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Favorite Things: Frozen Treats from the Streets of DC

August 23rd, 2013 · 2 Comments

Our favorite things week moves right along with 3 of our favorite locally-made frozen treats of summer. Our love of dairy extends beyond cheese every once in a while, and we spend a fair bit of our summers searching out the best and brightest ice creams and other frozen goodies. Like these… 1. Roasted Strawberry [...]

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Tags: around DC · foodietot faves

The DC Scoop Returns Sunday

July 19th, 2013 · No Comments

The DC Scoop, an annual taste-off of some of the District’s best* frozen treats, returns to Union Market this Sunday, July 21. Taking place from 1:00 to 4:00pm, participants will taste and vote on ice cream, gelato and other treats from over a dozen local purveyors. Three well-loved children’s performers will keep the kids entertained, [...]

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Tags: around DC · eatLocalDC · events · foodietots in dc

Free Ice Cream Saturday at The DC Scoop

August 19th, 2011 · 2 Comments

A quick note for those of you in DC: 15 of the best local ice cream vendors will be competing for the title of Best Frozen Treat in DC on Saturday, August 20, 1:00 to 4:00pm. The DC Scoop is a free community event taking place rain or shine outdoors at the new Union Market [...]

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Tags: eatLocalDC

{Savoring September} Nectarine Gelato

September 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

I wasn’t kidding about squeezing every last bit of summer out of the month. Today may be the first day of fall, but don’t pack up the ice cream maker just yet. It’s supposed to reach 90 degrees in DC again today, and you can still find sweet white nectarines at the farmers market. So [...]

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Preserving Summer: Peach Gelato

August 21st, 2009 · 8 Comments

It’s peach season and I’m keeping my fingers crossed that they hold out long enough for me to can some for winter. In the meantime, here’s the peach gelato that made me swoon, if I do say so myself. Ever wonder what the difference is between ice cream and gelato? Sherbet and sorbet? As far [...]

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Tags: at market · dairy · dessert · fruit · recipes