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Gifford’s Ice Cream in Maine

Ice cream. It’s a food, of course, but I believe it deserves to be classified as a vitamin. Vitamin IC. And the best source for IC is New England, the world’s capitol of IC. If you travel the roads here, you are always stumbling on local, seasonal ice creams stands. And bordering communities can have…

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Extra Rich and Creamy Vanilla Ice Cream

Down the road from us is lady with a yard filled with chickens running around and laying eggs. The egg shells come in rainbow colors — almost like Easter eggs without the artificial dye. Inside, each egg is radiant with an intensely orange yolk and lovely white that whips to a perfect meringue. This weekend…

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The Perfect Scoop by David Lebovitz

Sometimes you just get lucky. I used to work for the government, in one of those agencies with three letter names. On dull, slow days, my colleagues and I would kill time by thinking up new versions of acronyms. We found hilariously new uses for various three and four letter Anglo Saxon words. I can’t…

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Malted Milk Ice Cream

1 cup half and half ¾ cup sugar pinch of salt 2 cups heavy cream ¼ tsp vanilla extract 2/3 cup malt powder 6 large egg yolks 2 cups malted milk balls, coarsely chopped Warm the half-and-half, sugar, and salt in a medium saucepan. In a large bowl, whisk together the heavy cream, vanilla, and…

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