How did vanilla become the default flavor of ice cream? And what's the ideal temperature of pie when served a la mode? We investigate, with Bon Appetit’s Adam Rapoport, Weird Al, and my Aunt Meryl.
As an eating device, the ice cream cone is inherently flawed: leaky, drippy, poorly-proportioned to the ice cream and an ineffective vessel for toppings. Let's eat ice cream better. For the children.