6 Ways To Make Ice Cream Without An Ice Cream Maker

08/11/2010 12:31 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Good Ice cream machines can be expensive (though adequate machines can be had for $50), and some home cooks are often (and wisely) averse to the dreaded 'unitasker' -- a kitchen tool that does only one thing.

But everyone loves ice cream.

With this in mind, for those (like us) without a dedicated ice cream machine, here are five different low-cost techniques, with accompanying instructions and recipes, for creating surprisingly good ice cream.

5 Ways To Make Ice Cream Without An Ice Cream Maker