So it seems that all I want to eat this month is ice cream. Apparently, I am not alone. So as I was eating Paleo No-Churn Strawberry Basil Ice Cream for lunch, it occurred to me that the ingredients in Paleo ice cream are pretty similar to those in a smoothie: coconut milk, fruit, honey.Read more
I’ve said it before, there are cake families and there are pie families. I come from a cake family, so growing up my exposure to pies was pretty limited. I thought pies had to be apple, served warm with vanilla ice cream. Yummy yes, but just the tip of the iceberg. So yes, I’m sorry to say that I was in my late 30s before I realized that both blueberry and cherry pies rock! I know. Cue your sigh of disgust. But let’s just be glad I am no longer living in the dark ages and have now caught up with the rest of you.
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Sorry. Couldn’t resist 😁
Warning: This post is going to get a bit food nerdy. I’ll do my best to keep myself in check but you were warned.
The problem with homemade ice cream, whether using a machine or not, is it becomes too icy. The texture does not compare to store bought or restaurant made quality. This is a shame because the ingredients we use at home can be a much higher quality. So how do we solve this problem?