TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Tipsy Scoop Ice Cream & Sorbet With Spirits (Alcohol, That Is)

Long ago, in our graduate school years, we would go home when the library closed at 11 p.m. and make a batch of boozy ice cream. Our specialties: Grand Marnier, Amaretto with crushed amaretti cookies, Harvey’s Bristol Cream Sherry and Kahlúa Coffee Chip. We haven’t made them for years (there’s no room in the freezer…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pairing Ice Cream & Wine

We’ve written extensively on pairing wine with desserts, from apple tart and chocolate cake to cheesecake and tiramisu. There’s a brief mention of two sweet wines that go with ice cream: Nigori saké, a sweet, milky style, and Pedro Ximénez* dessert sherry. But the problem with those limited ice cream and wine pairings is that…
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RECIPE: Ice Cream & Grilled Fruit

Grill your dessert: grilled fruit topped with ice cream or sorbet. Photo courtesy Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.   With the end of grilling season in sight, make every meal count. Here, an easy dessert favorite: grilled fruit with ice cream or sorbet. The fun begins when you decide which fruit to pair with which flavor…
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