Ice Cream/Sorbet

Homemade Hot Fudge

August 18, 2011

Oh. My. Gosh.  This was amazing.  I have never had better hot fudge, seriously.  And I love me some hot fudge, so that’s saying something.  The perfect time arose for me to make this ’30 while 30‘ recipe when I was actually on my way to my co-blogger Beth’s house for dinner.  I offered to […]

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Pumpkin Ice Cream

October 26, 2010
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I love making ice cream!  While others may consider these crisp fall days as a sign to put the freezer bowl away for the season, I just shift gears and start considering seasonal flavors that can be incorporated into frozen concoctions. When I first tried pumpkin ice cream, I was hesitant.  One would think that […]

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National Ice Cream Day

July 18, 2010

Happy National Ice Cream day! In 1984, Congress designated July as national ice cream month and President Ronald Reagan followed up with a Presidential Proclamation urging “the people of the United States to to observe these events with appropriate ceremonies and activities.” While it appears that the Senate Joint Resolution and Presidential Proclamation only technically […]

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Gelato al Basilico – Basil Gelato

July 18, 2010

In celebration of National Ice Cream Month, I have been making a concerted effort to make more frozen treats this summer!  Recently, my husband and I went to this adventurous little dessert cafe in the Queen Village area of Philadelphia – not only do they sell fantastic adventurous chocolates (such as the Balsamic Vinegar and […]

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Coffee Chip Ice Cream

July 9, 2010

My neighbors must think I’m crazy.  I recently discovered that the late-afternoon light in my backyard is just perfect for food photography.  I regularly scamper into the backyard with a white resin table, place-mat, dish of food and my camera and proceed to crawl around on the ground snapping pictures.  Taking this picture was a […]

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Raspberry Ripple Ice Cream

July 6, 2010

It’s that time of year when there’s an abundance of beautiful fresh berries on sale at grocery stores across the country! Having already tackeled Strawberry Ice Cream this summer, I decided to snag a package of raspberries. In The Perfect Scoop, David Lebovitz details a recipe for Raspberry Swirl ice cream. Using that as inspiration, […]

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Blackberry Ice Cream

July 3, 2010

I don’t know if you’ve had this sense recently, but I’m getting the feeling it’s a good year for blackberries!  Our favorite produce store has had blackberry sales pretty much every time we’re there – so I’ve been searching for recipes to use them in.  Naturally, as July was appointed National Ice Cream Month, I […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream

July 2, 2010

I’m a bit of a late bloomer when it comes to chocolate chip cookie dough. While others grew up stealing tastes or outright devouring raw dough, I shunned it in fear of raw eggs. In fact, I still won’t consume uncooked cookie dough. But homemade eggless cookie dough – that’s another matter entirely. This ice […]

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Strawberry Ice Cream

June 26, 2010

There are few things more summery than ice cream and strawberries.   While I have long enjoyed fresh strawberry desserts, strawberry ice cream just didn’t interest me.  Most store-bought varieties seem vaguely strawberry flavored and quite artificial.  Using a pound of fresh strawberries and sour cream, this David Lebovitz recipe produces a creamy, subtly sweet […]

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Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

April 25, 2010

I love entertaining!!  It gives me a chance to try out recipes I usually don’t make – for example, homemade Vanilla Bean ice cream.  As we were having company over, and we happened to have several Vanilla beans on hand, I decided to give it a whirl.  For my birthday last year, my lovely husband […]

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