Ice Cream

Burnt Orange Caramel Ice Cream with Candied Pecans

August 4, 2012

Hi Friends! Here’s a lovely, rich ice cream to keep you busy while we bounce back from our two weeks in Norway. We’re a little worse for wear after a 48 hour return trip extravaganza, but we’ll be back next week with some more fresh, summery recipes so keep an eye out. Burnt Orange Caramel […]

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Vanilla Custard Ice Cream with Pine Nut Brittle

September 6, 2011
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It should be pretty darn evident by now that I like ice cream. Actually, let me rephrase; I like to make ice cream. I rarely pick up a pint and when I do buy the creamy treat, it is more often then not in the shape of a scoop from the¬†Creole Creamery¬†(Black and Gold Crunch […]

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Ginger Ice Cream with Blueberry Sauce

August 29, 2011
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This is pretty much all I can muster this late in August. Another hot day and another ice cream. This one: spicy, ginger flavored and creamy. Excellent with a tart blueberry sauce, sugar cookies or both. Ginger Ice Cream (makes 1 quart) 2 cups milk 4 tsp. cornstarch 1 1/4 cups heavy cream 1/3 cup […]

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Fig, Feta & Honey Ice Cream

August 22, 2011
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Figs are beginning to show up in our local markets. A recent outing left me with a dozen, plump, ripe Mission Figs. I love figs, but I tend, as do many, to be fairly predictable when it comes to cooking with them. Usually they can be found in an arugula salad sprinkled with goat cheese […]

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Brandied Cherry & Chocolate Ice Cream

July 6, 2011
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Here’s something different for those of you who want to beat the heat this summer with ice cream. This past July Fourth weekend I wanted to make something decadent, cold and refreshing to tote with us to a friend’s party. I also wanted to somehow use that most perfect of seasonal foods: the cherry. While […]

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Cool Down: Meyer Lemon Ice Cream

April 11, 2011

Hot weather calls for a cool snack. Ice cream, Snow Balls, Italian Ice, Gelato, all hit the spot when the mercury begins to rise. This Meyer Lemon Ice Cream is the perfect accompaniment to a sugary cake or tart, but also a velvety, satisfying treat when eaten on its own. It’s easy to make and […]

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When Life Gives You Lemons: Make Salted Caramel Ice Cream

March 23, 2011

The Gourmet: I’m not a tremendous fan of sweets, but after seeing a photo of perfectly glossy, perfectly delicious looking salted caramels in the most recent Saveur Magazine, I became obsessed with making one particular recipe. Photo courtesy of Todd Coleman Seriously, look at those beauties. While I don’t eat most candy or cakes, I […]

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