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9 Healthy & Delicious Ways to Eat Popsicles for Breakfast

Who says frozen treats are only for dessert? These healthy breakfast popsicles prove otherwise. I scream, you scream, we all scream—for something different for breakfast. When it’s hot outside (or even...
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All Natural Paleteria y Neveria | Gilroy

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 days ago

In August I took a cold beverage break in Gilroy on my way south at All Natural Paleteria y Neveria. This was a first visit for me, and apparently it also has a small branch at the outlets. No ...

La Michoacana Plus Paleteria | Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 days ago

Open for four months when I tried it in September, La Michoacana Plus is the latest ice cream parlor and paleteria to open in Salinas. Really colorful interior and good COVID-19 practices with soci...

La Michoacana Paleteria y Neveria | Watsonville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

In March I noticed an ice cream shop, La Michoacana Paleteria y Neveria, on my way to the freeway. The ice creams and frozen desserts are made in-house according to traditional Michoacan recipes. I...

Pacheco's Paleteria y Neveria y Agua | East Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Last week I spotted this storefront for Pacheco Paleteria y Neveria y Agua at 1033 E. Alisal St in Salinas. Very exciting since I'm a fan of Pacheco Water Store and Ice Cream in Gonzales for paleta...

Helados Mexty Paleteria #1 | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

After check out and a quick lunch in Port Hueneme on my July 2019 road trip, I continued on to Helados Mexty #1 down the road. This is the original store of the small chain, located in a long strip...

La Michoacana Azteca Ice Cream Paleteria #2 | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

In July 2019, I wound down my second night in Oxnard with a post-dinner visit to La Michoacana Azteca #2. My tastes of the mamey, chongos and mint chip ice cream flavors were most intense and rich...

La MIchoacana Reyes Ice Cream Shop | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

My visit in July 2019 to La Michoacana Reyes Ice Cream Shop was in the first week of operation. The grand opening special was $2 paletas and $2 ice cream scoops. I enjoyed the owner's energy and ho...

La Michoacana Gudino Paleteria y Neveria | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Next stop on the July 2019 tour of Oxnard's paleta shops was La Michoacana gudino Paleteria y Neveria. This is the original of two locations in town. The counter guy informed me that this is th...

Michoacanita Ice Cream Company | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Last year after judging barbecue in Harmony (outside Cambria) the 4th of July weekend, I continued south to Oxnard to complete the holiday get-away. Why Oxnard? Well, there are a couple restaurants...

Favorite Bay Area ice creams and frozen treats this year (2020)?

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 4 months ago

Are you venturing out to ice cream or paleta shops during these months of to-go dining? Personally, I’d love to hear about what’s open and particularly delicious in the East Bay, but please share a...

La Tradicional Ice Cream Shop #2 | College Square Plaza - Santa Maria

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

In March 2019, my brother and I stopped at the new branch of La Tradicional Ice Cream. Two years before we had tried the original across town and felt it was the best of the town's many paleterias....

La Real Michoacana Paleteria y Neveria | Santa Maria

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

In January 2019, I tried my seventh paleteria in this small town. Santa Maria is paleta-ville central. And new ones have opened since then so I’m not done yet. Not that I'm complaining about this m...

Do you remember vanilla popsicles?

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by DaisyM 12 years ago

Am I the only one who loved these when I was a kid? Do they still exist? Does anyone sell them? Where they as good as my 10 year old self remembers? Now that it is getting hot, I'm thinking about...

Ice creams; popsicles; and other sweet, frozen treats 2019

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by sallyt 1 year ago

hi everyone, what kind of ice cream are you making for 2019? I know that I can't wait to make DL's malted milk ball ice cream from The Perfect Scoop - a favorite from 2018 - and some strawberr...

Ice creams; popsicles; and other sweet, frozen treats 2018

MmeFleiss
by MmeFleiss 2 years ago

We've already started getting a couple of days in the 80s here in NJ, so it's time to start thinking of desserts to keep us cool. Please post here about the treats you're making to beat the heat. ...

La Tradicional Michoacana Ice Cream Shop | Santa Maria

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

On the way back from Santa Barbara in April, we stopped in Santa Maria for a paleta break. This was my first visit to La Tradicional Michoacana and it's my new favorite in the area. The staff were ...

USPS Scratch-and-Sniff Stamps

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

"The U.S. Postal Service’s first scratch-and-sniff stamps will add the sweet scent of summer to letters of love, friendship, party invitations and other mailings when the Postal Service introduces ...

Favorite Ice Cream and Frozen Treats 2018

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 years 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 have a blueberry cobbler at À Coté in Oakland that was served with a memorable, ...

Paleteria y Neveria Fruit HDZ Juices | Santa Maria

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Passing through Santa Maria a couple weeks ago, I stopped at the new launch of Fruit HDZ Juices in the Stowell shopping center. By my count this is the sixth paleteria in this town, which must be s...