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Bitter inspiration

As a kid, Jeni loved Schweppes Bitter Lemon Soda. It was bright, bitter, and ever so slightly sweet. As an adult, Jeni was reminded of this long lost love while flipping through the pages of an old Gourmet magazine. She stumbled across a 1968 full-color ad for the soda company’s bitter orange and lemon soft…

Let’s hit the road: Meet our Early Summer Collection

This spring I was inspired by art, especially Winslow Homer and George Bellows paintings from the coast of Maine. The deep blues of the ocean, bright blues of the sky, the cool breezes, the boardwalks, salt water taffy, and lemon ice. The whole collection became sort of a road trip for me along a mythical…

Our BFYs are a BFD

Truth be told, I love our Buttermilk Frozen Yogurts (known to us as BFYs) more than anything else we make. That’s been true since I created the first prototype back in 1996, and it’s why they’ve been on my lineup since my first experimental days in The North Market. Let me tell you why I…

Recipe: Jeni’s Favorite Frozen Yogurt Pie

Jeni grew up loving yogurt. As a kid, her mom would make this amazingly simple, frozen pie. It was always her favorite dessert. Makes 1 pie Ingredients 2 sleeves graham crackers, crushed 1 stick unsalted butter at room temperature 1 pinch salt 1 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon sugar 1½ cups good…

Cook from the Book: Best Breakfasts in America

Here we go: It’s the next installment in our Cook from the Book series. Because when we get a cookbook in the office that makes us salivate—like “America’s Best Breakfasts” by Lee Brian Schrager and Adeena Sussman (now on sale) does—we can’t resist giving a recipe or two a whirl. We know and love Lee—the…

The women who shaped American ice cream

You listening to Hamilton? Me too. Did you know that the first ice cream parlor in America opened in New York City in 1776? Woah. Anyway… I could go on about Revolutionary War-era America forever, but this week, I want to celebrate a few of the revolutionaries of ice cream—the women who shaped ice cream’s…