Homemade Orange Sherbet - you will never want store-bought orange sherbet again after trying this recipe! So simple and so delicious!

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Do you guys remember the Flintstones Push Pops?

I just had to google them to make sure I didn’t make them up. But I have these weird memories that only kind of make sense of staying with my kindergarten teacher in the summers (she had a pool!) and we’d walk to the gas station close to her house for a treat on Fridays and I’d always go for the Flintstones Push Pops.

Or candy cigarettes. The 90’s were weird, man.

Do you have memories like that? Where you wonder if you made it all up? I was so young but I have all sorts of fuzzy memories like sitting in her kitchen and listening to the rain on their tin roof while she made fried chicken.

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Pistachio Ice Cream with Chocolate Chunks - the most delicious pistachio ice cream!

Hiii guys, we made it through another week. I made ice cream to celebrate.

You were expecting a cocktail?

Yeah, I know.

My life’s been weird this last month and I’m so out of this whole blogging routine right now. I have, however, made 3 kinds of ice cream in the past week so… let’s just just go with it.

Next week I’ll make a cocktail. Promise.

In the meantime, I made that grapefruit ginger bourbon sour from last year the other night and it was just as delicious as I remembered. So if you are looking for a drink idea today, use that one!

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So, serious coffee question for you today.

Are you iced coffee in the summer and then hot coffee in the winter?

I am iced coffee all year long. I don’t care how cold it is, I don’t care if it’s snowing. I’m getting an iced coffee.

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This McDonald’s copycat recipe for the Shamrock Shake is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day or any day you need a sweet, minty treat!

Shamrock Shake - McDonald's copycat recipe! This tastes just like the original! So good!

This blog post originally published on March 10, 2014. Photos updated on February 22, 2016.

I worked at McDonald’s for a couple years during high school and college and Shamrock Shake season was always a fun one. I would have to walk through the door at 4:45 am and right after I turned off the alarm, I’d turn the shake machine on. If I got wrapped up in other stuff and forgot to do it, I’d have angry customers on my hands the minute we opened the doors. It was crazy!

It’s hard to believe but I never tried one during that time. The whole mint thing just didn’t appeal to me.

We went for Happy Meals last week and I saw the Shamrock Shake sign and ordered one without even thinking about it. I can’t believe I went so long without trying it! It was so good!

I wanted to recreate it at home for the kids and it turned out perfectly. It’s pretty dangerous that I can now make them whenever I want with ingredients that I always have on hand!

Make sure you go for mint extract and not peppermint – really makes a huge difference!

Shamrock Shake - McDonald's copycat recipe! This tastes just like the original! So good!

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Homemade Caramel Corn Ice Cream Recipe

Second corn recipe this week! 

You guys probably had no idea that I was so obsessed with fresh corn. And yeah, this ice cream starts with fresh corn.

Weird, right?

I never talk about my love of fresh summer corn here because typically we just grill it, spray it with butter, and sprinkle some salt on it. Easy easy and so good. But there’s no need for a recipe when you’re doing that. 

My love of corn is coming out this week.

Back when I lived in Alabama, I made frequent trips to the flea market because they had (probably still do?) a stand that did roasted corn and then they had, like, this bar of different seasonings you could sprinkle on it. 

Omg, you guys. My favorite thing in the world. Last time we went home I told my husband we had to get some before we left and he was all, “You really want to spend your time at home at the flea market?”

Uhhh yeah, eat corn, look for Pyrex. Does he know me at all?

If you are into sweet corn like me, you are going to be obsessed with this ice cream. So the ice cream itself is just corn flavored. But then at the end, you mix in some caramel sauce. And then you can top it with some real caramel corn if you like a little crunch in your ice cream like me. 

It’s so good. 

Homemade Caramel Corn Ice Cream Recipe

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