By the Book Giveaway: Splendid Homemade Ice Creams

By: Kirsten Vala
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When I was young, the Fourth of July was the one day a year when I remember my family breaking out the ice cream maker, in all its mysterious glory. We filled the big wooden outer container with ice and rock salt, poured a cream and sugar mixture into the inside container and set it to churning. And, miraculously, we’d end up with a creamy and satisfying vanilla ice cream, with a special homemade taste and texture I’d look forward to year after year.

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams at Home proves that homemade ice cream isn’t just for the Fourth of July anymore (although it definitely should be part of your holiday weekend plans). Jeni, the owner of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams in Ohio, takes us season by season through the freshest and most creative flavor combos imaginable. All recipes are based on Jeni’s four-step process, using home equipment to make amazing, artisan American ice creams. Take a few of her recipes for a test churn: Farmers’ Market Sundae, Roasted Strawberry Ice Cream and Salty Caramel Ice Cream.

To celebrate ice cream-making season, we’re giving away one copy of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams at Home, by Jeni Britton Bauer. All you have to do to enter is leave a comment telling us your favorite ice cream flavor. We’re giving one copy away to one very lucky, randomly selected commenter.

You may only comment once to be considered, and you don’t have to purchase anything to win; a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Odds depend on total number of entries. Void where prohibited. Only open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. states, D.C. or Puerto Rico, and you must be at least 18 years of age to win. All entries (comments) must be entered between 4 p.m. ET on June 28th and 5 p.m. ET on June 29th. Subject to full Official Rules. By leaving a comment on the blog, you acknowledge your acceptance to the Official Rules. ARV of prize: $23.95. Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC, d/b/a/ Cooking Channel, 75 9th Ave., New York, NY 10011.

So tell us: What’s your favorite ice cream flavor?

Commenting is closed. The winner will be announced shortly!

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