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New! Haagen-Dazs goes all-American: Peanut Butter.

New Limited Edition ice cream from Haagen-Dazs: Peanut Butter Pie Ice Cream! Haagen-Dazs describes this as a favorite family recipe (who cares?) with ribbons of peanut butter and chocolate cookie pieces (crust) folded into a base of peanut butter ice cream. Yes, that’s double peanut butter for ya. No wonder my breath smells like peanut butter after a round of it! I don’t like real peanut butter, or peanuts, but…

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Ciao Bella Sea Salt Caramel Gelato Squares

I’ve written about Ciao Bella’s tart yet tasty Key Lime Pie ice cream sandwiches before, so I was excited to try these Sea Salt Caramel ones. Quick summary: Ciao Bella makes very good ice cream sandwiches! I  looked up sea salt to compare it with table salt, and the first result is the Mayo Clinic! Do some people believe the purpose of using sea salt is actually for health reasons,…

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I wimped out and picked vanilla. Don’t hate me.

Forgive me, readers, for I have sinned. The subtitle of this blog is Chocolate, and not-Vanilla. And yet I bought Vanilla this time!! yes. I’m talking about Vaniglia Vanilla Bean Gelato, which I found at Gelsons. Gelson’s is an upscale supermarket across the street from the ultra-popular Trader Joe’s, and yet it does very well. (for one thing, they’re open til midnight, so yay!) They also have a very tasteful,…

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