RECIPES: Spiked Ice Cream Soda

What’s new in ice cream sodas? How about a shot of tequila, rum, vodka or liqueur? The Barclay New York Hotel is helping guests beat the heat with a spiked ice cream soda menu. Using their recipes, you can give new meaning to the concept of an ice cream social. Pick a date, choose your…
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RECIPES: Ice Cream Sodas With Iced Coffee & Iced Tea

Here are two ideas for cooling-off drinks, courtesy of ChocolateBox Café in Malibu, California. Instead of an ice cream soda, scoop gelato or ice cream into an iced espresso and sorbet into iced tea. Iced Coffee Float. Coffee lovers can pair an iced espresso with gelato in chocolate chip, coffee, hazelnut, tiramisu or vanilla (you…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Ice Cream Float (a.k.a. Ice Cream Soda)

On the first day of summer, we’re thinking ice cream—and specifically, ice cream floats. You may have added a scoop of vanilla ice cream into root beer or chocolate soda. But exciting new combinations await: The “creamsicle,” orange soda with vanilla ice cream The “chocolate cherry,” cherry soda with chocolate ice cream The “peach melba,”…
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RECIPE: Have A Cow—A Black Cow (a.k.a. Root Beer Float)

[1] How now, Black Cow? Make one and find out (photo by ShagPhoto | IST).   June 10th is National Black Cow Day. A Black Cow is another name for that popular old-fashioned ice cream soda, the root beer float. Made with vanilla ice cream, it is called a brown cow or chocolate cow when…
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