Ice Cream and Sorbet

Mint Tea Granita

August 29, 2012
Mint Tea Granita

I was a late-adopter of granita, aka Italian ice. I am not of Italian heritage. I grew up in a cold part of the country. Granita always looked to me liked a snow cone with hype. I thought it would either taste syrupy sweet like a snow cone, or like the homemade “ice cream” I […]

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Strawberries Romanoff

August 25, 2012
Strawberries Romanoff

Sometimes a recipe is just a recipe. It’s a means to an end. And that end, although satisfying, is nothing more.┬áBut then there are things in life that bring back a flood of memories. When a recipe does this, or a particular ingredient in a recipe does this, it enhances the entire experience. For me, […]

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Goat Cheese Ice Cream

July 3, 2012
Goat Cheese Ice Cream

Ice cream is wonderful. Sometimes I fantasize about splurging on a really nice home ice cream machine like Cuisinart’s ICE-100 machine. It has a built-in cooling system so you can make batch after batch of beautiful ice creams, sorbets, and gelatos without having to stop and refreeze anything. Someday I will have this. But for […]

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