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Chocolate Gelato by David Lebovitz

If I say “Paris” what pops into your mind. The Eiffel Tower? Notre Dame? A special restaurant? For me, it’s a little bridge from one big island to a smaller one. The original Parisians, before the Romans came, were the Parisii and they lived on the islands in the middle of the Seine. Parisii and…

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Lebovitz’s Peach Ice Cream

When I want ice cream, I return again and again to The Perfect Scoop by David Lebovitz. David’s recipes are in a class by themselves. It’s peach season and earlier this year I promised good peach recipes. This recipe, for peach ice cream, is much more than good. It uses both heavy and sour cream,…

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Vanilla Bourbon Ice Cream

Yesterday’s post for Double Chocolate Brownies suggested adding ice cream. Here is what we serve at Cooking by the Book: a rich, bourbon spiked vanilla treat. This recipe follows the classic technique of carefully making custard. The steps here are well described and take some time — greatness is rarely swift. But I assure you…

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Lemon Ice Cream

What is your favorite ice cream flavor? Vanilla? Chocolate? About 90% of Americans are covered by those two flavors. Strawberry comes in third in most locations. After that, well, there is a spectrum of flavors. Like one of those ice cream stands with 40 flavors, there are lots of flavors that you see but never…

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