I am person who enjoys her morning coffee, but it may not be for the reason that you think. I do not drink coffee for the caffeine. In fact, I drink decaf some of the time. I enjoy my morning coffee for the taste and as a way to welcome the day and take it… [read more]
With Fall comes the pumpkin craze, and although I think the pumpkin flavored food craze can go a little overboard this time of year, I cannot deny my love for the pumpkin spice flavor. Pumpkin spice coffee is must for me. Not the syrupy sweet lattes at Starbucks, but just a simple cup of flavored coffee in the morning. I prefer my cup of morning coffee with small bit of milk, but I do have to admit that the sweetened coffee can be pretty tasty sometimes, particularly as an ice cream flavor.
Vietnamese food is a relatively new experience for me. In all of my past towns of residence, Vietnamese food was not easy to find so I usually didn’t take the time to find it. I didn’t know what Pho was or how to pronounce it. There was a Vietnamese stand at the local fresh market in Columbus, but it intimated me – people slurping from their large bowls of broth – what was that?
I like to think that I am pretty creative in the kitchen, especially when it comes to ice cream. Flavors like Blueberry Mojito sorbet and Praline Bacon ice cream are not your typical scoops. But I don’t think that I would have ever thought to combine chamomile and chardonnay in a scoop until I read through Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams at Home.