Cool It

A Cool Clash of Cultures at Magnolia's Ice Cream

Kool-Aid pickles, Frito pies, mangonadas and more mix at this Second Ward favorite.

08/14/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

I Scream You Scream

Celebrate Out of the Box: National Ice Cream Month

The scoop on where to enjoy Houston's best frozen treats this summer, from sandwiches to shakes.

07/08/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Recipe

Making Homemade Ice Cream with Fat Cat Creamery’s Sarah Johnston

The owner of the artisanal ice cream shop shares her secrets.

05/31/2015 By Scott Vogel Photography by Todd Spoth

I scream

Boo Bell: Nationwide Recall of Beloved Brenham Ice Cream Hits Home

Blue Bell issues a voluntary recall of its ice cream nationwide and Houston stores act fast.

04/21/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

I scream

Our Long National Nightmare Is Over: Blue Bell Returns to Stores

H-E-B has started stocking the beloved Brenham-based ice cream once again.

04/14/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Sweet Treats

Fat Cat Creamery Now Offering Delivery Service

Why wait for the ice cream truck?

01/28/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Sweet Treats

The Closest You Can Get to Ice Cream Heaven is Cloud 10

The winter flavors are everything you'd want in a cold, creamy treat.

01/28/2015 By Natalie Harms

Editor’s Picks

Sweet Treats: Houston’s 10 Best Ice Cream Shops

Keep cool this summer with the city’s best ice cream, custard, and gelato.

08/03/2014 By Phaedra Cook and Katharine Shilcutt

Sweet Treats

Where to Get Truly Great Gelato

Finding the Italian favorite in Houston isn't as easy as it seems.

06/24/2014 By Silvia Pera

Sweet Treats

Cool, Creamy Custard at Culver's

Treat yourself to something cold and sweet when it's hot and horrible outside.

06/19/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Sweet Treats

A Trip to Blue Bell Is Just as Fun as an Adult

Fun new flavors await at the Blue Bell Creamery tour in Brenham, which should be on every Texan's bucket list.

03/24/2014 By BoJanay Posey

Sweet Treats

Fat and Happy at Fat Cat Creamery

The Heights ice cream parlor harkens back to a sweeter, simpler time.

03/18/2014 By BoJanay Posey

Sweet Treats

Frozen Awesomeness, Indeed

Eatsie Boys makes ice cream that tastes like real-deal Shipley's Donuts.

03/12/2014 By BoJanay Posey

Chinatown

Hair of the Dog Ice Cream

From Crown Royal to Bailey's Irish Cream, you can get a cocktail in a waffle cone at Frozen Cafe.

01/02/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

In Defense of Dessert

"Texans Tackle Crackle" Ice Cream Hits H-E-B

What does Texans-flavored ice cream taste like?

09/27/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Taste of Chinatown

Nu "Snowflake" Ice

The coolest dessert in Chinatown is a shaved sorbet concoction.

05/22/2013 By Robb Walsh

Sweet Treats

Dairy Queen Blizzards And Texas Childhoods

Sweet memories of soft serve and red plastic spoons.

05/02/2013 By Amber Ambrose