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Recipe: Candied Apple Granita

We’re in that awkward transition between summer and fall. Those fleeting weeks where it somehow makes sense to wear sandals with a sweater or drink a pumpkin latte on an 80-degree day. And even though it’s time to start plucking apples from the trees at nearby orchards, we’re not quite ready to douse super fragrant,…

Drinkin’ Tyme: Eclipsing the Aviation

Today, we turn our eyes to the sky (under the protection of solar glasses; safety first people!) to bask in the glory of the first total solar eclipse to cross the U.S. in nearly a century. Now it’s time to celebrate with the thing that really puts the moon in our sky: cocktails! For this…

New song from Doc Robinson & album release party Saturday night at Skully’s

“Drive Slow,” the new song from Columbus duo Doc Robinson, and your favorite jam for the rest of the summer. We’re totally obsessed with this band right now—and we’re not the only ones. Their first single from a year ago, “It’s Over,” had pretty much everything you could ask for—triumphant horns, boom-bap drums with a handclap…

Freestylin’: Lemon & Blueberries BFY terrine

An ice cream terrine is a great dessert for a party since you can serve a lot of people in a short amount of time. Slice, plate, drizzle with sauce, and add a garnish of berries, nuts or mint—whatever. You can even slice the terrine in advance. Keep the slices in the freezer until dessert…

Jeni’s Mom’s Day gift pick: Paper & Clay

Lately, we are simply swooning over the beautiful ceramic dishes from Paper & Clay. We love their simple aesthetic and warm colors. But they’re more than just pretty pieces of pottery—they are also functional and durable. Case in point: they are the dishes we reach for right now when we want to serve or photograph…

Hey Mother Earth. We got you.

As a proud certified B Corp, we’ve made a commitment to do everything we can as a company to reduce our impact on the environment and within our communities. With Earth Day on the horizon, we figured now is as good of a time as any to give a shout-out to some of the ways…

Let’s go FORWARD AMERICA

Jeni’s kicked off 2017, our 15th year in business, last week. My speech might be just as relevant to our country today as it was to our company last week. I’ve lived long enough to know that the word FORWARD does not mean the fastest way from point A to point B. Forward is not…

Seattle BLOOMS

I am motivated by scent everywhere I go. The smell of the forest floor or orange blossoms in the air inspires me so much more than the latest dish I ate. Knowing this, Vox Media and Visit Seattle invited me to explore Seattle for two days, following an itinerary designed to pique my obsession with scent and…

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…

Love Brown Butter Almond Brittle? You might want to thank Roald Dahl

Today, we are eating Brown Butter Almond Brittle by the gloriumptious spoonful in honor of mischievously spirited and much-beloved Charlie and the Chocolate Factory author Roald Dahl. Because he’d be 100 years old today if he were still on this earth. And because the sticky almond toffee (known as krokan) rolled into our signature flavor was…

Jeni to Ohio State’s summer graduates: We are all creative thinkers

On Sunday, Aug. 7, Jeni gave the commencement address to Ohio State University’s 2016 summer class (and walked away with an honorary doctorate in business administration). Her primary message: Creativity is not some elusive quality reserved for artists and musicians. We are all creative thinkers. Here is the transcript from her recent address.  To this year’s graduates—congratulations! We are celebrating…

Freestylin’: Peach Upside Down Cake

Who says pineapple has to rule the upside down cake world? Isn’t it about time we overthrew this tropical fruit tyrant, hogging all the glory? OK, that’s probably a little dramatic. We love pineapple. We do. But we’re in the midst of sublime, juicy peach season. And we can’t think of a better way to…

Jeni’s still loves Lucius!

We fell hard for Lucius a few years ago (and blogged all about). And our love has only grown for the Brooklyn-based band with an indie pop vibe and lauded reviews from the likes of Rolling Stone and The New York Times. Whether you’re super fans like us, or simply want to check out the…

The legend of Atlantic Beach Pie

There’s an old legend in the South, specifically in North Carolina, that if you had dessert after a big seafood meal, you’d fall ill. Some recounts of this bit of lore even claim diners would drop dead if they dared to sneak a slice of something as sweet as chocolate cake after a seafood dinner….