Ice Cream Lovers Rise Up and Say “Yes, Pecan!” Eick March 8, 2008 Desserts, Politics 3 Comments On the heels of Barack Obama’s primary victory in Vermont, Slate urged its readers to think up a name for an Obama themed Ben & Jerry’s flavor. Ben & Jerry themselves have endorsed Obama, after which they sent two trucks around Vermont to give out “Cherries for Change” ice cream in support of his candidacy. However, Slate is seeking a flavor more directly inspired by Obama.Â Early entries included Peanut Butter Barackle, Obamana Split, and Barackadamia Nut. But after one recent suggestion, Slate quickly realized its simplistic genius: “Yes, Pecan!” Via Slate, Serious Eats and Audience of Two. The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Eick Latest posts by Eick (see all) Live in DC? Do More Tomorrow! - June 5, 2013 Surge Wins Discontinued Foods Bracket! - April 12, 2013 Discontinued Foods Bracket FINAL VOTE: Surge vs. Planter’s Cheez Balls - April 10, 2013 3 Responses Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Current day month ye@r * Leave this field empty * Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.