Easy Ice-inspired recipes by our chef friends

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Robert Irvine Holiday Cocktail Recipe: Crown Royal Pomegranate Slush

I’m frequently asked about my favorite holiday food and cocktail recipes.  Today I want to tell you about a cocktail that I like for the holidays because of it’s Christmasy colors: Crown Royal Pomegranate Slush.  It’s hard to host a holiday gathering without a fun signature cocktail and your guests will love this one.  Variations […]

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Crab and Shrimp Cocktail with Mango Chili Puree

This crab and shrimp cocktail is a popular dish we serve at my restaurant Robert Irvine’s nosh.  There’s something decedent about shellfish.  The flavors are rich, yet delicate, but this recipe is low fat.   You’ve heard me tell restaurant owners on my show, Restaurant:Impossible, that shrimp doesn’t come seasoned.  For this recipe, I like […]

Robert Irvine Recipe for BBQ Salmon with Avocado Ice

Robert Irvine: Avocado Ice, BBQ-Glazed Salmon and Black Bean Compote Recipe

Nothing says summer like BBQ and ice, right?  Chef Robert shares another Easy Ice -inspired recipe that will put a smile on your guests’ faces.  Tangy, slightly spicy, bbq sauce adds pizazz to grilled salmon.  And the avocado ice on top cools it down. Make this recipe your own by adding more or less spicy heat […]

Emily Ellyn creates recipe for Easy Ice

Emily Ellyn: Thyme is on Our Side Jell-O Ice Cubes

Summer Thyme Partying Like It’s…1959!   Retro Rad Chef Emily Ellyn reminds you that an Easy Ice Subscription is a smart way to ensure the success of your restaurant.  Here she creates retro magic with her Thyme Is On Our Side Jell-O Cubes.  These icy treats will add a cool kick to any cocktail. Thyme […]


Vampire’s Kiss Martini Created by Emily Ellyn

Emily Ellyn is the Retro-Rad home ec teacher you never had, but always wanted!  Just in time for Halloween, Emily created another Easy Ice exclusive recipe for us:  the gruesome, yet tasty, Vampire’s Kiss Martini. Just as the Iceologists were on Team Emily during her stint on Next Food Network Star, Emily is on Team […]

Roasted Chicken with Crispy Sage – Emily Ellyn’s Favorite Recipe

Last month we had the pleasure of getting to know Emily Ellyn, darling of last season’s Next Food Network Star.  We asked her about her favorite recipe to make.  Here’s her answer, plus the delicious recipe! Iceologist:  Emily, what is your favorite recipe to make? Emily:  Favorite Recipe to make is my Roasted Chicken with […]

Emily Ellyn’s Schezuan Peppercorn Lemon-tini

Our friend Emily Ellyn, Next Food Network Star finalist, is so inspired by Easy Ice that she’s created another exclusive cocktail recipe just for our readers! Retro-rad Emily is spicing things up with this peppercorn infused martini:   Schezuan Peppercorn Lemon-tini Ingredients: 1/2 ounces vodka 1/2 ounce triple sec ½ ounce Schezuan pepper simple syrup (see […]

Emily Ellyn Shakes up Easy Iced Down Cocktails

The Iceologists are pleased to present our first guest blog by celebrity chef, Emily Ellyn.  You may remember Emily as one of the finalists on Next Food Network Star.  Her bubbly personality is infectious and her retro-rad POV is unforgettable.  Chef Emily is cool and a true FOEI (friend of Easy Ice).  After chatting with […]