Fresh Mint Ice Cream freakin’ ROCKS!

Seriously, David Lebovitz – I salute you. You taught me to temper chocolate, to candy ginger – and now, HUZZAH – to make homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream. *swoon* This week the mint surprised us by just showing up, … Continue reading

Doin’ the Candy Dance

Two days ago C asked me if I’d ever candied ginger before. “Um,” I replied, “I’ve eaten candied ginger….Does that count?” And so the quest for candied ginger recipes began. Can you guess who came to the rescue? None other than … Continue reading

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I (we) made SHINY CHOCOLATE

Can you hear me _quite literally_ JUMPING around the kitchen yelling “WE DID IT!” YAYAYAYAYAYAYAY! I’ve been doing A.LOT. of rather intense research about why my chocolate hasn’t maintained its shine. Turns out chocolate needs TWO things to be shiny – it … Continue reading

…When will I learn??

So C & I were relaxing after Thanksgiving Dinner and he asked me, “So? What do you think worked and what did you think didn’t this year?” Good questions. We differed on a couple of things and we BOTH agreed that … Continue reading