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Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams at Home

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams at Home

The appeal of homemade ice cream is that you can eat it as soon as it is done churning in your ice cream maker. You don’t necessarily expect it to be better than the ice cream you’d get at a local ice cream shop, but if you don’t, you should definitely raise your expectations for homemade ice cream. It is definitely possible to turn out ... Read More »

S’mores Ice Cream Terrine

S'mores Ice Cream Terrine

The combination of toasted marshmallows, crispy graham crackers and melting chocolate is what makes s’mores a beloved summertime treat of so many. Classic s’mores are made over a campfire, but you can capture the flavor of a s’more in different types of baked goods and desserts by using the same building blocks in a different way. A S’mores Layer Cake is a great example of ... Read More »

Lemon Curd Ice Cream

Lemon Curd Ice Cream

Whenever I have a lot of lemons in my kitchen, I usually make a fresh batch of lemon curd. I am a big fan of the creamy, tangy curd and will put it on fresh fruit, scones, slices of cake and just about anything else I can think of. Another great use for it is putting it into a batch of ice cream. With the ... Read More »

Homemade French Vanilla Ice Cream

French Vanilla

Creme anglaise is a classic French custard sauce made with egg yolks, sugar and milk or cream (as well as vanilla for flavoring) that is cooked until just thickened. This sauce can be served on its own as a dessert accompaniment, alongside fruit or cake, but it can also be put to other uses and one of the very best is when you put it ... Read More »

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

I love a good pumpkin pie and, while I will always make the classic recipe in the fall, I like the flavors enough to want to experiment with them. Sometimes, this means putting a twist on the pie by adding other elements and turning it into something like a Chocolate Pumpkin Pie. Other times, this means taking those pie ingredients and putting them in a ... Read More »

Spice Dreams

Spice Dreams

When you think of ice cream, what flavors spring to mind? Vanilla, Chocolate, Chunky Monkey? Or do think more along the lines of flavors like Chili Lemongrass and Cardamom Mint? Spice Dreams is a cookbook all about herb and spice infused ice creams, and it includes both combinations that sound familiar and ones that sound more exotic – as well as some that you might ... Read More »

Zyliss Ice Cream Scoop, reviewed

Zyliss Ice Cream Scoop

I have never had very good luck with ice cream scoops. I’ve tried all kinds in search of a scoop that will cut through firm ice cream easily, make decent looking scoops and release the ice cream without a hassle. I know that you can soften the ice cream by leaving it out, but frankly I don’t want to leave my ice cream on the ... Read More »

The Perfect Scoop

The Perfect Scoop

Although you do generally need an ice cream maker in your kitchen, homemade ice cream is a great type of recipe to add to your repertoire and David Lebovitz’s The Perfect Scoop is a great book to start with. The book covers all kinds of ice creams, sorbets, sherberts and granitas, as well as a variety of sauces and mix-ins to pair your creations with. ... Read More »

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