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Egg Nog Ice Cream

  Sometimes, Suzi offers a dish at Cooking by the Book that everybody wants. Everybody. In the front of the picture you see the Salted Caramel Brownie from The New York Times and Baked. It’s lovely. It’s intense. Very intense. So we often pair the brownie with ice cream. You could do vanilla, but this…

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Caramel Ice Cream from Carol Bloom

When I was growing up, if you said “caramel” then everyone knew just what you meant. In aisle 3 or 4 of every supermarket, you found the candies and there would be that big bag of Kraft caramels, individually wrapped in the cellophane that seemed quite unwilling to yield to your fingers. Sometimes, someone would…

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Pumpkin Ice Cream for Thanksgiving Dessert

While we all think “pie” when you say “pumpkin” there are other ways to enjoy that deep pumpkin flavor. We’ve featured a spectacular Pumpkin Chiffon Cake: http://www.cookingbythebook.com/recipes/pumpkin-chiffon-cake-for-thanksgiving/ And there are pumpkin cookies galore. Here’s a cooler idea: Pumpkin Ice Cream. This recipe comes from William Sonoma, but you’ll see notes in the recipe ingredients below…

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Grilled Peaches with Ice Cream and Something on Top

Here’s a continuation of Peach Week. On Wednesday, I presented a recipe for Grilled Peaches and yesterday there was a post Peach Glazed Pork Chops with Grilled Peaches as the side dish. But grilling makes these peaches ideal for dessert, too. Really ideal. Pictured above are grilled peaches atop vanilla ice cream topped with streusel…

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