Happy Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day! If this edible occasion is news to you, make up for all the years that you’ve been missing out by amping up your ice cream intake today. Most importantly, today’s the day to seek out the most imaginative flavors beyond the old faithful duo of vanilla and chocolate. Unusual add-ins, often of the meaty persuasion, are popping up at ice cream parlors all over the country and include odd but inventive combinations like chorizo caramel, nova lox and berry barbecue. With such protein-packed flavors available, you could probably substitute ice cream for every meal today and feel satisfied. (I know I would.) To encourage your own creamy creativity at home, here are a few ice cream recipes to start your new favorite holiday off right: with a cone stacked high full of weird and wild scoops.
Trail Mix Ice Cream (pictured above)
Ice cream and camping don’t usually bunk together, but this trail mix-studded frozen concoction is the exception. Riddled with nuts, chocolate candies and raisins, this cone is equipped to hit the trails (at least in spirit).