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Peppermint ice cream

zorra Dec 18, 2006 08:00 PM

I just wanted to say that a scoop of Dreyer's peppermint ice cream is the perfect light ending to a big, festive holiday dinner. We were served that at a lovely, elaborate dinner party on Saturday night. I'd never had it before and it was just right. I wouldn't have thought that vanilla ice cream with streaks of pink and little peppermint chunks in it would be so good!

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  1. LauraBear RE: zorra Dec 18, 2006 08:47 PM

    if you want a real treat, make mint ice cream starting with fresh mint... steep mint in hot milk, bruise the leaves, strain the milk and go. you'll never think about mint ice cream the same way again.

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    1. re: LauraBear
      annimal RE: LauraBear Dec 19, 2006 03:44 PM

      you just made me so happy that i'm getting an ice cream maker tonight.

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      RiJaAr RE: zorra Dec 18, 2006 09:01 PM

      my favorite combination is mint ice cream (usually mint choc chip, but it might be good with the one you mentioned. candy cane i think its called)
      anyways, a scoop of mint and a scoop of espresso or capuccino flavor ice cream together.. heavenly

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        BHAppeal RE: zorra Dec 18, 2006 09:58 PM

        Decadent but great -- peppermint ice cream with good bittersweet hot fudge sauce. Paradise on earth.

        1. Chocolatechipkt RE: zorra Dec 18, 2006 10:28 PM

          Brigham's in MA makes awesome peppermint ice cream -- I love it!

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            MeffaBabe RE: Chocolatechipkt Dec 19, 2006 06:17 PM

            Have to agree with the Brighams peppermint. The best sundae ever is peppermint Ice cream and Hot fudge with marshmellow- tastes just like the mint girl scout cookies we all love so much.

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              Chocolatechipkt RE: MeffaBabe Dec 20, 2006 12:47 AM

              Mmm ... and I'm heading up there next week!

          2. jfood RE: zorra Dec 20, 2006 12:59 AM

            East Coast voting. Turkey Hill from Lancaster PA make a mint chip ice cream. The chocolate pieces are soft, not teeth-splitting. I love it.

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