Bi-Rite Creamery’s Balsamic Strawberry & Dark Chocolate Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

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I, like many people, have control issues when it comes to ice cream.  When I was a kid and I tasted Blue Bell’s Cookies & Cream for the first time, it was over for me.  My mom would wonder in awe at how a gallon of the stuff could disappear from our freezer in a matter of days.   Now that I’m an adult, I mostly refrain from having ice cream in the house because I understand the power of my addiction.  But, then again…YOLO, am I right?  So I thought a good compromise would be to start making my own ice cream at home.  The quality would be better, I would find it more rewarding, and hopefully seeing with my own eyes all the effort (and appalling amount of heavy cream) that goes into making it, I might be able to refrain from eating an entire quart in one sitting.  Maybe.

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