Easy Ice-inspired recipes by our chef friends

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Brussels Sprouts with Roasted Butternut Squash, Bacon and Shallots Recipe

This time of year, I get a lot of requests for recipe ideas. Seems everyone wants to surprise their guests with a new, inventive dish for holiday meals. I love this simple butternut squash and Brussels sprouts side dish. It’s easy to make and full of healthy vegetables. I understand some folks don’t like Brussels […]

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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: 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: 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 […]

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Grilled Watermelon Basil Mint Smoothie

We’re getting into the warm months and a smoothie is a great way to cool down.  You can really get creative with smoothies using fruit, herbs, juices or alcohol.  And don’t forget the ice! If you have an original or favorite smoothie recipe, please share in the comment section below. I developed this smoothie recipe […]

Mimosa Soufflé

I know what you’re thinking — “Soufflé!  I’m a home cook, I can’t possibly make a soufflé” — but you can!  I developed this Mimosa Soufflé recipe for my restaurant, Robert Irvine’s eat, earlier this year.  This is a no bake soufflé recipe, so you don’t have to worry about it setting up correctly.  You’ll still […]

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 […]