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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Jeni’s + Castanea

We are proud to announce a new financial partnership with the private-equity firm Castanea Partners. They are highly respected in the private equity world and a group we have been wanting to work with for years. It’s an exciting moment for us, and I want to explain why. We are absolutely devoted to making better…

Happy birthday, Los Feliz!

It’s been a busy year for us in the Golden State. We take a quick look back on our first year with a West Coast shop. Weeks before our March opening, our ice cream truck roamed around LA, giving the West Coast a teaser taste of our forthcoming scoop shop. We’ve been rolling around ever since—stopping at…

Riesling Poached Pear Sorbet—at home

From Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams at Home, pages 130–131. A surprisingly rich sorbet with the texture of a ripe pear; sweet Riesling notes shine on the finish. This flavor works well even with underripe pears–you just have to poach them a bit longer. If your pears are super ripe and juicy, you won’t need to poach…

A pie pop-up with Four & Twenty Blackbirds + make their Salty Honey pie

See pics from the first few days of the pop-up here. Update, 4/4: Due to popular demand and off-the-chart fun levels, we’ve extended the pop-up a couple days. The ‘birds have ingredients to make more pie—and they’re not ready to leave LA yet. Pie and scoops until Wednesday, maybe? If we know one thing about our…

Pi Day at Jeni’s: Bake like you mean it

My name is Logan and I’m a member of the supply chain team here at Jeni’s. I don’t know what other offices do for fun. Maybe they have lottery pools or golf outings or fight clubs. Whatever. Around here we have cooking and baking contests. Our most recent showdown involved holiday cookies in four categories:…

Matteo Luxardo: On crafting the world’s best candied cherries

Luxardo’s Maraschino Cherries have been called the Ferrari of candied cherries—the gold standard by which all other cocktail cherries should be judged. And that’s not an exaggeration. We’d challenge you to find another maraschino cherry with such deep flavor or a candy-like chew. LUXARDO® Cherries Jubilee This is why we turned to the 200-year-old, family-run…