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The End of Ice Cream Season

School’s back in session, which can only mean one thing: the end of summer, and with that, the end of ice cream eatin’ weather.

This is why it’s important in the coming months to eat as much ice cream as possible*. Even better–make your own!

This article tells you everything you need to know to make your own frozen treats…from standard vanilla, to the more exotic mint or mango:

How to make ice cream in (almost) any flavor

You can also watch this video and learn how to make quick n’ easy homemade ice cream in a plastic bag:

Or, venture into the stacks and check out one of these amazing frozen treat related titles:

Ice cream : 52 easy recipes for year-round frozen treats / Sally Sampson ; photography by Alexandra Grablewski.

Ice cream! : delicious ice creams for all occasions / Pippa Cuthbert & Lindsay Cameron Wilson.

The ice cream maker companion : 100 easy-to-make frozen desserts of all kinds / Avner Laskin ; photography by Danya.

Ice cream : the delicious history / Marilyn Powell.


On a non-ice cream related note: this is my last week working at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Teen Department. I’ve had a great time and have learned a lot from working with all of you this past year. Luckily I’ll be close by (at the First Floor’s New & Featured Department,) so come and say “hi” if you get the chance!

Best, Tara

PS – What do you think is the best ice cream (or, frozen yogurt or custard) in all of Pittsburgh?

*this statement based on questionable health studies

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