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No-Churn Chocolate Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Easy Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

It is great to have an ice cream maker at home if you’re a big ice cream lover. Homemade ice cream, straight out of the machine, is something that is hard to beat with storebought products. It’s also fun because it is so easy to customize the ice cream with your favorite mix-ins, whether you like to add crushed up Oreo cookies or a swirl ... Read More »

How to make ice cream with dry ice

Dry Ice Ice Cream

Homemade ice cream is a wonderful treat, but you really do need an ice cream maker for the best and most consistent results. There are many affordable ice cream makers out there (and plenty of more expensive ones!) that will pay for themselves if you make ice cream yourself regularly. If you don’t make ice cream on a regular basis, however, you probably don’t want ... Read More »

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

Strawberry Ice Cream Cone

Strawberries are at their very best for only a few weeks each year. You can find great strawberries on either end of the growing season, from a patch that hit their stride early or from some that blossomed later than usual, but the ones that are really worth eating are those that you get during the height of the season. I freeze some strawberries for ... Read More »

Cuisinart Supreme Ice Cream Maker, reviewed

Cuisinart Supreme Ice Cream Maker

Ice cream is easy to make at home with the help of an ice cream maker. Many models are small and quite inexpensive, making them a good investment if you’re planning to make ice cream on a regular basis. I had a small Cuisinart machine that I used regularly for a number of years with great success. Like many at-home machines, that model came with ... Read More »

5 Great Recipes to Beat the Heat during a Heat Wave

Grilled Pizza and Salmorejo

During a heat wave, most of us aren’t thinking about turning on our ovens and baking up a couple of batches of cookies. That prospect is not nearly as appealing as it is during the winter, when the idea of working in front of a warm oven sounds very appealing. In the summer, we want air conditioning, refreshment and, most importantly, nothing that will make ... Read More »

What is a banana split?

Banana Split

A banana split is the quintessential soda fountain sundae and probably the best thing that you can do with ice cream. They were first introduced in the early 1900s, when bananas were still a relatively new and exotic fruit for Americans. The original recipe calls for a split banana (hence the name) to be topped with three scoops of ice cream, topped with chocolate syrup, ... Read More »

Homemade Rocky Road Ice Cream

Homemade Rocky Road Ice Cream

Rocky Road ice cream is a flavor with a great story behind it. It was created in March of 1929 by ice cream makers Joseph Edy and William Dreyer, who put marshmallows and walnuts into chocolate ice cream. After the big Stock Market Crash in December of 1929 (which started the Great Depression), the partners gave the flavor it’s current name – Rocky Road – ... Read More »

Summertime Treat T-shirt Giveaway!

Summertime Treat T-shirt!

Eating a popsicle on a hot summer day is a great way to cool down, and wearing a t-shirt printed with a big popsicle design will also help keep you cool – although you still might want the real popsicle to go along with it. This Summertime Treat t-shirt features a huge chocolate-dipped, multi-flavored popsicle on a bright blue background. There is even a little ... Read More »

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