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Essential Ice Cream Cookbooks

What better way to celebrate the dog days of summer than with a few scoops of ice cream? Here are some ice cream flavored books to help you cool off.

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    Salt & Straw Ice Cream Cookbook Book Cover Picture
    Salt & Straw Ice Cream Cookbook Book Cover Picture

    Salt & Straw Ice Cream Cookbook

    by Tyler Malek and JJ Goode

    Based out of Portland, Oregon, Salt & Straw is the brainchild of two cousins, Tyler and Kim Malek, who had a vision but no recipes. They turned to their friends for advice—chefs, chocolatiers, brewers, and food experts of all kinds—and what came out is a super-simple base that takes five minutes to make, and an ice cream company that sees new flavors and inspiration everywhere they look.
    Salt & Straw Ice Cream Cookbook Book Cover Picture
    Salt & Straw Ice Cream Cookbook Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $25.00

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    Hello, My Name Is Ice Cream Book Cover Picture
    Hello, My Name Is Ice Cream Book Cover Picture

    Hello, My Name Is Ice Cream

    by Dana Cree

    With more than 100 recipes for ice cream flavors and revolutionary mix-ins from a James Beard-nominated pastry chef, Hello, My Name is Ice Cream explains not only how to make amazing ice cream, but also the science behind the recipes so you can understand ice cream like a pro.
    Hello, My Name Is Ice Cream Book Cover Picture
    Hello, My Name Is Ice Cream Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $25.00

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    Sweet Spot Book Cover Picture
    Sweet Spot Book Cover Picture

    Sweet Spot

    by Amy Ettinger

    For Amy Ettinger, ice cream is not just a delicious snack but a circumstance and a time of year—frozen forever in memory. As the youngest child and only girl, ice cream embodied unstructured summers, freedom from the tyranny of her classmates, and a comforting escape from her chaotic, demanding family. Now as an adult and journalist, her love of ice cream has led to a fascinating journey to understand ice cream’s evolution and enduring power, complete with insight into the surprising history behind America’s early obsession with ice cream and her experience in an immersive ice-cream boot camp to learn from the masters.
    Sweet Spot Book Cover Picture
    Sweet Spot Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $26.00

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    Sweet Cream and Sugar Cones Book Cover Picture
    Sweet Cream and Sugar Cones Book Cover Picture

    Sweet Cream and Sugar Cones

    by Kris Hoogerhyde, Anne Walker and Dabney Gough

    An irresistible guide to making 90 intensely flavorful handmade ice creams from the country’s top artisanal ice cream shop, Bi-Rite Creamery in San Francisco. Filled with step-by-step techniques and insider secrets, you can create Bi-Rite’s famed cakes, frostings, pie crusts, and cookies to create an infinite array of delicious custom frozen treats.
    Sweet Cream and Sugar Cones Book Cover Picture
    Sweet Cream and Sugar Cones Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $24.99

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    Cure for the Common Breakup Book Cover Picture
    Cure for the Common Breakup Book Cover Picture

    Cure for the Common Breakup

    by Beth Kendrick

    Cure for the Common Breakup Book Cover Picture
    Cure for the Common Breakup Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $16.00

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    Big Gay Ice Cream Book Cover Picture
    Big Gay Ice Cream Book Cover Picture

    Big Gay Ice Cream

    by Bryan Petroff and Douglas Quint

    Most New Yorkers are familiar with the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck. One of our hottest books full of Saucey Stories & Frozen Treats, Big Gay Ice Cream will have you laughing through their narrative while learning how to make homemade ice cream.
    Big Gay Ice Cream Book Cover Picture
    Big Gay Ice Cream Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $25.00

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    Food52 Ice Cream and Friends Book Cover Picture
    Food52 Ice Cream and Friends Book Cover Picture

    Food52 Ice Cream and Friends

    by Editors of Food52

    A fun collection of 60 recipes, riffs, toppings, and serving ideas for ice creams of all styles.

     
    Food52 Ice Cream and Friends Book Cover Picture
    Food52 Ice Cream and Friends Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $22.99

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    The Homemade Vegan Pantry Book Cover Picture
    The Homemade Vegan Pantry Book Cover Picture

    The Homemade Vegan Pantry

    by Miyoko Schinner

    In this guide to creating vegan versions of pantry staples, The Homemade Vegan Pantry celebrates beautiful, handcrafted foods that don’t take a ton of time. With vegan recipes for ice cream, now everyone can enjoy this favorite treat all summer long.
    The Homemade Vegan Pantry Book Cover Picture
    The Homemade Vegan Pantry Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $22.99

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    The Perfect Scoop, Revised and Updated Book Cover Picture
    The Perfect Scoop, Revised and Updated Book Cover Picture

    The Perfect Scoop

    by David Lebovitz

    This comprehensive collection of homemade ice creams, sorbets, gelatos, granitas, and accompaniments from New York Times best-selling cookbook author and blogger David Lebovitz emphasizes classic and sophisticated flavors alongside a bountiful helping of personality and proven technique.
    The Perfect Scoop, Revised and Updated Book Cover Picture
    The Perfect Scoop, Revised and Updated Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $24.99

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    The Ciao Bella Book of Gelato and Sorbetto Book Cover Picture
    The Ciao Bella Book of Gelato and Sorbetto Book Cover Picture

    The Ciao Bella Book of Gelato and Sorbetto

    by F. W. Pearce and Danilo Zecchin

    To try one spoonful of Ciao Bella’s gelato or sorbet is to be instantly transported! But you don’t need to travel the globe to experience the bold flavors yourself. All you need is a handful of simple, fresh ingredients; a standard ice cream machine; and your imagination.
    The Ciao Bella Book of Gelato and Sorbetto Book Cover Picture
    The Ciao Bella Book of Gelato and Sorbetto Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $24.99

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    Curious About Ice Cream Book Cover Picture
    Curious About Ice Cream Book Cover Picture

    Curious About Ice Cream

    by Bonnie Bader

    Americans eat more ice cream than people in any other country (on average 48 pints per person a year). Where did this cool treat come from? And how did its popularity spread? If you’re curious about all things ice cream, this visual 8 x 8 developed with the food curators at the Smithsonian is now on the menu.
    Curious About Ice Cream Book Cover Picture
    Curious About Ice Cream Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $4.99

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    Paletas Book Cover Picture
    Paletas Book Cover Picture

    Paletas

    by Fany Gerson

    Collected and developed by celebrated pastry chef Fany Gerson, this sweet little cookbook showcases her favorite recipes for paletas, those flavor-packed ice pops made from a variety of fruits, nuts, flowers, and even spices; plus shaved ice (raspados) and aguas frescas. Paletas is an inviting, refreshing guide guaranteed to help you beat the heat.
    Paletas Book Cover Picture
    Paletas Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $16.99

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    N'ice Cream Book Cover Picture
    N'ice Cream Book Cover Picture

    N’ice Cream

    by Virpi Mikkonen and Tuulia Talvio

    From Saveur Award-winning Finnish author Virpi Mikkonen and Tuulia Talvio, a gorgeous book of decadent, easy–and healthy!–vegan ice cream recipes.
    N'ice Cream Book Cover Picture
    N'ice Cream Book Cover Picture

    Paperback
    $25.00

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    River Cafe London Book Cover Picture
    River Cafe London Book Cover Picture

    River Cafe London

    by Ruth Rogers, Sian Wyn Owen, Joseph Trivelli and Rose Gray

    At the River Cafe in London, Ruth Rogers and her co-founder, Rose Gray, helped to shape the way we eat, trained a new generation of chefs, and, with their best-selling cookbooks, transformed the way we prepare Italian food at home.
    River Cafe London Book Cover Picture
    River Cafe London Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $40.00

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    Mexican Ice Cream Book Cover Picture
    Mexican Ice Cream Book Cover Picture

    Mexican Ice Cream

    by Fany Gerson

    This new offering from the incredibly popular baker and sweets maker Fany Gerson, the powerhouse behind Brooklyn’s La Newyorkina and Dough, showcases the incredibly diverse flavors of Mexican ice cream while exploring the cultural aspects of preparing and consuming ice cream in Mexico.
    Mexican Ice Cream Book Cover Picture
    Mexican Ice Cream Book Cover Picture

    Hardcover
    $22.00

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