Tuesday, July 28, 2009

TWD - Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Vanilla, to some, is synonymous with boring, plain and ordinary. To me, it is often what brings flavors together. Very rarely does a recipe let vanilla shine as the star ingredient. In the Vanilla Bean Ice Cream that Lynne of Cafe Lynnylu chose for this week's Tuesdays with Dorie recipe, it shines, shines, shines!

I haven't been blogging a lot lately (summer + 3 kids = no time for mommy) but I couldn't let this week go by without taking my ice cream maker out of the freezer. I had to wait until the last minute to make the ice cream, but I am so glad I did make it! It is THE best vanilla ice cream EVER. Period.

Don't take my word for it though, go check out Lynne's blog and get the recipe. You can also visit the ever growing number of blogs on the Tuesdays with Dorie blogroll for more inspiration. I'm pretty sure a few of them might have added a few things to make vanilla even more interesting, to them. Then give your ice cream maker a workout. And when you finally get to taste THE best vanilla ice cream EVER, you won't be able to get that smile off your face. Trust me.

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25 comments:

Heather B said...

I totally agree! This was a delicious vanilla!

Les gourmandises d'Isa said...

j'aime tellement la vanille, que même mon parfum en contient :)
cette crème glacée va devenir un classique chez nous !

TeaLady said...

It was the BEST wasn't it. YOurs looks great.

Manggy said...

Really?! I was already quite impressed with Haagen-Dazs' vanilla! :D

Engineer Baker said...

The best ever? That makes me very glad you took the time to make this one - perfect thing for a busy summer :)

Grace said...

i might let the vanilla shine for a second...but then i'd have to sprinkle in some cinnamon. i can't help myself. :)

ostwestwind said...

agree, that was the best ever creamiest ice cream base I tried.

Glad you found the time to make and to like it.

Ulrike @ Küchenlatein

Linda said...

I love that first photo, as that is me with a spoon impatiently digging into the ice cream right after it's churned. ;)

This is definitely outstanding vanilla ice cream!

pinkstripes said...

I love vanilla. your ice cream looks wonderful.

Lillian said...

It is good, isn't it? I love your photos!

Jennifer said...

Homemade vanilla is hands down my favorite ice cream! I cant wait to try this! Beautiful photos...yummy!

Melissa said...

Yours looks nice and creamy and delicious! Glad you enjoyed it!

ChichaJo said...

Looks so creamy! Siiigh...must get that ice cream maker attachment for the Kitchenaid!

myfamousrecipe said...

That spoonful directly from the ice cream maker looks heavenly!

Teanna said...

I totally have to agree with you... the BEST vanilla ice cream EVER!

Jenn H (formerly TourGuideJenn) said...

I'm hoping to get this made this weekend. Yours looks great, and it's hard to be the best ever!

Ginny said...

I love vanilla bean more and more now a days! Looks so good! :)

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Hannah said...

Such beautiful photos... You really did justice to the humble vanilla bean! Bravo! :)

Lynnylu said...

I'm glad you liked the vanilla ice cream. Lovely photos, too. Thanks for making Dorie's recipe with me.

Cookie baker Lynn said...

Oh yes, there should always be time for ice cream!

Talita said...

I heart ice cream!! This looks absolutely decadent!

Kristen said...

You know what, I haven't made homemade ice cream all summer long. What a shame! I think a delicious vanilla bean creation is in order!

Hope you are doing well :)

AmyRuth said...

Hey, just wanted to say HI. I've slacked off on blogging this summer, but trying to get back. Your blog is next after mine on the roll and so I just thought I would stop by and wave. See me waving???
take care and have a great day. Vanilla ice cream sounds pretty good. I loved it.
AmyRuth

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

Year ice cream looks delicious!

Cheers,

Rosa

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