TIP OF THE DAY: Peach Ice Cream

Today is the last day of August, the last day of National Peach Month, and the last day—or rather, weekend—we’ll have to make peach ice cream. We’ve been meaning to it make all summer. Growing up, peach was our favorite ice cream flavor. Available seasonally at Howard Johnson’s, we indulged as often as we could…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make A Root Beer Float, Plus Root Beer History

August 6th is National Root Beer Float Day: a type of ice cream float (a.k.a. ice cream soda) that combines ice cream, usually chocolate or vanilla, with root beer. Just place a couple of scoops of ice cream in a tall glass, add the root beer, and serve with a straw and a long spoon…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Gourmet Ice Cream Sandwiches

[1] Ice cream sandwiches are now made with every type of cookie and cookie substitute. See our list below (photo courtesy King Arthur Flour). [2] Getting creative: an ice cream sandwich with churros, at Boqueria | Brooklyn. [3] Strawberry shortcake sandwiches, made with whoopie pie-shaped “shortcake” by David Venable | QVC. [4] Who needs cookies?…
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PARTY: Hot Fudge Sundae Bar

July 25th is National Hot Fudge Sundae Day. How to celebrate? With a DIY hot fudge sundae bar! Every ice cream flavor works well with fudge sauce, so you can stick with vanilla or offer as many flavors as you like. You don’t need sundae dishes, although anything glass shows off the dessert better than…
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