There's something special about sneaking a bowl of your favorite flavor in the stillness of the night. You have to be sly, stealthy even, but that sweet, sweet payoff is worth it.Read More
Kirsten Schimoler has been living the dream (developing new flavors at Ben & Jerry’s) since 2009. As Kirsten explains it, she’s technically a scientist but what she’s really into is “playing with food.”
“The thing about Flavor Gurus is that we’re all a little weird,” she says. “There’s a reason we call it Bizarre & D instead of R&D.” What Kirsten means is that Flavor Gurus have a different outlook on the world...and food. They can imagine totally unique combinations of flavors that others wouldn’t dream of trying. When it works, it’s pure magic.
Kirsten backs up her creativity in the kitchen with heavy doses of research. “Inspiration comes from everywhere,” Kirsten says. She travels the world on Flavor Guru Trend Treks. From dawn to the wee hours she’ll explore restaurants, bakeries, candy shops, and cocktail bars looking for her next great flavor idea.
Find out more about Kirsten’s road to her dream job here.
#NoDAPL protests have, understandably, dominated the news, but there are other proposed pipelines worth protesting too. We take a look at five projects that you need to know about.Read More
What’s even more fun than an ice cream party? (No, this isn’t a trick question.) Stumping your friends at a game of guess-the-flavor!Read More
Do you crave chunky flavors? Are you smitten with smooth? Maybe your preference is somewhere in the middle? Take this quiz to discover your chunk-ability index.Read More
Every brunch needs a hero, and you just found yours. Say hello to the Vegan Caramel Almond Brittle Tart, a creamy, crunchy, nutty delight that your dairy-eschewing and dairy-loving friends alike will rave about all weekend.Read More