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Ample Hills Creamery: Secrets and Stories from Brooklyn’s Favorite Ice Cream Shop

Ample Hills Creamery: Secrets and Stories from Brooklyn’s Favorite Ice Cream Shop

One look at the cover of Ample Hills Creamery: Secrets and Stories from Brooklyn’s Favorite Ice Cream Shop should tell you all you need to know about this collection of ice cream recipes from a very popular neighborhood shop. The ice cream flavors are over-the-top indulgent, and each one sounds so good that you’re not going to know which flavor to start with. When you’re ... Read More »

Key Lime Chiffon Pie

Key Lime Chiffon Pie

Key lime pie is a fantastic summertime dessert. It’s cool, creamy filling and bright sweet-tart lime flavor is refreshing even on the hottest day. This Key Lime Chiffon Pie is an even better choice. The pie has all the flavor of a traditional key lime pie, but in a form that is even lighter and requires absolutely no baking. Chiffon pies have a mousse-like filling ... Read More »

Magimix Vision Toaster, reviewed

Magimix Vision Toaster, reviewed

I love a good piece of toast in the morning. It’s simple, but versatile, so you can enjoy a slice of cinnamon sugar-topped toast or a savory Avocado Toast. I could eat toast just about every day, so my toasters get a lot of use. I say “toasters” because I have had many toasters in my life, and most of them have been pretty lousy. ... Read More »

Graham Cracker Crumb Crust

Graham Cracker Crumb Crust

A graham cracker crust is an easy to make option for all kinds of pies and desserts. A graham cracker crust will come together much more quickly than a traditional pastry crust, and while it isn’t a good choice if you’re looking to make a classic apple pie, it can add an additional layer of flavor and texture to recipes like cheesecake, key lime pie ... Read More »

Banana Split Brownies

Banana Split Brownies

Banana splits are ice cream sundaes built on a banana boat, made up of a ripe banana that is split straight down the center. Typically, three scoops of ice creams are piled on top, followed by a variety of sauces, whipped cream, nuts, sprinkles and cherries. They’re a bit of a retro dessert these days, since many modern ice cream shops build their sundaes to ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Berry season is winding down, which means that you should make good use of fresh berries while they are still at their peak. Chew Out Loud baked up a Fresh Blueberry Pie that is bursting with berry flavor. The filling is made primarily with fresh blueberries, but a grated apple is added to help give the filling some extra body. It also has a squeeze ... Read More »

Jif Whips S’mores, reviewed

Jif Whips S'mores, reviewed

I am a huge s’mores fan. Not only do I enjoy classic campfire s’mores, but I enjoy s’mores themed treats – from pancakes to bread pudding and can’t resist tasting s’mores themed goodies. Jif Whips S’mores caught my eye a couple of weeks ago when I was shopping. It’s a limited edition s’mores flavored whipped peanut butter, which means that it has the flavor of both s’mores ... Read More »

How to Make Your Own Cake Stands

How to Make Your Own Cake Stands

Cake stands are a great way to present – and accessorize – your cake when you’re ready to serve it. It can be boring to use the same cake stands all the time, though. One way to change things up is to buy a variety of cake stands. The problem with this is that your pantry space and your kitchen budget get eaten up with ... Read More »

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