Nutmeg Ice Cream
Serve this spiced ice cream on its own or scooped on top of warm fruit crisps, cobblers, or pies, particularly apple. Todd Coleman

From the simple, clean flavor of Milk Gelato to the double chill of Peppermint Pillow Ice Cream, making your own frozen treats at home is a perfect summer activity — one that pays particularly sweet dividends. Get out your ice cream maker and dive into these 17 super-cool recipes for ice cream and gelato.

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