Gingersnap Peppermint Ice Cream Sandwiches

Here we are in December, and we feel like our heads are still stuck in mid-summer. Maybe it was the breakneck speed of our house and kitchen renovation throughout the summer and early fall, or the relentless pace of our jobs. Whatever the case, we’ve been in desperate need of...

Blueberry Cobbler

If you work in software development like we do, you probably know the phrase “failing gracefully”. A software application fails gracefully if it presents a message in an error condition instead of totally crashing. And how does this relate to cooking? Not to beat a dead horse, but we love...

Summer Cookout Favorites + Kitchen Reno

We’re travelling to my home state of Minnesota for the July 4 holiday. In preparation for our visit, my mother asked me a few of our favorite summery cookout recipes we’d made for the blog. Which got me to thinking — why not share with you some of our favorite...

Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Failure sometimes results in some of our greatest successes. This recipe, for example, was supposed to be a birthday cake. My parents were in town to celebrate their 60th birthdays, and we wanted to create a delicious, special cake in their honor. I had decided to go out on a...

Peppermint Ice Cream and Hot Cocoa “Affogato”

Have you heard of affogato? It’s an Italian word meaning “drowned” — usually referring to a dessert of ice cream drowned in hot espresso. It’s simplicity at its finest – and also one of my favorite ways to end a meal. So you can imagine my delight when I saw...

Dark Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream

We’ve been experimenting with riffs on coconut milk ice cream for a while. Why? We’ve found it a bit easier to make than standard ice cream, which typically involves heating ingredients on a stove and then waiting for them to cool. (And who wants to wait when ice cream is...








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