Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream Sandwiches

Posted on Sep 11th, 2012

In most parts of the US, Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of the year's best weather, while Labor Day weekend marks the end. On the Gulf Coast, it's the other way around. Lovely warm springs give way to sticky hot…

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Chocolate Sorbet

Posted on Sep 8th, 2011

Last week when the three-day Labor Day weekend was coming up, I realized I didn't have a food tradition for the holiday.  For the Memorial Day weekend, I like to barbecue, and Independence Day weekend, I nearly always make…

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Time for ice cream! (solving the homemade ice cream problem)

Posted on Aug 2nd, 2012

The nice people at Foodie sent out Williams Sonoma gift certificates to the bloggers featured in their startup. I used mine to buy a new ice cream maker. I had an older model that required that you load up the bucket with…

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Veganomicon Revisited: Mocha-Chocolate Chip Ice Cream and paying for someone else’s salt

Posted on Mar 20th, 2010

The last time I made ice-cream was twelve years ago. My son was in kindergarten and having his first "real" spring break. I tried to think of fun, inexpensive things we could do to make the week special, and thought it would…

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