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Coffee Nutella Ice Cream

  From your advanced calculus course, you may remember the definition of a fixed point for a mathematical function f: An attractive fixed point of a function f is a fixed point x0 of f such that for any value of x in the domain that is close enough to x0, the iterated function sequence…

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Ice Cream Bases, Melissa Clark, and Philadelphia: A Road to the Best Ice Cream

If you are a fan of the Wednesday New York Times Food Section, as I am, then you recognize that picture above. Red hair, strong nose, wide eyes, and studied intent. Melissa Clark is my favorite Times writer. When I pick up the Wednesday paper, I scan first for her. Does she have an article…

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Brown Cow [A Drink!]

  This post is not about hamburger. Or roast beef. Or ribs. Or milk. Let me explain explain. What’s in a name? Once upon a time, a “Brown Cow” was vanilla ice cream, chocolate syrup and Coca-Cola. Quickly, the Pepsi people responded. And then there were Brown Cows made with both Coke and root beer.…

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Sweet Corn Ice Cream: From the Beard Award Winning Book Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream At Home

  Suzi and I pride ourselves on finding great cookbooks and giving you an early alert of a new gem ready for you to enjoy.  Yesterday the James Beard Foundation announced its 2011 cookbook awards. Two of the awards went to books we’ve already blogged here, and three more of the winning books are in…

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