Magnum ice cream bars, coated in thick Belgian chocolate and a favorite brand in Europe, are now available - and worth looking for - in the United States. In Classic, Almond, Double Chocolate, Dark, Double Caramel, and White Chocolate flavors, they're super-rich and kosher.

Magnum Ice Cream Bars; $3.99 for a box of three; at Target, Safeway and Acme stores.

- Dianna Marder

Keeping it Cool

On the trip home from the market, keep that ice cream and all your perishables cold in this smart, collapsible cooler. Crisp green with white trim, it measures 15 inches in diameter and 133/4 inches high; with a capacity of 30 pounds. Designed with long strap handles and dual zipper compartments for strategic access.

Pop-up cooler $24.99, online only at

  - D.M.