1 quart vanilla ice cream (recommended: Wayne Harley Brachman's Vanilla Ice Cream)
1 vanilla bean
1 1/2 cups milk
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
1 cup lightly packed light brown sugar, divided
7 large egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 tablespoons water
1 1/4 cups light corn syrup
3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar
1 vanilla bean, seeds scraped and reserved
4 large egg whites
Pinch cream of tartar
Seeds from 1 vanilla bean, above
1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
2 sticks unsalted butter
1/2 vanilla bean, split
2 to 4 tablespoons good quality Scotch (depending on your taste)
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup heavy cream, heated
2/3 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 ounces best quality bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
Lightly toasted macadamia nuts
Cherry Compote, recipe follows
3/4 cup sugar
2 cups cherries, pitted
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons Kirsch
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