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Chocolate Cinnamon Ice Cream

This adventure in ice cream came about as a lack of pantry goods. Since we were going away for the weekend, I wanted to use up our dairy items before they went bad. (Naturally, MAKE MORE ICE CREAM!)

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I’ve yet to make a simple chocolate ice cream, but upon getting out the cocoa powder I realized I didn’t have enough. Instead I decided to add a heaping spoonful of cinnamon. The result was a deliciously light-flavored chocolate ice cream – the effect was a Wendy’s frosty with a twist.

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Blueberries for Sal (the Best Blueberry Pie Ever!)

Whenever I am in western New York, blueberry picking is on my priority list. I love the peacefulness of picking blueberries – it’s a quiet, mindless activity and you can enjoy the beautiful outdoors, all while enjoying nature’s candy. Last year we picked 40 pounds of blueberries!
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The bulk of the berries we pick go into the freezer, but I always make this blueberry cream pie.

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Recipe: Watermelon Lime Mint Ice

I don’t know what the weather has been like near you this week, but in Boston Mother Nature has made it clear that summer ain’t over. Which is good news for me – more time for ice cream!

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This time around I wanted to try making a relatively “healthy” sweet treat and this ice has no added sugars. In fact it’s only 3 ingredients!

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Pucker Up: Lemon Ice Cream

Lemon Ice Cream Recipe from DesignLively

On a trip down to the Cape earlier this summer I discovered a new AMAZING ice cream place. The Ice Cream Sandwich, in Sandwich, MA. (FYI: the perfect plate to stop when there’s Sunday evening traffic due to the exodus of tourists crossing the bridge.) Ice Cream Sandwich is all homemade flavors and I tried the Lemon Mousse Shortcake – and oh-my-icecream – it was fantastic.

Dinner Menu for a Lumberjack Party

A Lumberjack Birthday Party

If there is any “rule” in my book to hosting a dinner party, it’s don’t make it too complicated!

What’s the point of preparing and hosting a get-together if you’re going to miss it all?

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