TIP OF THE DAY: Ice Cream & Beer Pairings

Don’t let National Ice Cream Month (July) pass without doing something special. A year ago, Baskin-Robbins sent us ice cream and beer pairings of their favorite flavors, We found the article in our drafts folder, which inspired today’s tip: Love beer? Love ice cream? Don’t hesitate to serve them together. Beer floats like the Guinness…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Easy Ice Cream & Berries Shortcake

Ice Cream Shortcake is an easy dessert, simply combining berry ice cream, fresh berries on refrigerator biscuits. It’s easier to put together than an ice cream cake, and even easier than conventional shortcake since you don’t have to whip the cream. We adapted this recipe from the Chefs Collaborative Cookbook. If you prefer, you can…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Lactaid Ice Cream

July is National Ice Cream Month, a time for celebration among ice cream lovers. But not for every one of us. According to research studies, 30 to 50 million Americans are lactose intolerant. Some have been that way since childhood; some lose the ability to digest lactose as adults. Says HealthDay.com, “The condition is so…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Ice Cream Cake Sundae

We love this idea from Little Park restaurant in the TriBeCa neighborhood of New York City. The chef created Cinnamon Toast Ice Cream: cinnamon ice cream topped with cinnamon toast croutons. Building on that idea, we say: Celebrate July, National Ice Cream Month, with an Ice Cream Cake Sundae.   Make the easiest ice cream…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Semifreddo

It’s National Ice Cream Month, which we interpret to include all frozen desserts. There is no National Frozen Yogurt Month, No Sherbet/Sorbet Month. The history of frozen desserts dates back to 2000 B.C.E., when the Chinese used syrups to flavor snow. Fruit juices made fruit ices. Honey and aromatic spices expanded the menu of flavors.…
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