Tomorrow is my birthday!
Tomorrow is my birthday!
Do you really believe me that these Brownie Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies are gluten free AND dairy free? Because I barely believe myself. But it’s true, I swear!
It all started when two of our friends got engaged and Alex and I offered to host a cute little dinner at our place. Only one of the lucky lovebirds is gluten free, and to top it off another one of our friends coming to the party is gluten free and dairy free. I know. So sad. …
The ultimate Iced Coffee Cookies and Cream Milkshake, complete with chocolate sauce, whipped cream, and a giant toasted marshmallow.
Let’s talk about one of the lesser-known best food combinations in the world: coffee and cookies and cream. Like, it’s THE TASTIEST. You get sweet from the cream filling, bitter with the coffee, and chocolatey with the cookies. It’s amaze (proof also here, here, and here).
When I worked at an ice cream shop in high school, I used to make coffee cookies and cream milkshakes on the regular. As in, I worked 3-4 times a week, so I had coffee cookies and cream milkshakes 3-4 times a week.
Thank god for high school metabolisms.
Shoooo seeing as it’s summer aka milkshake season, why not make the most delicious milkshake possible?! Let’s do it. …
A creamy, slightly spiced coffee ice cream made with Vietnamese cinnamon and dried mission figs. Holy. Cow.
Happy Monday, y’all!
…do I say y’all? Well, guess I do now.
I’m so excited to share today’s post with, ehm, y’all, in partnership with my dear friends at Valley Fig Growers. I first became friends with these lovely people last year when I won an all-expenses trip for two to a filming of America’s Test Kitchen at their country home in Vermont. And yes, it was just as charming as it sounds.
And just so I fully totally have your attention, Valley Fig Growers is back at it again, offering the same amazing prize to one lucky fig fan! Scroll to the bottom of the post to enter :)…
A no-churn cookies and cream ice cream studded with bright and juicy fresh raspberries.
My sister Rebe is absolutely obsessed with raspberries. Has been since she could walk.
Every summer since I can remember, Rebe has been loco for fresh raspberries.
Our family has a summer house on the ocean, and scattered throughout our property are wild blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries.
Whenever you couldn’t find Rebe, you immediately looked to the raspberry bushes. And more times than not, there she was among the shrubbery, her plump cheeks covered in bright, juicy redness and her hands stained scarlet. …
Cake Batter Ice Cream: if ice cream could speak, this one would say “you can have your cake and eat it too.”
So like this is fun. I feel like I’m celebrating something. Well, OK, maybe in the spirit of sharing I guess I am kind of celebrating.
June is officially my most busy month since going full time on my blog, and I am SO excited about it.
To start off, I am currently in Michigan for the week on an impromptu freelance trip. Besides getting to see Alex (huge perk 🙂 ), I get to be a food stylist all week!
I told my grandmother about being hired as a food stylist, and she goes “what does that mean? what are you going to do for them, stand upside down in your underwear?”
No, more like put an egg here and a chicken breast there. But like, close enough, I guess. …
Learn the secret to making the best ice cream sandwich cookies ever! Crunchy on the outside, chewy on the inside, and the perfect thickness to hold a huge scoop of ice cream.
I have a secret. A cookie secret. A secret to making the best ice cream sandwich cookies ever.
Before I tell you, let’s break down what is needed for the best ice cream sandwich cookies.
-A crunchy outside that balances the velvety ice cream
-A soft and chewy center so you can bite in easily
-A thick cookie that can hold up to ice cream (because no one wants their cookies breaking into a million pieces)
-Lots of chocolate. duh.
So. To get a cookie with all of these things, I did some research. And I found that there is one thing that guarantees a perfect ice cream sandwich cookie. Want to know it?
An extra thick Caramel Milkshake that would make Willy Wonka jealous.
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From working at an ice cream parlor for 4 years, my milkshake skills are top notch. Stacking three scoop ice cream cones is a breeze. My forearm strength is that of an orangutan (like because as any biological anthro major knows, they hang on branches by their arms).
And I can eyeball the perfect amount of milk needed in a frappe (as we Bostonians call them) like it’s my job. Well, it was, so… yeah. …
Creamy Peppermint Fudge Ripple Ice Cream with all of the flavor and none of the dairy! Vegan, gluten-free, and totally delicious.
So this is life-changing. I mean, next to no churn ice cream, vegan ice cream is pretty darn cool. Who knew you could make thick, creamy vegan ice cream at home?
I didn’t. That is, up until this week when I tried my hand at it. Wow was I pleasantly surprised.
Though lacking the dairy component, this ice cream is still velvety smooth due to full-fat coconut milk. And for those of you that are thinking but I don’t like coconut, well, you’re in luck because you can’t taste it at all. The end result is pure pepperminty goodness. …
A creamy pumpkin ice cream swirled with gingersnap cookies makes for a perfect fall dessert.
I don’t care that it’s October. Ice cream is not a seasonal treat in my mind. Ironically, the more seasonal the flavor, the more I’m a fan.
That’s why today I’m sharing this Pumpkin Gingersnap Ice Cream. It’s a fall flavor party that literally melts in your mouth.
If calories didn’t exist, ice cream is a dessert I would eat every day. Though I love the cold and creamy texture, what I love most about ice cream is its versatility. Ice cream can be almost any flavor, and can be swirled with anything you can think of. …
A ridiculously easy boozy pumpkin milkshake with graham, caramel, and bourbon. Hello holiday entertaining!
I once read an article that felt so me, I just had to laugh. It’s about being overdriven, yet incredibly lazy at the same time.
Hear me out.
When it comes to projects, tasks, and work, I am a rather motivated person. I love big undertakings, I love feeling a sense of accomplishment, and my desire to succeed is very intrinsic. I’ve held a job since the age of 15, and am constantly wrapped up in something or other.
But I also need my down time. I require weekly time to Netflix & chill. I always take up the groceries in one trip so as to not have to go back a second time. And I take pleasure in spending an entire day doing nothing but eating and relaxing. …
So creamy and delicious, it’s almost too good to be true: less than 10 minutes of hands-on time and it’s into the freezer for this stellar Coffee Oreo Ice Cream.
I held a lot of jobs in the food industry before becoming a food blogger. I’ve been a host, counter server, assistant manager, barista, host again, server, catering coordinator, marketing & social media person… the list is long. But my favorite job was working for an ice cream shop in my hometown.
I think I’ve told you guys about five times that I worked at an ice cream shop, but that’s because I loved it so much. I started it in my sophomore year in high school. It was my first food-related job, and I had never really liked ice cream up until that point.
Don’t judge me, please. I didn’t know better. …
This buttery no churn Mascarpone Ice Cream is swirled with homemade salted caramel and spiced rose & pink peppercorn almonds. Best yet? No ice cream maker required!
Guys. I’m SO excited about today’s post. Why? Well first, ice cream. Mascarpone ice cream. It’s the creamiest, butteriest ice cream I’ve ever had due to the ingenious way it’s made.
But I’m getting ahead of myself. The other reason I’m so excited? Rose & Pink Peppercorn Almonds. …
Brown Butter Brownie Ice Cream: nutty brown butter ice cream swirled with fudgy brownie pieces. One bite and you’re in ice cream heaven.
Guys. I think I may have stumbled upon the best ice cream EVER. Brown Butter Brownie Ice Cream. I mean, it even sounds good on your tongue. And it tastes uh-mazing.
It starts with a brown butter ice cream base. We skip the eggs for this ‘scream so that the flavor of the brown butter really shines through. It’s ridiculously velvety and creamy. …
Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream combines decadent cheesecake with loads of fresh blueberries in this creamy and delicious ice cream!
Blueberries and I have a thing. A wonderful, beautiful thing where I eat them all. And I eat them in just about anything- pancakes, fruit salads, and Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream.
The latter is currently my favorite way to eat blueberries, because the batch of ice cream I just whipped up is beyond delicious. And loaded with antioxidants! Teehee…
What I especially love about this ice cream is how creamy it is. Some of my other ice creams are a little softer, but this one is ridiculously velvety. The flavor is on point, and the color is just so fun! …
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