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Best Ice Cream Spots in the U.S.

Whether it's a Good Humor bar or $10 sundae, Americans love ice cream—and fantastic parlors are creating brilliant flavors with ultracreamy textures to entice us. Here, Food & Wine presents the top artisanal, exotic and nostalgic frozen desserts across the country.<p>VIDEO<p>Mad Genius Tips<br>• Around the …

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Here's the difference between ice cream and other frozen desserts

When the summer heat is on, there's almost nothing better than grabbing a frozen dessert to help you cool down. But from ice cream and gelato to soft serve and frozen yogurt, there are plenty of icy snacks you can choose from, and you might not know the differences between them.<p>To help you pick out …

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The Ice Cream Sandwich With A Cult Following—& How to Make it Yourself

The idea of an ice cream sandwich is preposterous.<p>Not only cookies, not only ice cream, and not only ice cream <i>accompanied</i> by cookies, but a fused ice cream-and-cookie mass that you can eat three times as fast as if you were to tackle the components on their own.<p>And when you coat the whole thing in …

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How to make perfect ice cream at home

We all scream for ice cream. When homemade, it is the best of all puddings. You can slave away at a Bake Off-worthy multi-tiered mousse for that smart dinner party – but, in the end, what guests choose is the ice cream.<p>And sure, ready-made, gourmet-style ice cream in a cardboard pint pot is pretty …

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27 great ice cream recipes to keep you cool

When you need to cool down, sometimes there’s nothing better than a cold bowl of ice cream. We’ve compiled 27 of our favorite ice cream recipes to help you chill out. Here are some highlights:<p><b>BEER ICE CREAM:</b> Now you can have your beer, and eat it too. This recipe requires only four ingredients …

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Corn Cookie Ice Cream Pie

One of my favorite things to do with corn cookies (other than eat them) is to transform them into a pie crust. I like to fill the pie crust with …

Pretzel Ice Cream Pie

Heat the oven to 300°F.<p>Spread the pretzels on a sheet pan and toast for 15 minutes, until the pretzels have slightly darkened in color and your …

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Here's The Scoop About Gelato Vs. Ice Cream Vs. Frozen Yogurt

Which one should you have: ice cream, gelato or frozen yogurt? I know that some of you are answering “yes”, but that’s not a possible answer. What’s the real answer?<p>Since gelato is Italian for ice cream, if you go to Italy and ask if you should have gelato or ice cream, they may look at you funny. …

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Where Are the Best Ice Cream Shops in America?

During the warm Summer months, everyone has frozen treats on their minds, but where can you get the very best ice cream? We asked PBS fans to …

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Affogato al Caffè

In a medium bowl, stir together the egg yolks and sugar. Using a handheld mixer or whisk, beat until pale yellow and thick, about 3 minutes.<p>In a …

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Best New Ice Cream Shops in America

No one is doubting that ice cream is delicious all year round. But in summer, an alchemy of weather and nostalgia just makes every cup and cone taste …

Ice Cream Essentials

Essential flavors, handy techniques, and the secrets to the best ice cream you'll ever make.<p>Essential Flavors<p>How to Make the Best Strawberry Ice Cream<p>How to Make Mindblowing Mint Chip Ice Cream<p>How to Make Coffee Ice Cream<p>Maple Walnut Ice Cream<p>Browned Butter Pecan Ice Cream<p>For the Deepest, Darkest …

Here’s How to Make the Booziest Ice Cream

Even for the least nostalgic among us, there’s something playfully naughty about taking beloved childhood treats—cookies, cakes, brownies—and making …

How to Make Mini, Frozen, No-Bake Key Lime Pies

For somebody like me—that is, somebody who has a <i>very</i> difficult time sharing key lime pie—it was a life-changing discovery: line a muffin tin with …

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25 Bucket List Ice Cream Shops For Every Dessert Fiend

“Instead of the phrase, ‘American as apple pie,’ we should be saying, ‘American as ice cream.’ It’s almost impossible to find someone who doesn’t …

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Frozen Pie Recipes

The filling for our killer pie is somewhere between ice cream and mousse—a creamy concoction that's ridiculously easy to make.

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The Decadent Beauty of the Guinness Chocolate Float

Nothing makes me happier than chocolate. Nothing. I'd like to say there are other things that make my heart soar like chocolate does, but I would be …

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The Ultimate NYC Ice Cream Shop Bucket List

What better way to keep cool this summer?<p>15. Momofuku Milk Bar<p><b>What to get</b>: The birthday cake shake<p>14. Dominique Ansel Kitchen<p><b>What to get</b>: Burrata with balsamic caramel and sweet strawberry confit<p>13. Victory Garden<p><b>What to get</b>: Salted caramel soft serve with chocolate chip cookie crumbles, …

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The Best Ice Cream Shops In Every State

A scoop of ice cream a day keeps the sadness away. Get in your car with your friends and start your ice cream road trip! Go across the country …

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Icy Desserts Are Hot This Summer

Blackberry Granita<p><b>Washington School House Hotel</b><b><br>Park City, Utah</b><p>Washington School House started life in 1889 as—you guessed it—a schoolhouse. Today, …

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Ice Cream Pie Matrix

In my house, pie tins are only used for ice cream pies, because they take literally ten minutes to throw together and, on the axis of deliciousness, …

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The 21 best ice cream shops in America

1<p>Toscanini’s, Boston<p><i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i> called it the best ice cream in the world—just one of the many accolades the Cambridge shop/café has collected …

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Best Milkshake Recipes

With booze or without, milkshakes are a deliciously indulgent, frosty treat. From favorites like the Aztec Mocha spiked with tequila to the minty …

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6 Fruity, Boozy Popsicles To DIY This Summer

Add a little alcohol to the classic American summer treat and stay tipsy and cool at the same time. Basically, just mix your favorite drink and pour …

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Best Ice Cream Recipes

Laura Sant<p>Sweet, pale orange ice cream flavored with ripe, juicy peaches simply screams summer. Get the recipe for Peach Ice Cream »<p>Farideh Sadeghin<p>Making actual soft serve at home is nearly impossible—here's the best way to hack it. Get the recipe for "Cheater" Soft Serve Ice Cream »<p>Laura Sant<p>Sour …

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Sweet Breads: The real way to make ice cream sandwiches doesn't involve cookies

Photo: Rachel Vanni/Tasting TableEveryone’s buzzing about real food: locally sourced vegetables, ingredients you can pronounce, high-fructose …

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Best New Ice Cream Trends

<i>By Cheyenne Buckingham</i><p>Step aside, vanilla bean. These ice cream flavors have got game!<p>While traditional ice cream flavors like chocolate, strawberry, …

The Best Ice Cream Makers: Cuisinart, KitchenAid and More

Even the beastliest of summers is a bit more tolerable with a scoop of freshly made ice cream. With an ice cream maker and a recipe for basic ice …

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Ice Cream Essentials

Essential flavors, handy techniques, and the secrets to the best ice cream you'll ever make.<p>Essential Flavors<p>How to Make the Best Strawberry Ice Cream<p>How to Make Mindblowing Mint Chip Ice Cream<p>How to Make Coffee Ice Cream<p>Maple Walnut Ice Cream<p>Browned Butter Pecan Ice Cream<p>For the Deepest, Darkest …