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September 1, 2008

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream


I wasn't going to join the Sunday Slow Scoopers, I swear.

What can I say, Chris told me that the Kitchenaid ice cream attachment was on sale at Amazon. I gave in.

The ice cream bowl stores in the freezer, and then fits onto the Kitchenaid mixer, so there's no extra appliance cluttering up the cabinets. The last thing I need is ice cream, but homemade ice cream is so powerfully flavored that just a few spoonfuls are satisfying. And the kids are thrilled.

Yesterday I tried it out with Pina Colada Sherbet from The Perfect Scoop. It was very easy to make. Just fresh pineapple, coconut milk, sugar, lime and rum whirred in the processor, chilled, then churned. Fantastic. Because others felt the recipe was a bit too sweet, I had cut back a bit on the sugar and added grated lime zest. Amazing.


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October 5, 2008

Sunday Slow Scoopers--Crepes for Blintzes


I knew right away what I would use this week's selection to wrap. My mother's mother, my Nana, made the world's best blintzes. Of course, didn't everyone's Jewish grandmother?

She could crank out enough for an army, with her secret weapon--an ancient electric crepe maker. When we were cleaning out Nana's house after her death, I was the one who dearly wanted that crepe maker we found in the back of a cabinet. It's been in my basement for far too long, and I was excited to have the chance to use it again.

It has a domed surface that you dip into a shallow dish of crepe batter. After 20 seconds or so, you lift off the perfect crepe. Well, after the first four or five imperfect ones. *grin*


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