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Old 05-02-2020, 04:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Beckdawrek View Post
I am a cheap-ass. No way around it.
I can't eat very much icecream because of the carbs and sugar.
My favorite thing in the world(besides corndogs from Sonic) is cheap store brand icecream sandwiches. The cheaper the better.

DIL found me some Bluebunny, low sugar, low carb. Bunny Trax, It was just 'okay' for the price. I wouldn't buy it again.
I'm pretty sure I have no relatives in Arkansas. I don't think I've been in the state.

However, as soon as they are season, I have the cheapest icecream sandwiches in my freezer.

We have Ben & Jerry's, but that's only because the bakery hasn't started making ice cream, which they only have in summer, or because we're not motivated enough to make our own.

Current favorite ice cream places are Mora Ice Cream, who normally ships to the continental US and a gelato place on Lido island in Venice.
Old 05-02-2020, 05:00 AM
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I live in OH so Jenni's and Graeters are pretty standard in most grocery stores. I don't know about $14 a pint, maybe $7-10 for the former and $6 for the latter, but it's much cheaper than going to the ice cream shop which I consider a fairly common outing and way to blow $20 or more for a family.

Häagen-Dazs was "premium" to me as a kid but again fairly typical and we weren't rolling in dough (or cream). As others have mentioned, part of that was because we weren't just buying a half gallon every time we shopped but a decent pint was a nice treat every once in awhile.

My kids like Edy's or whatever cookie dough ice cream and that's fine with me.
Old 05-02-2020, 05:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Gatopescado View Post
Ice Cream brands are like gettin' a Blow Job. Even the bad ones are still pretty good.
I don't know if I've ever turned down ice cream, though.
Old 05-11-2020, 03:39 PM
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Originally Posted by zoid View Post
Breyers gelato is actually really good and fairly reasonably priced
Yeah, I've been trying more premium ice cream lately and picked up some of their vanilla caramel. this stuff is great. I'll pick up raspberry cheesecake next time.
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Old 05-11-2020, 04:30 PM
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They used to make a chocolate brownie/vanilla version but it seems to have disappeared - too bad, it was great.
Old 05-13-2020, 07:13 AM
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I'm generally content with store brands, but when I buy ice cream by the cone, I like the small, local places that make their own. My current favorite is called the Jack Frost Dairy Bar, in operation since 1954.
Old 05-13-2020, 01:07 PM
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We're big Blue Bell fans at our house, but it is pricey compared to the regular stuff. Every two months or so Publix will have it on BOGO so we stock up.
Old 05-15-2020, 09:39 PM
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My favorite ice cream is Ben and Jerry's Smores, but when I went to Columbus for the Origins convention I got hooked on Jeni's Salty Caramel. Now, I will occasionally pay $12.00 a pint for it at the only store near me that carries it. I don't eat ice cream that often, though.


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