New Jersey to Divest From Unilever Over Ben & Jerry’s and Israel

After the company said it would no longer sell its ice cream in the occupied territories, New Jersey invoked a law that prohibits public investments in companies that engage in boycotts.

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The Best Coffee Break Is an Affogato

Made with cold gelato and warm espresso, this treat merges two sublime pleasures in one glass.

#coffee, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #ice-cream-and-frozen-desserts

The Cheap & Easy Sanctimony of Ben & Jerry

The godfathers of “Woke Inc.” stumble in the Middle East. 

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A Brooklyn Ice Cream Shop and the Make-or-Break Summer Ahead

Crème and Cocoa Creamery survived the pandemic. But like many small businesses in New York, its future is hardly secure.

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Mmmm, Tastes Like America

Sno-balls in sweaty New Orleans. Fudge cake on the Outer Banks. Spicy fruit on a Los Angeles street corner. This is what an American summer tastes like.

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Is Baked Alaska the Secret to a Long Life?

A 117-year-old nun in France made me think it might be.

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This Cheesecake Evokes Memories

Sugar Hill Creamery’s new blueberry confection is available at its Harlem and Hamilton Heights shops, and nationwide.

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For Eddie Izzard, a ‘99’ Ice Cream and a Waterloo Sunset Are Wondrous Things

The star of “Six Minutes to Midnight,” opening Friday, tells why Elgar’s “Enigma” Variations, “Great Expectations,” David Bowie and London landmarks hold meaning for her.

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David Mintz, Whose Tofutti Made Bean Curd Cool, Dies at 89

He set out to create an ice cream substitute for people who keep kosher. He created a phenomenon, also loved by vegans, diabetics and people with milk allergies.

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S. Prestley Blake, a Founder of Friendly’s, Dies at 106

With a $547 loan from their parents, he and a brother opened the Friendly Ice Cream Shop in 1935, then built it into a chain of hundreds of restaurants.

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The Particular Texture and Joy of Homemade Ice Cream

The moments spent watching and waiting for this chocolate-flake raspberry ice cream to form capture a childish delight that we could all use right now.

#brooklyn-nyc, #chocolate, #ice-cream-and-frozen-desserts, #raspberries

A Veggie Burger Unlike the Others

David Tanis set out to create an exceptional black bean burger, and a whole summer menu to go with it.

#beans, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #eggs, #hamburgers, #ice-cream-and-frozen-desserts, #salads, #summer-season, #vegetarianism

Chile Crisp Is Even Good With Ice Cream

J. Kenji López-Alt pays homage to an unusual and delicious combination that has circulated online.

#chili-peppers, #chinese-food-cuisine, #condiments, #ice-cream-and-frozen-desserts

‘Inappropriate’ Eskimo Pie Name Will Be Retired, Company Says

As worldwide demonstrations denounce racism, the company behind the nearly 100-year-old frozen treat said it was time to rename a brand considered culturally insensitive.

#advertising-and-marketing, #discrimination, #dreyers-grand-ice-cream-holdings-inc, #eskimo-pies, #eskimos, #ice-cream-and-frozen-desserts, #trademarks-and-trade-names

Make Ice Cream in a Mason Jar

If you are over quar-baking, iced confections might be the next thing.

#desserts, #ice-cream-and-frozen-desserts, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #recipes

Blue Bell Pleads Guilty in 2015 Ice Cream Listeria Outbreak

The ice cream company pleaded guilty and agreed to pay more than $19 million in fines and settlements related to the 2015 episode, federal prosecutors said Friday.

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