Andia’s Homemade Ice Cream voted Triangle’s favorite

Zara Mathir, 20 months old, enjoys Andias Homemade Ice Cream in Cary, NC on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. Angelina Katsanis The results are in: Andia’s Homemade Ice Cream is the winner of The News & Observer’s Triangle ice cream bracket. The family-run local ice cream shop, with two stores in Cary, beat out runner-ups … Read more

You Should Make This No-churn Pop-Tart Ice Cream

photo: Allie ChanthornReinmann I recently wrote about the summer’s best Pop-Tart prep technique–freezing them–and it seems like that just wasn’t cold enough for Lifehacker readers. Frozen Pop-Tarts are deliciously cool, but never freeze to an icy state. This makes it tough to challenge ice cream for the top spot in the imaginary rankings of cold … Read more

Houston’s Essential Ice Cream Shops

‘I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!’ Ice cream from Flower & Cream (Image courtesy of Flower & Cream) HOUSTON – Whenever the ice cream cravings kick in, consider venturing to one of Houston’s many delicious scoop shops. Here are 18 that stand out: Asiatown Aqua S: At this soft-serve franchise, you … Read more

Everything Is Ube Now

photo: Jason LaBella (shutterstock) My daughter insists that purple is my favorite color, which is why she got me a very large lavender candle for Mother’s Day. While purple is lovely, I am quite allergic to lavender. This is why I avoid purple foods (and candles), most of which, until recently, were purple due to … Read more

Krispy Kreme donut store adds soft service ice cream to menu

The iconic donut maker Krispy Kreme known for its “Hot Now” pastries is debuting a cool treat on the first day of summer — soft-serve ice cream. Krispy Kreme’s Original Glazed soft serves ice cream will be available in 10 US markets, including all Charlotte-area stores, starting Tuesday. And yes, the soft serve options will … Read more

You Should Definitely Air Fry a Banana

photo: Claire Lower People are always trying to make bananas be ice cream, and who can blame them. Ice cream really is that bitch. She’s sweet and rich, cold yet comforting, and one of the first things to go when the diet starts. These approximations aren’t bad—the frozen banana“soft serves” that nearly crashed Pinterest is … Read more