Results tagged The Perfect Scoop from David Lebovitz

Welcome to the Menu for Hope V auction! Last year, we raised over $92,000 for the UN World Food Programme. This year, I’m featuring a very special prize: the lucky winner will be churning out ice cream all year round with this fabulous, professional-style Cuisinart ICE-50 Ice Cream Maker! This heavy-duty, stainless-steel machine will have you lapping up all sorts of ice creams, sorbets, and…

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In case you’re wondering what goes on inside my head, my most recent urge was to upgrade the pepper in my peppermills. I think I’m coming late to that game since I’ve read so many things urging…begging me…to use fancy, expensive pepper. But I tend to buy a bag of black pepper from a local spice shop, which seemed good enough. Or so I thought. A…

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I’m really fortunate to have two friends, Mort and Jeanette, who live on a boat in the Seine. When Paris gets crazy, as it does in September when everyone returns from their vacations, it’s a lovely respite to have a glass or wine on the deck and watch the world leisurely float by. (Along with a few other things bobbing around in the mix of the river…)…

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For a number of years, this forum has been a place to ask questions about ice cream making. However after hundreds of questions, everything that could be asked and answered about ice cream making has been said. So comments have been closed and if you have a question, you can use the search feature on your browser to scan the comments. I’ve learned a lot…

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Let’s get right to the point: this is my killer app recipe, the one I go to more than anything else. I could tell a million stories about this, but I’ll just skip all that stuff for now, and scoot right to the goods. I love these peanuts! Not only are they absolutely scrumptious and the easiest candy you can make, but if you keep…

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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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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 to prevent it? Salted Butter Caramel Ice Cream (click for…

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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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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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