Summer smores

Memorial Day is in the rear view mirror now, and we are ready for summer fun and summer treats.  We tried this technique over the weekend, and really enjoyed the taste and texture of these summer smores ice cream treats. I used waffle cone ice cream cups in a bowl and a large scoop of…

Chocolate topped ice cream treats

For those of you who love an ice cream treat, but just can’t have a whole bowl, here is a great way to portion out a delicious dessert.  I scoop out Edy’s Vanilla ice cream into eight large cookie balls with my cookie scoop.  Freeze them on a tray and then make a quick ganache…

frozen strawberry almond yogurt

For years I have used my ice cream machine for making only ice cream.  However, it is capable of making many other products. A few days ago, I made homemade strawberry yogurt for the first time.  I adapted a recipe for blueberry and basil yogurt, changing the fruit ingredients, as my husband is not a…

Happiness comes with the right scoop

People often tell me that they don’t enjoy cooking or being in the kitchen at all. Sometimes I think it is because they are busy people and just don’t have the time to relax and enjoy the process of making a nice meal. Another reason could be not having the proper tools, which seem to…