Gallery: Top 10 Ice Cream Posts of 2012

We Try Every Flavor Of Tillamook Ice Cream
We Try Every Flavor Of Tillamook Ice Cream

The Ice Cream Adventure. For a mere $25.95, you can have not just some ice cream, but all the ice cream. Every flavor they've got, in what they call "a golf ball sized scoop" (traditional scoops are, well, a bit bigger than that) stacked in one platter-sized bowl. Read the full entry »

We Try Every Winter Flavor from Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
We Try Every Winter Flavor from Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Columbus-based Jeni's Spendid Ice Creams has received plenty of love over the last couple years, so when 20 pints of the stuff arrived at Serious Eats HQ, well, it was like Christmas came for an encore. And it brought smoke machines. Read the full entry »

Staff Picks: Our Favorite Flavors of Ice Cream
Staff Picks: Our Favorite Flavors of Ice Cream

But maybe all our ice cream eating makes choosing a favorite all that more meaningful. They're not our favorites by default (our default flavors are delicious, and endless), they're our favorites because they're really freaking good. Read the full entry »

Staff Picks: Our Favorite Ice Cream Novelties
Staff Picks: Our Favorite Ice Cream Novelties

Is there a more beloved sound of childhood than the sound of the ice cream truck? It's part of a glorious tradition: the anticipation of waiting for the truck to come, the fun of racing down the street to greet it, the delicious charge of choosing your treat. Read the full entry »

10 Ice Cream Scoops We Love in Boston
10 Ice Cream Scoops We Love in Boston

I don't know exactly what it is about Bostonians, but we seem to like things frozen. As soon as another brutal winter melts into spring, we step out of the sunshine and into the nearest ice cream parlor. It's easy enough to do—there are at least a few ice cream shops in every neighborhood, some of them ranked among the best in the country. Read the full entry »

Supermarket Ice Cream Sandwich Hacks
Supermarket Ice Cream Sandwich Hacks

It turns out that with a little ingenuity and a spin of pantry-freezer-do-si-so, you can make awesome ice cream sandwiches at home. (Hint: Petit Écolier Cookies. Another Hint: Pumpkin Butter). Read the full entry »

11 Frozen Treats You Should Eat This Summer in Seattle
11 Frozen Treats You Should Eat This Summer in Seattle

t's said that summer comes to Seattle on July 5, but Seattleites don't wait for warm weather to indulge. Here you'll see people standing in line for ice cream and the like throughout the year. Read the full entry »

Scooped: Top 10 Ice Cream Recipes
Scooped: Top 10 Ice Cream Recipes

Ethan and I actually first met, and became friends, over ice cream. I was just a spice-hawking contributor in those days, but Ethan was running his own ice cream company from a push cart on the streets of Chinatown in NYC. Our obsession for frozen desserts of all kinds has only grown since those early days. Read the full entry »

First Look: Sprinkles Ice Cream, Los Angeles
First Look: Sprinkles Ice Cream, Los Angeles

The menu features a daily set of 12 rotating scoops chosen from a master list of 20 flavors. The ice cream is slow churned using Straus Family Creamery's organic dairy. But what will keep us coming back? Delicious extras like homemade red velvet cones, customizable ice cream sandwiches, and cupcake sundaes (yes, Sprinkles cupcakes and ice cream in one happy cup). Read the full entry »

7 Places We Love To Get Ice Cream in Washington, D.C.
7 Places We Love To Get Ice Cream in Washington, D.C.

To say that Washington, D.C.'s dessert scene has been subject to the encroaching influences of alternative dessert fads, like froyo or cupcakes, is an understatement. Luckily, that said, ice cream will never be dethroned as the reigning summer treat of choice and DC has no shortage of spots to grab a scoop, sandwich, or sundae. Read the full entry »