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Cookbook Review: Just How Cool Are 'Big Gay Ice Cream' and 'Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream'?

That was all it took. The next year, Ten Speed Press published Lebovitz's The Perfect Scoop: Ice Creams, Sorbets, Granitas, and Sweet Accompaniments

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The Best Ice Cream, Gelato, and Soft Serve in NYC

What makes great ice cream?

Clarity and intensity of flavor, sure. And a smooth creamy texture. Points for originality or nostalgia and add-ons like hot fudge.

But to my mind, great ice cream comes down to one thing: delight. Ice cream, even just mediocre ice cream, tastes like joy. Great ice …

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Pineapple, Cilantro and Blackberry Vodka Ice Pops

A sweet snack that'll keep you cool and tipsy

Photo: Lizzie Munro/Tasting Table

These are the perfect party pops—refreshing, beautiful and not too …

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake

Bryan Petroff and Douglas Quint of Big Gay Ice Cream show off their milkshake skills

Photo: Lizzie Munro/Tasting Table

Making milkshakes isn't rocket …

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The Real Rules of Making Boozy Ice Cream

Campari adds brilliant bitter complexity to raspberry frozen yogurt. [Photograph: Vicky Wasik]

Few things make me happier than dunking a couple shots of whiskey into my homemade ice cream base. Few things make for tastier ice cream, too—just a tablespoon or two of hooch brings incredible complexity …

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Make This Recipe: Watermelon, Lime, and Hibiscus Ice Pops

The unofficial beginning of summer signifies a lot of great things: farmers markets overflowing with juicy, ripe fruit, enjoying all of your meals …

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Pop Rocks

Boozy, fruity pops for hot summer days

What's better than a frozen fruit pop? A cocktail on a stick, of course. Ice pops made from watermelon juice …

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The 33 Best Ice Cream Shops in America

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Few things in life are better than eating an …

5 Ice Cream Makers For All Price Ranges

Be it a cone crowned with two fist-size scoops of salted caramel or a cup of cookie dough drizzled in chocolate sauce and festooned with sprinkles, …

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Best Dishes Recommended by Top Chefs

How to Make Your Ice Cream as Dense, Rich, and Chewy as a New England Scoop Shop's

Even without the special equipment used by the pros, you can still make New England-style chewy ice cream at home. [Photographs: Vicky Wasik, unless otherwise noted]

True story: In the past few months, I've tried—and failed—to visit the city of Boston twice. Both times the snow has turned me away, …

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Sundae, Salty Sundae

Freeform ice cream inspiration from Jeni's Splendid

"Ice cream is the perfect accessory," says Jeni Britton Bauer.

The founder of small-batch …

The Fastest, Freshest, Fluffiest Ice Cream Ever: 30-Minute Philadephia-Style Ice Cream

The fastest, freshest ice cream you can make. [Photographs: Vicky Wasik]

So: You have 30 minutes to make dessert. You want something good. And impressive. And easy. And you don't want brownies.

Enter ice cream. Yup, really.

Most of the time when you make ice cream, you have to fuss with separating …

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Bliss in a bowl: 17 ideas for your next ice cream sundae

Perhaps you don’t need an excuse to indulge in an ice cream sundae. To that we say, good on you. But just in case you do, rejoice: November 11 is National Sundae Day. It's a day to feel good about piling toppings on your favorite scoops, whether it’s the traditional fudge sauce with nuts, whipped …

Affogato Amore

A love letter to a classic Italian meeting of espresso and gelato

I've had them everywhere. At cheap-o Italian joints in Jersey, where the "gelato" is …

Chocolate Stout Milkshake

A malted milkshake never goes out of style, and this recipe adds in a splash of chocolaty stout for a boozy boost of flavor.

2 scoops chocolate ice …

How to Make Cereal Milk Ice Cream at Home

It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.

Today: Lactose intolerant ice cream lover and ex-New Yorker Catherine Lamb shows you how to make a hacked version of Momofuku's Milk Bar's cult classic:

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Brown Sugar-Bourbon Ice Cream

Stir milk, cream, and brown sugar in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat until mixture comes to a rolling boil (it may look curdled, but this is normal).

Meanwhile, whisk yolks, sugar, and salt in a medium bowl until mixture is pale yellow and sugar dissolves.

Place a medium metal bowl in a large …

Maple Bacon Bourbon Pops Recipe

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Scrape seeds from vanilla bean.
• Bring vanilla bean, seeds, cream and the next 2 ingredients to a simmer in a saucepan over medium-low …

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8 Soda Fountain Treats

Don't get us wrong: we've got no complaints about ice cream on its own. But why not turn your kitchen into a 1950s-style soda fountain, just because? With just one extra step or two, you've got a dish fit for a special occasion -- or for a lazy afternoon. Poodle skirt and horn-rimmed glasses are …

How to Make a Milkshake Without a Recipe

Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.

Today: Getting sick of eating the same old ice cream from the carton in your freezer? You can turn it into

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Mattonella (Pine Nut Semifreddo with Chocolate Sauce)

Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.

Today: A creamy Tuscan semifreddo that can be whipped up in no time.

Its name means “little brick,” but that's only because of its shape; scooped into a …

Blood Orange Sorbet

Finely grate enough peel from oranges to measure 1 1/2 tablespoons. Combine 1 1/4 cups water, sugar, and 1 1/2 tablespoons orange peel in heavy medium saucepan. Stir over high heat until sugar dissolves and syrup boils; remove syrup from heat.

Cut all peel and pith from oranges. Working over bowl to …

Cherry Almond Chocolate Ripple Semifreddo #IceCreamWeek

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Cherry Almond Chocolate Ripple Semifreddo | No-churn ice cream makes an elegant dessert for any dinner …

Why It's Time to Start Making Your Own Sherbet

[Photographs: Max Falkowitz, unless otherwise noted]

It's not hard to buy good ice cream these days. Same goes for sorbet. But sherbet?* Good luck finding anything besides the icy, crunchy stuff that tastes like watered-down bubble gum and comes packed in gallon tubs for church socials.

* And yes, …

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Summer's Coolest Dessert: Cucumber Ice Cream

Miles Thompson of Allumette shares his super-cuke recipe

Cucumber ice cream.

When I first read those words on Miles Thompson's menu at a recent Beard …

Peanut Butter Jelly Ice Cream Sandwiches (Gluten Free)

This recipe is so simple I can’t believe I hadn’t thought of it before. I mean, who wouldn’t love a dessert version of a PB&J sandwich. It’s pretty …

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1. Pour 1¾ cups heavy cream into the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the whip attachment.

2. In a medium bowl, whisk the remaining ¼ cup heavy …

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