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Ice-Cream, HEAB Style

September 15, 2009

First off, I tried a new yoga class yesterday.  It took place in the coolest little studio behind someone’s house in one of my favorite neighborhoods in Nashville.  Think huge old foursquare homes along a wide tree-lined street mixed in with quaint little stores and coffee shops.  (Belmont Blvd. for any local readers) Beautiful.  Anyway, it was Kundalini style yoga, and my arms are super sore today. Unlike any other yoga I’ve tried. Good stuff.

Look what was waiting on our doorstep when we got back from our Labor Day travels:

Our first ice-cream maker!!!!

Our first ice-cream maker!!!!

Scott and I did a little exchange.  Since he and his wife no longer use their ice-cream maker, I offered to take it off their hands in exchange for a batch of Oaties. They were also kind enough to send us some Cafe Brioso coffee, some of the best decaf I’ve ever brewed. Thanks again Scott!

After freezing the ice-cream container, I couldn’t wait to whip up our first batch of homemade ice-cream.  Can you guess the secret ingredient?

Click here to find out…

21 Comments leave one →
  1. September 15, 2009 9:36 am

    OMG butternut ice cream?! That’s just screaming for a browned butter sauce… dairy free of course! An ice-cream maker is something I’ve never purchased because, honestly, I think it would be dangerous!

  2. September 15, 2009 9:48 am

    you’re so creative, and the ice cream sounds amazing!

    what a fun swap 🙂

  3. Evan Thomas permalink
    September 15, 2009 9:51 am

    That ice cream sounds incredible! Oh how much damage I could do with my own machine, lol. my guess for the secret flavor would have been avocado

  4. melruns permalink
    September 15, 2009 10:30 am

    My secret guess was also avocado! Vanilla avocado ice cream. Possible yum.

  5. September 15, 2009 10:33 am

    That’s such a brilliant idea! Butternut can be made sweet and savory so I think it’s perfect. Mail me some?? 🙂

  6. September 15, 2009 10:36 am

    Yum sounds great! An ice cream maker would be dangerous in my apt 🙂

  7. September 15, 2009 11:08 am

    i cant wait to see what you create! i recently found myself with a new ice cream maker, i have yet to try it out.

  8. September 15, 2009 11:56 am

    OMG, butternut ice cream. GENIUS.

  9. September 15, 2009 12:04 pm

    Awesome swap! Can’t wait to see what you make 🙂
    ❤ jess

  10. Christina permalink
    September 15, 2009 12:39 pm

    Love the photo 🙂 MMMMMMM Cafe Brioso – we had some this weekend! You are so creative. So glad you’re giving the ‘maker some love! ❤

  11. September 15, 2009 2:03 pm

    **died and went to heaven – I hope 😉 **

  12. September 15, 2009 2:39 pm

    Butternut Squash Ice Cream?! You. are. a. genius!

  13. homecookedem permalink
    September 15, 2009 2:53 pm

    I want some butternut squash ice cream!! YUMMM!!!

  14. September 15, 2009 3:29 pm

    Oh man, that is awesome! I just got an ice cream maker too … but mine is a much cheaper version. Once I can prove my ice cream prowess, my husband said we can upgrade 🙂

    I love the butternut idea, I was just thinking of making pumpkin pie ice cream – far less creative!

  15. Reigne permalink
    September 15, 2009 3:35 pm

    I agree with the others. Heather = genius.

    I have recently started a blog of my own. Do you have any tips?

  16. Dani permalink
    September 15, 2009 3:45 pm

    Homemade pumpkin ice cream is the BEST this time of year.Of course mine would involve sugar and heavy cream. Let’s see you work magic and make a healthy dairy-free version! I just may have to go home and make some of my own…

  17. September 15, 2009 5:52 pm

    Butternut ice cream?! Incredible! I SO wish I had an ice cream maker just for that. Yum yum YUM. Perfect fall flavour.

  18. September 15, 2009 9:25 pm

    butternut ice cream sounds like a perfect autumn food. actually, squash in anything is pretty much amazing in my book 🙂 looks like you’ll be having fun with your new ice cream maker.

  19. JHunt permalink
    September 16, 2009 7:21 am

    OMG that looks incredible! Do you like the ice cream maker? I have been debating getting one or getting the attachment for my Kitchen Aid mixer. Can’t wait to see your creations! Love this blog, esp the name! 🙂

  20. Scott in Ohio permalink
    September 16, 2009 8:20 am

    It’s worth mentioning again that this was not a fair swap…those oaties were WAY better than the ice cream maker! (~:

    Enjoy! Can’t wait to see what your next creation is!

  21. September 17, 2009 7:22 am

    I love,love, loooove my ice cream maker! I bet you’ll enjoy yours too!

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