Now that summer is unofficially upon us, the warm days call for cooling off with ice cream...preferably, homemade Tahitian vanilla bean ice cream! There are many recipes for vanilla bean ice cream online, but our all-time favorite is by acclaimed pastry chef and cookbook author, David Lebovitz. Check it out here.
If you’re looking for an ice cream recipe with more than vanilla, take a gander at our Pinterest board for ideas.
Now that you’ve made vanilla bean ice cream, what to do with the spent vanilla bean pod, you ask? Scraped vanilla beans can be rinsed, dried, and stored in a jar of sugar where the flavor of vanilla will infuse the sugar. Vanilla sugar can be used for baking and, of course, for future ice cream making. Here are 15 more ideas for what to do with spent vanilla bean pods.
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