Moomers creates official ice cream flavor for Michigan’s National Cherry Festival
TRAVERSE CITY, MI – The National Cherry Festival is coming to Traverse City and now it has an official ice cream. Festival organizers announced Thursday that it is partnering with Traverse City-based Moomer’s Ice Cream to create Cherry Traffic Jam, a hard-packed ice cream flavor developed specifically for the annual summer celebration of all things cherries. RELATED: All of the National Cherry Festival concerts: Sheryl Crow, Jim Gaffigan and moreThe limited-edition flavor will then be available during the National Cherry Festival at the festival farm market and Pepsi Bayside Music Stage. It will also be available during the festival and while supplies last at the Moomer’s Homemade Ice Cream store front. READ MORE:Hip hop icon Nelly to perform at 2022 National Cherry FestivalRock and Roll Hall of Famers ZZ Top to perform at 2022 National Cherry FestivalAward-winning comedian Jim Gaffigan to perform at 2022 National Cherry FestivalR&B icons Boyz II Men to close out 2022 National Cherry Festivalmlive.com
This parlor will make you “Hungary” for dessert
Now that Thanksgiving has passed, it is time for the sweet stuff. How does an ice cream stuffed pastry sound? We discovered a local place that serves Hungarian inspired treats with a twist. We got the inside scoop on the treats in Dearborn that are ready for takeout.
Local Eats: Over plain vanilla? Try these unusual ice cream flavors this summer in the Ann Arbor area
From Blank Slate Creamery to Michigan Creamery to Ypsilanti’s GO! Ice Cream and more, flavors that excite those who cannot stomach another cookies ‘n’ Cream are lurking downtown. Ice Cream also uses fresh ingredients, with one batch of basil chocolate chip ice cream taking nearly 20 pounds of the herb to make. Rolled ice cream employs a method where an ice cream base is frozen on a cold disc, spread thin and scraped into tubes of ice cream. Ice Cream, 10 North Washington St.What they had to say: Although popular in other countries, according to Hess, sweet corn ice cream is unusual in the United States.mlive.com
Local Eats: Hot summer day? Here’s where to find ice cream around Kalamazoo
Offering more than 32 flavors of Hershey’s Ice Cream, they’ll also take good care of your pup as dogs get free ice cream. (MLive file photo)Kalamazoo GazettePlainwellPlainwell Ice Cream, 621 E. Bridge St., is synonymous with ice cream in Southwest Michigan and can be found all around the region, but why not go to the source? Strawberry cheesecake ice cream at Rollup Ice Cream & Tea in Kalamazoo, Michigan. (MLive file photo)Joel Bissell | MLive.comPortageRollup Ice Cream & Tea, 8340 Portage Road, offers something a little bit different: rolled ice cream. Bella Creamery, 10098 Shaver Road, offers its own handcrafted ice cream, as well as ice cream sandwiches, cakes and pies.mlive.com
Become part of the sweet history of this Detroit ice cream shop
One place that has been making sweet, delicious ice cream and chocolates, is Alinosi Ice Cream and Candy in Detroit. Once they purchased equipment and a location, the brothers opened Alinosi Ice Cream and Candy on the city’s east side. AdNow the ice cream shop may not be serving up floats and egg creams, but the inside of the shop has stayed ready and able to continue to function. Hopefully a buyer will carry on the Alinosi ice cream tradition and re-open the ice cream shop. Watch the video above to learn more about the history of Alinosi Ice Cream and the shop.
Ann Arbor’s Blank Slate Creamery open for season
ANN ARBOR – Sure signs of spring in town include an increase in doodles from chalk artist David Zinn, cyclists on Huron River Drive, tulips sprouting from the ground and, of course, the opening of Blank Slate Creamery for the season. Blank Slate opened its walk-up window on Wednesday serving up scoops of its handcrafted ice cream, sundaes, floats, baked goods and more. New flavors include Chocolate Covered Strawberry and Brandy Old Fashioned -- a creamy brandy base with orange, bitters and maraschino cherries blended throughout. 🥳 come enjoy this beautiful weather and get some deliciously creamy ice cream! To place an order and see everything Blank Slate has to offer, click here.
Too cold for ice cream? Small town shop opens for season in February in Michigan
FRUITPORT, MI – Too cold for ice cream in February? With piles of dirty snow nearby, customers lined up outside Norm’s Ice Cream, 350 N. 3rd Ave., in Fruitport, on Wednesday, Feb. 24. Fruitport Township Treasurer Rose Dillon said she was picking up ice cream to treat the township’s office staff. “When we heard they were open we were so excited about getting our first ice cream of the year. We’re delighted to be getting our ice cream from Norm’s.”For more information, check out their Facebook page.mlive.com
Internet crowdfunding keeps many Michigan restaurants afloat amid pandemic
READ: Michigan restaurants prepare to reopen indoor dining Feb. 1Some restaurants mean more to their local communities than just a breakfast special or ice cream on a hot summer day. The place opened in 2002 and may not make it to 2022, but owner Dave McManaman said a fundraiser gives him some hope. Ray’s Ice Cream, off Coolidge Highway in Royal Oak, is a generational business that’s been around for 60 years. AdMore information on Ray’s Ice Cream can be found on its official website or its official Facebook page here. More information on Dave & Amy’s can be found on its official website or its official Facebook page here.
Level up your popsicle game this Halloween
They said they’re all about over the top, decadent ice cream, and having fun with what they make. “Everything is covered in chocolate, that is what I would say is the shining star in what we’re delivering.” Jill said. They also have a dairy-free option named Snack for Drac, which pairs a cranberry peach popsicle with dark chocolate, red sugar crystals, and bat-shaped sprinkles. Other fun designs include Mummy Dearest, a milk-N-cookies popsicle in a cookie dough shell, and a Trick or Treat popsicle that is all chocolate and M&Ms. They set aside 10 boxes for Live In The D viewers, so act quickly to reserve yours!
Favorite family restaurant gets a makeover
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Enjoy new twists on ice cream at Modern Cone
It may be getting a little chilly outside, but you can still enjoy some yummy, summer frozen treats. Kila Peeples stopped by Modern Cone, a family-owned ice cream shop that has “nacho” ordinary sundae. Not only does Modern Cone offer more than 50 flavors of hard scoop ice cream, but also 50 different toppings to put on top of your desserts. Plus, they offer two creations that are hard to find anywhere else, the Stackers parfait and ice cream nachos! Watch the video above to find out more about Modern Cone and their creamy frozen treats!
Vote 4 The Best 2020: Top 10 ice cream shops in Metro Detroit
DETROIT Who is serving up the best ice cream in Metro Detroit in 2020? The 2020 Vote 4 The Best period for local businesses wrapped up in July -- and the winners are in! You can view the full list of Vote 4 The Best winners here! Learn more about WDIV Insider - and sign up here! Other Vote 4 The Best winner lists:You can view the full list of Vote 4 The Best winners here!
This summer treat will have your dog happily wagging its tail
During the dog days of summer, everyone can use a treat to beat the heat, and that includes our dogs. You may buy them a cone at the local ice cream stand, but one homegrown business is now making ice cream specifically for your pooch. In 2018, when they were asked to put on an ice cream social for dogs, they started looking for vendors. All their dog ice creams are made using natural, non-GMO, ingredients that are locally based. Working together with their partner, Bow Wow Baketique, they offer dog bones and dog ice cream sandwiches as well.
Misinformation on the virus is proving highly contagious
Steve, right, and Chris Brophy, husband and wife owners of Brickley's Ice Cream, look out from the store they closed after teenage workers were harassed by customers who refused to wear a mask or socially distance, in Wakefield, R.I., Wednesday, July 29, 2020. "Some of them don't believe it's real (COVID-19) and some don't think it's a big deal, I do," Steve Brophy said, adding that he would rather close than put young workers and customers at risk of harassment, and the virus. "It's like it's OK to be a jerk in this environment." (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Celebrate National Ice Cream Day Sunday with giveaway offer
DETROIT You can beat the heat on National Ice Cream Day Sunday with special giveaways. Today you can enter to win free ice cream and save on Midwest-made Hudsonville Ice Cream at local grocery stores. Do you need a reason to enjoy FREE ice cream? Truly, theres no better way to celebrate the summer than with ice cream. Hudsonville Ice Cream makes more than 50 flavors, with both traditional ice cream and dairy-free options available in scoop shops and grocery stores in more than a dozen states, including a store near you.
3 Ice cream trips you cant miss
Luckily for us, milkmeansmore.org has made a list of Cant Miss Ice Cream Trips, all of which use Michigan dairy to make their delectable desserts. I had the good fortune of going to three of the spots on their list, and sampling their mouthwatering ice cream. 2) Rebeccas Family Restaurant and Ice Cream Parlor - 134 N Center St. in NorthvilleRebecca's Family Restaurant and Ice Cream Parlor (Copyright 2020 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.) The building started off as Cloverdales and has been serving ice cream ever since, with Rebeccas Family Restaurant and Ice Cream Parlor taking over the spot about 21 years ago. They also have some boozy ice cream flavors as well, like Bourbon Pecan, and Irish Coffee.
Ann Arbors Blank Slate Creamery to open walk-up window on Wednesday
ANN ARBOR Heres something to scream about -- and in a good way. Blank Slate Creamery is opening for walk-up service starting on Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. But that seems like a pretty fair trade off in exchange for being able to stand in line again at one of Ann Arbors hottest summer destinations. Blank Slate Creamery has been offering curbside pick up of pints since it reopened in late April. Blank Slate Creamery is at 300 W. Liberty St.
Does homemade mason jar ice cream fulfill your cravings?
Almost everyone loves ice cream; its the unofficial treat of the summer. Kila Peeples decided to try out making her own ice cream, in a mason jar of all things! Per the article, here is the recipe:Ingredients:1 cup heavy cream1 tablespoons granulated sugar1 teaspoons vanilla extractA pinch of saltA 16 oz Mason jar, of course.Yield: About three servings. Pour the cream, sugar, vanilla and salt into the jar, and screw on the lid tightly. Youll know youre done when the mixture doubles in volume and is about the consistency of brownie batter.