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Salty Caramel is back

This Salty Caramel is parfait. It is an utterly perfect batch. True caramel is nutty, buttery, with aromatic notes of butterscotch, maple, and coffee. The only way I know how to describe the flavor is emotional. It’s like getting hit with a love arrow. You know it when it’s right. It’s a pot of sugar…

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3 Recipes for Buckeye Candies

Recently, we changed the name of The Buckeye State to Salted Peanut Butter with Chocolate Flecks to better reflect the ingredients. What will never change is the ice cream’s original inspiration: Buckeye candies, those rich, chocolate-covered peanut butter balls that take their look and name from actual Buckeyes, the (inedible) nuts of Ohio’s official tree, the Ohio…

What Are Your 5 Desert Island Albums?

These days in the shops every sundae is served with a conversation-starting Convo Cookie. Each one has a different question inside, and one in particular seems to be a contender for the most-popular of the lot: What 5 albums would you bring to a desert island? How you approach the answer is up to you, of…

Salted Peanut Butter with Chocolate Flecks

New in our Columbus shops today—and across the country in our other shops in the coming weeks—is Salted Peanut Butter with Chocolate Flecks, the ice cream formerly known as The Buckeye State. (Note: Our Columbus Commons and German Village walk-ups don’t have it on the menu yet.) Savory-sweet with creamy-crunchy texture, it features exactly what…

Summer Fruit Toppings: Peaches, Strawberries, and Blackberries

SUMMER PEACH JAM It doesn’t get much better than a summer peach—unless you’re talking summer peach jam. Why not make it now when peaches are in season are delicious, and freeze it to relive summer later this year? Here’s what you’ll need to make about 1-1/2 cups: 2 large peaches 1/4 cup sugar Juice of 1/2…

Mango Lassi Color Guide

It’s so easy to fall in love with Mango Lassi Frozen Yogurt. That custardy texture, that intoxicating scent that whisks you away to an exotic place, and that . . . color. Warm, bold, loud, proud—it seems to be everywhere around you. Here are a few colorful items out there adding a splash of Mango…

Holiday Hours

Any long holiday weekend calls for backyard BBQs, community fireworks shows, and, yes, ice cream. Our scoop shops will be open normal hours all weekend, with a couple exceptions: Jeni’s at the Commons will have extended hours on July 4 (noon to 10 pm, for Picnic with the Pops) and Jeni’s North Market will be…

And we’re back!

I’m happy to announce we’re reopening our shops this weekend—in time to celebrate the Columbus Pride Festival, one of our favorite events of the year. Our shops will open at 5 pm on Saturday across the country. The menu will be limited at first, featuring a mix of our ice creams, frozen yogurts, and sorbet—all…

An update from our CEO John Lowe

We have found Listeria in our production facility again. We discovered the Listeria through routine swabbing as part of our monitoring program. We stopped production earlier this week and have been investigating where and how it may have re-entered the facility. We have a theory and are testing that theory. We don’t yet have a…

Sun-Popped Corn Ice Cream

We care a lot about what ingredients we use in our ice creams. But we never really thought too much about popcorn until we devoured a few bags of BjornQorn (pronounced “B’yorn Corn”). Last winter, we tried and fell in love with this popcorn like no other, and then started in on making Sun-Popped Corn…