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Your favorite ice cream

I like the Maggie Moo's low sugar options.

by Anonymousreply 6304/06/2013

Graeter's.

Kroger just started carrying it here.

Pick up a pint of Graeter's and a pint of another brand and feel the difference in weight.

Very good ice cream.

by Anonymousreply 104/03/2013

Cherry Garcia from Ben & Jerrys

by Anonymousreply 204/03/2013

Hood chocolate and vanilla. I think it is only available in New England.

by Anonymousreply 304/03/2013

I think Bluebell just adds an extra cup of sugar per ½ gallon so people think it's richer or something.

No, it's overly "suh-weeeet!"

by Anonymousreply 404/03/2013

Artisanal.

by Anonymousreply 504/03/2013

my grandmother's homemade peach ice cream

Since that is no longer available, I buy Bluebell peach when it's available or Haagen Dazs strawberry.

by Anonymousreply 604/03/2013

Jeni's

by Anonymousreply 704/03/2013

Mint chocolate chip, but it has to be green.

by Anonymousreply 804/03/2013

I love Hood, R3. My favourite Hood is Rhode Island Coffee with truffle lighthouses. For a commercial brand, it's not bad.

I love the ice cream at Kimball Farm in New Hampshire - particularly the chocolate raspberry swirl and the pralines and cream. Also the mocha and coffee flavours are good, too.

by Anonymousreply 904/03/2013

For me, Blue Bunny's Birthday Party ice cream is like crack.

by Anonymousreply 1004/03/2013

Store bought ice cream? Oh dear--I call that very feeble.

by Anonymousreply 1104/03/2013

Hand-churned for me...

by Anonymousreply 1204/03/2013

Lumpy Rum-Raisin Risotto

by Anonymousreply 1304/03/2013

R1, Graeters just added black cherry chocolate chip to their regular flavors. It rocks!

by Anonymousreply 1404/03/2013

Take my word on it, Graeter's in the supermarket is not nearly as good as the stuff in their stores. And there's a much bigger variety of flavors there, too. My favorite reason for visiting my family in Ohio.

by Anonymousreply 1504/03/2013

Yeah well, thanks r15, but I ain't going to fucking Ohio to get more Graeter's flavors, LOL!

(shudder)

by Anonymousreply 1604/03/2013

No sugar added is the only ice cream I buy anymore. Vanilla only. I used to love Baskin Robbins pralines and cream. Otherwise I have always preferred vanilla ice cream or other flavored.

by Anonymousreply 1704/03/2013

I hate to credit the mighty and powerful Starbuck's, however their coffee ice cream is the best I've ever tasted and I've tried them all.

Alas, they no longer produce "Coffee Almond Fudge"-coffee ice cream with ribbons of fudge and, for good measure, salted chocolate covered almonds folded in.

That stuff should have been illegal to produce, possess and distribute. Many was the time I polished off an entire pint in one sitting.

by Anonymousreply 1804/03/2013

How about honorable mention of great custard available in Midwest cities!

by Anonymousreply 1904/03/2013

Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey.

by Anonymousreply 2004/03/2013

Haagen Daz Vanilla...since, most of my life.

I sometimes add stuff, like cinnamon or toffee sauce.

As a kid I also liked Baskin Robbin's Rocky Rd. English Toffee and Bubble Gum flavor.

I like Ben & Jerry's when I go the the movies, but their stuff is too full of bits and pieces.

by Anonymousreply 2104/03/2013

Ben and Jerry's is usually too sweet and gummy, but I do like their Karamel Sutra when I'm in the mood.

by Anonymousreply 2204/03/2013

& Carvel, of course, but just on my birthday.

by Anonymousreply 2304/03/2013

[quote]but I do like their Karamel Sutra when I'm in the mood.

I must give that one a try.

Thanksa whole lot, Ciaran (authenticated).

by Anonymousreply 2404/03/2013

Rob Schmidt yum

by Anonymousreply 2504/03/2013

New Orleans Coffee & Chicory.

by Anonymousreply 2604/03/2013

Thanks for posting, r26.

Have they expanded outside of New Orleans yet, do you know?

by Anonymousreply 2704/03/2013

Graeter's doesn't put any safety seal on their cartons. The one I bought just had the lid and no protection from people taking it off.

by Anonymousreply 2804/03/2013

[quote]Thanks for posting, [R26].

[quote]Have they expanded outside of New Orleans yet, do you know?

As far as I know, outside of New Orleans the ice cream is only sold in Brookshires grocery stores, but it's so good it's bound to go national.

by Anonymousreply 2904/03/2013

I LOVE coldstone's birthday cake ice cream only get it a couple times a year but its soooo good!

by Anonymousreply 3004/03/2013

Don't laugh, but I love to eat the flowers off the Carvel cakes on my birffday.

by Anonymousreply 3104/03/2013

Why should we laugh, R31? We all do it and you sound adorable.

by Anonymousreply 3204/03/2013

I like the blue Carvel flowers that turn your lips, tongue and teeth blue.

by Anonymousreply 3304/03/2013

everything is poison now, including ice cream

made with ingredients from China

by Anonymousreply 3404/03/2013

Homemade, but I hardly ever do that anymore. I use David Lebovitz' book when I do. His Salted Butter Caramel is divine (see link).

I avoid ice cream with guar gum, carageenan, taro gum, and other stabilizers, which means I pretty much eat Haagen-Dazs when I buy ice cream at the store.

I like Starbucks' flavors, but these additives ruin the texture by about the tenth spoonful. There are a few I like by Ben & Jerry's (Boston Cream Pie), and they somehow, sometimes, manage to make ice cream with additives that doesn't suck, but I haven't liked a new flavor in a long time.

Lately, Haagen-Dazs has some great new flavors; two gelati: salted caramel and straciatella, which is vanilla laced with chocolate (shavings?). Just delicious. And I bought a "special edition" flavor yesterday, salted caramel truffle ice cream.

H-D has also started packaging Pralines & Cream in their 14 oz. "pints" for the first time--at least, the first time anywhere I've lived.

I avoid store brands, Edy's (though I like their frozen fruit bars, Breyer's, Graeter's, and ESPECIALLY Jeni's. $10 per pint and it doesn't taste like anything special at all. And she uses cornstarch as a thickener. I pray for the imminent demise of her company.

by Anonymousreply 3504/03/2013

[quote]And she uses cornstarch as a thickener.

Fucking bitch!

[quote]I pray for the imminent demise of her company.

We'll pray together.

by Anonymousreply 3604/03/2013

Rosewater Ice Cream

by Anonymousreply 3704/03/2013

[quote]And she uses cornstarch as a thickener.

Damn straight! She should use something more natural, like lumpy risotto!

by Anonymousreply 3804/03/2013

[quote]ESPECIALLY Jeni's. $10 per pint and it doesn't taste like anything special at all. And she uses cornstarch as a thickener. I pray for the imminent demise of her company.

Is this Jenni, R35?

by Anonymousreply 3904/03/2013

I don't know, R39. IS that Jeni?

If so, I hope you go out of business ASAP, Jeni, with your cornstarchy $10 ice cream.

She looks more like a grammar school principal or a nun, R39.

I bought Haagen-Dazs today. Straciatella gelato.

by Anonymousreply 4004/04/2013

I don't buy ice cream to keep in the house anymore, I have no self control. If I want ice cream I get in the car and go to a locally owned place for a couple of scoops (though there is an Italian bakery just around the corner from me that makes amazing gelato, I have to block it out of my mind...more than once in the summer my dinner is two scoops of gelato on brichoe, which is the way it's often served in Sicily)

by Anonymousreply 4104/04/2013

R41 I hadn't kept it in the house for years, and then I got sick this winter, and all I wanted was ice cream or soup. I'm feeling better, but I'm still loving the ice cream.

by Anonymousreply 4204/04/2013

chocolate

by Anonymousreply 4304/04/2013

My Meemaw's homemade strawberry.

by Anonymousreply 4404/04/2013

[quote]and then I got sick this winter, and all I wanted was ice cream or soup.

Me too! I wonder of you had the same flu as me. I also couldn't read so I got hooked on all sorts of junk TV.

by Anonymousreply 4504/04/2013

BTW, R40, yes, that's your pal, Jenni.

[quote]Beyond Plain-Vanilla: Reinventing Ice Cream. How Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams found success in pricey pints.

@ link

by Anonymousreply 4604/04/2013

Berthillon on the Isle-St. Louis in Paris.

by Anonymousreply 4704/04/2013

R47 @ link

by Anonymousreply 4804/04/2013

Trader Joe' s lemon ginger. Just tart enough and soft ginger cookie pieces.

by Anonymousreply 4904/04/2013

Ben & Jerry's Rainforest Crunch; which I don't think they even make anymore.

by Anonymousreply 5004/04/2013

Sujin: Where did you get your rose water ice cream, r37?

by Anonymousreply 5104/04/2013

R51, how was it? i saw it in the store and thought about getting it didn't.

by Anonymousreply 5204/04/2013

I would love to try rosewater ice cream but they don't sell it in my grocery store, nor do I know where to obtain any in any store.

Where have DLers seen rosewater ice cream?

Who makes it?

by Anonymousreply 5304/04/2013

Walls Ice Cream...for that rich dairy country taste.

by Anonymousreply 5404/04/2013

Dear R46, I don't want to read about her. She and her "product" get enough attention.

by Anonymousreply 5504/04/2013

R54 Is it Cornish Game-Hen flavored?

by Anonymousreply 5604/04/2013

Mashti Malone's Online Store for the best Rosewater Ice Cream. If you're on a diet, try the Rosewater Ice.

by Anonymousreply 5704/06/2013

Friendly's pistachio and Baskin-Robbins Rocky Road.

by Anonymousreply 5804/06/2013

The Fresh & Easy store brand pistachio gelato is excellent.

I also liked Haagen-Dazs Sticky Toffee Pudding, but I think it was a special flavor that was only out for a brief time.

by Anonymousreply 5904/06/2013

Haagen Dazs Rum Raisin

by Anonymousreply 6004/06/2013

Bi-Rite's salted caramel. Best ever!!!

by Anonymousreply 6104/06/2013

Three Twins

by Anonymousreply 6204/06/2013

Rosewater Ice Cream is SO GOOD.

I just had ONE scoop,

by Anonymousreply 6304/06/2013
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