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News Tue Feb 13 2007

Look Maggie! They're even naming ice cream after us!

With all the buzz about the rumored Stephen Colbert Ben & Jerry's flavor that was leaked to No Fact Zone last week, I couldn't help but think of some flavors the ice cream gurus could make just for Chicagoans. Regional delights could include Nepotism Neopolitan (a layered dessert comprised of three ice creams flavored with Daley's Irish Cream, Irish whiskey and Guinness), El Tracks (just like Moose Tracks, but in "Slow as Molasses" ice cream) or Rocky Road Construction.

I think that these could be big hits in Chicago, and I think my ice cream maker will be working overtime this weekend. If all goes well, I'll post recipes.

 

Justin / February 13, 2007 1:32 PM

Greeaaattt idea.

The IL GOP Light Fat Free Vanilla. This ice cream would be vanilla, but be light as air. Like it had no taste. No bite to it. When you took a spoonful, it would seem that there was no ice cream there at all. None.

Meghan / February 13, 2007 2:50 PM

Ha! Good call. I just thought of another one. Foridden Fruit Sorbet, only it's the code name in Chicago for fois gras.

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