Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 6, 1972 · Page 139
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 139

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, August 6, 1972
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Creamy Flavors for Summer by Beth Merrtnum PARADE FOOD EDITOR Homemade ice cream is always a special treat, because it can be made in flavor combinations that are not generally available. This recipe for Banana Medley Ice Cream, for example, begins with a creamy custard mixture (o which mashed ripe bananas, crunchy almonds, miniature marshmallows and grated chocolate add marvelous flavor and interesting texture. It is delicious served "as is," but you may wish to add a finishing touch with either caramel or chocolate sauce. Banana Medley Ice Cream 1 cup granulated sugar Vs teaspoon almond extract 2 tablespoons flour 3 or 4 drops yellow V teaspoon salt food color 4 cups light cream or half and half 4 eggs, beaten Vz cup chopped almonds 1 cup miniature marshmallows 4 large ripe bananas, peeled and 1 square (1 oz.) mashed (about semisweet 2 cups) chocolate, grated 1 tablespoon lemon juice FROM PARADE'S TEST KITCHEN Combine sugar, flour and salt in saucepan. Gradually stir in cream. Bring to a boil stirring constantly over low heat. Simmer 2 minutes. Add small amount of hot mixture to eggs; mix well; return egg mixture to pan. Simmer and stir over low heat 1 minute; remove from heat; add bananas, lemon juice, almond extract and food color; mix well. Pour into two freezer trays; freeze until firm around edges but soft in center. Turn into large chilled bowl. Beat until creamy. Stir in almonds, marshmallows and grated chocolate. Return to freezer trays; freeze until firm. Makes about 8 cups or 2 freezer trays. PHOTO BY WALTER STRELNICK TAKE A LOOK. AT THESE NEW IDEAS FOR YOUR HOME AND FAMILY · BY PETER DRYDEN BIKE HIKER: You can transport 1 to 4 bicycles of mixed sizes (20" to 27" wheels)--or cycles and luggage in Combination-with this new carrier (above, left) that fits atop any car with a rain gutter. Use it, too, for toting skis, surfboards, ladders, lumber or anything else carried by conventional car top carriers. It's made of lightweight tubing; all accessories are plated for weather protection. $34.95 in stores. Bearing Strait Engineering, Dept. PP, 520 North East Avenue, Oak Park, III. 60302. PLAYHOUSE: Here's a moderately priced new playhouse ("above, right) that could become a basic toy--good for imaginative play--for any youngsters in the family. It's made of 275-lb. test corrugated board, decorated in red and yellow, has pre-cut windows and doors, wipable, semi-waterproof surface. It comes in a mailable container, complete with connectors and detailed assembly instructions. $15 in stores. Tr/adome, Dept. PP, Box 548, Boulder, Colo. 80302. WALL CADDY: Hang this plastic holder (above, led) on any wall--in kitchen, bathroom, office, nursery, playroom, garage:--and it can keep many items neatly organized and easy to find. The 16 s /s" x 13 3 /-t" unit has six pockets, three hooks, a long shelf, and is suitable for such items as keys, spices, scissors, spoons, pipes, pencils, perfumes, papers, pills, even plants, claims the maker. In orange, olive, yellow, red, blue, black or white. $10.95 postpaid. Seth-led, Depi. PP-72, Great Barrington, Mass. 07230. FAT-FREE COOKER: This new clay cooker ("above, center) has a spit so you can cook roasts in their own juices rather than lying in hot fat. Because the meat is elevated by the spit, it browns on all sides without need for turning and without risk of sticking to the bottom of the pot. The cooker is available in two sizes: 16'/2" x 12'/2" x 6" for ducks, small turkeys, chickens up to 7 Ibs. at $15.95; 20'/2" x 15" x 8" for roasts up to 14 pounds at $24.95. Postpaid. Barnett, Dept. PP, Box 783, Upper Montclair, N.I. 07043. GOLF RUBBERS: Next time heavy dew or rain blankets the course, you can save your good golf shoes and wear these new golf rubbers (above, right) over your comfortable street shoes. They're easy to slip on, have seven steel golf spikes in the sole and four in the heel, all replaceable. Available in Sizes 7 through 13. $9.95 a pair. Waukegan Outdoor Products, Dept. PP, 4479 Grand Avenue, Gurnee, ///. 60037. Parade of Progress ilcms are NOT advertising. Write manufacturer if not available in stores. Allow three to four weeks for a reply. Manufacturers distributors: PARADE will consider ideas but cannot correspond. 14 PARADE · AUGUST 6, 1972

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