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aggroculture
09-01-2013, 01:01 PM
Ice cream has been my friend lately.
This is great because, ice cream.
This is bad because sugar+fat=EVIL.

Here's what I've been digging lately:

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-N28lc3Brgk4/USl1eDKoAUI/AAAAAAAAIog/gNARRdtOA-I/s1600/ben+jerrys+chocolate+peppermint+crunch+ice+cream+p int.jpg

Talenti are doing pretty well topping my league of real ice cream (meaning without the fake crap in it):

http://dixiedining.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/dble-ch.jpg

This summer I had my first Salty Pimp from The Big Gay Ice Cream Store, which was fucking amazing:
http://biggayicecream.squarespace.com/storage/treats/0308_01_2.jpg
http://biggayicecream.com/treats/

Also discovered this place in Brooklyn which has an ice cream called Salted Crack Caramel which is insanely good and gave me a sort of transcendental experience. http://www.amplehills.com

And here's a blog I found researching this thread: http://www.onsecondscoop.com

Christo
09-01-2013, 01:03 PM
Really????

Yoshata
09-01-2013, 01:16 PM
I've had that gelato stuff before; it's pretty darned good! I'm an ice cream fan for sure. I tend to go for simpler flavors and I'm not a fan of chunks of stuff in my ice cream, but I've made exceptions (like Breyer's Blasts Reese's ice cream). One of my new favorites is pretty simple: half vanilla, half chocolate. Love it!

SM Rollinger
09-01-2013, 01:37 PM
Ive always love Blue Bunny brand Mint Chip ice cream, and a good rainbow sherbet from time to time.

Space Suicide
09-01-2013, 01:52 PM
I bought a Ben and Jerry's pint last night funnily enough. Phish Food. never had I before but it was good for what little I had last night.

eversonpoe
09-01-2013, 02:38 PM
stoneridge creamery has some great-textured ice cream that comes in a variety of delicious flavors. lately i've been particularly digging their chocolate peanut butter stars.

but i'm also always a fan of chubby hubby by ben & jerry's.

InsecureSpike
09-01-2013, 02:56 PM
oh....
....if only the dairy-free stuff tasted "normal"!
it's one thing i'd kill to be able to eat again!!

eversonpoe
09-01-2013, 04:20 PM
oh....
....if only the dairy-free stuff tasted "normal"!
it's one thing i'd kill to be able to eat again!!

i've had one or two coconut milk-based things that aren't bad, the soy ones make my chest hurt.

rhet
09-01-2013, 04:25 PM
Yeah I make ice cream out of coconut milk or goats milk yogurt pretty often to mostly delicious effect!

orestes
09-01-2013, 04:38 PM
i've had one or two coconut milk-based things that aren't bad, the soy ones make my chest hurt.

I make ice cream from frozen bananas.

kel
09-01-2013, 05:19 PM
yes.

i had a bone marrow and smoked cherry wafflecone in portland last year. no joke, totally amazing.

my usual go-to is breyer's all-natural mint chocolate chip. it's only got, like, four ingredients, y'all.

Dra508
09-01-2013, 06:15 PM
I make ice cream from frozen bananas.I did this earlier in year when I tried to only eat Paleo. It was surprisingly good. I usually slice up an over ripe banana and put them the freezer to make smoothies with - this time I just spun the banana in the blender without anything else - it was good. I wonder if a less ripe one would be as good?

rhet
09-01-2013, 06:20 PM
I like to add a little peanut butter to the frozen bananas while blending. yumm

orestes
09-01-2013, 06:37 PM
I like to add a little peanut butter to the frozen bananas while blending. yumm

This is my favorite recipe. (http://justabitofsalt.typepad.com/my-blog/2013/04/pulled-pork-on-corn-bread-with-lime-aioli.html#more)

rhet
09-01-2013, 06:46 PM
This is my favorite recipe. (http://justabitofsalt.typepad.com/my-blog/2013/04/pulled-pork-on-corn-bread-with-lime-aioli.html#more)

Oooh that sounds good...I'm such a sucker for sweet and salty stuff like salted caramel or maple bacon

Cat Mom
09-01-2013, 09:30 PM
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/09/02/3eqeqe9y.jpg

Prettybrokenspiral
09-01-2013, 11:00 PM
Gelato is where it's really at.

eversonpoe
09-01-2013, 11:03 PM
Gelato is where it's really at.

"gelato's not vegan?"

"milk 'n' eggs, bitch!"

seriously, though, gelato is fucking fantastic. there's a gelato place a few blocks from my apartment and it's the bee's knees.

InsecureSpike
09-02-2013, 03:30 AM
This is my favorite recipe. (http://justabitofsalt.typepad.com/my-blog/2013/04/pulled-pork-on-corn-bread-with-lime-aioli.html#more)

oh wicked! gonna have to try this!

ninedead
09-02-2013, 03:47 AM
i know people hate mcdonalds but their dipped cone is amazing, especially when the chocolate is still warm, plus its only 99 cents and the ice cream taste pretty sweet as well.

aggroculture
09-02-2013, 12:37 PM
I'm not a fan of chunks of stuff in my ice cream

Neither is my partner, but I am, so we disagree about ice cream.


I make ice cream from frozen bananas.

Just tried this today and it was delicious. I never knew about it!


Gelato is where it's really at.

What's the difference? Gelato is Italian for ice cream.

eversonpoe
09-02-2013, 12:57 PM
What's the difference? Gelato is Italian for ice cream.

gelato contains both milk & eggs, and is baked before being frozen. it also generally has considerably less fat/calories than ice cream (not that i give two shits about that aspect).

theruiner
09-02-2013, 06:14 PM
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_Jsp1FSAu0N8/TDeeCyr5wJI/AAAAAAAAGOY/xz3b6nR5k3E/s400/MChip2.JPG

/thread

vpintz
09-04-2013, 12:33 AM
Joe Biden would appreciate this thread. Also, Ben and Jerry's Americone Dream is the tits.

Cat Mom
09-04-2013, 12:42 AM
Soft serve frozen custard is my favorite. There are (soft serve) frozen custard stands ALL OVER Michigan but none in the Chicago area. When I go home to Detroit, the first thing I eat is frozen custard. (Then I get a coney dog.)

eversonpoe
09-04-2013, 02:37 AM
Soft serve frozen custard is my favorite. There are (soft serve) frozen custard stands ALL OVER Michigan but none in the Chicago area. When I go home to Detroit, the first thing I eat is frozen custard. (Then I get a coney dog.)

i was going to say there's culver's, but it's only decent. nothing like authentic frozen custard.

andy's frozen custard on church street in downtown evanston was a regular spot for me when i still lived there. the first time i went, i got a small james brownie funky jackhammer concrete and i couldn't even finish it because it was so rich and delicous.

scooter's frozen custard at belmont & paulina (i've only been once) is amazing.

i also need to check out lickety split, which is on broadway, i think, in uptown. they apparently have a concrete that contains AN ENTIRE CUPCAKE.

edit: should have posted this in the chicago thread, i guess...

Cat Mom
09-04-2013, 07:39 AM
It's not soft serve frozen custard; it's not the same thing that we get in Michigan. A store owner at one of the custard stores here in Chicago tried to convince me that hard-serve custard was better than soft-serve custard. Sorry, nope, no comparison, the hard-serve sucks in comparison.

You guys don't have ERMA'S (http://www.ermascustard.com/history.php). *sniffle I gotta go home*

Halo Infinity
09-05-2013, 10:09 PM
I really think that my all time top four favorite flavors of ice cream would have to be mint chocolate chip, cookies and cream, chocolate chip cookie dough, and just good old chocolate ice cream. I also love root beer floats whenever I'm into the mood for them as well. I like to mix those flavors with Mug Root Beer or A&W Root Beer when I actually make them, and I also use vanilla ice cream whenever I just want a regular root beer float.

slave2thewage
09-06-2013, 07:19 AM
I picked up some Strawberry Cheesecake the other day. I'll let you know how it is later on, but it was from, like, Aldi or Lidl so I'm expecting "acceptable but not great".

rhet
09-06-2013, 07:35 AM
I really think that my all time top four favorite flavors of ice cream would have to be mint chocolate chip, cookies and cream, chocolate chip cookie dough, and just good old chocolate ice cream. I also love root beer floats whenever I'm into the mood for them as well. I like to mix those flavors with Mug Root Beer or A&W Root Beer when I actually make them, and I also use vanilla ice cream whenever I just want a regular root beer float.

whenever i go back to the states i make sure to have a root beer float with chocolate ice cream..so so delicious and better than with vanilla imho i <3 root beer

aggroculture
09-06-2013, 08:33 AM
Got this limited edition flavor from Target
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-jHp9u9gJVFg/Uh_sYP1FKlI/AAAAAAAAKtw/evlwPcGj1YM/s1600/ben+jerrys+rockin+blondies+ice+cream+pint.jpg
and it's pretty disappointing: basically vanilla ice cream with some overly pasty blondie bits and nondescript toffee chips.
But, on the other hand this Stracciatella Gelato is delicious and creamy with some super yummy choc flakes

http://www.haagendazs.com/images/products/3786.png

Yoshata
09-06-2013, 05:20 PM
Coffee ice cream is the bomb.

Also, my sister sent this to me in an email and now I've gotta go there...(someday): Yelp page because nearly 3,000 photos of ice creamy/cake goodness. (http://www.yelp.com/biz/milk-los-angeles-5) They also have a main website. (http://www.themilkshop.com/)

playwithfire
09-06-2013, 05:47 PM
Big Gay Ice Cream for the fucking win. Their awesomesauce is... well, awesome. Spicy chocolate sauce.

I've had Talenti's Salted Caramel and dug it.

Now, I need to make my way out to Emack and Bolio's (http://www.emackandbolios.com/). Especially since I have a free date there from How About We if I want.

Dra508
09-15-2013, 08:39 PM
Skinny Cow

Cat Mom
09-15-2013, 08:50 PM
My all-time favorite is still Baskin Robbins' Peanut Butter 'N Chocolate.

Fixer808
09-15-2013, 09:46 PM
I've had a craving for mint-chocolate chip all week, I gotta sate this.

Halo Infinity
09-15-2013, 09:51 PM
That's also one of my all-time favorites. Thanks for indirectly reminding me about that too. :)

elevenism
11-03-2013, 09:15 PM
ive been fucking up and actually eating ice cream for breakfast, lunch and dinner since i got hurt. idk why...i just want it. Braums (a little ice cream place out texas and oklahoma way if you dont know) concocted a hot chocolate ice cream. Somehow, it tastes JUST like hot chocolate. It even has the little marshmellows. They also made a birthday cake ice cream that's so amazing. not only does it have cake pieces in it, bites of the ice cream are somehow chewy like cake.

But the Worst (best) is a flavor from regular old blue bell. it's called Banana Pudding, and oh lord, YES, its what you expect. Ice cream that's lightly banana flavored with pudding ripples and LOTS of vanilla wafer pieces.

I actually had to stop buying it. i found myself taking a half full tub to my room with a spoon...bordering on food addiction, no?
fuck that!

orestes
11-03-2013, 09:34 PM
Ahhhh Blue Bell ice cream.

millionmilesaway
11-07-2013, 09:52 PM
I recently had a little ice cream kick where I tried a few local offerings but was quite surprised when the plain chocolate whole foods came out on top. Its pretty cheap too, compared to Ben & Jerry's and the local stuff.
http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/sites/default/files/media/Global/Products/WFM_Ice_Cream_Six_Ingredients_Chocolate_475F.jpg
second place goes to Batch ice cream with their cinnamon ice cream
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-4a9S9dkZmpg/T7b_670gQHI/AAAAAAAADlw/6GF5FR9y044/s1600/batch_cinnamon-chocolate_bi.jpg
lastly I was quite disappointed with Toscanini's ice cream. It was very icy which affected the texture and my enjoyment. All I ever hear is positive reviews of their ice cream so maybe I just got a bad pint. I will have to go to the actual store and try it from the source next time.
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4036/4422016379_857059e125_z.jpg

cynicmuse
11-09-2013, 04:47 AM
lastly I was quite disappointed with Toscanini's ice cream. It was very icy which affected the texture and my enjoyment. All I ever hear is positive reviews of their ice cream so maybe I just got a bad pint. I will have to go to the actual store and try it from the source next time.
It's worth the trip. I really enjoy the cocoa pudding flavor. And the micro sundaes.

elevenism
12-19-2013, 03:41 AM
wow, i've been gone for awhile. how is everyone?

Lately i eat the Braums banana split ice cream, and i WAY too much again.

Halo Infinity
12-28-2013, 11:36 PM
I could certainly go for some chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream with bananas, chocolate syrup, and M&M's right about now. It's really be quite a while, and I don't think I've ever tried that combination before.

Wolfkiller
12-29-2013, 12:55 AM
Mint chocolate chip forever. I almost grabbed some the store today, kinda regretting not doing it now!

pigpen
01-02-2014, 09:02 PM
Butter Pecan is the best ice cream ever..

aggroculture
06-08-2017, 02:32 PM
I have a craving for ice cream and with dismay I learn that this is discontinued:

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Fg2JeFDl7Cw/USdYnYNQbjI/AAAAAAAABY0/Ivr49MYz2JM/s1600/Core+Peanut+Butter+Me+Up+500ml.jpg

Rubeninphoenix
06-08-2017, 04:42 PM
This month I've gone vegan (i know, I know, living up to the memes by telling the world) and I have had such a craving for some Blue Bunny Bunny Tracks or pretty much any flavor Blue Bell and that I rarely ever eat ice cream.

thelastdisciple
06-08-2017, 08:27 PM
I'm not a big fan of ice cream with chunks of stuff in it, i like the pure flavoured kind.

Right now I'm eating a bowl of Breyer's Creamsicle.

I really liked Nestle's PARLOUR Chocolate Peanut Butter but it's been discontinued :(

I also dig some Tiger Tail now and then.

eversonpoe
06-09-2017, 12:14 AM
has anyone else tried the new b&j's pint slices? they're...fine. it's basically an ice cream bar without a stick. my two main issues are that i only got about four globs of cookie dough in my whole slice, and $5 for only THREE pint slices is a bit steep, especially since they're not THAT big.

http://www.benjerry.com/files/live/sites/systemsite/files/flavors/pint-slices/img/slices.og.jpg