Black Walnut Ice Cream

Black walnut season has started, and my favorite thing to do with these hard-to-crack nuts is make ice cream. My version gives you a double-dip of black walnut flavor.

Huckleberry Cake

Buttermilk huckleberry cake. Even with frozen huckleberries, it's as good as it looks. And I owe it all to Heidi Swanson, whose new vegetarian cookbook made even me take notice.

Mulberry Sorbet

A chance encounter with a mulberry tree just a few hundred yards from my home sparked me to pick what, for me, had been an unloved fruit for many years. Now I am a changed man...