Over the last few years there’s been a huge move to non-dairy substitutes. As part of the move to veganism and/or sustainability, plus diets that are kosher or lactose-free, more consumers seek animal-free dairy products. You can now find delicious milks, yogurts, ice creams and cheeses made from non-dairy plant products. Some examples in the […]

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[1] Yummy ice cream sandwiches in Egg Nog and Peppermint (all photos © Casper’s Ice Cream). [2] FatBoy’s version of a peppermint sundae—no spoon required! [3] Our new favorite chocolate ice cream: Frozen Hot Cocoa. [4] You can’t put FatBoy under the tree…but load up the freezer!   We were not familiar with Fat Boy […]

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Rum Raisin ice cream is typically a holiday special in American grocery stores, although it’s delicious year-round. Raisins are plumped up with rum and mixed into vanilla ice cream. But if you buy a commercial brand, you’re more likely to get raisins plumped in rum flavor instead of alcohol. And that doesn’t produce much rum […]

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[1] Irresistible to chocolate lovers: Mint Chocolate Cream Liqueur from Round Barn Winery (all photos © Round Barn Winery). [2] Black Walnut and Salted Caramel Cream Liqueurs.   Round Barn Estate in Baroda, Michigan began in 1997, when the Moersch family discovered a 1912 round barn in northern Indiana (photo #3, below), and envisioned it […]

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[1] A seasonal snack: Pumpkin Spice Latté ice pops (photo © Zoku). [2] Instant espresso powder has many uses. Check them out (photo © King Arthur Baking). [3] Look for instant espresso powder in your grocer’s coffee aisle (photo © Medaglia d’Oro).   This seasonal ice cream pop recipe comes to us from Zoku, the […]

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