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Looking for How to Make Homemade Gourmet Ice Cream With ANY Home Ice Cream Maker - Easily(directions, recipe, with photos and free) in 2017?  Scroll down this page and  follow the links. And if you bring home some fruit or vegetables and want to can, freeze, make jam, salsa or pickles, see this page for simple, reliable, illustrated canning, freezing or preserving directions. There are plenty of other related resources, click on the resources dropdown above.

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Notes for September 2017: Blueberries and peaches are going still in northern and cooler areas, but are mostly finished in the Deep South. Blackberries, figs,  and raspberries are in season now. Tomatoes are going strong, although the crop is way diminished in rainy areas like the southeast.  Strawberries are finished, except in the far north, and if the farm planted Day Neutral varieties. Early apples, like Gala, are about to start!

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We also have home canning, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me! It is easy to make your own ice cream, even gelato, or low fat or low sugar ice cream - see this page. Also note, there are many copycat website listing U-pick farms now.  They have all copied their information form here and usually do not ever update.  Since 2002, I've been updating the information every day but Christmas; so if you see anything wrong, please write me!


How to Make Homemade Gourmet Ice Cream With ANY Home Ice Cream Maker - Easily(directions, recipe, with photos and free)

How to Make Homemade Ice Cream and Gelato, Any Flavor, Even Lot Fat and Low Sugar or Regular Ice Cream!

What's better than fresh picked fruit?  Perhaps fresh premium ice cream?  But you want to use better ingredients, no chemical additives to be healthy and cut down fat and calories?  No problem! Let's take your fresh-picked fruit and make our own homemade ice cream!  It is actually quite easy, and electric ice cream makers are inexpensive! You can make plain vanilla ice cream, strawberry ice cream, peach ice cream, raspberry, blackberry, blueberry, or many other flavors, even chocolate! This will taste better than any gourmet luxury ice cream you've ever bought in any store!  And it is healthier and much less expensive! 

If you are looking for an instruction manual for your ice cream maker, we have them, too! See this page.



Recipes and Illustrated Directions to Make Homemade Ice Cream, Gelato and Sorbets with your own fruit

Electric and Manual ice cream makers that require ice and salt:


Cuisinart ICE-30BC Pure Indulgence 2-Quart Automatic Frozen Yogurt, Sorbet, and Ice Cream MakerElectric ice cream makers that have a bowl that must be frozen in your freezer:

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