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Making Ice Cream - To Strain Into Cream or Not to Strain

by Nigel1985 5 years ago

I've been making ice cream for a while where I cook eggs and milk and then strain into a bowl of cream. But, I've al...


SeaEagle commented 3 days ago

Ice Cream!

by Dagney 11 days ago

Sooooo, I just transferred to a division north of the 8 freeway. Convoy, Mercury, Claremont Mesa Bl, are allllllll i...


cstr commented 4 days ago

Can you make ice cream w/o a machine by dropping dry ice in the mixture?

by plinck 13 days ago

Can you use dry ice to make ice cream? Although I can't remember the source at the moment (maybe a Brooks Headley bo...


ricepad commented 12 days ago

La Michoacana Paleteria y Neveria | Watsonville

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

In March I noticed an ice cream shop, La Michoacana Paleteria y Neveria, on my way to the freeway. The ice creams and...

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Melanie Wong commented 17 days ago

Favorite Ice Cream and Frozen Treats 2018

by Caitlin McGrath 2 months ago

What’s new in great Bay Area ice cream and frozen treats? I haven’t sampled much yet this summer, but I did recently ...

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Melanie Wong commented 17 days ago

Soft-serve ice cream on BC ferry

by spacedog 10 years ago

I know that the soft-serve ice cream on the ferry is made by Island Farms Dairy. Is there any difference between thi...


Maryn47 commented 17 days ago

Carvel "Crunchies" & how to stuff

by HunterJay 10 years ago

At the suggestion of Jfood, I'm putting the secret of Carvel Crunchies on the home cooking board. The crunchies are ...


coney330 commented 18 days ago

Where to buy Vienetta Ice Cream

by lily.violet 8 years ago

Hey, I was just wondering if anyone knows where I could find Vienetta ice cream in Toronto. It's like a small ice...


raebabie commented 21 days ago

Blue Bell Ice cream

by Monica 3 months ago

On my recent trip to New Orleans, I was fortunate to finally taste Blue bell ice cream. Now I am craving it and hopi...


jayjay commented 25 days ago

Windmill Market's Date Shake | Desert Hot Springs

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

After years of reading "glbtrtr" recommend the date shakes at Windmill Market in Desert Hot Springs, last week it was...

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Melanie Wong commented 26 days ago

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Lappert's Date Shake | Palm Springs

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by Melanie Wong 26 days ago

In February, the final edible of my visit was a date shake from Lappert's Premium Gourmet Ice Cream in downtown Palm ...

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Free Scoops & Grand Opening, 7/19, McConnell's Funk Zone, Santa Barbara

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 27 days ago

Free scoops from 4pm to 8pm on Thursday, July 19, at McConnell's Fine Ice Creams new location in Santa Barbara's Funk...

Ice cream "ball"

by phyllis 9 years ago

When I was a kid I had a plastic ball shaped thing that opened up and you put ice cream in it. One end of it fit into...


John65_ commented 1 month ago

Halo Top, Low-Carb Ice Cream

by zackly 1 year ago

Anyone tried this yet? One of my low-carb buddies says it's terrific. https://www.halotop.com/flavors/


CygnusX1 commented 1 month ago

Carob ice cream?

by nightsky 11 years ago

Anyone know where I can buy carob ice cream? Haagen Dazs had a great version many years ago but I haven't seen it in...


lindsay100 commented 1 month ago

Doughnut Ice Cream sandwich - with dairy free option?

by alexytuarte 2 months ago

Looking for the impossible. My friend is dairy free but really wants one of those trendy doughnut ice cream sandwich...


Ttrockwood commented 2 months ago

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Paleteria y Neveria Fruit HDZ Juices | Santa Maria

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by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Passing through Santa Maria a couple weeks ago, I stopped at the new launch of Fruit HDZ Juices in the Stowell shoppi...

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Advice on Ice Cream Makers

by FooDeeLee 2 months ago

Because of the high yield capacity, I'm leaning toward one of those buckets that holds in the ice that surrounds an i...

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Doc Burnstein's Ice Cream Lab | Enos Ranch - Santa Maria

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by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

The newest location of Doc Burnstein's opened in Santa Maria's Enos Ranch shopping center three weeks ago. I took a l...

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