From the category archives:

Flavor: Fruity Ice Cream

Scoop 38: Breyers Strawberry Ice Cream

July 3, 2006

I had forgotten how summery strawberry ice cream is.  When I was younger I used to get strawberry ice cream from the Lake Harriet concessions stand and walk around the Minneapolis lake with my family.  Eating Breyers Strawberry ice cream brought those summer memories back.  Breyers Strawberry has a creamy strawberry flavor.  Not intensely strawberry, [...]

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Scoop 36: Homemade Coconut Ice Cream

July 1, 2006

I went to the grocery store today and purchased ice cream making supplies so I can start making several different flavors of ice cream this week. Today I modified a recipe I found on The original recipe called for “coconut cream.” Of course, before I went to the store I didn’t read the note [...]

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Scoop 27: Coconut Ice Cream at Osteria del Galileo

June 22, 2006

My brother is in town visiting and so we all went out for a nice dinner at one of my favorite Italian Restaurants in DC- Galileo.  We ate in the “Osteria,” which is cheaper and in the bar area.  After some great sea bass, I ordered the only ice cream listed on the menu: Caramelized [...]

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Scoop 26: Ben and Jerry’s Dave Mathews Band Magic Brownies

June 21, 2006

Need more proof that Ben and Jerry’s caters to the young adult population? Ben and Jerry’s Dave Mathews Band “Magic Brownies.” This ice cream flavor name employs a popular band, a good cause, and of course, the mood altering dessert to gain attention. The ice cream is good and the cause is even better. Who [...]

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Scoop 25: Breyer’s Very Chocolate Cherry

June 20, 2006

I’ll be honest here. When something is called “Very Chocolate Cherry” I expect it to be “very chocolate” with some cherry; not very cherry with a little chocolate. But that’s what this is: very very cherry. If you like cherry flavored things, than this is for you. If you don’t stay away. Personally, I love [...]

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Scoop 21: Key West Chocolate Decadence at Larry’s Homemade Ice Cream, Dupont Circle

June 16, 2006

So, today I ate my 21st “scoop” of ice cream.  Granted it’s probably been more than a scoop a day, so maybe I should say today I tried my 21st flavor of ice cream today.  I wonder if there’s a world record for longest number of consecutive days eating ice cream.  I’ll have to look [...]

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Scoop 10: Raspberry White Chocolate at Sweet Licks

June 5, 2006

Winning our first playoff game in the Dupont Kickball league had me exhausted and in need of a refreshing ice cream cone. (Is it necessary to mention that we won because the other team forfeited due to lack of players?) On this warm- but not hot-June evening, I was in the mood for a fruity [...]

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Scoop 9: Ben and Jerry’s Cherry Garcia Ice Cream Review

June 4, 2006

There nothing like returning home from a long vacation and enjoying comfort foods.  Ben and Jerry’s Cherry Garcia is one of my comfort foods.  I usually get the frozen yogurt because I enjoy the softer texture (and it has fewer calories), but I figured that since today still counts as vacation I would splurge and [...]

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