Our open house was the fanciest shindig in all of Carver this Saturday. We filled our kitchen with food and two coolers of beverages, Jenna made three jugs of lemonade, and I churned out five flavors of ice cream! Here is what I served:
- Quadruple Chocolate
- Espresso Caramel
- Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam
- Cherry Cola
- Peanut Butter Bombshell
Those last three are from À La Mode, an e-book of vegan ice cream recipes that is fully worth the measely five bucks it costs from the author's website. The peanut butter in particular was a crowd favorite and disappeared quickly. Even better than homemade ice cream, though, were all the awesome people who came out to party with us.
Besides our families, some of whom helped us clean and prepare all morning, we also hosted several of my coworkers, Jenna's former boss, and my aunt and uncle and their sons and significant others who I haven't seen in a while. Plus our college friends came from ALL OVER THE WORLD (Seattle, Wisconsin and Minnesota) with their little ones. Jenna has more photos on her blog.