Birthday Cake Batter Ice Cream

Don’t wait for a birthday to try this Birthday Cake Batter Ice Cream!  It’s creamy, rich, and packed with Birthday Cake Oreos plus a whole lotta sprinkles. Don't wait for a birthday to try this Birthday Cake Batter Ice Cream! It's creamy, rich, and packed with Birthday Cake Oreos plus a whole lotta sprinkles.

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This past week was Ross’s birthday, in which he gracefully entered his thirties (plural) and made it look good. (Feel free to embarrass him in the comments if you so choose.)  So of course, us being us, it was a weekend of good eats.  We met up with friends for a beer and our favorite burger at a local restaurant, and for his cake, I created an epic tower of chocolate and peanut butter that we will definitely share with you in the coming weeks.

Notice I did NOT say I made this Birthday Cake Batter Ice Cream for his birthday.  But here’s the thing: I made it for no occasion at all, except that it sounded delicious.  And we happened to have some leftovers in the freezer over his birthday weekend, which we somehow managed to eat, you know, when we weren’t eating cake or burger.  (I SWEAR we’re not 500 pounds.)  And in spite of the fact that Ross is not usually a big cake-batter-ice-cream-person, he pretty much inhaled this version.  So I’m going to go ahead and say this was kinda-sorta-birthday-ice-cream.  But more importantly, it’s also un-birthday ice cream!  So take your pick and enjoy whatever day you want.

Don't wait for a birthday to try this Birthday Cake Batter Ice Cream! It's creamy, rich, and packed with Birthday Cake Oreos plus a whole lotta sprinkles.

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Pretzel Pork Belly Po-Boy

Pretzel Pork Belly Po-Boy pairs the sweet richness of pork belly with the bright flavors of a colorful slaw, in one juicy mouthful!Pretzel Pork Belly Po-Boy pairs the sweet richness of pork belly with the bright flavors of a colorful slaw, in one juicy mouthful!

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“The pig is an incredible animal. It can take an apple – essentially garbage – and turn it into bacon.”
-Jim Gaffigan

While I don’t agree with his assertion that apples are garbage, the pig does give us some pretty amazing eats. I think we all have to take a moment to appreciate just how delicious bacon is. According to the bacon calendar I have hanging in the office (more about that here), it’s sometime referred to as “the conversion meat” for it’s ability to lure vegetarians away from their meatless lifestyles. That’s some power.  And while we certainly love bacon around here either as base for a delicious beef stew, or highlighted a little more prominently in an appetizer, I wanted to take a crack at the origin of bacon: pork belly. A pork belly po-boy to be more specific.Pretzel Pork Belly Po-Boy pairs the sweet richness of pork belly with the bright flavors of a colorful slaw, in one juicy mouthful!

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Soft Pretzel Rolls

Soft Pretzel Rolls are flavorful and satisfying in so many recipes – sandwiches, bratwurst, burgers – or just eaten on their own!  The soft and chewy texture can’t be beat.
Soft Pretzel Rolls are flavorful and satisfying in so many recipes - sandwiches, bratwurst, burgers - or just eaten on their own! The soft and chewy texture can't be beat.

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Let’s talk buns, hun.

While some see them as a mere transportation platform for a burger, sandwich, or bratwurst, I would argue that they are integral part of the eating experience. For example, who would want a nice, juicy cheeseburger to fall to the floor because the thin, stale bun suffered catastrophic structural failure? And who hasn’t had the equally miserable experience of having to pry apart a sandwich just to make sure that yes, there really is half an ounce of turkey hidden between two loaves of bread. A good bun makes the whole thing better, and quite frankly, these soft pretzel rolls are good enough to eat all by themselves.Soft Pretzel Rolls are flavorful and satisfying in so many recipes - sandwiches, bratwurst, burgers - or just eaten on their own! The soft and chewy texture can't be beat.

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Mini M&M Peanut Butter Cookies

Mini M&M Peanut Butter Cookies are perfectly portioned – and perfectly delicious! – thick and chewy bites of heaven.Mini M&M Peanut Butter Cookies are perfectly portioned - and perfectly delicious! - thick and chewy bites of heaven.

These cookies are so stinking cute I almost hate to eat–

BAAAHAHAHAHA!!

Hooo boy I crack myself up.

Seriously. I loved stuffing these in my mouth. And when I say “them,” I mean roughly a dozen. Okay baker’s dozen. 82 at most.  They just go down so easy!

The only thing that gave me any pause while munching? What to call them. Because you see, not only are these cookies mini, but they also use mini M&Ms. So…mini MINI M&M peanut butter cookies?  Too much?  Too many M’s?

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Degustabox – July 2016

Hello readers!  Your favorite bloggers here at ReadyToYumble have recieved another Degustabox full of edible goodies.  So without further ado, here are the highlights from the latest shipment (and a discount to get your own!).

Degustabox 2-2

↑↑ Cookie review coming up! But first….

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