Ample Hills Creamery: Secrets and Stories from Brooklyn's Favorite Ice Cream Shop

Ample Hills Creamery: Secrets and Stories from Brooklyn's Favorite Ice Cream Shop


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Ample Hills Creamery is an ice-cream destination that attracts thousands of customers each day from near and far to Prospect Heights and Gowanus, Brooklyn. Lines wind around the block, spurred on by the chance to try one of their unforget­table flavors, and these and countless others will be dreamed up in kitchens across the country with the help of Ample Hills Creamery. Featuring recipes for the most sought-after flavors—including Salted Crack Caramel, Ooey Gooey, and the Munchies—the book is organized by mood. Are you feeling nostalgic? Try a scoop of Black Cow Float. Or maybe you need a drink? Daddy’s Sundae, made with bourbon, will set you right. For kids and kids-at-heart, stories, activities, and hand-drawn characters appear throughout each chapter, offering games, helpful tips, and inspiration for creating new flavors. With mouthwatering photography and charming illustrations, Ample Hills Creamery is a definitive, cow-filled guide for ice cream lovers and DIY enthusiasts alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617690761
Publisher: ABRAMS
Publication date: 04/15/2014
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 364,718
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Brian Smith and Jackie Cuscuna are the owners of Ample Hills Creamery. They live in Brooklyn with their two children, Nonna Kai and Kaleo. Lauren Kaelin, coauthor and illustrator, is the director of marketing at Ample Hills, the author of When Parents Text, and the creator of the popular blog Benjameme.

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Ample Hills Creamery: Secrets and Stories from Brooklyn's Favorite Ice Cream Shop 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This may be to others' tastes; Ample Hills is popular and busy, but these recipes are far too junked up for my taste.  I could also do without the cutesy storytelling and self-congratulatory tone of the filler content.  There isn't anything in this book that anyone who is serious about small batch ice cream hasn't already read, and this book leans way too heavily on kitsch - both in its blatant branding and its recipes.