Tag Archives: Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

Mint Chip Ice Cream

This may be my favorite week of the year. According to the calendar, summer ended several weeks ago. But this early October week was glorious and golden. Mornings are chilly enough to layer on a zippered sweatshirt and enjoy a warm drink, but by mid-afternoon the sweatshirts have been abandoned in a pile on the [...]

Salty Caramel Ice Cream

Summer is drawing to a close. V’s of geese are cutting through the skies most evenings. The temperatures have cooled (slightly). A few ambitious trees have sent ┬áleaves scarlet. It’s been a good one–very hot, very dry, but good. The garden is full to bursting, we’ve logged many hours at the pool and we’ve made [...]

Hot Fudge Sauce and Frozen Chocolate Mousse

The massive heat wave that was hovering over Wisconsin (and much or the rest of the country) has finally broken, and we got a quick downpour of much needed rain. With all of that heat, our ice cream maker has been working full-time. Several quarts of vanilla, strawberry, and salty caramel occupied our freezer for [...]

A Tallgrass Kitchen Gift Guide 2011

The holidays are coming, the goose is getting fat, chestnuts are roasting and all that. Although I prefer to keep gift giving low-key, finding the perfect gift for your loved ones can be a fun and fulfilling part of the season. Here are a few delicious little items (many kitchen-related, some plain fun) that may [...]