Hey Bullet fans!

I’m so excited that today I’ll be on location at the Javitt Center, where people are registering for the ING New York Marathon!

Why? To represent Magic Bullet and the new Marathon Bullet!

I’ll be talking to people and getting you the inside scoop on this years race.

But let’s make one thing clear. I will NOT be running. At least not this year. Teehee.

Stay tuned for interviews and photos from the trenches!

Love,

Lizzie

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Full Throttle Thursday – I’m FALLiiiing in Love

Lauren here, your Magic Bullet Blender Kitchen Magician – and single white female – comin’ atcha from the great state of Connecticut, yet again.

I may be that girl who ‘falls in love’ once a week – but this time – it’s for real.

And it’s head over heels – with, of course, a food –  SWEET CINNAMON BUTTER.

This little dollop of joy is beyond easy [granted, many things are when using the Magic Bullet Blender] and gives your fall dinners a different twist. Toss this on the table during your Thanksgiving Dinner instead of your standard, boring, out of the wrapper butter and impress ya guests.

Got some new in-laws coming over? Do it.

Just you and your significant other? Do it.

A random Tuesday night where you are craving carbs and just want to watch A&E re-runs of the overly sensored cable version of The Sopranos alone? Buy some rolls and Do it.

MAGIC BULLET BLENDER PARTS:

  • Magic Bullet Blender Tall Cup
  • Magic Bullet Blender Cross Blade

INGREDIENTS:

  • [1] stick of butter, softened
  • [1 Tablespoon] light brown sugar
  • [1 Tablespoon] honey
  • [1] pinch of salt
  • [1/2 Teaspoon] cinnamon

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. –          Add all ingredients to tall cup
  2. –          Blend for 5 seconds
  3. –          Get all Eddie Money on that cup and give ‘er a good shakin
  4. –          Blend additional 5 seconds
  5. –          Refrigerate and save, or slam some of that stuff on bread – yum

As you can see by the above – you got both the SALTY and the SWEET covered. Make this delicious goodness FAR in advance – refrigerate in a cute container – whip it out a game time – and YOU ARE GOLDEN – like that crazy group of girls. So go get all ‘Betty White’ on that butter and try it out.

Now before I go – I have a question for you – if anyone can think of SOMETHING for me to do during my videos during the, say, 10 seconds that I am blending, INSTEAD of awkwardly looking at the camera like Paula Abdul during an American Idol panel – I will:

A. give you my undying thanks.

B. give you a SICK shout out during the next vid.

C. use your suggestion.

D. something else, I don’t know, maybe a gift card to a coffee joint or something.

Alrighty kiddos –  got a bunch to do. Hitting up Jersey to see one of my best little pumpkin’s hockey games – and some NYC action.

Get after it.

Until Tuesday – Happiest Blending, from my big, bulky heart in Connecticut – to all of Yours.

Xo Lauren


Hey folks!

Now that we’ve all recovered from our Halloween hangovers, it’s time to get back into the kitchen and experiment!

Today, we’re going to cross the globe for some inspiration.

A friend of mine has a garden and brought me THREE different kinds of mint. If you’ve ever tried to grow mint, you know that it grows like wildfire! There is so much mint in my kitchen that I didn’t know what to do with it!

Soooo….since I love Indian food so much, I figured I would try to make a mint chutney.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup packed mint leaves
  • 1 cup packed cilantro leaves
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 1″ piece of ginger, peeled
  • 2 green chilis
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • juice from half a lemon

Throw all this in your Magic Bullet tall cup and give it a spin. You may have to do some give it a couple taps and shakes 😉

I’m telling you, it turned out spectacular! I’m probably going to use it on some roasted lamb, or perhaps make some samosas!

What will you do?

Lizzie

Happy Halloween everyone!

 

Wow, the night of all our Halloween parties, we got hit with quite a snowstorm!

 

Luckily, NYC didn’t lose power, but lots of people in the tri-state area did, and some have a snow day today! On Halloween!

 

Anyway, today I’m sharing with you a delightfully kooky cocktail to introduce at your Halloween party.

 

Yeah, it’s a Monday night, drinking is a sketchy idea. But so what?! Halloween only comes once a year, and Tuesdays are already a drag…

 

This cocktail has a pretty gross name, but a great flavor! Here it is, the Frog in a Blender!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup ice (the kind you buy in a bag is best, especially for parties!)
  • 2 oz vodka
  • 4 oz cranberry juice
  • 2 lime wheels

 

Directions:

  • Throw everything in one of your Magic Bullet party mugs, blend for about 5 seconds. The limes should be just barely broken up.

 

Drink up!!

 

I hope you are all safe tonight, whether partying it up or trick-or-treating with the kiddos.

 

Stay tuned, I’m going to be reporting from the ING New York City Marathon later this week with Magic Bullet!

 

~Lizzie

Well hello boys and girls!

 

I hope your weeks are shaping up nicely and that you’re ready to enjoy another awesome weekend. I’m heading to a couple Halloween parties myself….my costume? Well…you’ll have to wait until Monday to find out 🙂

 

Until then, I’m sharing this tasty little dressing that is very versatile and will tickle your taste buds! Use it on your salads, your eggs, your pasta, you name it!!

 

And if you’ve been paying attention, go back to that hot sauce recipe and pair the two together! That’s what I did!

 

Anyway, here’s the recipe!

 

All-Purpose Avocado Dressing

Ingredients:

  • 1 large avocado
  • 3/4 cup mayo
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 a small onion (roughly chopped)
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • dash cayenne pepper

 

Directions:

Throw all this stuff in your trusty tall Magic Bullet cup and give it a spin. This is one of those situations where you’ll have to do some shaking and tapping in order to really get a good mix going on 🙂

 

This should last a few days in your fridge because of the lemon juice. Here’s how I used this delicious condiment. I made an egg scramble with onion and sausage, then topped it off with the avocado dressing and my 5-Alarm Serrano Hot Sauce from Monday.

I hope you all have a safe and happy weekend! See you Monday!

 

Lizzie

Hi Everybody!

It’s me Chef Scott from… not so sunny St. Petersburg Florida.

 

“We’re Sorry, the 3:00 Performance Of Scooters Across America has been Canceled due to Inclement Weather.”

 

Oy. Grounded. Luckily, I got a can of pumpkin a couple weeks ago thinking, I should do a pie in my bullet.

 

First I looked for a recipe on the back of the can. I didn’t have 2 of the ingredients. Then I consulted my many cookbooks and baking bibles… I didn’t have MOST of the ingredients.

 

In instances like these, where I have a hankerin’, but limited resources… I picture Gene Wilder in Young Frankenstein flipping knobs and spinning dials… Lightning… Crazy hair… rubber gloves! Y’know, gotta build it yourself… Mad Scientist Style!

 

So in the interest of the season, I now present,

 

The Pie of Frankenstein… (don’t be skeered!)

 

You need:

Tools and Equipment:

  • Tall Cup
  • Cross Blade
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Spatula
  • Tesla Electric Coil ( just for effect, really. You could substitute spooky candles )

 

Ingredients: (the meat… wait, I thought you said it was pumpkin!?)

  • ¾ Cup Heavy Cream (substitute ½ & ½ )
  • 1 TBS  Orange Juice
  • ¾ Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Can   Pumpkin Puree (make sure to get 100% pumpkin. Not “Pie Filling”. You want it pure.)
  • 2          Eggs

 

SHOCKING SPICE MIX: (mix these together first before you start the recipe!)

  • 1 ¼ tsp Cinnamon
  • ½ tsp   Ginger
  • ¼ tsp   Cloves
  • ½ tsp   Salt
  • ½ tsp   All Spice

 

 

you also need:

  • 1          9” Pie shell (either a pie d’oh you’ve made yourself… or frozen store bought. It’s okay.)

 

Do This… bwah ha ha ha ha ….!

okay, Now:

 

  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees.
  2. You will need to make this batter in 2 halves. Put half of each ingredient in the tall cup in the order listed. Blend until smooth. Shake like a cocktail shaker at least once.
  3. Pour mixture into the mixing bowl. You will add the other half to it.
  4. Repeat Step #2. and add to previous mixture. Stir to combine.
  5. Pour Mixture gently and carefully into your waiting pie shell.
  6. Bake at 425 for 15 minutes
  7. Reduce Oven Temp to 350, and continue baking for 30-40 minutes. Until center of pie is set. Don’t overbake, check pie at 30 mins and decide…

 

Now do this…muaw Muaw MUAW HAHAHAHAHA!!! and roll your eyes back…

Okay… if you made your own pie d’oh, then you should cut some decorative leaves or some other shape with a cookie cutter or knife. On a sheet pan lined with parchment, bake the decorations NEXT TO the pie. Remove Deco at the 15 minute mark, before you reduce the heat. (actually, check your deco at 10 mins)

 

The Pie will look inflated and puffed up in the oven, but will flatten as it cools. Cool on a rack until it reaches room temperature, then chillDunh DUNH dunh….> until ready to serve.

 

Place your decorations on top of the pie… make sure there aren’t enough to go around to help incite screaming and gnashing of teeth. You can serve it with a dollop of Whipped Cream made in your Bullet!

 

Yell this… “It’s a MONSTER!” and click the dining room lights off and on a few times just prior to service… your family will probably appreciate it, mine didn’t.

 

Happy Baking you Ghouls!

 

This recipe steps nicely through the rest of the season with you… just don’t serve it with all that eye rolling and crazy hair… it’s inappropriate.

 

Until next time…

I’m sending my warmest regards,

Chef Scott

PS: as this was pieced together from about 5 different recipes, much like the Frankenstein Monster, I hope that you can see just how easy it is to combine and substitute just to fit your needs … make it your own! I did!

 

 

 

Full Throttle Thursdays

 

Lauren here – your Kitchen Magician and dehydrated, kinda looking zombie-ish thing – wishing you a HAPPY ALMOST WEEKEND AND HAPPY ALMOST HALLOWEEN!

 

Alright, this is going to be like Danny DeVito – short and sweet – I have said it once, and I’ll say it again – WHO DOESN’T LOVE DIP???

 

It’s fall – and chances are you may have a Halloween Party on the books – or some alone time to indulge.

 

Thus, I give you, PUMPKIN DIP. It’s that Pumpkin time o’ year – so use what you are surrounded by and enjoy.

 

MAGIC BULLET BLENDER PARTS:

  • [1] Magic Bullet Blender Tall Cup
  • [1] Magic Bullet Blender Cross Blade

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • [8 oz.] canned pumpkin
  • [4 oz.] cream cheese, cubed **SOFTENED
  • [1 Cup] granulated sugar [separated 1/2C, 1/2C]
  • [1/2 teaspoon] ground cinnamon
  • [1/2 teaspoon] fresh ginger
  • [1/2 teaspoon] pumpkin pie spice

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Add 1/2 cup sugar and cream cheese to tall cup
  2. Pulse 5 times, shake, blend for 5 seconds
  3. Add to a bowl
  4. Add all remaining ingredients to tall cup
  5. Blend for 10 seconds
  6. Add to bowl and whisk all ingredients together WELL
  7. Cover tight and refrigerate
  8. Serve with gingersnaps, sliced apples, short bread cookies – whatever you or your crowd likes

 

Enjoy this treat kids – now it the time of year. Another thing I have done in the past is put it out as a Thanksgiving appetizer! Christmas Eve. It’s a good, easy one for this time of year.

 

Whether it is doubling or tripling it to entertain larger groups – or making it as is and demolishing it on the couch yourself. I would never judge ya.

 

Alright my little goblins – Kiddo has a meeting.

 

Have a SAFE AND HAPPY HALLOWEEN WEEKEND! And as always, Happiest Blending – from my cold, heartless chest in Connecticut – to all of yours.

 

xo Lauren

Hey hey hey! Happy Hump Day!

It’s the middle of the week. Everything is crazy! It’s like everything is going 100 miles per hour! The city lights are swirling around you as you run to catch the train! You burst through JUST as the doors are closing, getting stuck there for a moment between the doors until they open again to let you in. Yeah, that’ll be a bruise.

All this hustle and bustle…when do I get time to myself? I really need some time to sit and soak up the autumn flavors…but there IS no time!

Unlesssssss you have your Magic Bullet, and THIS awesome recipe for a Pump It Up Pumpkin Smoothie!

And awayyyy we go!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup rice or soy milk
  • 1 whole banana
  • a few ice cubes
  • 1-2 table spoons agave nectar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • pinch of sea salt

Directions:

Throw all this stuff into a Magic Bullet party cup, give it a spin with the cross blade attached, and shazaam!!!

Now you can savor those autumn flavors in no time!

Hopefully this will bring a little sweet treat to your mid-week! Drink up!

~Lizzie

Hi Everybody!

It’s me Chef Scott from St. Petersburg Florida!

I know it’s fall, but only because I have the Internet. If I was relying solely on my environmental surroundings I might question the season. Especially the other day! Near 90 here on the Gulf Coast with humidity topping out at around 150%.

After a long day of cheffing and driving my Super Scooter in the blazing sun, I needed to relax. I called my neighbors and asked if they felt like an adult libation. They did.

So I packed up my Magic Bullet, some chocolate (which I ALWAYS have handy) and some left over Blue Raspberry Vodka and hit the stairs…

The kids had some other ingredients and we spent the rest of the evening concocting… and becoming sweetly inebriated. Here’s our take on more Adult Themed Milkshakes. If you don’t have all of these ingredients, have no fear. I am learning with every post that the Magic Bullet can release your imagination like no other Kitchen Tool I have ever encountered.

We did 2 variations on a theme, and I present them here for your Adult Styled entertainment. Everybody loves a crazy milkshake.

You Need:

Tools:

  • Tall Cup
  • Cross Blade
  • Fancy Martini Glasses (or just a tall glass of any sort)
  • and a straw (cause you will slurp these down)

Ingredients:

  • White Raz….
  • 2 TBS White Chocolate
  • ½ C + 2 TBS Half and Half
  • 1 Shot Raspberry Vodka
  • 1 Shot Orange Vodka (or liqueur like Grand Marniere or Triple Sec)
  • Equal Parts Ice
  1. Put the white chocolate and 2 TBS half and half in a microwavable dish and nuke for 20-30 seconds. Stir until smooth.
  2. Put into the Tall Cup and add the rest of the ingredients and fill with ice. Blend until smooth (10-20 seconds)
  3. Serve in a Fancy Martini Glass to feel So Cosmopolitan!

Dark Chocolate Raz…

  • 2 TBS Dark Chocolate (chips like Ghiradelli 60% work great)
  • 2 TBS Half and Half
  • ½ – ¾ Cup Vanilla or Chocolate Ice Cream
  • 2 Shots Raspberry Vodka or Liqueur
  1. Put Dark Chocolate and half and half in a microwaveable dish and nuke for 20-30 seconds
  2. Put mixture into the tall cup and add the rest of the ingredients. Blend until smooth (10-20 seconds)
  3. Serve in a fancy martini glass or jab a straw straight into the tall cup and commence to sluppin’

Careful of the Brain Freeze! And make sure you are among friends, cause these sweeties can mess you up… and I don’t know about you, but I am uncomfortable getting naked in front of strangers. Just sayin’…

Keep Cool Kids…

until next time,

I’m sending my most drunken regards… Don’t Drink and Drive y’all,

Chef Scott

Terrifying Tuesday – ‘He was looking for a soul to steal…’

Who was looking for a soul to steal?

The Devil. He went down to Georgia. Didn’t you hear?

Lauren here – your Magic Bullet Blender Kitchen Magician and I hope you are all having a horrifying week thus far.

This past weekend I went back to Boston to celebrate a friend’s birthday. As I walked into my condo on Saturday night I heard this sound….

Such a sweet, sweet sound..

Of what you ask…?

The Magic Bullet Blender of course! My roommate was on his way to a Halloween party and for an appetizer was making what else – but DEVILED EGGS. How freaking CUTE are they???!!

I attacked him, made him take pictures, and below is party poppin recipe that he used. Try these babies out this weekend, it is a PERFECT time of year for them.

 

 

MAGIC BULLET BLENDER PARTS:

  • Magic Bullet Blender Tall Cup
  • Magic Bullet Blender Cross Blade

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 dozen hard boiled eggs, peeled and sliced in half
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 3 Tablespoons of sweet relish
  • 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • paprika
  • 1 to 2 red pepper(s), cut into 48 small triangles

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Remove yolks and place in a tall cup.  Pulse 5 times.
  2. Add mayonnaise, relish, garlic powder, mustard, salt and pepper to
  3. yolk mixture.
  4. Blend 5 seconds. Give it a couple of good ole shakes and then blend again.
  5. Fill egg whites yolk mixture. Garnish with paprika, and your red
  6. pepper “ears.” Store covered in refrigerator.

Spook out your guests this weekend. Come on, do it.

Until Thursday my little goblins – Happy Blending – from my big heart

in CT, to Yours.

xo Lauren