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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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Honey Peach Ice Cream from Dorie Greenspan

  Peaches bring out the best and worst in us. It’s not us really. It’s the damn peaches. They are so very, very frustrating to work with. They can rot in an hour. They can be rock hard for days, seeming to never want to ripen. Or they can ripen and have very modest flavor.…

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