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May 24, 2010 06:48 PM

Ice cream and ___________ = a winning combination

I just enjoyed a bowl of home made chocolate chip ice cream (vanilla bean blended with shave ghiradelli semi-sweet chocolate), and what made it so satisfying was the sourdough hard pretzels I dipped in it. This is one of my favorite treats. The sweet, salty, cold & crunchy combination is a winning one for me.

What do you like in or on your ice cream?

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    1. fried plantains
      macadamia nuts
      maple syrup
      rhubarb compote
      currant compote
      mango halves

        1. Espresso powder
          Strawberry jam
          Crushed graham crackers... or Ritz crackers even :-)

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          1. hot fudge & Friendly's peanut butter sauce
            hot fudge & caramel sauce
            bananas or peaches Foster
            whipped cream and a cherry

            LL: know what I bet you'd love? Chocolate dipped pretzel thins (or pretzel crisps, depending on brand), crumbled into or over your ice cream.

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            1. re: kattyeyes

              OMG, you just reminded me that they have peanut butter dipped pretzels now - I would oh so love those on my ice cream too!

              Of course, there's always bacon too. ;-P

              1. re: kattyeyes

                Katty, as you know we visit the Asian markets in NYC all the time... although I'm not a fan of chocolate-dipped pretzels, I can tell you that at markets like Lotte, Rhee Brothers and the like they carry the "Pocky sticks" in all sorts of scrumptious flavors/coatings -- and one can certainly add that to ice cream.

                1. re: shaogo

                  Ooooh, yes, and not just those, but the little chocolate fish, too. The name escapes me, but bet you know exactly what I mean. They come in an octagonal box, maybe? Mmmmmmmmm...cookie outside, chocolate inside the fish. What are they called?! They are tasty little vittles!