Monday, May 28, 2007
Hand-cranked Ice Cream
Because of this, a real (but used) hand-crank ice cream maker arrived at our house just in time for Christmas last year. It wasn't in the best of shape. The little metal piece that the inside bucket spins upon was rusted beyond belief (and all usefulness) and was out-of-stock at the one online shop we found that sold the parts.
Finally, last week, the needed part arrived and we made our first batch in the beautiful outdoors to celebrate Pentecost yesterday. We made it with whole milk (great price at Trader Joe's!), sugar and vanilla. It came out rather milkshakeish but proved to be a delicious first attempt with our "new" machine. The kids all decided it was much more fun than an electronic one with a button to push.