Vanilla Bean Frozen Custard

Once a decade. That’s how often I’m wrong about something. At least that’s what I told my kids when they were little — that they should make a note of it because it’s that rare. It’s not, of course, I’m wrong all too often, like any other human being. I made Vanilla Bean Ice Cream…

Ice Cream Sundae Pie

Happy National Ice Cream Day! You can celebrate even if you don’t live in the USA. It’s always a good day to celebrate ice cream! I only ever make Ice Cream Sundae Pie in December but it’s a great dessert any time. Ice Cream Sundae Pie has been a tradition for Christmas dinner in our…

Vanilla Frozen Custard

Here we are, September already! I just had to make one more batch of ice cream before retiring the ice cream maker for the season. Yes, it’s ice cream. But it’s also frozen custard, as all great ice creams are. It’s rich and decadent, and not at all good for you. I love it! It’s…

Lime Sherbet

I found this recipe from Southern Living on MyRecipes.com. It’s incredibly easy to make (assuming you have an ice cream machine.) Cool & refreshing, and very tasty! Mine didn’t come out as creamy as I’d like, but that’s my fault. Or rather, the fault of my crummy freezer. It just couldn’t keep up with the…

Coffee Ice Cream

Oh, this is decadent! I’ve tried a few ways of making coffee ice cream, and have found this to be the easiest & tastiest. I learned the hard way to use decaf coffee. Unless, of course, you’re eating ice cream for breakfast & don’t mind being awake for quite a while. As with most scrumptious food,…

Peppermint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

I love the NYT Master Ice Cream Recipe. It’s awesome. Not at all good for you, but incredibly delicious.  I discovered, though, that I don’t care much for spearmint ice cream. Maybe I’ll try it again sometime when I know what I’m getting into (especially now that I have all that spearmint growing by the porch)….