Archive of ‘Sophisticated Palates’ category


Strawberry Sorbet with Balsamic Glaze

I LOVE chopping fresh strawberries and eating them with a drizzle of balsamic glaze. You wouldn’t think that balsamic and strawberries go together, but the tanginess from the balsamic and the sweetness from the strawberries seem to pair perfectly! Balsamic Glaze is just balsamic vinegar that has been cooked down to form a thicker, sweeter […] Read more…


Chai Tea Ice Cream

Chai Tea is a very popular beverage made of black tea and quite a few spices, including cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, even black pepper. It’s aromatic and incredibly flavorful. Now picture that as an ICE CREAM! Oh yes. This Chai Tea Ice Cream is sweet, spicy, creamy and dreamy. One bite and you’ll fall in love. […] Read more…

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Avocado Key Lime Pie Ice cream

I’m a southern girl from Texas and I love my grandmother’s key lime pie. Of course, when I make it, it’s just not the same as hers. Why is that? Does she actually sprinkle love into the recipe? Grandmothers have so many magical tricks, there’s got to be something she does! This ice cream has a […] Read more…


Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream with Toasted Marshmallows

Come fall season, everything becomes pumpkin-flavored! Between drinks, breakfast foods, breads, desserts and snacks, the list goes on and on. But every year, being a resident of the Desert, I can’t quite get into that fall feeling because of the 100 degree weather. So, instead of warm, pumpkin spice-flavored drinks, I’m more than happy with pumpkin pie-flavored […] Read more…

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