Coffee Ice Cream & Dark Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans

I never thought I would like coffee ice cream because I don’t like the taste of coffee but a few years ago I finally broke down and had a spoonful. There has been no going back. I love coffee ice … Continue reading

Thomas Jefferson’s Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe

Statesman, politician, writer and gourmand are just a few words to describe Thomas Jefferson. The dinners created and served at Monticello were a re-imagining of several fantastic delicacies that Jefferson encountered while abroad. It is assumed that Jefferson first encountered … Continue reading

Coffee Ice Cream Pie with Chocolate-Espresso Glaze

This show stopping dessert is great for impressing the toughest critics. For the best results use premium ice cream or make your own. This dessert goes well with an espresso and good conversation. Enjoy! Coffee Ice Cream Pie with Chocolate-Espresso … Continue reading

Easy Cranberry Sauce

Thanksgiving is right around the corner so I am excited to make some homemade cranberry sauce. It graces our table every year to compliment the roast turkey but it goes with chicken, on sandwiches, even on steak. Cranberry sauce is … Continue reading

Chocolate Syrup: The Sweetness of Life

There is nothing sweeter than homemade chocolate syrup over ice cream. Once you start making your own chocolate syrup you’ll never go back to the stuff in the grocery store. No high fructose corn syrup, no funny preservative, and I … Continue reading