Tips and Tricks Archive

Ice chest guide

How to Keep Ice from Melting

Use a light colored container that will reflect sunlight and heat. It can be an ice bucket, a Styrofoam® container, or a plastic container with lids. Metal such as stainless steel will hold in the heat allowing your ice to melt sooner. …
Chocolate ice cream

Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream

When my brother and I were young, our dad made ice cream as a treat for all the relatives coming over for a huge family get together. Nothing was artificial. Even the ears of corn were picked while mom boiled the water. …
ice cream maker

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

Nothing is better than homemade ice cream. The vanilla tastes like vanilla and any addition of fruits or nuts only enhance the taste sensation. My dad made ice cream in a hand-cranked ice cream maker with the wood sides. It took many …