Ice cream entrepreneur invites you to blow $60K on a pint of vanilla

Let’s cut to the chase: As billed by Three Twins Ice Cream, “The World’s More Expensive Most Expensive Ice Cream” includes a first-class flight to Tanzania, a stay in a fancy-ass resort, a climb up Mount Kilimanjaro with a guide as well as Three Twins founder Neal Gottlieb, and ice cream, which is hand-churned by…

Health officials: Dragon's Breath iced dessert sounds fun, but could burn your esophagus

We human beings sure love our dopey dessert trends, don’t we? As it happens, one of the latest, frozen cereal treat Dragon’s Breath—also called Dragon Breath, Heaven Breath, nitro puffs, snow balls, and other such things—is, um, kind of dangerous. That’s the official word from the Missouri Poison Center, which this…

Bet you butter pecan’t guess which ice-cream flavor is one of America’s top 3

The last time I ate butter pecan was out of desperation, as it was my dad’s favorite ice cream flavor, so we always had it in the freezer when I was a kid. Only when all other possibilities had been completely exhausted—Neapolitan, Good Humor bars, Flavor-Ices—would I deign to dig into that beige half-gallon with the…

How do you stop the scourge of freezer-burned ice cream?

Last week, I had a rough day—money stuff, work stuff, house stuff, health stuff—and so I turned, as one does, to my freezer. The week before, I purchased a pint of Jeni’s Salty Caramel. If you’ve never had the pleasure, it’s “extra salty,” made with Madagascar Bourbon vanilla extract, sea salt, and sugar caramelized…

Vin Diesel walks off with glass ice cream dish like he's special or something

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting that some total butthole ordered an ice cream sundae and just waltzed away with the dish, as if the fact that he does the voice for a tree in a movie suddenly means he’s above the law, like suddenly all dishes are his dishes because he’s, like, so fast and so furious, so he…