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Peach Cantaloupe Sorbet

Unintentional ice cream week? Perhaps. I’m sure you don’t mind. This fruity freeze was the result of an overabundance of cantaloupe. Ripe cantaloupe. And we all know that perfectly ripe cantaloupe does not wait for an opportunity to be used. And when you have two saturated melons, clearly more than any normal couple can consume...

Marzipan Swirl Ice Cream

This recipe is one I’ve been thinking about for quite some time. I’m something of a marzipan freak. I’d eat it three meals a day if I could. Something about the flavor, the sweet scent of bitter almond, it’s intoxicating. There really aren’t enough almond ice creams in the world. And by almond I’m not...

Roasted Beet Ice Cream

Taylor’s obsession with beets has ultimately lead us here. To beet ice cream. You had to be expecting it, right? This particular recipe comes from Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams at Home, which, I have to say, is pretty splendid. Jeni’s opened up a Nashville shop recently, and while I’ve only been once, I am still...

Yellow Summer Squash and Corn Soup

Summer, I’m going to miss you when you’re gone. I’m going to miss your evening light. Even now I can see it slowly slinking away earlier than the night before. I’m going to miss your markets. Your festivals. Your weekend events. Bare feet and flip flops. And ice cream. Lots and lots of ice cream....

Blueberry Basil Preserves

Is there such as thing as canning withdrawal? Because I think I have it. Bad. I missed strawberry season. Whoosh. It completely passed me by. And I was bummed. I didn’t start canning until after strawberry season last year, and it was one of the things I was most looking forward to this spring. Unfortunately,...