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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Change, Listeria, and the re-opening of our kitchen

Since we opened 13 years ago, we’ve had three different production kitchens, four different logos, two different company names, six different kinds of ice cream machines, two different domain names, and I’ve had at least four pairs of Warby Parkers. But here is something that hasn’t changed since day one: what we do and why…

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…

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…