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Posted by Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 9:39 AM

Peppermint StickYou might think that the persistent aroma of farm animals would perhaps interfere with the enjoyment of ice cream but, no, we discovered that it's an enhancement. Tulmeadow Farm has been operating longer than the U.S. of A., and they began producing their own ice cream in 1994 (see the review). It's an exceptionally dense 16% butterfat ice cream. The pumpkin, below, captured not only the flavor but seemingly also the texture of pumpkin pie, and was more successful than the timid peppermint stick pictured above. The farm stand is low-key and homey, not a slick mega-stand. If we lived nearby this is where we'd come to purchase our jack-o'-lantern pumpkin.


Hey ChiTownDiner, how did we miss this place?

We tried some Autumn flavors at Rich Farm (spiced apple) and Dr. Mike's (pumpkin) and they were both delicious!
Posted by buffetbuster on Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012 1:38 PM

Didn't you also go to Collins Creamery? How was that?
Posted by ayersian on Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012 5:50 PM

I was thinking of going to Collins but we never made it.
Posted by Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle on Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012 11:47 PM

Collins was really nice....enjoyed my four flavor sampler...
Posted by ChiTownDiner on Friday, Oct 5, 2012 7:31 PM

buffetbuster...I believe you were dieting....
Posted by ChiTownDiner on Friday, Oct 5, 2012 7:32 PM

Ah....smell that dairy air!
Posted by BoNapateet on Saturday, Oct 6, 2012 1:46 AM

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