ice cream

Stovetop Apple Pie a la Mode

December 3, 2012 Desserts and Sweets

  So, it’s been a while since my last post. I do apologize. I could give you a laundry list of excuses, but how about a treat instead? This stove top version of classic apple pie is good enough to eat without the “a la mode,” but where’s the fun in that? Ingredients: (makes 4 [...]

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“Witch’s Brew”

October 28, 2012 Beverages

  I can always conjure an excuse to eat ice cream. These glasses of “witch’s brew” are nothing more than your basic coke float with chocolate ice cream instead of vanilla. The bubbles and fizz give it a magically eerie effect that’s fun for party guests and kiddos. All you need is a quart of [...]

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Easy Orange Creamsicles

July 15, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

Did you eat your weight in orange creamsicles as a kid? I did.  Loved those things. It seems odd but, something about ice cream and orange just works. You can’t deny it. I don’t eat creamsicles as often these days, but thought it would be fun to create a really simple homemade version. These would [...]

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Black Cherry Cola Ice Cream Float

June 26, 2011 Desserts and Sweets

This is why I love summer. Ice cream floats remind me of childhood. Ice cream and cherry and cola. Oh my. There’s really no trick to it. Stuff a jam jar with as much vanilla bean ice cream as it will hold. Pour the cola over top. (This cola is clear because it has no [...]

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