Backyard Blackberry Ice Cream with Backyard Mint Syrup

Backyard Blackberry Ice Cream with Backyard Mint Syrup - Solid Gold Eats

Blackberries have not shown up at our farmers market yet, but lucky for me, I had a secret stash from Christmas that I finally emptied. Rewind to last Christmas when I visited John’s parents. Each year I put together a package of food items (a mix of store bought and home made) for John’s dad, […]

Strawberry Mint Ice Cream + Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams At Home Book Giveaway

Strawberry Mint Ice Cream + Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams At Home Book Giveaway - Solid Gold Eats

I have been making ice cream nonstop lately. Part of it is sheer joy that the weather has finally warmed up and the sun is out. I swear I am honestly happier when the sun is beaming down upon me. The other part is that while I enjoy the sun and it’s warmth, it will […]

Vietnamese Coffee Ice Cream

Vietnamese Coffee Ice Cream - Solid Gold Eats

Have you ever tried Vietnamese coffee? It’s sweet but packs a caffeinated punch from strongly brewed coffee. I tried it at Saigon Restaurant, a new favorite of mine in Lafayette Square. Our friends Chris and Yvonne asked us to dinner and John chose Saigon Restaurant as the place to eat. At first I thought John […]

Andes Peppermint Crunch Ice Cream

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Andes Peppermint Crunch candies are great by themselves, but why not chop them up and stir them into homemade peppermint ice cream? Doesn’t that look delicious? When I first thought of a peppermint ice cream, I picked a few boxes of mini candy canes off the grocery store shelf. That makes sense, right? Of course! […]

Chocolate Whiskey Ice Cream

Chocolate Whiskey Ice Cream

Ice cream is one of my favorite things to make. I love transforming ingredients into another state of being. Most ice cream recipes you’ll find on Solid Gold Eats are Philadelphia style, or egg-free. My thickeners will include corn starch and cream cheese. This recipe happens to be thick like the custard ice creams that […]