While making ribs last night, I decided to make some 'scream. Not wanting to run to the grocery store yet again, I looked for a simple recipe that used ingredients I already had. Right at the beginning of The Perfect Scoop, there's a recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter ice cream, and only needs cocoa powder, half and half, peanut butter and some sugar and salt. This recipe yielded a small amount, but the consistency was incredible! Smooth, rich, full, it churned really well.
In between this flavor and the Oolong, I made Chambord (raspberry liqueur), and Chocolate Russian Stout. The last one was made using a home-brewed Russian stout that added a nice flavor, but was incredibly rich. I could only handle a couple spoonfuls before starting to give pints away to friends.
Speaking of pints, I ordered my own paper ice cream containers from Sweet Bliss Containers. It's harder than I thought to find ice cream containers in small quantities. But luckily, brewmaster Sean found Sweet Bliss for me and I'm just waiting for them to get here! Word.
I decided to wait until my last quarter of school to take Intro to Photography, a decision that proved to be less than positive. It was a lot of work, critiqued very harshly, and distracted me from working on my portfolio. But it distracted me in a good way. My father is a photographer which seems like a huge advantage to most people. In a way, it absolutely is, but he was also incredibly hard on me. In the end, though, I feel that I got better at photography and I definitely enjoyed our final project.