Category Archives: Ice Cream

Honey Lavender Ice Cream

The past couple weeks of my life could be known as: “Lavender on Everything.” I’m fine with that. In this installment, I decided to combine honey and lavender in ice cream. It was a test of patience and resolve, because … Continue reading

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Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

This ice cream has been a year in the making. I had grand plans to make mint chocolate chip ice cream last summer. I bought fresh mint leaves at the farmers’ market in D.C. I let them steep in milk … Continue reading

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Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

Six years ago after I moved back from France (I can’t believe it has been six years), I spent some time in Columbus, Ohio. My boyfriend at the time was working there during the summer so I went to stay … Continue reading

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D.C. Ice Cream: A Primer

If you ever check out my Instagram, it looks like all I do is eat ice cream. This isn’t so far from the truth. When I’m not pretending to be productive, cooking, eating out or baking, I’m probably at a … Continue reading

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A Weekend of Food Firsts

The first time I tried  Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, I was visiting a friend in Columbus, Ohio. Knowing my love for ice cream, he introduced me to the shop in the city’s “Short North” district. From the second I tried … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Science and Stress-Free Squash Risotto

Last week, I spent five days in Madison, Wisconsin shadowing an ice cream scientist. As part of my Health/Science reporting class, I had to complete a practicum where I shadowed a scientist or medical professional. I’ve always wanted to learn … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar-Peach Ice Cream

I’ve been craving peaches lately, and especially peach-related desserts.  At work a few weeks ago, I had a conversation with a co-worker about peaches and brown sugar.  My co-worker said her father’s favorite dessert growing up was warm, oven-roasted peaches, … Continue reading

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