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,… 

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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… 

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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… 

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Irish Whiskey Caramel Sauce

Irish Whiskey Caramel Sauce - Solid Gold Eats

How do you elevate something so delicious such as caramel sauce? You add Irish whiskey to it! It sounds simple, right? With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, I wanted to use 2 Gingers Irish Whiskey to create something that you could whip up easily for your party. This caramel sauce can be made quickly,… 

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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!… 

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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… 

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