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6 Ways To Make Ice Cream Without An Ice Cream Maker

First Posted: 08/11/10 01:31 PM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 06:20 PM ET

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.

The Bag Method
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The Kitchen details their experience with the DIY bag method, and found themselves, "rather shocked by how well it went."

You take your well-chilled ice cream base, put it in a Ziploc, which rests inside of a larger Ziploc bag that surrounds it with kosher salt and ice, then you shake for a long while and end up with some pretty good ice cream.

Read the whole technique and instructions here.
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