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Ice creams

Have you ever made your own
DrWatson · 70-79, M
Yes, with an old ice-cream maker that you had to crank by hand!

Once was enough.
originnone · 56-60, M
@DrWatson He's right....Just buy it.
Many times, both as a kid and an adult.

Although I buy chocolate ice cream most of the time, my favorite homemade is peach, in peach season.
Penny · 46-50, F
yes. i have a cuisinart ice cream maker that you dont need rock salt for. it makes making ice cream very easy :)
4meAndyou · F
No, but my mother was an ice cream fanatic, and had a hand crank ice cream maker. My brother and I used to be in charge of adding the ice and the salt, and cranking the crank. She only liked one flavor...soft serve vanilla, with macerated strawberries on top.
bowman81 · M
As a kid in camp and again as a councilor at the same camp. We did it with the hand crank ice cream makers, ice and rock salt for cooling. The nice thing about camp was we could take turns cranking. Saved a lot of wear and tear on arms.
Magenta · F
I haven't specifically, but my mom did my entire life. My Dad loved it. It was the old fashioned hand crank for a long while.
I remember pouring Rasna (orange) drink in icecream stick moulders and enjoying with sibling after the drink froze well.
WanderlustCat · 36-40, M
Yeah. Got one as a wedding present. Stayed in the box til I discovered how awesome it was. Like butterscotch with real butter an scotch
Musicman · 61-69, M
No I haven't, but growing up my best friends family had an ice cream maker. They would make ice cream once a year.
When I was a kid, I had a toy ice cream maker. That was the only time I ever tried to.
Carla · 61-69, F
Often. I just this past weekend made a batch of cherry vanilla with fresh black cherries.
Yes. I have an electric ice cream maker.
DunningKruger · 61-69, M
When I was a kid, we made ice cream fairly often in summer. We had an old, hand-cranked machine. It tasted wonderful.

The wife and I have experimented with making low-carbohydrate ice cream using alternate ingredients like whey protein and the like. Most of it has been meh.
James1956 · 61-69, M
Yes, many times.
Repete · 61-69, M
Yes many times growing up with an old hand crank freezer still have one but don’t use it as much now.

Actually I’ve gotten lazy after someone gave me a small electric freezer, don’t even have to put ice or salt in it. Oh so lazy butthe I ecream still hits the spot. 😂
Queendragonfly · 31-35, F
Yes. It's delicious 😋
Used to make a batch every summer with a hand crank machine and loads of salt on ice to chill it. We would make base batch of vanilla and add in whatever local summer fruit was available - fresh peaches or strawberries or whatever.
SnailTeeth · 36-40
Hahaha... I worked at this up-scale Italian restaurant. A seafood and wine sort of place, and not so much a Spaghetti Factory.

But they used to just get vanilla ice cream brought in, and then mix the flavors into it.😂
DragonFruit · 61-69, M
Yes, my father had an old ice cream maker which you needed to crank to mix the ingredients together.
It was time consuming and the ice cream produced was mediocre.
exexec · 61-69, C
Many times. We always have a churn ready for action at the first suggestion.
Absolutely! It’s the best!
Jimbo7 · 61-69, M
@Chernobylplaygrounds how long did it take??
@Jimbo7 around 45 minutes or so depending on what you are using
dancingtongue · 80-89, M
Yep. And only kind we had as a kid. Butter and cheese as well. If it didn't come from our cow we couldn't afford it.
MsMiley · 26-30, F
No, it sounds like it would be fun, though.
@MsMiley It is. I highly recommend it. I was surprised at how much salt goes into ice cream.
Pretzel · 61-69, M
yup, hand cranked in the 60s and with electricity in the 90s
Does a matchstick flinger or rubber band launcher count ?
ViciDraco · 36-40, M
Not in decades
Back when I was a kid, my mom bought an ice cream maker. We used it a few times.

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