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: Make Your Own Soft Serve With Yonanas

[1] A bag of frozen raspberries turned into sugar-free soft serve (all photos © Yonanas). [2] Turn the soft-serve into ice pops. [3] Pumpkin Yonanas with pumpkin pie spices and red wine ice cubes. [4] How about a Yonanas cone? [5] Call it a sundae or a breakfast bowl.   July is National Ice Cream…
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RECIPE: Frozen Daiquirí For Dessert

July 19th is National Daiquirí Day, honoring a rum drink conceived by a mining engineer on a hot Cuban evening in 1898. Here’s the history of the Daiquirí—named after the town in which it was created—as well as the original Daiquirí recipe. The Frozen Daiquirí never took off the way the Frozen Margarita has. While…
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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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