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The Rite of Spring: Absinthe + Meringues

Ladies and gentlemen, the curtain rises today on Absinthe + Meringues, an ice cream inspired by the Columbus Symphony Orchestra and  BalletMet‘s 100th anniversary performances of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. The performances—March 22 to 24 in the Ohio Theatre—will honor the groundbreaking work with a world-premier ballet by internationally renowned choreographer James Kudelka. Absinthe +…

2013 South Beach Wine & Food Festival

This year, we’re hitting more sweet national events than we ever have, and a big one on the horizon is the sold-out South Beach Wine & Food Festival. Presented by Food & Wine magazine, the 12th-annual fest is touted as “a star-studded, four-day destination event showcasing the talents of the world’s most renowned wine and spirits…

Ohio Is For (Ice Cream) Lovers

That’s right. Today through Sunday Feb. 17, 2013, spend $25 in Homage’s shop at Easton or the Short North and receive a voucher for one small cup or cone of ice cream (or sorbet or frozen yogurt) in any of our scoop shops. (The voucher is valid from the time of purchase through Thursday March…

Banana Cajeta. Yes, Please.

Here’s something special to share with your sweetest on Valentine’s Day—Banana Cajeta. Available in our scoop shops, in select grocers’ freezers, and at jenis.com, it’s one of the stars of our Valentine’s Day Collection, and it’s made with four main components: Ripe, fresh bananas blended with Ohio honey, grass-grazed Ohio cream, and swirls of sweet…

Double-Toasted Coconut

Double-Toasted Coconut is a coconut nut’s dream that instantly transports you to your favorite sunny spot. In each scoop: exquisite grass-grazed Ohio cream laden with flecks of chewy, nutty, toasted coconut. Here’s how we make it: First, we unsweetened coconut is placed on trays and toasted for 20 minutes. We stir throughout the toasting to…

Guava Cloverton

The new Guava Cloverton, part of our Valentine’s Day Collection, proves that a great ice cream flavor requires few main ingredients—as long those ingredients are top-shelf. Here’s what we use to make the sunny new Guava Cloverton: Grass-grazed Snowville cream Soft, super-creamy Cloverton (cow’s milk) cheese from Laurel Valley Creamery in southern Ohio Pockets of…

Valentine’s Day Superstar: Roxbury Road

Had a chance to check out our Valentine’s Day Collection? The chocolate superstar of the bunch is Roxbury Road—one of the most labor-intensive flavors we make. Dense, dark milk chocolate ice cream. Crunchy, salted smoked almonds. Pillowy, from-scratch marshmallows. Swirls of a sweet, buttery caramel sauce. Roxbury Road, of course, is a play on rocky…

Jeni’s Company Band in the News

Jeni’s Company Band’s big show at Kobo is only a day away. In the meantime, here are a couple of sweet features about the group and gig from Kevin Joy/The Columbus Dispatch and Chris DeVille/Columbus Alive. See you there.

Jeni’s Company Band & Cocktails—Friday Feb. 8 at Kobo

Bust out the datebook—there’s a special event on the horizon. On Friday Feb. 8 at Kobo, Jeni’s Company Band (featuring members of our kitchen team) will celebrate the release of Flavors From Earth, a 4-song LP recorded to coincide with our “Flavors From Earth” winter flavor campaign. Doors will open at 9 p.m., with the…

New Flavors to Take Your Honey Where It’s Sunny

  This Valentine’s Day, take your honey where it’s sunny. Our new collection—available in shops and online today—features three ultra-creamy tropical tastes and the classiest chocolate number on the block. Banana Cajeta: Fresh bananas blended with Ohio honey, grass-grazed Ohio cream, and swirls of sweet and tangy cajeta (goat’s milk caramel sauce) from Vermont’s Fat…