Ice Cream with Peas, Please

Yes, peas.

Peas peas peas.

ha ha

See, my best friend Cody was making a list aloud one day of absurd ice cream flavors he thought I should make, and he rather flippantly suggested “Green Peas!” Then he paused, as if he might have gone too far.

Custard mixed with cream and peas, cooled then [...]

Like Beer for Chocolate

I was having dinner at a brewery with my girlfriend Kristin last summer and noted they served beer ice cream floats. I remember trying to imagine the bitter draught complementing the sweet cream and couldn’t quite make it there, so when I found Guinness-Milk Chocolate Ice Cream in Lebovitz’s The Perfect Scoop this summer, I [...]

To Build a Frozen Truffle

I Scream Bravo! for Avocado

I assume many people immediately think of guacamole when avocados are mentioned, but for me they’re in that pantheon of fruit that is so perfectly ready-to-eat that I can’t stand the thought of mashing it up into a chip dip. I read that in native Central America it’s sometimes referred to as a “butter pear,” [...]