Banana Oreo Neapolitan Ice Cream

We normally don't buy store-bought cookies but I was curious to see what these Oreo Neapolitan cookies tasted like.  By themselves they are pretty tasty and dunking it in milk is a nice treat to enjoy, however, I didn't want to stop there......more

Homemade Ice Cream + Grandma = Love

There were three things I was taught to love fiercely growing up: God, family, and homemade ice cream. About everything else I could form my own opinion; but there was this unwritten, unsaid expectation that I would hold these three particular things in unconditional favor....more
Denise Aw, thanks for shout out to my grammy!more

Homemade Ice Cream: It's Not Just for Summer Anymore

As I sit at home, looking out at the bare trees in our yard, the heated birdbath, and the light dusting of snow, I'm immersed in daydreams about my favorite sweet treat: ice cream. The most recent fuel for my sugary fantasies is the Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Book by Jake Godby, Sean Vahey, and Paolo Lucchesi....more

Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop: New sweet spot in Bearden!

Rusha SamsOh, the Places We Seehttp://ohtheplaceswesee.comGreat new shop opening in Knoxville this Thursday: Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop: http://ohtheplaceswesee.com/2013/11/11/buttermilk-sky-pie-shop-new-sweet-spot-in-bearden/...more

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

For years I did not think that I should make ice cream at home. I thought to myself, “As many flavors and brands as I can easily find in supermarkets why would I spend the time to make it at home?”.Then one day I went to a Christmas party. The host of the party, my friend, Jenny, served an apple pie with a scoop of homemade vanilla ice cream. It was deliciously creamy and smooth. I would have never guessed that you could make such a delicious ice cream at home....more

Whiskey and Spiced Walnut Ice Cream

Liquor is crafted and aged with the sole purpose of creating intense depth of flavor. This flavor has to shine above the potential burn of the alcohol. Therefore it is the perfect ingredient to add “intense depth of flavor” to any dish....more
This looks delicious!!more

Magic, One-Ingredient Banana Ice Cream

We’re having a bit of a sweets problem around here. I’m pretty sure I emerged from the womb with an obsession for sugary treats (wonder how I got to weigh 260 pounds?) and even with Weight Watchers as a constant in my life, I have yet to conquer it. Instead I aim simply to manage it, to make sure that the sweets I eat are a) worth the calories, and b) made with top-quality ingredients....more

Sounds so simple and yummy (though I'm sure the baby would also love a little chocolate sauce!) ...more