History’s first confirmed ice cream graced the court of Charles II in 1671. It was made using a special flavor, orange blossom, and one very special chemical ingredient that made ice cream without refrigeration possible in the first place.
Booze and ice cream. Two of humanity’s greatest inventions, so why not combine them? As I discovered on a weekend trip to San Antonio recently, you can, and it’s magical. And while boozy ice cream is typically made with gelatin, if you’re willing to put in a little extra leg work, yours can be 100% vegetarian.
Spanish physicist Manuel Linares has developed a brand of ice cream that changes color when it experiences a change in temperature and comes into contact with saliva — but he's keeping quiet over how he came up with this delicious creation.
An "ice cream" sandwich left in the sun doesn't melt. How is that even possible?
Artisanal ice cream sometimes contains unusual ingredients, like foie gras, blue cheese, or horseradish, but Lick Me I'm Delicious' latest ice cream innovation contains jellyfish protein, not for its flavor, but for its luminescent properties.
Every year, there's at least one summer movie that has a bizarre fast-food tie in — usually a weirdly themed Slurpee-style frozen drink. This year, my vote goes to Baskin Robbins, which just rolled out an assortment of Men in Black III-themed frozen treats, including the above "lunar cheesecake." Something about the…
Some people have never gotten an ice cream headache. They tend to be entirely surrounded by people who have, and who are willing to offer theories as to why they aren't forced to undergo the agony of others. Maybe they eat too slowly, or maybe they eat too little. Or maybe, just maybe, if they were put out in the…
Ben & Jerry's finally agreed to remove the "all natural" label from their ice cream products, which contain hydrogenated oil, alkalized cocoa, corn syrup, and other ingredients that aren't "natural" — eight years after a watchdog organization first raised concerns.
Most folks remember Tom Carvel (1906-1990) as the frozen dessert magnate behind Carvel Ice Cream empire, but what a lot of people forget is that Tom Carvel created some of the most phantasmagorically confusing commercials ever to air on television.