Tabasco Smoked Chipotle Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

Tabasco Smoked Chipotle Dark Chocolate Ice Cream | Chez Us

Every so often, when I am working with a client on a new recipe I completely WOW myself.  Don’t get me wrong, I do not develop just average recipes for clients, they are all great but sometimes it is like OMG.  OMG.  OMG.  This recipe that I developed for Tabasco is exactly that.  I am […]

Strawberry Ice Cream

Strawberry Ice Cream | Chez Us

There is something special about a big bowl of old-fashioned strawberry ice cream.  Don’t you agree?  I needed a dessert to serve when we had some friends over, and simplicity kept coming to mind.  There sitting on the counter were some strawberries left from our weekly farmer’s market haul.  They had not seen their last […]

Passion Fruit Ice Cream

Passion Fruit Ice Cream  |  Chez Us

I remember my first time trying passion fruit like it was yesterday.  We were in Sayulita Mexico, and there was this amazing woman who made ice cream out of her small shop. We stumbled upon her on the second day of our trip.  We had been at the beach all day, were sandy and hot, […]

Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches

Betty Crocker Reese Ice Cream Sandwich

A few months ago I worked on a project with Betty Crocker and Hersey’s.  They sent me some of their new to be released projects, and asked me to develop and photograph some new recipes.  How could I say no as I love baking and chocolate. This recipe was made from their Reese’s Peanut Butter […]

Vanilla Ice Cream Popsicles with Roasted Strawberry Swirls

Vanilla Ice Cream Popsicles with Roasted Strawberry Swirls

I have had this recipe for Vanilla Ice Cream Popsicles with Roasted Strawberry Swirls on my mind all summer, and every time I ventured out to pick up the ingredients, I would forget the ice cream.  Towards the middle of July, the fine folks at Tillamook surprised us with a package of ice cream, and their […]

Roasted Peach Buttermilk Ice Cream

Roasted Peach Buttermilk Ice Cream

  There really isn’t anything like a freshly picked peach.  Warm from the sun.  Tree-ripened sweetness.  I love taking that first tender bite, juices wetting my lips and dribbling down my chin.  Tastes like summer every time. I picked up some amazing peaches last week.  While I enjoyed them, tremendously just as is, there were […]

Brown Butter and Wildflower Honey Gelato

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I have not participated in a Sugar High Friday event in a very long time ….. embarrassing long! I was poking around a couple weeks ago and noticed that Elissa of 17 and Baking is challenging the group to come up with creative ways to use Brown Butter. Well, I love butter and I really […]

Turkish Coffee Gelato

Roasted Pears with Turkish Coffee Gelato

Nanette and I have been chatting up Gelato for over a good month now, this is an evil in itself.  We were going to make this particular recipe a couple weeks ago but we decided we should wait a couple weeks after our last gelato adventure;  I thought my waistline could use a wee break. […]