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What’s the Difference Between Ice Cream and Gelato?

They are both cold and delicious.  There are an astounding number of flavors of each with varying degrees of fat, calorie, sugar, and dairy content – along with fruit, candy, and cookie add-ins, depending on the flavor.  And the sad truth is that no matter how innovative food scientists and savvy marketers have become, a […]

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Eat Out Eat Well Magazine Issue 03 Summer 2014

If You Consider Toppings an Ice Cream Essential, Check These Out

  You can put just about anything on ice cream, but the standard fare — toppings like hot fudge, whipped cream, peanuts, walnuts in syrup, crushed heath bar, caramel sauce – can add hundreds of calories and not much nutrition to your sundae or cone.  Some common ice cream toppings: Smucker’s Spoonable Hot Fudge Topping, 2 […]

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Ice Cream and Gelato: A Cheat Sheet

The cold deliciousness of ice cream and gelato is hard to beat.  There are an astounding number of flavors with varying degrees of fat, calorie, sugar, and dairy content.  The sad truth is that no matter how innovative food scientists and savvy marketers have become, a three-scoop sundae with hot fudge, whipped cream, and other […]

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Try These For Some Lower Calorie Alternatives To Top Your Ice Cream

You can put just about anything on ice cream  — and most likely — someone, somewhere in the world has chosen some pretty random and unique toppings to put on their plain old vanilla or some other esoteric flavor. Toppings Can Add A Mountain Of Calories The problem is, of course, that the standard fare:  […]

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The Ice Cream Sandwich and The Pushcart Peddler

Oh, those frozen confections of a layer of ice cream sandwiched between two biscuits, cookies, or slices of cake. Hurray for the ice cream sandwich which ranks right up there as one of the best selling ice cream “novelties” in the US. At the beginning of the 20th century, New York City’s elite bought their scoops of ice cream in fancy […]

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Vanilla or Chocolate Chunk: What Your Ice Cream Choice Says About You

HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY Some Ice Cream Fun Facts “If you love Double Chocolate Chunk, you tend to be lively, creative and dramatic. Always the life of the party, you charm everyone you meet with your enthusiasm and sense of style. You enjoy being in the spotlight and prefer to be in the company of […]

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Some Lower Calorie Alternatives If You Like Your Ice Cream With Toppings Rather Than Naked

Some people like their ice cream without any embellishment, and for others, the more the better.  Sometimes there’s nothing better than an ice cream sundae or a waffle cone with a bunch of toppings. Ice cream can be topped with just about anything can be made with just about anything and I freely admit that […]

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How Many Calories Top Your Ice Cream Sundae?

Do You Like Your Ice Cream Naked Or With Toppings? Sometimes there’s nothing better than an ice cream sundae. Sundaes can be made with just about anything and I freely admit that my favorite part is the stuff you put on top of ice cream, not the ice cream itself. So Many Choices You can […]

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Late Night – Open Freezer Door – Spoon In Hand Scenario

So who hasn’t found themselves standing in the frozen fog shoving around frozen containers of frozen leftovers from last Thanksgiving looking for the container of Haagen-Dazs or Ben and Jerry’s or whatever brand you’ve got lurking in there. If you’re a goner and there’s no stopping the oncoming ice cream assault, here’s a way to […]

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What’s Your Favorite Ice Cream Flavor?

I think hers is chocolate! But, she’s not in the majority. According to International Dairy Foods Association, here’s how the flavors rank along with the percentage of people preferring that flavor. The top five individual flavors in the United States are: Vanilla (27.8%) Chocolate (14.3%) Strawberry (3.3%) Chocolate chip (3.3%) Butter pecan (2.8%)

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