The Shamrock Shake from McDonald's is my favorite St. Patrick's Day drink (a pint of Guinness is a close second). But since I avoid eating at fast food chains, I haven't been able to enjoy the March delicacy for a while, so I decided to make it at home. A vanilla milkshake is hard to improve upon (I've only done it once before), but with high quality ice cream plus mint extract and a dash of bitters - it takes it to an entirely different level. Plus, there's something fun/dangerous about knowing that I can make it any time of the year.
As a kid, there was nothing that completed a summer day by the pool like the song of an approaching ice cream truck. While most of my friends would switch up their selections each time (between Astro Pops, Creamsicles and Klondike Bars), I'd always go with a Drumstick. And up ...read more