bread from Curious Cuisiniere inspired by In Heaven There Is No Beer a German Polka
Intermezzo (Entrees & Sides):Chicken and Bacon Cheddar Waffles from I Run For Wine inspired by Glady’s Knight Classic Fried Chicken from The Food Army Wife inspired by Chicken Fried by Zac Brown Band Margarita Chicken from In The Kitchen With KP inspired by Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffet Meatball Duet from Cindy’s Recipes and Writings inspired by On Top of Spaghetti by Tom Glazer Pan-Seared Halibut with Corn Hash and Asparagus Puree from Crazy Foodie Stunts inspired by Saturday Night Fish Fry by Louis Jordan Slow Cooker Sweet and Spicy BBQ Pulled Pork from Neighborfood inspired by Something Like That by Tim McGraw Spaghetti and Pork Meatballs from Family Foodie inspired by On Top of Spaghetti by Kidsongs Teriyaki Burger from Juanita’s Cocina inspired by Cheeseburger in Paradise by Jimmy Buffet
Finale (Desserts):Banana Cream Pie Bars from Peanut Butter and Peppers inspired by Tra La La Song by The Banana Splits Banana Pancake Ice Cream with Maple Brittle from Foxes Love Lemons inspired by Banana Pancakes by Jack Johnson Cherry Pie from My Cute Bride inspired by Cherry Pie by Warrant Cherry Marshmallows from Pies and Plots Chocolate Cappuccino Cream Puffs from Runner’s Tales inspired by Choux Pastry Heart by Corinne Bailey Rae Chocolate Chip, Walnut and Caramel Banana Bread Ice Cream Sandwich from Ruffles & Truffles inspired by Hollaback Girl by Gwen Stefani Chocolate Covered Caramels from Big Bear’s Wife inspired by At Last by Etta James Coconut Rum Blondies from Gotta Get Baked inspired by I’ve Got A Lovely Bunch of Coconuts by Danny Kaye Easy Blueberry Recipe: Fruit Tart from Growing Up Gabel inspired by Blueberry Hill by Fats Domino Espresso Nib Ice Cream from Vintage Kitchen Notes inspired by Black Coffee by Ella Fitzgerald Fancy Watermelon Lime Popsicles from Daily Dish Recipes inspired by Watermelon Crawl by Tracy Byrd Fresh Peach Pie from Killer Bunnies, Inc. inspired by Sweet Sweet Pie by PWEI Jammin’ Oatmeal Cookies from What Smells So Good? inspired by Jammin’ by Bob Marley Many Flavors Whipped Cream from Noshing with the Nolands inspired by Whipped Cream and Other Delights by Herb Albert and the Tijuana Brass Peach Basil Pie from The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen inspired by Peaches by POTUSA Pina Colada Poke Cake from Cookin’ Mimi inspired by Two Pina Coladas by Garth Brooks Peach Donuts with Brown Sugar from Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks inspired by Peaches by POTUSA Peach Strudel with Honey Bourbon Frozen Yogurt from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures inspired by My Favorite Things from The Sound of Music & Wild Honey by U2 Rainbow Pops from The Urban Mrs inspired by Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice Salted Ripple Chip No-Churn Ice Cream from Cupcakes & Kale Chips inspired by Ice Cream by Sarah McLachlan Salted Peanut Swirl Peanut Butter Ice Cream from girlichef inspired by Salt Peanuts by The Quintet Shall We Dance? Fairy Cakes from The Ninja Baker inspired by Shall We Dance from the Japanese Film Sugar Crusted Zucchini Bread from That Skinny Chick Can Bake inspired by Sugar, Sugar by the Archies Tangerine Sorbet from Webicurean inspired by Tangerine Speedo by Caviar Yeasted Banana Bread from Jane’s Adventures in Dinner inspired by I Like Bread and Butter by The New Beats Join the #SundaySupper conversation on twitter on Sunday! We tweet throughout the day and share recipes from all over the world. Our weekly chat starts at 7:00 pm EST. Follow the #SundaySupper hashtag and remember to include it in your tweets to join in the chat. Check out our #SundaySupper Pinterest board for more fabulous recipes and food photos.
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Since there doesn’t seem to be a video for Tangerine Speedo on YouTube, I’ll leave you with this Tangerine:
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