Many moons ago i made a Cinnamon Basil Ice Cream that was so so. I liked it but I didn’t love it. After a couple revamps and many curse words shouted that I’m surprised no one called the cops. I got the Cinnamon Basil Ice Cream right where it should be. And damn proud of it too! Fresh basil is something to be admired and enjoyed. Fresh basil is an ingredient that you can chop up and add to fresh pasta, a sandwich, a salad, a bowl of fresh summer vegetables with a squeeze of lemon and it will be one of the best dishes you’ve had. Simple and clean. Ice cream is no exception. When making desserts or just cooking in general there has to be a balance. One of the many many things that annoys me is when you take a bite of something and you get an overwhelming assault of one flavor and nothing else. Fresh herbs are delicious and should be used often but correctly. There is such a think as Cinnamon Basil and though I don’t use it here …
Let me introduce you to Victoria Butter Cookies.
If you are a strawberry lover this is the cheesecake for you!!!
If you’re not familiar with malt. Familiarize yourself with it. Just not here. I’m not going to go into detail as to what it is or how it came about. Because I’m not sure myself and every time I try to tell you people something I get that one asshole emailing me telling, “That’s not true.” They have nothing else better to do than sit on the internet and tell people they’re wrong.
Have you ever used a Hot Toddy to get over a cold? It seems like this is the old fashioned way of dealing with a cold. I understand why it’s old fashion but I think we should bring it back.
I was originally going to call these “Double Fudge Cookies” since I already have a brownie cookie recipe in my repertoire. Everyone that had the pleasure of being a tester or stole a cookie said, “It’s like a brownie!” So they are the Fudge Brownie Cookie. Appropriate.
Fun Fact: I had made the Cherry Tequila Sunrise as an afterthought. I originally soaked the cherries to make this ice cream. When you’re not looking or paying attention and you just let go and go with life’s flow. That’s when good things happen. Life is like that. Unless you’re driving. I’ve let myself go and wandered while driving and almost took out a guardrail. A dog. Some bushes. Other cars. People.