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Best Ice Cream - Calder Dairy or Shatila (DTW)

momskitchen Dec 8, 2011 05:18 PM

I brought some vanilla home and had a blind taste test. One kid liked Shatila, the other Calder. Mr. MomsKitchen said "They're both pretty good!". I much preferred Calder....Shatila is very sweet - too sweet for me! Plus Calder had simple ingredients - where Shatila had lots of names I couldn't pronounce.

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  1. rainsux RE: momskitchen Dec 9, 2011 07:32 AM

    I think you're gonna need to do this flavor by flavor. I love Shatila's fruit ice creams. The others don't tug my chain ... Especially their Rosewater.

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    1. re: rainsux
      JanPrimus RE: rainsux Dec 9, 2011 05:29 PM

      Fully endorse rainsux here. I love the Butter Fat level of Shatila, love some of the flavors of Calders and dream of Guernsey's Butter Pecan.

      1. re: JanPrimus
        aea6574 RE: JanPrimus Dec 9, 2011 06:19 PM

        Agree about the Guernsey's Butter Pecan. Used to try other Butter Pecan ice cream but realized none of them will ever be as good as Guernsey.

        Best regards, tony

      2. re: rainsux
        momskitchen RE: rainsux Dec 12, 2011 12:11 PM

        I'll try a strawberry faceoff next.

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        christyar RE: momskitchen Dec 12, 2011 10:03 AM

        Jeni's splendid out of OH blows all ice cream away! You can get it at Plum Market

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          xman887 RE: momskitchen Dec 15, 2011 10:17 AM

          treat dreams in ferndale - eclectic, unique, small batch, craft ice cream. in the same vein as jeni's from that state below us.


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