Ice Cream Ideas - Ice Cream Recipes
Sweet, creamy, and lusciously cool, ice cream makes the dog days of summer a little more delightful. For new ways to chill, try these creative variations—from homemade soft-serve to cocktail granitas.
By Kate Rockwood
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the August 2012 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
When you're looking for something cold and fruity to beat summer's blistering heat, consider one of these refreshing granitas. The frozen Italian dessert is similar to sorbet but coarser and flakier, almost like eating snow. We gave the slushy treat an adult twist with the help of Jessie Cross, author of the new book Slushed! More Than 150 Frozen, Boozy Treats for the Coolest Happy Hour Ever.
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