Tag Archives: dairy

Cookie Dough Ice Cream

I love cookie dough ice cream. I find it very challenging to pass it up for other flavors. I have always had the sneaking suspicion that I could make cookie dough ice cream pretty easily – but I was a … Continue reading

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Blueberry Cheesecake Swirl Bars

Cheesecake is one of those foods that makes any occasion feel special. And I’m a big fan – but it’s so rich, that if you have any leftovers, it can be kind of daunting, trying to finish it off. So … Continue reading

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How to Make Mango Lassi at Home

The first time I had this drink at an Indian restaurant, I couldn’t believe how delicious it was. I don’t often go out for meals, so I decided that I should try to recreate the flavor at home. The result … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Own Mint Milkshakes

I have always loved Shamrock Shakes. Once I had kids, I was really excited to introduce them to one of my favorite seasonal treats. But I will frequently drive past McDonalds in December or June and longingly think of the … Continue reading

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Mini Cheese Balls & Homemade Parmesan Crackers

My latest post for Martin’s Supermarkets is Mini Cheese Balls & Homemade Parmesan Crackers.  The red & green cheese balls would look wonderful on your holiday table. The homemade crackers are thick and sturdy enough to hold up to the … Continue reading

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Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Pie

My mom’s best friend makes the best mint chocolate chip ice cream pie. I had it several times, and I thought that’s how awesome all mint chocolate chip ice cream pies were. Until I looked for a recipe to make … Continue reading

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List of Dairy Items You Can Make

Few things make me feel more like a magician than making my own dairy items. It’s awesome to see what you can create from a simple jug of milk from the grocery! Aside from the fact that they taste phenomenal, … Continue reading

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Homemade Cultured Buttermilk

I used to see recipes that included buttermilk and feel disappointed, because I almost never had buttermilk in my fridge. Once I learned how easy it was to make buttermilk myself from Ashley English’s Home Dairy, I always have buttermilk on … Continue reading

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Homemade Ricotta

The first cheese I ever made was mozzarella. I then made almost-ricotta from a failed batch of mozzarella. (The curds didn’t come together to stretch, but it was still useable cheese… just not mozzarella!) I decided I should try to … Continue reading

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Homemade Yogurt

I don’t know about you, but my family eats a lot of yogurt. A lot. Once I realized it was possible to make my own yogurt (without a new appliance/yogurt maker), I decided to take the plunge. Make yogurt? I … Continue reading

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