Today is just killing it with the good news. Following a pregnancy revelation, book announcements and updates about a binge-worthy podcast, Ben & Jerry's will start selling individually wrapped ice cream slices... covered in chocolate.
A very important note: The well-designed packaging allows sweets lovers to tear open each delicacy in a way that will prevent melted ice cream and chocolate to get your hands all sticky. Another point for you, Ben & Jerry's.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pint Slices: Vanilla ice cream bars with gobs of chocolate chip cookie dough and fudge flakes, covered in a dark chocolatey coating. These will also be sold individually at convenience stores across the country.
Rock-hard ice cream is the bane of my culinary existence. If I try and scoop it out with a spoon, the spoon invariably bends. If I use a traditional ice cream scooper, I end up with a torqued wrist and one or two pathetic curls of ice cream for my efforts.
You can store the rest of the ice cream in a large plastic or glass container, or just throw the remaining tub into a large ziplock freezer back if that's all you got. If you're really thinking ahead, you can slice up the entire pint and save it in individual containers so you only have to go through the process once. This is also good for portion control, as Runs for Cookies points out.
If you're too cheap to buy individual containers, grab a few extra cardboard ones the next time you go to the local frozen yogurt shop, or save some of those plastic containers the next time you get Thai food delivered. These thrifty vessels aren't designed for freezers, but they'll last just long enough if you're into ice cream like I am.
This slicing trick also works well on quarts of ice cream if you're serving a large number of people, as Real Simple demonstrates in the picture below. Cut a quart of ice cream down the middle, then place the flat slide down and cut into slices. Repeat with the other half.
And it was only after I started slicing this block rather than digging out my never-used & only-owned-for-photo-shoots scooper that I remembered the earliest ice cream in my memories came in a long, rectangular cardboard sleeve.
The kind of ice cream that was probably more Neapolitan food coloring than cream, made to be sliced in thick wedges and sandwiched between two soon to be soggy slivers of polystyrene-esque orthoganal wafers.
Back then, I used them purely as a thickener, to help give that creamier mouthfeel and more whipped texture that an ice cream based shake would have, rather than just ending up with a thinner, salted caramel smoothie type texture.
You want the coconut cream at room temperature so that it is liquid enough to make a lump-free slurry with the arrowroot starch. If it is refrigerated or too cold, it will be too solid for this to work, so you may have to warm it very gently first.
If your blender overheats the mixture by over processing the coconut cream mixture, you can return it back to the stovetop. Warm it through very gently, stirring often, until the fat and water have re-emulsified. Give the mixture a quick blend in the saucepan using an immersion blender to make sure it has re-combined evenly, then follow the rest of the recipe as written above.
Divide the ice cream into 8 parts and spread over the peanut chew mixture in the pans. Place in the freezer until firm. Meanwhile, remove the rest of the vanilla ice cream and the chocolate/vanilla ice cream from the freezer and allow to soften. Place the ice cream in a bowl and mix in the chocolate syrup (you can use an electric mixer or do it by hand). Divide the ice cream into 8 parts and spread over the vanilla layer. Freeze until firm.
The company said although the slices were individually wrapped and identified as Vanilla Peanut Butter Cup Pint Slices, the ingredient peanut butter (containing the known allergen peanut) was not listed on the outer ingredient list.
According to the FDA, the affected product is sold in a paperboard box, containing 9 fL oz (266 mL) (3 individually wrapped ice cream slices) with UPC code of 076840657940 best by date AUG1218LT2 and lot number of AUG1218LT2.
They say great things come in small packages and our Petite Cakes are no exception. Made with all the same delicious cake, ice cream and mix-ins found in our larger Signature Cakes, these tantalizing treats are ideal for a quiet dinner for two or a perfect late night snack.
This is one way to prevent me from eating a whole pint in one sitting. But this is a horrible way to prevent me from eating three ice cream bars in one sitting. (Spotted by Vanessa at Meijer and Ron G at Walmart.)
I have always been a big fan of the classic orange creamsicle pop. That combination of orange and ice cream is just heavenly. It is and always will be a favorite. Probably in part because it reminds me of being a kid.