Desserts · Ice Cream · Requires overnight step

Black Raspberry Frozen Custard

  If you’ve ever been to Abbott’s in Rochester, NY, you probably know that black raspberry frozen custard is a thing. Abbott’s first custard stand opened back in 1926, across the street from Lake Ontario. It was a popular spot for beachgoers in the summertime. They’ve since expanded to a handful of other areas, but… Continue reading Black Raspberry Frozen Custard

Fish & Seafood · Grilling · Main Dish · Requires overnight step

Grilled Lemon-Bay Shrimp

Fresh, bright, delicious! This is one of my favorite recipes for the summer. It’s so simple, but the way the bay and lemon complement the shrimp is just perfect. It’s really easy to make, too. Sometimes I buy my shrimp already peeled and deveined because it saves a fair amount of time and effort. If… Continue reading Grilled Lemon-Bay Shrimp

Desserts · Ice Cream · Requires overnight step

The Frozen Custard vs. Ice Cream Trial, Part 2: Strawberry Ice Cream

Here’s the second recipe in The Frozen Custard vs. Ice Cream Trial. Click here for Part 1: Strawberry Frozen Custard. They’re both incredibly delicious! You’ll find a printer-friendly version of this recipe, which I’ve adapted (with very little change) from Serious Eats, at the bottom of this page. Ingredients: 30 ounces fresh, local, in-season strawberries, divided (a little… Continue reading The Frozen Custard vs. Ice Cream Trial, Part 2: Strawberry Ice Cream

Desserts · Ice Cream · Requires overnight step

The Frozen Custard vs. Ice Cream Trial, Part 1: Strawberry Frozen Custard

I absolutely love strawberry season in Upstate New York. Most of the time, I just eat them plain. They’re so incredibly delicious! A perfect balance of sweet and tart. If I’m going across the river (a half-hour drive each way) to get them, I always buy extra because I know they won’t all make it home. … Continue reading The Frozen Custard vs. Ice Cream Trial, Part 1: Strawberry Frozen Custard

Meatless Monday · Requires overnight step · Slow Cooker · Vegetarian Main Dishes

Three-Bean Chili For A Crowd (Slow Cooker)

  Nothing beats a hot bowl of chili on a blustery winter day. Plenty of things are tied, mind you, such as Homemade Hot Cocoa, French Honey Bread, and Beef Stew. But did you ever notice that chili is just as delicious in hot weather? There’s something about spicy food that makes you feel warmer in the winter and… Continue reading Three-Bean Chili For A Crowd (Slow Cooker)