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Caramel Marshmallow Milkshake |

Is it taboo to post ice cream recipes after Labor Day?

Everyone seems to be jumping at the bit for pumpkin spice lattes and all things comfy cozy, but that’s not gonna happen here. There’s 15 days left of summer and I’m going to make the most of every single one.

Besides, our “cooler” fall weather is still in the mid-90s so ice cream is still the treat I’m craving when I want something sweet. Continue Reading…


This watermelon lime granita is a simple, refreshing and healthier summer treat to help you beat the heat.

Watermelon Lime Granita |

I do my grocery shopping on Mondays. In the morning I sleepily menu plan and make lists while my three year-old watches Curious George or plays with trains. Then it’s off the store, where we hopefully score one of those shopping carts with a car on the front for John to “drive”, and where I inevitably spend more than my budget.

During the summer, one of the first things to go into my cart is a watermelon. Every week, without fail. It stays in the fridge all week for snacks or as an easy dinner side-dish.

Sometimes the watermelons I pick out are less than perfect, or we just don’t go through it like I think we will and at the end of the week I still have a big chunk of watermelon in the fridge. Instead of throwing it out, I blend it up and turn it into a refreshing beverage. Or, like I did last week, I make granita! Continue Reading…


Homemade graham cracker cookies packed with pieces of HERSHEY’S Milk Chocolate Bars sandwiched around toasted marshmallow ice cream make for one irresistible s’mores dessert.

S'mores Ice Cream Sandwiches |

It seems like most of us are stuck in some sort of merciless summer heat wave, and we’re all just trying to stay cool. Thank goodness for air conditioning, swimming pools, and ice cream— am I right?

So I’m back with another frozen treat, and I’m certain it won’t be my last. This one involves three of my favorite summer ingredients— graham crackers, marshmallows and HERSHEY’S Milk Chocolate. Continue Reading…