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Cookie Dough Ice Cream

Cookie dough ice cream is the final flavour in the Ice Cream of the Week series.  It’s my daughter’s favourite.  She’s been through a number of favourites.  For a long time it was cranberry orange, and then it was mocha.  Now she turns up her nose at both of those.  […]

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Espresso Granita

The 11th week of the Ice Cream of the Week series features Espresso Granita.  This is for those of you who have asked if they can have a recipe that doesn’t need an ice cream machine.  A granita is the perfect solution. Granitas are also completely dairy-free.  They are flavoured, […]

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Corn Blackberry Ripple Ice Cream

Let’s celebrate the height of harvest season with corn blackberry ripple ice cream for Week #10 of the Ice Cream of the Week series.  A gorgeous, tangy ribbon of blackberry swirled into a pale yellow, mild and creamy ice cream base makes this a very dramatic ice cream to serve […]

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Mango Coconut Frozen Yogurt

Mango coconut frozen yogurt is the featured flavour in week #9 of the Ice Cream of the Week series.  It’s another super fast and easy recipe with lots of tangy flavour. It wasn’t as easy as it sounds to come up with the recipe.  My sister asked, “What happens if […]

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Lemon Buttermilk Sherbet

Lemon buttermilk sherbet may be the most popular flavour I have ever made.  I served this at a summer dinner for friends.  We had the two big tables stretched out on the patio with people lined up around either side.  I was cutting pie slices and passing plates.  The container […]

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Pina Colada Gelato

Pina Colada Gelato is the featured flavour in week #7 of the Ice Cream of the Week series.  One friend asked for a pineapple sorbet recipe.  A second asked for a cocktail themed recipe, and a third asked for non-dairy. Last summer I did a non-dairy gelato recipe for Coconut […]

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Raspberry Lime Sorbet

Raspberry lime sorbet is the feature flavour in week 6 of the Ice Cream of the Week series.    My sister’s birthday is this week, so this one is for her.  She often reminisces fondly about ice cream we had on the family trip to Italy that my mother won in […]

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Sour Cherry Pie

Sour cherry pie is the queen of pies.  Considering my chocolate obsession, that is a big statement to make.  Bright red sour cherries darken to a rich, winy ruby when they bake, with a flavour that is sharply tangy and never cloying. Don’t get me wrong, I love sweet cherries […]

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Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Mint chocolate chip ice cream is the feature flavour in week #5 of the Ice Cream of the Week series. Mint chocolate chip ice cream was my favourite flavour when I was a kid.  For me, it kind of ranks up there with mac’n’cheese and grilled cheese sandwiches on the […]

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Strawberry Balsamic Frozen Buttermilk

Strawberry balsamic frozen buttermilk is the featured flavour for Week # 4 of the Ice Cream of the Week series.  Strawberries are in their full glory at the farmer’s market. When you’ve finally had your fill of eating fresh, ripe strawberries out of hand are startting to think of what […]