Scooping Ice Cream

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  1. kuan

    kuan Moderator Staff Member

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    I know I need a good scoop.  I have a Zeroll copy but I'm thinking there must be something better.


    Any tricks? 
     
  2. someday

    someday

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    Just take the whole carton with you to the sofa. 
     
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  3. chefross

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    Any Tricks?

    A hot water rinse in between each scoop. Works perfectly.

    * side note....remove ice cream from the freezer 5-7 minutes before you scoop.
     
  4. kuan

    kuan Moderator Staff Member

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    I can't wait 5 minutes!  I want it NOW!! :D 
     
  5. flipflopgirl

    flipflopgirl

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    Everyone at my house is getting sterling silver dessert spoons stamped with words of wisdom.

    The fisherman's?

    "papa's ice cream plow"

    mimi
     
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  6. flipflopgirl

    flipflopgirl

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    Couldn't resist...

    https://img1.etsystatic.com/126/0/8747942/il_570xN.914551331_et2z.jpg

    mimi

    I stick the carton in the micro for about 5 sec and then let sit until just softened around the edges.

    This always rewards me with a nice scoop that is still mostly frozen.

    Blue Bell Mexican Praline is my very favorite.

    Huge chunks of the best praline I have ever enjoyed suspended butter pecan ice cream.

    Heaven.

    m.
     
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  7. kuan

    kuan Moderator Staff Member

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  9. chefbillyb

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  10. lagom

    lagom

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    The best scoop I've ever used has been a tupperware scoop I bought 20plus years ago. Still have it.



     
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  11. midlife

    midlife

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    We've used one line this for years. Serious scoops. Not those dainty little balls. :eek:)