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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…

Salted Peanut Butter with Chocolate Flecks

New in our Columbus shops today—and across the country in our other shops in the coming weeks—is Salted Peanut Butter with Chocolate Flecks, the ice cream formerly known as The Buckeye State. (Note: Our Columbus Commons and German Village walk-ups don’t have it on the menu yet.) Savory-sweet with creamy-crunchy texture, it features exactly what…

Holiday Hours

Any long holiday weekend calls for backyard BBQs, community fireworks shows, and, yes, ice cream. Our scoop shops will be open normal hours all weekend, with a couple exceptions: Jeni’s at the Commons will have extended hours on July 4 (noon to 10 pm, for Picnic with the Pops) and Jeni’s North Market will be…

Sun-Popped Corn Ice Cream

We care a lot about what ingredients we use in our ice creams. But we never really thought too much about popcorn until we devoured a few bags of BjornQorn (pronounced “B’yorn Corn”). Last winter, we tried and fell in love with this popcorn like no other, and then started in on making Sun-Popped Corn…