The cardiovascular system of the Valley's locally-produced food world recently experienced an increase in heart rate when Shannon Dufresne, owner of Crave Artisan Ice Cream, announced she was calling it quits.
"My decision is by choice, not circumstance," Dufresne tells me. "After three years of on ... More >>
It's the moment you all (well, the 17 of you who entered, anyway) have been waiting for. The announcement of the 2011 Caramelpalooza reader judges.
We asked our readers to leave a comment explaining why they'd make good judges for our caramel tasting next Friday, March 11, at Smeeks candy ... More >>
courtesy of Shannon DufresneYesterday, in Sweet Talk, Shannon Dufresne, chef-owner of Crave Artisan Ice Cream gave us the scoop on her sweet tooth, creating a co-op kitchen, and why cooking from scratch inspires her. Shannon, known as the "ice cream chick" in her culinary program, likes to ... More >>
courtesy of Shannon Dufresne
This week Shannon Dufresne, chef-owner of Crave Artisan Ice Cream joined us for Sweet Talk. Over a cup of coffee and a piece of cake, we discovered Shannon has quite a sweet tooth, how she set up her commercial kitchen as a co-op, and why good food is in the deta ... More >>
Yesterday I stopped by Lisa G for lunch and got a taste of some delicious ice cream made just a few doors down on 7th Street. Salted caramel with almonds, fresh mint with chocolate, and chocolate with cocoa nibs . . . all delish.
Crave Artisan Ice Cream is now operating out of the space fo ... More >>