Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Maureen I don’t believe you need to be Irish to celebrate St.Patrick’s Day! And while I am not a big fan of green beer, I do like to add a little green to the menu that day. Anyone who knows me well, knows that I love homemade ice cream. My Lavender Honey Ice Cream is requested by all of my husband’s co-workers when he hosts his annual golf day and barbecue. Who would have thought a bunch of men would be requsting lavender flavoured ice cream? When it comes time to break out the green, what better way than with homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream? A little bit of green food colouring makes for a nice vibrant “touch of Irish”, while pure peppermint extract and chocolate chips make it irresistible……. This is an excerpt from the article Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream which originally appeared on www.theinspiredhome.org.