Ultimate Ice Cream Sundae
    1 1/2 cups heavy cream
    1 cup whole milk
    1/4 cup sugar
    A pinch of kosher salt
    1/2 vanilla bean (or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract)
    5 large egg yolks
    1/4 cup sugar

    Crushed chocolate and vanilla sandwich cookies
    Crushed graham crackers
    Crushed Peanuts
    Gummy Bears
    Other colorful candy of choice
    Rainbow sprinkles
    Whipped cream
    Fudge sauce
    Maraschino cherry
    1. Combine 1 1/2 cups heavy cream, 1 cup whole milk, 1/4 cup sugar, and a pinch of kosher salt in a medium saucepan.
    2. Split 1/2 vanilla bean lengthwise and scrape in seeds; add pod (or use 1 teaspoon vanilla extract).
    3. Bring mixture just to a simmer, stirring to dissolve sugar.
    4. Remove from heat.
    5. If using vanilla bean, cover; let sit 30 minutes.
    6. Whisk 5 large egg yolks and 1/4 cup sugar in a medium bowl until pale, about 2 minutes.
    7. Gradually whisk in 1/2 cup warm cream mixture.
    8. Whisk yolk mixture into remaining cream mixture.
    9. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick enough to coat a wooden spoon, 2-3 minutes.
    10. Strain custard into a medium bowl set over a bowl of ice water; let cool, stirring occasionally.
    11. Process custard in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer's instructions.
    12. Transfer to an airtight container; cover.
    13. Freeze until firm, at least 4 hours and up to 1 week.