Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches to Beat the Heat

It’s been a scorcher this weekend in the city; the humidity and heat has made me retreat and say inside in the air conditioning. So in order to help myself stay cool, I’ve decided to make some good ole fashion vanilla bean ice cream, sandwiched in between two soft baked chocolate chip cookies! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups half-and-half 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1 vanilla bean 2 eggs + 1 egg yolk 1 cup cane sugar Split the vanilla bean in half, length-wise, and scrap out the seeds. In a…

Bacon Week at Restaurant 3

Earlier this fall, Restaurant 3 was again having their infamous Bacon Week. Yes, you read correctly. During that week span, they were highlighting items featuring bacon on their menu. They even had a special 3 course bacon centered prix fixe menu. So of course, being the bacon lover that I am and the adventurer, I decided to venture there with 3 other brave souls who couldn’t resist the lure of bacon! What was looking to be a great meal turned out to be bacon overload! Not only did we all…