Mint Stracciatella Ice Cream

Mint chocolate chip is one of my favorite ice cream flavors, but the quality of scoops varies wildly. The ice cream should never be green – no food coloring, thanks – and naturally flavored with real mint. Dark chocolate is a requirement, but gigantic hunks are too hard and chalky when frozen. I prefer mini chips. And then I thought, why isn’t there a stracciatella-type mint ice cream, with thin streaks of chocolate ribbons flowing through, some shattered into tiny … Continue reading

Chocolate Peanut Butter Birthday Ice Cream

I’m sure I know what you’re thinking: NOT ANOTHER ICE CREAM! But another ice cream is here.  I just can’t help myself. Ice cream is so fun to make and it’s so fun to eat. I love trying out new flavors, and each one is better than the last. I made this ice cream as a special request for my wonderful friend’s birthday (the friend who makes these!), and it is delicious. The chocolate ice cream is rich and delicious … Continue reading

Coffee Heath Bar Crunch Ice Cream

Ben and Jerry’s Coffee Heath Bar Crunch ice cream is one of my favorites. I can eat so much of it that the caffeine keeps me up at night. This imitation is delicious. The coffee flavor is slightly more subtle, but not in a bad way. Aside from that, the only difference is that I sit on the sofa eating it out of a plastic quart container instead of a paper Ben and Jerry’s pint container. Stella snagged a drop … Continue reading