4

Dairy Queen's Pumpkin Pie Blizzard Needs To Get Crustier. What? Am I Wrong?

^
Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Phoenix and help keep the future of New Times free.

It's October and, happily for Fry Girl, everything's comin' up pumpkin. Right on schedule, Dairy Queen has returned with its seasonal favorite frozen treat, the Pumpkin Pie Blizzard which DQ bills as, "pumpkin pie blended with vanilla soft serve, crowned with whipped topping and nutmeg."

Yeah, it's pumpkin-y good. We like 'em, right? So am I alone in making this one, teenie-weenie suggestion...

Add more crust pieces.

There's not enough. We're talking pumpkin pie here, DQ. There should be a crust piece in every bite and those worthless crumbs you're scattering in there don't count -- they could be hardened pieces of nutmeg or pumpkin bugs for all we know. Crust pieces: bigger and more of 'em. Anything less would be disproportionate and wrong.

Sure, Dairy Queen's Pumpkin Pie Blizzard is good now, but it could be great. Oh, and DQ: charging us extra for more crust pieces doesn't count. I saw that on your menu. Almost 60 friggin' cents more? Nice try.

Am I wrong? Have you had a Pumpkin Pie Blizzard and wanted it to be crustier or is it A-okay as-is?

Keep Phoenix New Times Free... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Phoenix with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Phoenix.