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Jeni + Ellen’s Road Trip: Nashville recap

Nashville is like my second home. With four scoop shops, I am here a lot. The theme of this leg of the trip: Nashville hospitality. A pure, authentic, open-armed welcome is what we got at every stop along the way. Husk We started with a surprise ice cream social for the staff at Husk—paying forward…

Jeni + Ellen’s road trip: Louisville recap

Yesterday, Ellen and I were like two giddy kids before an adventure. We spruced up the RV, grabbing random pillows and rugs (and even a tea kettle!) from around my house, and we pointed the steering wheel south toward Louisville—a city with its own culture and identity. 610 Magnolia + Ed Lee Stop 1: Surprising…

Jeni + Ellen’s Road Trip: Columbus recap

We’re off and running! Ellen the amazing apron lady and I are trekking through 5 cities in 9 days to spread goodwill, meet current and future makers, and inspire creativity. We kicked off the fun on my home turf. For two days I checked out of my regular life and saw Columbus from the eyes of…

Follow along: Jeni + Ellen’s epic road trip

On Monday, I’m heading out on an epic road trip with Ellen Bennett, the brilliant spitfire behind LA-based apron company Hedley & Bennett. I met Ellen three or four years ago when I showed up at her first apron factory and basically decided that we should be friends for life. And since then we’ve been…

3 ways to pair Thai Curry Pumpkin

Let’s take a detour from the pumpkin norm. Our Thai Curry Pumpkin ice cream is reminiscent of classic pumpkin pie, but far more exotic. We make it with fresh kabocha (aka Japanese) pumpkin roasted in our kitchen and blended with aromatic spices like cardamom, coriander, ginger, and fenugreek (a favorite spice of Jeni’s for its…

Freestylin’: Ring Cake with Sweet Potato Eclair ice cream

We are Freestylin’ eclairs today in honor of our our Sweet Potato Eclair ice cream, inspired by the fashionable eclairs on display in every pastry case in Europe. Because you don’t have to be Dominique Ansel to create an impressive eclair. Jeni calls this recipe impossibly easy—a simple recipe you can shape to fit whatever…