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Most larger buildings in Paris have a concierge. But before you think that I live somewhere that’s all fancy and stuff, it’s basically another name for the gardienne, normally a woman who takes care of things like delivering the mail and making sure repairs get handled. But even more importantly, she ensures that not even the slightest infraction of the rules or smallest detail of…

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People have been making ice cream far longer than the invention of electricity so there’s no reason you can’t make ice cream and sorbets at home without a machine! The advantage to using an electric or hand-cranked machine is that the final result will be smoother and creamier. Freezing anything from liquid-to-solid means you’re creating hard ice crystals, so if you’re making it by hand,…

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Click here to find my delicious, classic Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe adapted from The Perfect Scoop.

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Now that everyone out there’s been churning up ice cream, I’ve been getting a certain amount of questions about homemade ice cream, which I’m going to answer here over the next several weeks. I’m going to start with the number one question folks have been asking: Why does homemade ice cream gets harder than commercial ice cream in their freezer? And what can be done…

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Way back when, after I arrived in France, I wanted to be all Provençal like we thought we were in Berkeley (except you’d need to force me into a beret only at gunpoint)…but I did go off on the lookout in Paris for a large, sturdy mortar and pestle. I didn’t know what they were called in French at the time, so I went into…

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Jessica’s ode to ice cream. Elise pops up homemade popsicles. Françoise’s strawberry soirée. Taking the icy rhubarb-raspberry route. Matt’s plum crazy. Exploring her sweet (not savory) side. Derrick rocks with Hot Fudge Sauce. Adam sings for his scoop.

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There’s something about a warm fruit crisp with a scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream melting alongside that most people are unable to resist. And who doesn’t love pulling that heavy baking dish, fragrant with the aroma of sweet seasonal fruit, out of the oven, with the rich fruit juices bubbling, with the heavenly smell of the buttery, nutty topping? Really, what’s not to like? Well…the…

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More Scoopers!… Shauna puckers up for me. (…or is it my Super Lemon Ice Cream?) A tasty ménage-a-deaux of chocolate & roasted banana, from fudgy Fidget. Oh-la-la! Cindy’s on a French Vanilla sugar high (#31…to be exact). Sassy Radish licks the bowl clean when she spins her own scooper-duper frozen yogurt. Lisa’s almost up to 31 flavors! Tammy gives birth to the mother of all…

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It’s finally spring in Paris. And springtime is when a young man’s fancy turns to…yup, you guessed it—chocolate. As the temperature starts climbing higher and higher (although I’m still not putting away my gloves and scarves quite yet…), I realize that it’s time for me to use up all those bits and pieces of chocolate that I have lying around all over the place, tempting…

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