Make us your home page
Instagram

#CookClub bonus recipe: Vanilla Ice Cream with Chocolate Covered Potato Chips

Amy Kim — better known as Kimchi MOM on her blog — bought an ice cream maker at a yard sale a few years ago and finally dug it out to try her hand at homemade ice cream. Sound familiar?

She's had success even if she does stick to simple flavors, mostly vanilla and chocolate. Her recipe for Vanilla Ice Cream with Chocolate Covered Potato Chips, which we are featuring as a #CookClub bonus, is inspired by Ben & Jerry's "Late Night Snack."

"It was an homage to Jimmy Fallon and his crew when he was hosting Late Night on NBC. It was a base of sweet vanilla ice cream with clusters of fudge covered potato chips and swirls of salty caramel. I loved the salty sweet flavors, but the fudge covered potato chips are what really got me," she writes on her blog, kimchimom.com.

She knows the name of the recipe is kind of a mouthful and wonders if something else might be a little more catchy like "The 40-week Craving" or "TGIF Ice Cream" or even "Mom's Ice Cream."

Amy is one of our regular #CookClub chatters on the live 7 p.m. Thursday Twitter chats.. (Follower her at @kimchi_mom.) She's been blogging for 5 years and is also a member of the #SundaySupper movement founded by Isabel Laessig of Dunedin. (Check her out at familyfoodie.com.)

Most of the recipes on kimchmom.com are Korean or Korean-influenced dishes, but she "throws in a surprise every now and then to keep you on your toes."

Amy blogs from her home in New Jersey, which is also where she cooks for her family and runs her design business.

Vanilla Ice Cream with Chocolate Covered Potato Chips

8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips (about 1 cup)

3 ounces potato chips (thicker cut works better)

2 large eggs

¾ cup granulated white sugar

2 cups heavy whipping cream

1 cup whole milk

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Find a small saucepan and a small metal mixing bowl which will fit snugly over the opening of the saucepan.

Add about an inch of water into the saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Place the bowl over the saucepan. Add the chocolate chips. Make sure the steam or any water does not get into the chocolate or else the chocolate will seize or turn grainy and won't melt properly.

Meanwhile, add the potato chips to a large mixing bowl. Crush them lightly into smaller bite-sized pieces. Pour the melted chocolate into the potato chips. Mix and toss until the chips are thoroughly coated.

Distribute the chips evenly on a parchment-lined baking sheet and freeze.

In the meantime, prepare the ice cream. Whisk the eggs until fluffy, about 1-2 minutes. Add a ¼ cup of sugar at a time. Continuing whisking for about 1 minute more. Add the cream, milk, vanilla, and whisk to blend. Transfer the mixture to an ice cream maker and follow the manufacturer's instructions. When there is about 3 minutes left of churning, take the chips out of the freezer and gradually add the chips to the ice cream mixture.

Serve immediately as soft-serve ice cream or scoop the ice cream into a container with an air-tight cover and store in the freezer until needed.

Makes 1 quart.

Source: Amy Kim, kimchimom.com

#CookClub bonus recipe: Vanilla Ice Cream with Chocolate Covered Potato Chips 08/11/14 [Last modified: Monday, August 11, 2014 2:47pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. On the Camino de Santiago, Day 19: A peregrina spends the whole day under the weather, and part of the day under the table

    Travel

    Day 19: El Burgo Ranero to Puente Villarente: 25.4 km, 7.5 hours (Total for Days 1-19 = 454 km (282 miles)

    This list pretty much sums up my day:

    Eat two bananas

    Walk 13.1 kilometers

    Nap

    Walk 6.2 kilometers

    Nap

    Eat half an apple

    Walk 6.1 kilometers

    Crash< …

  2. On the Camino de Santiago, Day 18: Despite feeling ill, this pilgrim passes the midpoint in her 500-mile journey on foot

    Travel

    Day 18: Lédigos to El Burgo Ranero: 34.3 km, 12.25 hours (Total for Days 1-18 = 428 km (266 miles)

    Today was a struggle.

  3. Actor John Heard dies at age 72

    Blogs

    John Heard, who played so many roles in the '80s but was probably best known as the dad in the Home Alone movies, has died, according to media reports. He was 72.

  4. On the Camino de Santiago, Day 17: Think 11 miles of nothing but straight trail and open, flat fields sounds easy? Think again.

    Travel

    Day 17: Villarmentero de Campos to Lédigos: 33.5 km, 10.25 hours. Total for Days 1-17 = 394 km (245 miles)

  5. Tom Sawyer with a revolver? Twain house has live 'Clue' game

    Attractions

    HARTFORD, Conn. — Was it Tom Sawyer in Samuel Clemens' billiard room with a revolver?

    In this July 14 photo, actor Dan Russell, left, portraying the character Arkansas from Mark Twain's book Roughing it, responds to a question from 10-year-old Emma Connell, center, of Arizona during a "Clue" tour at the Mark Twain House in Hartford, Conn. The tour allows visitors to interact with Twain characters while playing a live-action version of the board game. [AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb]