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Ice Cream

Selected Books

Bauer, Jeni Britton
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams at Home
TX795.B38 2011
Frustrated by icy homemade ice cream, Bauer tested recipes until she devised a formula to make creamy, sturdy, lickable ice cream at home. Winner of the 2012 James Beard Foundation Award for Baking and Desserts, Jeni has ice cream shops in Ohio and Tennessee and home delivers. Next time you are in Columbus, check them out.
 
Daulter, Anni
Ice Pop Joy: Organic, Healthy, Fresh, Delicious
TX795.D348 2011x
Here's a book of healthy pops for those of you who don't like sugar. Included are recipes for pure fruit pops, veggie pops, yogurt pops, tofu pops, herbal tea pops, chocolate pops...
 
Gerson, Fany
Paletas: Authentic Recipes for Mexican Ice Pops, Shaved Ice and Aguas Frescas
TX795.G47 2011
Collected and developed by Fany Gerson, Paletas showcases her favorite recipes for Mexican paletas, ice pops made from an enormous variety of fruits, nuts, flowers, and even spices; plus shaved ice (raspados) and aguas frescas.
 
Hoogerhyde, Kris
Sweet Cream and Sugar Cones: 90 Recipes for Making Your Own Ice Cream and Frozen Treats from Bi-Rite Creamery
TX795.H766 2012x
A guide to making handmade ice creams from San Francisco's artisanal ice cream shop, Bi-Rite Creamery. Includes recipes for creative combinations like Orange-Cardamom, Chai-Spiced Milk Chocolate, Malted Vanilla with Peanut Brittle and Milk Chocolate, Honey Lavender, Salted Caramel and Balsamic Strawberry.
 
Jordi, Nathalie
People's Pops: 55 Recipes for Ice Pops, Shave Ice, and Boozy Pops from Brooklyn's Coolest Pop Shop
TX795.J67 2012
A flavour-packed collection of 65 recipes from the trio behind the premier pops stand in the country, People's Pops.
 
Kaminsky, Hannah
Vegan a la Mode: More Than 100 Frozen Treats for Every Day of the Year
TX837.K283 2012x
For those of you who can't eat the cream in ice cream, here are some nondairy alternatives, including coconut chai ice cream (using coconut milk), bloodorange frozen yogurt (using soy or coconut yogurt), pink pomegranate marble gelato, chocolate sorbetto, and apples and honey semifreddo. She also covers kitchen tools and toys, essential techniques and troubleshooting. Check out her BitterSweet Blog.
 
Lebovitz, David
The Perfect Scoop: Ice Creams, Sorbets, Granitas, and Sweet Accompaniments
q TX795.L45 2007
Former Chez Panisse pastry chef Lebovitz begins by telling you how to buy an ice cream machine and includes step by step photos. Perhaps you saw him on Andrew Zimmern's Bizarre Foods making bacon ice cream?
 
Pearce, F. W. and Danilo Zecchin
The Ciao Bella Book of Gelato and Sorbetto: Bold, Fresh Flavors to Make at Home
TX795.P39 2010
The manufacturers of Ciao Bella Gelato show you how to do it at home.
 
Quinzio, Jeri
Of Sugar and Snow: A History of Ice Cream Making
TX795.Q59 2009
Part of the California Studies in Food and Culture series, Of Sugar and Snow is a diverting yet serious work of history that also provides an array of recipes, from a seventeenth-century Italian lemon sorbet to a twentieth-century American strawberry mallobet, and traces how this once elite status symbol became today's universally available popular treat.
 
Turback, Michael
A Month of Sundaes
TX795.T795 2002x
The original Ice Cream Sundae bible with great soda fountains of the past and present, historical nuggets, sprinkles of insight and over 150 recipes. Turback also wrote a book about Banana Splits, you know, the dish that was invented in Latrobe.
 

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(I know. You're asking why they don't use terms like popsicles and why they haven't added gelato and sorbet, or at least sherbet, as subject headings...)

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Web Sites

  • New York Times Topics: Ice Cream
    They must have collected every single article they've written about ice cream. Check here for recipes and New York Ice Cream parlors. It also includes the Ice Cream Navigator: A list of resources from The New York Times and from around the Web about ice cream as selected by researchers and editors of The Times.