Tea and Jam: Celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee for Holiday Recipe Club

I tried to keep my cheeky Yank humor to a minimum because I truly adore the British monarchy. Here is my recipe in honor of the Queen: Lady Grey Gelato with Strawberry Jam. . . . → Read More: Tea and Jam: Celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee for Holiday Recipe Club

A Healthy Willy Wonka Treat? Here’s the latest Cook the Books post.

How would Charlie “healthify” the Chocolate Factory? Maybe with Frozen Dark Sweet Cherry Yogurt with Chocolate and Amaretto. . . . → Read More: A Healthy Willy Wonka Treat? Here’s the latest Cook the Books post.

More experimenting with ice cream.

Cake batter ice cream recipe . . . → Read More: More experimenting with ice cream.

And the KC adventure begins: Christopher Elbow and Glacé

I will start out with the sweet stuff! . . . → Read More: And the KC adventure begins: Christopher Elbow and Glacé

Grandmother’s Ice Cream

I have a small ice cream maker, the kind that has the frozen bowl.  It works really well and makes creating new gelatos, sherbets and ice cream super easy.

My grandmother had a large, hidously loud ice cream maker.  I remember her making this ice cream, packing the ice around the container,  adding freezer salt, . . . → Read More: Grandmother’s Ice Cream

Gelato with New Mexico Strawberries

Since I was lucky enough to buy fresh strawberries at the Dixon Farmers’ Market, I tried another new strawberry gelato recipe.  I think this recipe will serve as my base for gelato from now on.  I took the Pomegranate/Green Tea recipe (see June 11’s post) and just added the pureed strawberries.  It was quite good, if I . . . → Read More: Gelato with New Mexico Strawberries

Pomegranate Green Tea Gelato

OK—Sorry no pic.  We ate it so fast I did not have time to snap a photo.

I based this gelato on Gourmet‘s “Pomegranate Gelato” from September 2006.  Since I wanted this gelato to be kid friendly and I did not have any pom liqueur, I was wondering what else I could use to make . . . → Read More: Pomegranate Green Tea Gelato