Category Archives: Ice Cream and Sorbet Recipes

Holiday Cocktail Served as Dessert

In a pinch for a dessert at Christmas time. How about something sparkly, dramatic, super easy brainless in fact, but oh so easy. I don’t know about you but I need easy at the Holidays. In theory, I can plan … Continue reading

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Mini Root Beer Floats with an Adult Root Beer Float Option

The soda fountain theme continues with mini root beer floats that were just too cute for words. It was a birthday party and I wanted cute, because I knew a lot of kids would be there, but at the same … Continue reading

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Strawberry Ice Cream with Balsamic

Summer is not summer without strawberries, and strawberry balsamic ice cream is a real treat. It’s time again for me to cook from someone else’s blog for the Secret Recipe Club and as always it’s exciting when I get the … Continue reading

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Christmas Ice Cream and Jeni’s in East Nashville

Mr. ST loves peppermint ice cream, now known in our house as the Christmas Ice Cream. It prances and dances with candy canes, peppermint schnapps and lots of cream. When Santa comes to our house, we leave a note telling … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Christmas Cocktail Remembers

Often times, a cocktail will illicit a memory. Manhattans take me back to my hopeful college days, where I worked as a waitress, catering to a sophisticated retro crowd that also ordered stingers and gimlets.  Martinis take me back  to … Continue reading

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No Sugar added Melon Sorbet with Lime Basil and Fresh Black Pepper

Today I read a facebook post that said something to this effect. “What would it be like if you woke up only to things today that you remembered to be thankful for yesterday?” I want to always be thankful for … Continue reading

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Blackberry Sorbet Served with Spicy Chocolate Cookies

In order to be a consistent week in and week out blogger, it takes tremendous effort. And, it’s all done in the dark so to speak, in faith that someone out there somewhere will visit and be touched. Most of … Continue reading

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Salty Ginger Bread Cookie Ice Cream

Christmas for most means cookies, but for me, it always means ice cream. I am smitten with holiday-flavored ice cream. Last year, I made my twentieth ice cream bombe and my first prize winning peppermint ice cream, but I think … Continue reading

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Watermelon Sorbet and Watermelon Vodka Cocktail

It’s almost 100 degrees and company is coming. Dessert will not come from an oven. But, I know watermelon is welcome and I’m sharing two recipes with you. You cannot fail with watermelon in the hot summer. It’s the fruit … Continue reading

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Creamy, Dreamy Strawberry Ice cream and Walker Shortbread

Some time last year I ate at the Float Away Cafe in Atlanta. I ordered the signature strawberry souffle for dessert, but that’s not what I remember. I remember the dreamy, creamy strawberry ice cream. I have thought about it … Continue reading

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A Merry Christmas with Peppermint Ice Cream

Merry Christmas to everyone. If I could, I would do for you what I did for my husband. Make one of this favorite child hood memories…peppermint ice cream. He talks about it all the time and says that there is … Continue reading

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White Christmas Ice Cream Bombe with Dark Chocolate Sauce

The holidays require us to pull out all the stops. The days are short and dark, and they need us to find ways to not only celebrate our spiritual beliefs, commit time to friends and family, but to brighten our … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Sorbet with Dark Rum: Red to Remember World AIDS Day

This is my official Red to Remember recipe, for World AIDS Day, and remembering those who have lost their life to this virus. I had this idea to pay honor and tribute to two people I’ve dedicated my blog to … Continue reading

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Tangerine Sorbet and Roasted Chestnuts say It’s Thanksgiving

When I saw tangerine sorbet in Marcella Hazan’s cookbook, I knew it would have to make the cooking Italy schedule for November. And it is even more delicious than I expected, especially because I used dark rum and need I … Continue reading

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Whisk Wednesday: Profiteroles, Plum Brandy Ice Cream, Hot Fudge

I remember my first profiteroles with ice cream and chocolate sauce sitting at an Italian restaurant in New York City, a place I frequented although I lived in California. I was impressed, and I continue to be impressed with this … Continue reading

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Purple Food: Plum Brandy Ice Cream

The very idea of plum ice cream makes me think of child-like optimism, dreaminess, and all things lovely, sweet and good. Plum ice cream belongs in the land where nothing bad happens, people are sweet and super friendly, and everyone … Continue reading

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Mango Lime Rosemary Frozen Custard

This is my favorite mango recipe of the week. When I say favorite, I mean my “eat it all by myself” before anyone else gets to taste it. I love mango iced cold with clean, bright flavors. Mango and lime … Continue reading

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