• Eating,  Local Products

    I Heart Izzy’s

    Izzy’s ice cream makes me swoon. On two separate occasions this month, I’ve bumped into a spoonful of Izzy’s homemade goodness. Both satisfied my locavore affection for ice cream and Minnesota-made beverages. Thought I’d share my encounters today as a reminder that good (and local) things often come in pint-sizes. First Izzy’s Encounter: I was cruising the freezer section at Mississippi Market and landed in front of the shelf of ice cream. Right next to the vanilla was a flavor I’ve never seen before: Summit Oatmeal Stout, made with Summit Brewing Company’s Oatmeal Stout beer. Both Izzy’s and Summit are St. Paul icons. To see them combined in one container…