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Summertime Sweets

From cool and refreshing to tart and sweet these cookbooks can fulfill your summertime cravings. With pies, ice cream, and more, feel free to indulge your sweet tooth with the library's collection.

 

A La Mode : 120 Recipes in 60 Pairings : Pies, Tarts, Cakes, Crisps, and More Topped With Ice Cream, Gelato, Frozen Custard, and More by Bruce Weinstein
À la Mode offers not just solid dessert recipes, from raspberry oat bars to bear claws, from chocolate pecan pie to a white chocolate pavlova, but also gives you the unforgettable pairings that make these desserts smash hits: apple cranberry pie with Camembert ice cream, chocolate sheet cake with salt caramel frozen custard, and espresso cream jelly roll with mascarpone ice cream.

Ice Cream and Friends : 60 Recipes & Riffs for Sorbets, Sandwiches, No-Churn Ice Creams and More by Amanda Hesser
A collection of recipes, riffs, toppings, and serving ideas for ice creams of all styles features such options as coffee frozen custard, cinnamon roll ice cream, grilled watermelon cremolada, cherry snow cones, and basil-shiso gelato.

Ice Pops! : 50 Delicious, Fresh and Fabulous Icy Treats by Cesar Roden
A collection of 50 artisanal ice pops, made with fresh fruit, spices, herbs, coffee, chocolate, and nuts. Also features techniques for working with molds, choosing sticks, creating stripes and swirls, suspending ingredients, and adding decorations.

Icy Creamy Healthy Sweet : 75 Recipes for Dairy-Free Ice Cream, Fruit-Forward Ice Pops, Frozen Yogurt, Granitas, Slushies, Shakes, and More by Christine Chitnis
When the days turn hot, or when you're looking for that perfectly refreshing and light dessert or snack, ice pops are a natural, as are slushies, granitas, frozen yogurt, ice cream, shakes, floats, and more. In Icy, Creamy, Healthy, Sweet author Christine Chitnis has you covered. With 75 recipes for a full range of frozen sweets, you'll find healthy treats that use fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs, that are free of refined sugars, and that include vegan and dairy-free options.

Mexican Ice Cream : Beloved Recipes and Stories 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. Gerson uses unique ingredients to create exciting and fresh flavors like Red Prickly Pear Ice Cream,Oaxacan-style Lime Sorbet, Avocado-Chocolate Ice Cream, and Rice-Almond Ice Cream with Cinnamon.

N'ice Cream : 80+ Recipes for Healthy Homemade Vegan Ice Creams by Virpi Mikkonen
Just in time to beat the summer heat, N'ice Cream offers 80 decadent and healthy ice cream recipes made from all-natural, wholesome vegan ingredients like fruits, berries, and plant-based milks and nuts. Award-winning Finnish author Virpi and co-author Tuulia show that making your own ice cream can be easy and good for you at the same time. These recipes can be made with or without an ice cream maker, and include foolproof instant ice creams that can be savored right away.

Perfectly Creamy Frozen Yogurt : 56 Amazing Flavors Plus Recipes for Pies, Cakes & Other Frozen Desserts by Nicole Weston
Learn to make frozen yogurt at home that's just as light, smooth, and delightful as what you buy. You'll use Greek yogurt as a base and a basic ice cream machine to make these 56 flavor recipes that range from traditional to artisanal, including black cherry vanilla, toasted coconut, peach Melba, chai spice, watermelon, maple bacon, chocolate malted, pistachio, and browned butter pecan.

Pie Squared : Irresistibly Easy Sweet & Savory Slab Pies by Cathy Barrow
For those of you who aren't up on your Pinterest food trends, slab pie is just like regular pie-only better (and bigger)! Instead of crimping and meticulously rolling out a round crust, slab pies are an unfussy twist that are perfect for a potluck or dinner party or just a family dinner. Baked on sheet pans, slab pies can easily serve a crowd of people dinner or dessert.

Sweet and Tart : 70 Irresistible Recipes With Citrus by Carla Snyder
When life gives you lemons . . . make a lemon (or lime, or orange, or grapefruit) dessert! Sweet and Tart brings a spritz of sunshine to the table with 70 totally tempting, accessible recipes. From irresistibly tangy-sweet Heavenly Lemon Squares to the unexpected Cream Cheese Muffins with Spinach and Lemon, these treats span sweet and savory, with recipes for frozen desserts, cakes, pies, breads, and favorite citrusy accents such as marmalade and curd.

The Pie Project by Phoebe Wood
Two women, one mission: to share their ultimate collection of decadent sweet pies in all their bubbling, fruity, caramelized, and buttery glory. Pies are very forgiving desserts for bakers: you can use imperfect fruit, play around with lattice designs, and make them in whatever you have handy, from skillets to enamel bowls - while spillages are an opportunity for more caramelization and a misshapen pie just adds to its character.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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