Monthly Archives: September 2010

Licking Their Way To A Record

First, a correction. I recently blogged that Peter Barham held the record for making a liter of ice cream in just 18.78 seconds. That record has recently been shattered by Andrew Ross of the United Kingdom. On June 6, 2010, … Continue reading

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The Longest Split

This past summer, I found three towns battling for the right to claim theirs as the birthplace of the ice cream sundae. Wouldn’t you know it; a similar controversy is swirling around the banana split. Latrobe, Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Ohio … Continue reading

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Contest Winner – September 27

The winner for last week’s photo contest is Jeff Allen of Michigan. Jeff caught this image of Uncle Harry lounging in front of the USS Silversides in Muskegon, Michigan.  The submarine served during WWII and had the third largest total … Continue reading

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King of the Scoops

As far as ice cream cones go, most people are the single dip types. One dip. One flavor. Some go for two scoops in either the same flavor or, in culinary vernacular, ones that pair well together (how’s that for … Continue reading

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The Record Freeze

During my Summer of Ice Cream Blog, I visited iCream in Chicago which uses liquid nitrogen to quickly create their ice cream concoctions. It turns out that good ol’ liquid nitrogen is good for a couple of Guinness World Records … Continue reading

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Contest Winner

I’m pleased to announce the second winner in my photo contest. It is none other than Jeff Yoder who framed my likeness quite nicely while in vacation in Lansing, Michigan. Jeff wins an Uncle Harry’s Ice Cream Cake for his … Continue reading

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Ice Cream Records

Recently, I blogged about the people at Coke setting a Guinness World Record for the largest ice cream float back in 2007. Here’s a quick contest for you. The first person to tell me the correct size of that float … Continue reading

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