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In today’s Sunday Spotlight I’m highlighting this recipe from In Katrina’s Kitchen for chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream sandwiches. It’s a must-try before the summer is up!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwiches from

A few Fridays ago my husband and I were going through our usual TGIF ritual— takeout, cocktails, and netflix— when a sweet craving hit. And suddenly I was hit with inspiration that only late night munchies can bring.

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I hope you’ll begrudge me at least one more homemade ice cream recipe this summer— this one made with huckleberries fresh from the mountains of Idaho.

Huckleberry Ice Cream from

We’re just back from a week spent at my family cabin in McCall, a small lakeside town north of Boise. It’s a longstanding summer tradition I look forward to all year long. We swam, built sandcastles, lounged in the sun, roasted marshmallows, enjoyed sunsets over the lake, and played card games long into the night.

I took a whole week off from the internet and my blogging life, ignoring email, twitter and the like. It was fabulous. But now I’m back! And refreshed and excited to share a recipe I created in our tiny and primitive cabin kitchen.

Untitled Lunch! #icecreamalley #mccall #idaho
Morning hike and huckleberry picking. #mccall #idaho Cap't John!  #dailyjohn
Untitled Home from vacation and missing the sunsets in McCall. Why can't this be my everyday? #mccall #idaho #payettelake

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Rich and dark chocolate ice cream studded with mini marshmallows and toasted hazelnuts is a perfect indulgence to help beat the heat.

Dark Chocolate Rocky Road Ice Cream with Hazelnuts from

I never cared much for rocky road ice cream as a kid. I think it was the nuts.

Fast forward 20 years to last week when I realized I still hadn’t given rocky road the second chance it deserves. 20 years without the combination of chocolate ice cream, marshmallows and nuts? I must be nuts. And so I made batch of rocky road ice cream.

Dark Chocolate Rocky Road Ice Cream with Hazelnuts from

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