Since fall doesn’t officially begin until September 22, I’m savoring these last weeks of summer with my favorite warm-weather indulgence: ice cream. To celebrate this frozen treat, here are three sweet reads:
How To: “Make a Better Hot Fudge Sundae”
Former Gourmet editor Ruth Reichl shares her secrets for decadent homemade hot fudge in this article from Gilt Taste.
History: “Ice Cream Through the Ages”
The experts at Food52 compiled a concise time line that’s chock-full of fun information and little-known facts.
Food writer Alan Richman shares 31 insights, observations, and expert opinions on ice cream in this article from GQ.
Bonus: “Pro Tip”
The Latin Kitchen posted a genius tip on Facebook: to prevent ice cream from leaking out of a cone, put a mini marshmallow in the bottom before you scoop!
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