Bourbon Vanilla Ice Cream

vanilla ice cream with bourbon

I am guest posting over at my lovely friend Brandy’s site Nutmeg Nanny today… …because she’s having an ice cream social! I brought a batch of Bourbon Vanilla Ice Cream. It’s my new favorite vanilla ice cream recipe…so great on it’s own, or with just about any summery fruit dessert or sauce (in these photos, … Read more

Deeba’s Mango Ice Cream

When Amanda came up with the idea to form a secret recipe club, I just knew it would be a blast; I was thrilled when I was assigned to make something from one of my very favorite sites: Passionate About Baking. I’ve admired Deeba’s blog for a long time. She’s got serious talent: both as … Read more

Meyer Lemon Curd and Meyer Lemon Frozen Yogurt

This post speaks to the power of twitter. In more ways than one. A couple of weeks ago, Kim from Rustic Garden Bistro made an offer to send boxes of Meyer lemons- lemons grown in her own garden- to twitter friends. All we had to do to get some was provide her with our home … Read more

Pumpkin Soufflés with Maple Pumpkin Ice Cream

I love soufflés: they are gorgeous- almost magical- and I’ve always wanted to make them at home. Recently, while flipping through The Sweet Life: Desserts from Chanterelle, I noticed that author Kate Zuckerman has some fabulous soufflés in the book, and that there was a pumpkin version among them. I’d been looking for a sophisticated, … Read more

Lavender-Honey Ice Cream

I’ve been wanting to make this Lavender-Honey Ice Cream from The Perfect Scoop ever since I got the book last summer. David Lebovitz’ recipes are always fabulous, and this one turned out to be no exception. I don’t use the word “revelation” very often (or ever), but that’s what tasting this ice cream was for … Read more