Tag: ice cream

Homemade pink velvet sprinkles


Let’s go pink for Valentine’s Day, ok? As a kid, I remember making homemade Valentines with my mom. This year, we BAKED homemade Valentines together. Last weekend my mama came for a visit and we spent nearly 24 hours in our aprons baking pink desserts. 24 hours might be an exaggeration, but between burning a [continue reading...]

Root beer float ice cream


There was a time when “suicide” was my fountain soda of choice. Because who doesn’t love Pepsi, Sprite, Fanta, Dr. Pepper and A&W Root Beer swirled into one? Heck, while you’re at it, toss in some over-sweetened pink lemonade and iced tea to really mix things up. At some point, though, your taste buds mature. [continue reading...]

Candied ginger peach sherbet


Now that we’ve moved into our new digs, there are nights when we just have to drive 25 minutes and have to wait another 25 minutes in line @ our favorite ice cream joint just to get a scoop of whoknowswhat. The menu changes each time we go, but it always, ALWAYS hits the spot. One [continue reading...]

Warm caramel, nectarine, and granola sundaes & A GIVEAWAY! [Closed]


Although you wouldn’t know it by the breezy Bay Area weather, July is here! Which can only mean one thing: I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! I’m seriously screaming for ice cream. As a kid, I had super human hearing when it came to the ice cream truck melody. Growing up in [continue reading...]

Rocky road cookies


After running his own business building custom homes for the past 30+ years, my dad recently took a job as a civil inspector for the gas and electric company. This career shift requires him to live out of a suitcase in hotels around Northern California five days a week. Bummer for my mom and the lonesome [continue reading...]

St. Patrick’s Day kiwi sorbet (no ice cream maker!)


Happy (early) St. Patrick’s Day! I’ve always been a sucker for this green holiday because my birthday is the day after. When asked my favorite color,  I still say green, even though I think anyone who has seen my apartment could tell you that I clearly prefer purple. Most of my birthday parties growing up [continue reading...]

Two ingredient banana caramel swirl ice cream


I recently read a blog by a woman whose philosophy on food was that she only eats what she wants, which turns out to be mostly raw and vegan. I thought about this notion and came to the conclusion that if I only ate what I want, I would weigh a million pounds. I want [continue reading...]