Grape-Nuts Ice Cream

A recipe for classic New England Grape-nuts (Grapenut) ICe Cream from Frederick, Maryland personal chef and caterer Chris Spear


The Summer of Ice Cream

I recently made Bourbon Butterscotch Ice Cream from Dana Cree’s new book Hello, My Name is Ice Cream

Banana Cream Pie Semifreddo

Banana Cream Pie Semifreddo with Malted Gingersnap Crumble, Maple/Bulleit Bananas & Boozy Cherries Sometimes you make a banana cream pie, and it’s delicious. Other times, it doesn’t work out. I’m not sure what happened because one of my cooks made it, but it didn’t set up. It tasted great, but there was no way we… Continue reading Banana Cream Pie Semifreddo

Two Minute Blood Orange Ale Caramel Sauce

Sometimes it’s as easy as looking at the leftovers in your fridge. I had some dulce de leche from making pie, and an open bottle of blood orange ale from making beer cocktails. It was that easy. Knowing that I had a carton of vanilla ice cream/orange sherbet helped. In a microwaveable bowl mix 1… Continue reading Two Minute Blood Orange Ale Caramel Sauce

Roasted Corn Husk Ice Cream

If you’ve been following along, you know that I’ve been on a roasted corn husk kick lately. Admittedly, it started a few years ago after seeing everything Alex Talbot was doing over at Ideas in Food. To me, this ice cream has a caramel corn or popcorn taste to it. I think you’ll be pleasantly… Continue reading Roasted Corn Husk Ice Cream

Boozy Milkshake (Recipe # 1) – Citrus & Chartreuse

Tonight’s boozy milkshake 12 oz Good Quality Vanilla Ice Cream (I used Ben & Jerry’s) 2 oz Green Chartreuse 1 T Luxardo Maraschino Liquor 1 oz Freshly Squeeszed Lime Juice 1 oz Country Time Lemonade (on the strong side) Throw in a blender. I didn’…