Monday, April 21, 2014

Bobtail Year: Vanilla Morghulis

April is month eleven of my Bobtail Year, two pints of Bobtail Homemade Ice Cream a month for donating to Oracle Theatre.

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I love a challenge. Sure, I'd only seen one episode of "Game of Thrones," but that didn't mean I couldn't play. After a quick search of "Game of Thrones" top quotes/moments, plus some helpful hints from my devoted fan roommates, and I dove right in:
  • Red Wedding: White chocolate ice cream base with strawberries and a raspberry swirl.
  • Winter is Coning: White chocolate ice cream base with shredded coconut and shards of chocolate-covered waffle cones.
  • Dracarys Daiquiri: Lime and strawberry ice cream.
  • Swing the Sword: Red raspberry ice cream with pointy shards of chocolate.
  • Vanilla Morghulis: Vanilla ice cream with the minced remains of raspberries, strawberries and Oreos.
  • White Walker: a white chocolate version of Rocky Road ice cream. White chocolate base with chocolate-covered almonds and other nuts with chocolate-covered marshmallow and chocolate chunks.
  • Warg Tracks: Chocolate truffles and marshmallows in peanut butter ice cream.
  • Kingslayer: Strawberry ice cream with chocolate covered granola.
  • This One's Name is 'Worm': Blackberry ice cream with blackberries and gummy worms.
  • Hunks of Hodor: Chocolate ice cream with soft cookie pieces, chocolate chunks and nuts.
  • Dragon's Breath: Cream cheese ice cream with a jalapeno jelly swirl.
  • Blood Magic: Miracle berry ice cream...with pop rocks. 
My show of force left my competitors slain, nothing but vanquished corpses in my some great flavor ideas other folks came up with. I ate their cold, black hearts like ice cream, licking their blood from my fingers like dribbles off a cone. And while I did it, I laughed at their hubris, chuckling a brash, "Mwa-ha-ha!" TL;DR: They used one of my flavor names and I won the contest.

What does victory taste like? If you were a winner, you'd know. Sweet vanilla. Whole cherries. Crispy brownie bits. One pint wasn't enough.