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6 Ice Cream Sundaes We Love in San Francisco

San Francisco has become quite the town for ice cream, despite hot days being a rarity. Rather than finding this incongruous, we think it's a sign of the city's true dedication to its frozen treats. With that in mind, we set out to find the best ice cream sundaes San Francisco had to offer, armed with little but our love of dairy and a hefty supply of Lactaid. More

Ed Levine's 13 Favorite Frozen Desserts in America

I know it's just barely spring, but I'm already thinking about ice cream, gelato, sundaes, and other frozen desserts. Admit it, you've already had your first iced coffee of the season or started daydreaming about your favorite scoop shops to hit this summer. Here are some of my all-time favorite frozen treats from across America, from vanilla soft serve with maple-pecan-bacon streusel in Chicago to sundaes in Ohio. Chime in with any others I missed. More

Weir's Ice Cream in Salisbury Mills, NY: How We Spent an Hour Before Adam Kuban's Wedding

We weren't especially hungry and definitely overdressed, but when you pass a sign for Weir's Ice Cream, you stop. Actually, sign does not begin to describe the nearly two-story high soft serve cone (with a vanilla-chocolate swirly top, naturally) next to the stand. It was visible from many a street light away, and potentially from space. Ed was driving our Hertz-rented car through the Hudson Valley last weekend when we saw it. I don't think a car has ever parked so fast. More

Rich and Gooey Hot Fudge Sauce

Making hot fudge sauce is relatively straightforward. You just need cream to keep it flowing, light corn syrup for body and shininess without making it too sweet (that's where the brown sugar comes in), cocoa powder for the rich fudgy taste, and regular chocolate to smooth out the cocoa. The end result is much more interesting than anything you'd buy at the grocery store. More

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