3 Things to Make With…Vanilla Ice Cream
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Plain old vanilla? Hardly. Now’s the season for ice cream (it is, after all, National Ice Cream month — as if we needed an excuse to help ourselves to one more scoop), and while we’ve been known to linger in front of the freezer at the grocery store taking in the evermore dizzying array of ice cream flavors, somehow we always come back to good old vanilla. Why? There’s just so much you can do with it — one carton of vanilla ice cream can be transformed into a different dessert every night of the week. There are root beer floats, of course, and hot fudge sundaes. And when you’re in the mood to double-down on more variety, you can always try these …
Who knew cinnamon breakfast cereal could come in so handy for dessert? The kids are going to flip for this ingenious take on the classic Mexican dish.
And for the adults in the family, try these eminently elegant and easy grown-ups-only floats.
We love what good vanilla ice cream adds to the range of seasonal summer fruit. Even better? Roast ripe peaches and nectarines so they’ll just melt in your mouth, then top the warm fruit with a scoop of ice cream.
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