Old School Pineapple Upside Down Cake

There is everything to love about this simple satisfying cake. It turns out of the pan complete with fragrant caramelly, lusciousness on top. Nothing more to do but eat- especially while it’s still warm! I used a cast iron skillet here but a cake pan will work too of course. I started by melting about…

But wait, there’s more ice cream

The last batch of vanilla I had made was from a recipe that used an Anglaise base so I decided it was time to give Ben and Jerry’s French Vanilla Ice Cream recipe a try that uses raw eggs. I had made their Chocolate Ice Cream and wasn’t too impressed with the grainy texture (but was gleefully…

Chocolate Ice Cream

I made another batch of ice cream in my new machine, and as I had mentioned in my previous post We all Scream for Ice Cream I had made a vanilla ice cream using an Anglaise base, or a cooked custard, instead of using the recipe out of the Ben and Jerry recipe booklet that…

Scream for Ice Cream

Well,  my son was certainly on his mark this Christmas with his choice of gift. Must have heard the laments over the cost of Haagen dazs and his dads insatiable cravings. That and our reluctance to boycott Haagen dazs because it’s a Nestle product (since the 80’s). Why!  We don’t like what Nestle has been doing…