This recipe is perfect for city dwellers who, like me, dream about eating campfire s’mores under the stars while we sit in our tiny urban apartments.
Cool, creamy and minty, this ice cream makes the perfect refreshing evening treat.
What’s your signature recipe? You know – that crowd-pleaser that your friends and family (not-so-secretly) hope you’re bringing to the next potluck or party? For my sister, it’s her amazing chili. For my mom, it’s her lemon meringue pie. Just last night, my dear friends Anna and Meg came over for dinner. And you better … Continue reading Crowd-Pleasing Nutella Gelato
For me, the absolute highlight of our honeymoon was a safari in South Africa’s Kruger National Park. One of the largest game reserves in Africa, Kruger boasts 147 species of mammals, including the famous “Big 5” — the African lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, African leopard, and rhinoceros. And while the safari concept was born … Continue reading Amarula Milkshake
Does your family have any funny shared memories? The types that cause everyone to burst out laughing, even years later? My family has a lot of funny memories. I’m not sure if that’s because we’re funny, or we can embarrass ourselves quite often… One of my favorite ones took place in Washington, DC before I … Continue reading Banana Flambé Ice Cream
I can’t cook. Correction: I won’t cook. Most recipes test my patience. The chopping, dicing, sauteing, roasting – it’s not my cup of tea. Since I live alone during the week, it’s easy to skirt around meal-making responsibilities. I keep my dinners healthy but quick: salads, tacos, omelets, organic frozen meals, sandwiches, or (when I’m feeling … Continue reading Choco-Coconut Ice Cream (Vegan, GF)
Happy November! It’s fitting that my mom’s birthday falls in the same month as Thanksgiving; I’m so blessed to have her in my life. My mom is one of the friendliest, happiest, and kindest people I’ve ever known. She always goes out of her way for others, and my sisters and I use her birthday … Continue reading Indian Pudding Ice Cream
They say variety is the spice of life. This old adage rings true to me. But sometimes I get a little too comfortable with my routine and habits. And that extends to ice cream. Eighty percent of the time, you’ll find me eating mint-chocolate chip, caramel or vanilla (with sprinkles) ice cream at home. When … Continue reading Jalapeño-Chocolate Sorbet
Eating pumpkin makes me feel grown up. As a kid, I didn’t care for pumpkin at all. On Thanksgiving, I’d skip over the pumpkin pie and pile my plate with cake and cookies instead. Something about vegetable-esque desserts just didn’t jive with me, and pumpkin pie never held any appeal. That is – until I … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Gelato
It’s been quite a busy winter, and my ice-cream making has definitely suffered. But this week, I finally put my foot down and got creative in the kitchen. Ever since the surprising success of my Jalapeño-Chocolate Sorbet, K and I have been envisioning other ways to incorporate the pepper into desserts. Have you ever tried … Continue reading Strawberry-Swirl Ice Cream with Candied Jalapeños
I was a pretty good eater as a kid. There were few foods that I disliked. Funny enough, it was some of these foods (namely avocados, sweet potatoes, sushi, and chunky tomato sauce) that became my absolute favorites as an adult. Rice pudding is a newfound love of mine. I wouldn’t say that I hated … Continue reading COCONUT RICE PUDDING ICE CREAM
My husband loves foie gras. And I mean really loves it. So much so that he insisted we serve it to our guests at our wedding. Me? Not so much. Foie gras is rich, fatty and melts in your mouth. It’s a unique flavor that people tend to love or hate. If you’re a fan … Continue reading Hudson Valley Foie Gras PB&J Ice Cream