Pie and Ice Cream Pairings for Thanksgiving!

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It’s that time of year again – Thanksgiving! And no Thanksgiving meal would be complete without dessert! Pie is a quintessential American tradition, and a must on Thanksgiving. But, in order to step it up a notch, what is better than pie a la mode, especially when that ice cream is made by Harmony Valley Creamery? Now, we know Mayor … Read More

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Favorite Wine and Ice Cream Pairings for Fall

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Sometimes you need to treat yourself and, in our opinion, ice cream and wine together are the most decadent way to celebrate. Don’t insult a fancy bottle of wine with just any ice cream! Pair it eloquently with a scoop of Harmony Valley Craft Ice Cream. Here are six of our favorite wine and ice cream pairings: School’s Out Strawberry … Read More

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National Coffee Ice Cream Day Tomorrow

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What gives you a better reason to eat ice cream than celebrating National Coffee Ice Cream Day, on September 6th? This is one of those special holidays where you can get away with eating as much ice cream as you want, because it’s a special occasion! Coffee Ice Cream is a combination of two favorites, coffee and vanilla ice cream, and when … Read More

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National Ice Cream Sandwich Day is Today!

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There are many days worth celebrating (National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day, anyone?!) but National Ice Cream Sandwich Day definitely tops the list as one of our favorites. Think about it: when choosing a dessert, you’re generally given a few options with the caveat that you can choose only one. But with an ice cream sandwich? You’re totally beating the … Read More

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The Magic of Vanilla Ice Cream

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Over the years, vanilla ice cream has gotten a bad rap: even the word “vanilla” has come to mean “unexciting, normal, conventional, boring.” But here at Harmony Valley Creamery we have a soft spot in our hearts for this classic ice cream flavor and its unlimited dessert potential- maybe it’s because we use only the finest real bourbon vanilla beans … Read More

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DIY Ice Cream Sundae Tips

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The ice cream sundae is the height of decadence when it comes to dessert (or breakfast…we’re not here to judge). What other treat has so few rules and so many possibilities? You can easily screw up a tiramisu or a chocolate cake, but there’s no way to ruin an ice cream sundae. (Unless, maybe, you pull out the anchovies.) Just … Read More

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DIY Indian Summer Ice Cream Creations

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School is back in session and we’re thinking of autumn, but the central coast is know for its Indian Summers, so make time to start whipping up some tasty and cool homemade ice cream treats to stave off the Indian Summer heat. Be sure to make use of all of the fantastic late harvest fruits available, such as raspberries, blackberries, … Read More

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Word to the Ice Cream Wise: Skip the Ambergris

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As you fill your life with the experience of trying the strange but real ice cream flavors being created by artisan ice cream shops, you’ll find yourself motivated to try every flavor. Marking those unique tastes off your list becomes a badge of honor, and at Harmony Valley Creamery we’re committed to your success in this endeavor. (Start with our six signature flavors!) However, … Read More

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Craft Ice Cream: Does BIG Equal Craft?

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When it comes to craft ice cream what brands come to mind? Ben & Jerry’s? Häagen-Dazs? Most people imagine those names since they are the third and fourth best selling brands in the U.S. at $465.4 million and $418.8 million respectively. With sales of that magnitude and both brands being owned by multinational corporations…should we or can we consider them craft? How exactly … Read More

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