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Why scent matters + taste our collaboration with Estee Lauder

If I wasn’t an ice cream maker I would be a nose. I have always been tuned in to my sense of smell. It was actually because I had been pursuing a career in fragrance that I stumbled onto ice cream years ago, using it to carry essential oil scent like an edible perfume. I…

Sun-Popped Corn Ice Cream

Update, 6/23: Sun-Popped Corn ice cream will be back in scoops and pints this Friday, June 24. In honor of this summery, truly popped-by-corn flavor, we’re revisiting our interview with the folks behind BjornQorn, who supply us with this awesome popcorn.  Originally published 6/5/2016 We care a lot about what ingredients we use in our…

Why not ylang ylang?

With reports of a Madagascar vanilla shortage this year (one that, thankfully, will not impact the Ugandan vanilla we use in our ice cream), it’s a great time to talk about another flower with amazing flavor and vanilla-like versatility: the ylang ylang. Just like vanilla, ylang ylang is honeyed and sweet—complex enough to stand on…

Got fresh peaches? Cold-poach ’em!

To say we get excited about peach season is a bit of an understatement. Nothing quite compares to this time of year—when the peaches are so juicy and ripe, the only way to eat them is over the sink (and with a napkin handy). To celebrate, we’ve crafted the perfect peach sundae in honor of…

The Peach Truck & Jeni’s

Update, 6/7: Sweet Cream Biscuits & Peach Jam ice cream will be back in scoops and pints this Friday, June 10. In honor of this sweet-and-salty favorite, we’re revisiting our interview with the amazing folks behind Nashville-based The Peach Truck. They supply us with the most perfect peaches in America so we can make our jam. Bonus:…

Make (good!) astronaut ice cream

As kids, astronaut ice cream was the prized find at the local science center or air and space museum gift shop. Pink-, white-, and brown-striped like a gallon of neapolitan ice cream, it was a flaky, flavorless, freeze-dried block. But it was ice cream. That astronauts eat. What could be cooler? Alas, we now know…

Astronaut sighting at Jeni’s HQ!

Harrison Sheldon is one brave little 4-year-old. But that wasn’t always the case, says his dad, Aaron. Six months ago, Harrison wouldn’t climb up on the exam table at his doctor’s office. It was just too high. So, Aaron began to talk to his son about the brave people who also have to go to…