Picked up a couple packages of freeze-dried ice cream at Fry's Electronics today, http://www.astronautfoods.com/products/ice-cream/astronaut-chocolate-chocolate-chip-ice-cream.htmlI was amazed at the calorie density; 6.8cal/g is just about the highest I've ever seen, higher than Pringles (but not as high as olive oil). They were only $2 each. Haven't tried them yet (which might make the post a mute point...)Steve
Steve, keep us posted. Every one of these I have tried is, after adding water, a gooey mess that tastes something like milk and pure sugar, two flavors I detest, and nothing like ice cream.Richard
It's been a long long time, but if I recall, adding water is not part of the game. I believe it's a confection to be eaten like a meringue - dissolved in the mouth.But at $69 per pound, before shipping, I'll pass.
Edited by greg23 on 02/25/2013 07:40:03 MST.
Yes, you are supposed to eat them dry. They melt in the mouth, leaving a pleasant ice cream flavor.
It is, in my experience, the worst ice cream I've ever had.It is however, the tastiest styrofoam I've ever eaten.
Years ago we used to bring this with us fairly often. Maybe it's gotten better. If not, David said it best:"It is, in my experience, the worst ice cream I've ever had. It is however, the tastiest styrofoam I've ever eaten."
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