Ice Cream/Granita

Popsicle Frenzy

August 11, 2017 Blog

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A little recent research revealed to me that the popsicle was ‘invented’ here in the Bay Area in 1905 by a young boy named Frank Epperson, who lived in San Francisco. He left his powdered soda mixed with water and a stirring stick out on the front stoop overnight. Anyone who knows San Francisco summers, […]

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Cracker Jack Ice Cream Cake

July 23, 2017 Desserts


This recipe from Cook’s Country arrived in my inbox just as I was looking for a refreshing summer dessert for a dinner party. Surprisingly easy to make, I omitted the Cracker Jack, but no one noticed, as it was as fun to look at as it was to eat! (I also made my own caramel […]

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Chocolate Sundae Cups

March 23, 2017 Candy/Confections


Transform any party or family dessert into something special with these easy to make (and even easier to eat!) Chocolate Sundae Cups. Oh, and they only require two ingredients — plus some balloons! Once completed, fill them with all your favorite ice cream sundae fixings.   Ingredients: 1 bag chocolate chips – milk, semi-sweet, dark […]

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Semifreddo: Strawberry, Blueberry and Vanilla

June 29, 2015 Desserts


 Who says you can’t enjoy homemade ice cream if you don’t have an ice cream maker. This refreshing semifreddo is the perfect way to transform fresh ingredients into a summertime treat. Try it as is, or replace with your favorite berries. 4 tbsp sugar, divided, plus 1/2 cup 1 cup whole milk, divided 1 vanilla […]

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Cherry Gelato

July 9, 2013 Ice Cream/Granita


  Soft, sublime and slightly sweet, this cherry gelato recipes will transport you to Italy and beyond. We use the De’Longhi gelato maker to create this recipes, making it as easy to make as it is to eat! For Gelato: 1/2 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise 3 1/2 cups whole milk 1/2 cup turbinado sugar such […]

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Cucumber Mint Margarita Ice Pops

July 9, 2013 Ice Cream/Granita


The beauty of making ice pops yourself is that you can use nearly any ingredients that you desire. Fresh cucumbers and mint provide for a surprising flavor combination that is made more ‘adult’ with the addition of a bit of tequila. 1 cucumber, peeled and sliced 2 limes, freshly squeezed 10 mint leaves 1 cup […]

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Simple Vanilla Ice Cream

July 7, 2013 Desserts

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Refreshing and simple to make, the pure taste of vanilla ice cream is enjoyed served alone or with a variety of toppings. We like to pair this with chocolate wafers and creste delicious Ultimate Ice Cream Sandwiches. 1 1/2 cups whole milk 1 1/8 cups granulated sugar 3 cups heavy cream 1 1/2 Tbsp pure […]

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Ultimate Ice-Cream Sandwiches

July 7, 2013 Desserts


Rich, chocolate wafers can  be transformed into delicious ice-cream sandwiches when filled with your favorite store-bought or homemade ice cream. We like the Yin and Yang combination of vanilla ice cream and chocolate cookies. 1/2 recipe of chocolate wafers. 1 pint favorite ice cream, softened or freshly churned. Try Simple Vanilla Ice Cream. Bake and cool […]

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Watermelon Granita

November 25, 2012 Ice Cream/Granita


Refreshingly delicious and easy to make, this recipe is a delightful dessert for a warm summer afternoon, or a palate cleanser at a dinner party. Freeze watermelon cubes in the summer, and you can enjoy this tasty treat any time of the year.   4 cups (1 3/4 lbs)s cubed, seedless watermelon 1/2 cups Sugar […]

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