Happy 4th of July!

Since we will be on the road until next week,
Enjoy the sweetness of the day!

And don’t forget the ice cream!

Old – Fashioned Vanilla Ice Cream (source: Miss Martha, of course)


Makes about 2 quarts

  • 4 cups heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups milk, or half-and-half


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together all ingredients. Transfer to an ice-cream maker, and freeze following manufacturer’s instructions. Store in an airtight container.