Ice Cream

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Two of the best things about spring in Texas: it’s warm enough for ice cream and wildflowers. The Bluebonnets are out despite the ridiculous drought. And if you can find a patch of flowers that’s bigger than a square foot near town, you can bet you’ll find a family making a beeline for the ‘bonnets [...]

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White Chocolate-Habanero Ice Cream

White Chocolate-Habanero Ice Cream

My husband and I love spicy foods. We love making spicy foods even spicier but we’re not into the it-must-hurt-to-be-good spicy foods. Those foods suck. For days. There are few dishes that don’t benefit from the heat of a splash of Tobasco or a handful of chopped, fresh serranos. I don’t think ice cream necessarily [...]

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Scooping Perfection…Next Week

…H, I, J, K, L – woohoo! The L’s are over here! Lawson… Lee… – Good GAAAAWD who thinks they’ll sell this many Sandra Lee books – Lee Brothers, Li – wait. Where the heck is Lebovitz?! More than entire shelf of Aunt Sandy’s books (in just that section – there were other sections, too) [...]

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Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

My first batch ever of homemade ice cream. Rich, velvety, and vanilla-y. As a child, we spent lots of our summers at my grandparents’ house, in a tiny, not-even-big-enough-to-be-on-the-map northeast Texas town. We started everyday with chocolate gravy for breakfast or homemade apple butter on toast. We spent the rest of the day playing with [...]

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