Fact Check: What Power Does the President Really Have Over State Governors? They have flavors such as Razzmatazz, it's a black raspberry ice cream with a red raspberry sauce going thru it. Your scoop mileage will almost certainly vary. It's made on the premises as well as the Waffle cones. One level scoop consistently gives me 80-85g of cookie dough, which makes for somewhat large cookies, but is perfect for my purposes. Based on this limited survey, it would appear that Emack and Bolio's does have scoops that are on the smaller side. I like soft-serve..so technically, I am not a scoop person more of a swirl.. Judging from those prices, I am going to play "ice-cream parlor" in my kitchen with the gallon of Eddy's I get from Hannaford... ... said Amelia on Jun 13, 2008 at 10:19 AM | link. ... said MAC on Jun 10, 2008 at 4:19 PM | link. Is the Coronavirus Crisis Increasing America's Drug Overdoses? We chose to measure the scoops by weight because that seemed -- to us -- to be the fairest way of determining "how much" ice cream you're getting. + Scoop weight was measured by weighing the scoop in a cup, weighing the empty cup, and then subtracting the weight of the cup from the first measurement. The 2oz. But then others are SO soft, they melt off the cone. Will 5G Impact Our Cell Phone Plans (or Our Health?! You get small this slices, so you have to build it up, and it gets hard to track. I'd say it's a "normal" size, if you were using it for ice cream. ), The Secret Science of Solving Crossword Puzzles, Racist Phrases to Remove From Your Mental Lexicon. I scream for this kind of data. Thank you, thank you, I'll be here all night. I like that size but always find I want a bit more. After a few people posted comments about "underscooping" at Emack and Bolio's (the owner responds), we got curious about scoop size. And shortly after that, Albany will... (more), Last week we were fortunate enough to spend a few minutes with Jack McEneny -- former state Assemblyman, unofficial Albany historian, and genuinely nice guy.... (more). But we'd like to stay... (more), Working on AOA over the past decade has been a life-changing experience for me and it's shaped the way I think about so many things.... (more), If winter ever gets its act together and drops more snow on us, there will be sidewalks to shovel. I work at a Stewarts, and its true, our scoops are ment to be 5oz. The flippy lever both bent and snapped off at the base where it connects to the rotating mechanism. ... said Mike Jones on Jun 10, 2008 at 9:12 PM | link. Hmm. We probably could have also measured it by volume, though that would have been trickier (and messier). Their located at 2070 N Scotland Rd, Slingerlands......on the left hand side, next to Long Lumber. + This wasn't intended to be a comprehensive survey of ice cream in this area. You guys are the best. Even with the vanilla, because people think of a certin size, but when scooping, you also have to consider if the ice cream has other things in it. I like to add 8 cents to the cost to cover waste, giveaways, etc. Popular ice cream stores like Cold Stone Creamery and Baskin-Robbins have been known to serve more than the official serving, sometimes adding as many as 2 extra ounces to one serving. Do you know how many oz's that is? /r/AskCulinary provides expert guidance for your specific cooking problems to help people of all skill levels become better cooks, to increase understanding of cooking, and to share valuable culinary knowledge. For "normal" size cookies, I like a purple (#40) scoop. The less expensive ice creams have more air so Stewart's small cone appears to be very generous (it really looks like quite a lot when I've ordered it) but the data above shows that a scoop of Stewart's ice cream weighs only a little more than the dense ball of Emack & Bolio's. And the amount of air in the ice cream when it was churned. The scale we used is not a scientific instrument -- we bought it off the shelf at Target. Still have something to say? So were looking at .63 cents per scoop. I always, always order a 'small' at ice cream shops, because my friends will order mediums or larges, and yet all our cones are the same size! Has anyone ever tried Tastee Treat's homemade ice cream? They top out at 4oz which is probably more appropriate for a plate. But just a single scoop there is pricy. They even made a Bacon ice cream, it's a maple flavor ice cream with bits of Bacon going thru it. + Scoops will probably always be variable, in part because different people -- even in the same shop -- are making the scoops. A small cone is supposed to be 5 ounces. ... said Pantaloons on Jun 10, 2008 at 2:28 PM | link. What size do you guys prefer? AOA stopped publishing at the end of 2018. ... said Geraldine Knapp on Mar 20, 2011 at 12:21 PM | link. I'm shopping online for ice cream scoops and there's a large array of sizes. ... said Kristi on Jun 10, 2008 at 3:39 PM | link. Higher Butterfat makes it creamier, but also heavier (so a smaller scoop could still weigh more). It takes alot of practice, to hit that number. How Many Scoops of Ice Cream Are in a Gallon. Not only did it have the cheapest ice cream per ounce, it also tasted pretty good. You measured the scoop by weight... the quality of the Ice cream, specifically the butter fat content will effect the weight. ... said Emily on Sep 2, 2008 at 6:52 PM | link. Drawing: What's something that brought you joy this year. I'd also tried out out this type of scoop, with no moving parts, and while it's very good for ice cream, it's not really suitable for other foods, nor for getting consistently-sized scoops. So, we decided to collect some data. They have a playground for the children, a pavillon, and every Thursday, they have Cruise-In night, vintage cars. 2oz size only tho. When there is a very hard ice cream, you hardly ever get a 5oz scoop. In reality, the average scoop could be 6 to 8 ounces in size when the ice cream that sits above the scoop line and around the edges is included in the measurement. I just want an average, all purpose scoop, but I have no frame of reference to decide what I need. It probably also explains, in part, why it tastes good. Baking-related tangent: I'm very happy with this particular model as its design separates in the centre of the scoop when the handle is released, making it very robust and able to handle refrigerated cookie dough. And that prompted us to ask the question: when you walk into an ice cream shop and tell them to give you a scoop of ice cream, how much should you expect to get? Based on a standard serving size of 4 ounces, a gallon of ice cream would yield 32 scoops. A wife of mine (who shall remain nameless) tells me that you guys got a mingy serving at Stewart's. Figure $30 is a good average figure for premium ice cream. Ba-dum ching! And we're going to miss you all so much. Not to mention temperature, will all effect weight not necessarily the size of the scoop. + All scoops were bought on June 9 by asking for "one scoop of vanilla ice cream in a cup." For a decade All Over Albany was a place for interested and interesting people in New York's Capital Region. When there is a very hard ice cream, you hardly ever get a 5oz scoop. Chips and chunks add weight, but not much volume, so even if it is 5oz, people feel like they didnt get enough. Stuff like this is why I love this site! + We visited the Coldstone at Stuyvesant Plaza, Stewart's on Western at Russell in Albany, and the Ben and Jerry's on Lark. That may be another reason their first scoop is a little pricy. But during our short conversation with the founder of Emack and Bolio's last week, he mentioned that their ice cream is around 14% butterfat, which is at the higher end of the scale. That's right in line with the other stores. The website I'm buying it from only has it listed based on oz's and not mm. Zerroll makes a full line of really nice scoops. The best bargain might be at Stewart's. I'm not sure the oz size, but they're good for all your purposes, although they do make large cookies. I had previously bought this style of scoop (I don't remember which brand, but it wasn't dirt-cheap) with the flippy lever inside the cup, and it broke instantaneously when I tried to use it on refrigerated cookie dough.