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Fruity Ice Cream Smoothie Pie

Fruity Ice Cream Smoothie Pie

Twice this past week, I’ve been asked about our July 4 weekend plans and each time, I felt a bit awkward before responding we had none.  The feeling of awkwardness is more uncharacteristic than any worry of not having plans, because plans are easy to […]

Oatmeal Cookie Honey Vanilla Ice Cream Manwiches

Oatmeal Cookie Honey Vanilla Ice Cream Manwiches

  You’ve had one of those classic ice cream sandwiches. The rectangular shaped, paper wrapped treats of vanilla ice cream encased in a pair of soft, pock marked chocolate cookies?  The damp wrapper is slowly pulled away, leaving bits of cookie and ice cream stuck […]

Banana Caramel Nut Frozen Yogurt

Banana Caramel Nut Frozen Yogurt

I like bananas when they’ve just yellow but tinged with the faintest color of green on the ridges that run their length.  No spots, firm, and crisp sounding when I pop the top and pull that first piece of peeling away from the fruit.  If […]

Chocolate Toffee Gelato

Chocolate Toffee Gelato

It’s funny how things work.  I was finally able to go to the nursery this past Sunday to choose plants for the patio project I’ve been working on for the past few weeks, and was so pooped lifting those 5-gallon containers I decided to put […]

Very Berry Buttermilk Sherbet

Very Berry Buttermilk Sherbet

  I thought I’d have more time to write at this point in the year, but I’ve been preoccupied by my youngest son’s graduation from high school, as well as planning for a fall trip to the UK — our first official empty nest vacation. […]