Grilled Peaches and Cream Gelato – National Ice Cream Month

peaches and cream gelato

With summer in full swing that means we're into serious ice cream weather,  what better way to beat the heat than with a bowl full of my grilled peaches and cream gelato!  And just in case you needed another reason July is National Ice Cream Month! And what better way to celebrate National Ice Cream Month than with my friends at the Mid Atlantic … [Read more...]

Candied Maple Bacon Sundae with all the Trimmings!

Sundae with Maple Candied Bacon

Today I had the pleasure of competing against Epicurious Editor Lauren Salkeld on the Epicurious Google+ page  in their Elite Eat competition.   My bracket was making Sundae's, and I have to tell you when I heard I had Sundae's I wasn't real happy.   I don't think in my 3+ years of food blogging I've made a sundae, and only a few types of … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Round-up and What to do with the Leftovers

pumpkin crunch cake

As we wind down from Thanksgiving one thing is certain, we need to add a few salads into the mix this week to compensate for all the good we consumed over the holiday! If you still have turkey and aren't quite sure what to do with it, here are a few ideas for you!   But the leftovers can wait, let's start with dessert!! If you haven't … [Read more...]

Lemon Curd Mascarpone Ice Cream with Kelly Bakes

lemon curd mascarpone ice cream 2

What a crazy week this has been!  I am the king of procrastination, and it seem s like I've scheduled everything for these last two weeks before school officially opens.   The good news is at the end of these two weeks I will have accomplished a great deal.  The bad news is I have so very very much to do to get to that point!    But you know what, … [Read more...]

Very Cherry and Blueberry Cheesecake Gelato’s for National Ice Cream Month!

blueberry cheesecake gelato

In the Summertime when the weather is high you can jump right up and touch the sky, when the weather is high you got gelato, got gelato on your mind!   For those of you old enough to remember Mungo Jerry, the original line was got women, got women on your mind.  But as the years go by and as hot as it's been, gelato is going to have to do......sigh … [Read more...]

Strawberry Ricotta Gelato

Strawberry-Ricotta-Gelato

Well it's definitely Monday, the hustle bustle of work is in the air and all is right with the world, but it still early......sigh If you've been to my blog lately, I’m sure you’re aware of my recent obsession with Strawberries.  A few weeks ago I made a Strawberry Ricotta Mousse, and after devouring the portions I had made for my post, I began … [Read more...]

Blackberry and Mango Gelato

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Temperatures this year have been all over the place, before spring break we were enjoying high 70's to low 80's, over spring break we were in the 60's and then for our first day back to school it hit 90 degrees!  When I got home yesterday the air conditioning went on, and I started making gelato, if it's going to feel like summer time I'm making … [Read more...]

Turkish Coffee Ice Cream with Dried Pomegranate Berries by Mom de Cusine

Turkish Coffee Ice Cream with Dried Pomegranate Seeds

With only a few days left in March, and Easter close at hand, I look back on the year and wonder where the time went?  It seems as though just a few short weeks ago the school year was beginning and now with Easter just  a week that means that the year is almost complete......  now this is usually the time of year, when time stands still!  When the … [Read more...]

Meyer Lemon Gelato and Ask Chef Dennis

Meyer Lemon ice cream

If you've never enjoyed a Meyer Lemon, then you don't know what  your missing!  I was lucky enough to pick up a club pack of Meyer Lemons at Costco and they have been sitting there patiently waiting for me to use them, pleading with me, cajoling...sigh   Ok, maybe it wasn't the lemons, just me thinking of all the wonderful things I could use them … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays with Eggnog Gelato & Cranberry Gelato

Egg-Nog-Ice-Cream

I've been wanting to use my gelato maker for quite some time now, I got it at the beginning of summer and it really didn't see much action!  Of course not that the weather is changing I seem to be finding more time to make gelato's and ice cream.  Lisa loves egg nog, or at least so she says, you see every year, I purchase a half gallon of Turkey … [Read more...]