About Brian Smith | Jackie Cuscuna | Lauren Kaelin

Brian Smith and Jackie Cuscuna are the owners of Ample Hills Creamery, an ice-cream destination in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn with daily lines around the block. They’re also the authors of a cookbook by the same name, Ample Hills Creamery. They live in Brooklyn with their two children, Nonna Kai and Kaleo. Lauren Kaelin, co-author and illustrator, is the director of marketing at Ample Hills, the author of When Parents Text, and the creator of the popular blog Benjameme. @amplymelting @laurenkaelin

Butter pecan ice cream in a black bowl, with a spoon.

Butter Pecan Ice Cream

This isn’t your typical butter pecan ice cream. A creamy, custardy, ice cream base filled with perfectly shattered bits of pecan brittle isn’t exactly typical, is it?