We All Scream for Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry's vs Häagen Dazs Not only is today the Chinese New Year; the year of the goat (my sign!), but it's also National Chocolate Mint Day, and what better way to ring in the new year than with my favorite ice cream flavor: Mint Chocolate Chunk. There isn't many flavors I don't like … Continue reading We All Scream for Ice Cream

An Apple a Day …With Caramel and Ice Cream

Autumn has officially arrived and what better way to embrace this colorful equinox than snuggling up with a warm piece of apple crisp. I'm not a big fan of the cold, but this is my favorite time of year to eat and cook. I'm sure the eating comes from an ancient physiological response to pack … Continue reading An Apple a Day …With Caramel and Ice Cream

Mint Oreo Ice Cream Sandwiches

My ultimate comfort summer treat is the ingenious ice cream sandwich. Whether the simple vanilla ice cream wedged between two chocolate wafers, or something with a little more razzle-dazzle, it’s all yummy to me. Today I wanted share my recipe for mint Oreo ice cream sandwiched between two soft chocolate cakes/cookies. Individually, both components are … Continue reading Mint Oreo Ice Cream Sandwiches

Simple Simon’s Keylime Pie

Keylime Pie Tartlette with Mango Sorbet & Salty Coconut Caramel Every so often my wife brings a friend home from work for dinner. She asks if I'll cook and tells me not to go overboard. "Keep it simple," she says. Fair enough. But anybody who knows me, my wife included, knows I don't just throw … Continue reading Simple Simon’s Keylime Pie

Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Maple Pecan Caramel and Maple Ice Cream I remember the first time I tasted pumpkin pie and I thought "who the hell puts vegetables in dessert?!" I later learned that pumpkins and squashes are actually fruit, as I had also learned that pumpkin pie was actually quite good. For the record, I … Continue reading Peter Peter Pumpkin Eater