Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts

Resolution Breaker Tollhouse Pie

Happy New Year! Have you made your resolutions yet? Do any of them happen to involve healthier eating and/or weight loss? If so, you may want to stop reading now, because this month’s Pies With That challenge was all about creating a pie so tempting, it could only be called a resolution breaker. It didn’t…

I’ll Have a Blue(berry) Christmas Pie, Without You…

Recently the food blogosphere has been swarming with wacky pies created for a monthly event called You Want Pies With That? Each month has a different theme, and the challenge is to create an original pie that somehow plays on that theme. I hardly ever make pies for myself, since I’m more of a cake…

Baked Apple Ice Cream & Honey Granola

I have a shameful amount of apples withering away in my produce crisper. It’s really their own fault that they’re not getting eaten–the crisper is not fulfilling its stated purpose, and it’s hard to get excited about eating mealy, soft apples when there are so many delicious summer berries and melons to be eating instead….

Deconstructed Blackberry Pie

My tolerance of summer is a Faustian bargain of sorts. I agree to suffer the indignities of high temperatures for months on end, and in return I get to gorge on all manner of delicious summer produce–especially watermelon and berries. While berries are technically available year-round, the sour pebbles they sell for $5/pint in the…

Hazelnut Gelato: The Cure for A Hot Day

Chewy chocolate cookies sandwich homemade hazelnut gelato, topped with chocolate-hazelnut sauce (like homemade Nutella). We had the Nutella left over from our annual Valentine’s Day crepefest; it had been languishing in the refrigerator ever since. I used my own chocolate cookie recipe and this gelato recipe. The whole package tasted great, but I wasn’t too…

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