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The Ultimate Ice Cream Book
contains enough recipes to fill your summer days with delicious frozen desserts — but after acquainting yourself with this book's hundreds of tempting concoctions, you'll want to use it every day of the year.
With over 500 recipes, author Bruce Weinstein has put together the most comprehensive cookbook of its kind, covering just about every conceivable flavor of ice cream, sorbet, and granita; dozens of different recipes for shakes, malts, and other cold drinks; how to make your own ice cream cones; and toppings galore.
If you ever worried that you might not get full use out of your ice-cream maker, cast your doubts aside. Ice cream recipes feature such unusual flavors as lavender, chestnut, rhubarb, and Earl Grey tea. Even Weinstein's vanilla ice cream is anything but plain, with variations like Vanilla Crunch, Vanilla Rose, and Vanilla Cracker Jack. There is also a plethora of light, refreshing recipes for sorbets and granitas, with flavors like Apple Chardonnay, Coconut, and Kiwi. Top everything off with the author's recipes for homemade sauces.
Whether it's a special event or a midnight snack, The Ultimate Ice Cream Book has what you need to make any occasion a little sweeter.
The Ultimate Ice Cream Book contains enough recipes to fill your summer days with delicious frozen desserts — but after acquainting yourself with this book's hundreds of tempting concoctions, you'll want to use it every day of the year.
About the Author
Bruce Weinstein is the author of The Ultimate Ice Cream Book
, The Ultimate Party Drink Book
, and The Ultimate Candy Book
. A cooking teacher and a food and travel writer, Bruce's work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Bon Appétit, Gourmet,
and the Wine Spectator.
He lives in New York City.
Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough are the authors of the eleven-volume Ultimate cookbook series and more than a dozen other books. They are contributing editors to Eating Well and columnists for weightwatchers.com, and they contribute regularly to Cooking Light, Fine Cooking, the Washington Post, and other publications. When they're not teaching cooking on Holland America cruise ships, they live in rural Litchfield County, Connecticut, with a fairly sane collie named Dreydl.