Tag Archives: Ice cream

Bacovangelism: Bacon Beats Local

The real reason for this post is to offer Burger King kudos for finally realizing the obvious: bacon = awesome. Sure, they’ve put bacon on hamburgers before, but who hasn’t? Now, they’ve upped the fast food bacon wars considerably with their new bacon sundae.

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The Southern Sweets Showdown Lightning Round!

When we began this little endeavor called the Southern Sweets Showdown, the plan was to write an original article or anecdote about each of the 68 contestants in the first round. Yeah … didn’t exactly work out that way.

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Time for OT in the Southern Sweets Showdown

Here’s the real shocker: for the first time in the Southern Sweets Showdown, we have a tie. Not only do we have our first tie, we have two of them!

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The Peaches are Cream and the Coke’s in the Oven

We’re pleased to present another post from our TFGC (that’s Token Female Guest Contributor), Deborah Krauss. We felt the need to point out that she wrote this, because no Real Southern Man would ever use “OMG.”

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The Only Thing Better than a Co-Cola

The only time the word Coke refers only to Coca-Cola, the only time the correct response to a request for a Coke isn’t “What kind?” is when it’s used in the context of a Coke Float.

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Southern Sweet: Butter Pecan Ice Cream

There is a multitude of pecan-specific dishes in the Southern Sweets Showdown, but none so brilliantly combine ingredients as does this one: cold vanilla ice cream, flavored with a hint of butter and a generous portion of toasted pecans. Does it get any better? I think not.

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Southern Sweets Showdown Play-in: #17 Fruitcake vs. #16 Blue Bell Ice Cream

Our final play-in match of the Southern Sweets Showdown comes from the Cakes, Puddings & Ice Cream region.

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Southern Sweet: I Scream for Blue Bell Ice Cream

This is an odd entrant for the Southern Sweets Showdown, I know. It’s not a specific flavor of ice cream, but a brand name. How does that work, you might ask? Because Blue Bell Ice Cream is awesome; that’s how.

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