I scream, you scream, and, in this day and age of specialized diets, we all scream for non-dairy ice cream! And Ben & Jerry’s finally has something to scream about.
Over the summer, all eyes were on Australia, where monster mugs of the stuff were snapped with towering toppings, such as doughnuts and waffles. Now, despite winter’s chill, New York City restaurant Black Tap Craft Burgers and Beer’s “crazy shakes” — piled high with over-the-top accoutrements ranging from birthday cake to lollipops, and dripping with fudge and edible pearls — bring not just boys but girls, grandmas, and food bloggers to line the sidewalks outside and wait for a slurp of the extreme.
Get in touch with your inner sorcerer by making this wicked cool magic chocolate shell. The secret ingredient is coconut oil, and you can use any kind of chocolate you want.
By Spoon University It’s the year 2015 and we can upgrade just about everything. From amped-up popcorn to anything but ordinary milkshakes, it seems like we can take anything to the next level, and it turns out brownies are no exception. Brownies are timeless, always in season, and never go out of style, so these recipes are applicable anytime, anywhere. Make some for your little brother, your great aunt, and your Grandma Judy.
Preeminent data analyst Hilary Mason used science to determine the best ice cream flavor and where it’s sold in this video for Bon Appetit. Mason looked at menus at ice cream shops to find the most popular flavors and reviews of such flavors. “It’s not enough to just get the ice cream, you also have to figure out what composition of toppings goes together nicely,” Mason says.
By Spoon University Sometimes more than 2 cups of coffee a day can feel like a bit much, but that doesn’t mean you don’t still need your caffeine fix. So what if there were even yummier ways to get that quick spike of energy (and inevitable crash) in a way that doesn’t come from a coffee maker? Well, we teamed up with our friends at StumbleUpon and there are plenty if you click through the gallery above. We know, we just made your day so much better.
Every week, Yahoo Food spotlights a cookbook that stands out from all the rest. This week’s cookbook is Simply Nigella: Feel Good Food by Nigella Lawson (Flatiron Books). Photo: Keiko Oikawa By Nigella Lawson No-Churn Matcha Ice Cream Makes approximately 1 quart I love matcha ice cream, and this version gives me particular pleasure. Yes, it’s ridiculously easy to make, which is gratifying, but more glorious – and important – is the perfect balance between the sophisticated bitterness of the matcha powder and the uncompromisingly childish sweetness of the condensed milk.
This week, we’re spotlighting recipes from The Sugar Hit! Sweets That Pack a Punch! by Sarah Coates (Hardie Grant), the writer behind the award-winning blog The Sugar Hit! Try making the recipes at home and let us know what you think!
Imagine taking your favorite cereal and combining it with marshmallows to create an epic and extremely impressive cone. Yeah, that’s exactly what we did. MORE: 5 Killer Ice Cream Sandwich Combos You Need to Try Right Now We crushed up Van’s new Blissfully Berry and Cocoa Sensation gluten free cereals and added some butter and marshmallows to ’em, shaping our creation into the ultimate ice cream cone… Made out of cereal. #yasss We filled one cone with Greek yogurt and fruit so you can take it on the go for breakfast.
As Homer Simpson would say, “Mmmmm beer … and ice cream.” (Photo: Ben & Jerry’s) Last week, Hillary Clinton made headlines by professing her love of wine ice cream. Now beer lovers can rejoice, too. Ben & Jerry’s and New Belgium Brewing are simultaneously releasing products with the same flavor: Salted Caramel Brown-ie Ale with the hope that you’ll enjoy them together.
What happens when you remove the milk in ice cream and replace it with nut-based “milks,” like cashew and coconut? We taste-tested dozens of pints from around the nation and these are our picks for the best dairy-free ice cream America’s churning out today.
Milkshakes in behemoth mugs are topped with gummy worms, doughnuts, caramel corn, candy floss — seemingly nothing is off-limits. So, Sydney, Australia-based photographer Alana Dimou decided to send up the trend in the most hilarious way possible, topping the frozen treat with everything from hamburgers to an entire roast chicken.
Ben & Jerry’s confirmed today on its website that the company is officially bringing back its Pumpkin Cheesecake ice cream. In case you haven’t tried it in seasons past, the limited-batch flavor features pumpkin cheesecake ice cream (made with real pumpkin!) and a graham cracker swirl. Yum
For a long, long time — as far back as most millennials can remember — ice cream wasn’t hip. Now, though, ice cream is definitely cool. We wrote a definitive list of the best ice cream shops in America, and many of them are doing crazily creative things with the stuff, introducing flavors that people decades ago wouldn’t have dreamed of, like Salted Crack Caramel (“salted butter caramel ice cream with Deb’s Famous Crack Cookies: saltine crackers coated with butter, sugar, and chocolate”) at Ample Hills in Brooklyn. Well, we spoke to Ample Hills owner Brian Smith about how his famous ice creams go from idea to execution to digestion.
Below, Cara Nicoletti of Yummy Books (and author of the new literature-inspired book of stories and recipes, Voracious) explains why Concord grapes hold a special place in her heart, plus a tempting treat for summertime cool-down sessions. All photos: Cara Nicoletti When I moved to Brooklyn what feels like ten lifetimes ago, it was the hottest, thickest portion of July.
After halting production for several months during a Listeria scare, Blue Bell Ice Cram is making its way back to shelves as soon as Aug. 31. Here's what you need to know about Listeria.
For most ice cream brands, the inspiration is something sweet. For Coolhaus, it was architecture. So the founders, Natasha Case and Freya Estreller, “built” ice cream sandwiches in homage to the greats.
The company that figured out a way to mix in gooey cookie dough into pints of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream has also come up with some sweet innovations about how to run a business.
Today ends our weeklong of cakes made with America’s favorite dessert and, of course, we saved the best for last. This ice cream cake is dedicated to the most delicious duo known to man — chocolate and peanut butter.
This week, Yahoo Food is celebrating America’s favorite dessert with a series of profiles, recipes and photo galleries all dedicated to the creamy, delicious dessert. The Christina Tosi-helmed bakery is known by many for their creative baked creations, from Birthday Cake to Compost Cookies. Covered in an outer layer of cornflakes, the soft serve, with a flavor that eerily resembles the milk at the bottom of a bowl of cereal, is beloved by hoards of New Yorkers, ourselves included. That’s why we were so excited when we heard about Milk Bar’s brand new summer menu items, including a new flavor of Chocolate Chip Passionfruit Cake soft serve and a Crunchy Cereal Shake. We repeat: Crunchy Cereal Shake! Additional new menu items include a Birthday Cake Shake (the Cereal Milk shake blended with their signature b’day truffles), Chocolate Malt Cake Shake (blended with hot fudge and chocolate malt truffles), and a Cereal Milk Affogato — their signature soft serve topped with a shot of local Stumptown espresso.