Monday, June 18, 2012

cherry marzipan ice cream

recently
in an early morning whim
i dragged hubster
to a far-off orchard
to pick
 a bushel of cherries

as we stood in the shade of a  tree
him reaching to higher branches
me 
for the low hanging fruit

cherry stained and gleeful
i half whispered
"isn't this just so much fun"
to
which hubster responded
as he bent a branch to my reach
"no
this is torture
but i am happy
you are enjoying it"


this ice cream
is
a love letter
filled with 
sweetness of ripe fruit
rich-depth of ground almonds
&
 deep warmth of a stiff drink
from me
to him


i must tell you this is not a difficult recipe, but it is complicated
taking many steps and some time
but
if you are an ice cream person
with 
a special occasion on the horizon
you should make this
it is seriously good
 
 cherry marzipan ice cream

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4 comments:

  1. That looks yummy and I loved the rest of your post... interestingly I am not an ice cream person in summer... but I love ice cream during winter... especially on the very cold, gray days... so I'll save this for a day like that ;) Thank you!

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  2. I am an ice cream person and this sounds absolutely divine! Lovely post!

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  3. I am an ice cream person and this sounds absolutely divine! Lovely post!

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  4. It's nice that your hubby was being a good sport about the cherry picking. Sounds like a lot of fun to me! Wish we had cherry picking in our area. Your ice cream sounds phenomenal. I'd gladly pick a bushel for a taste!

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