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Summer Desserts

Try some new dessert recipes that will be perfect for the summer.

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Chez Panisse Fruit by Alice Waters

Try a new seasonal fruit-based recipe from the famed Berkeley chef.

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EatingWell in Season: The Farmer’s Market Cookbook by

Learn to cook with seasonal ingredients, while staying healthy!

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Foraged Flavor: Finding Fabulous Ingredients in Your Backyard or Farmer’s Market by Tama Matsuoka Wong

Create something delicious with locally found ingredients.

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Ice Cream!: Delicious Ice Creams for All Occasions by Pippa Cuthbert

Discover a new tasty ice cream flavor or stick to an old favorite.

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Paletas: Authentic Recipes for Mexican Ice Pops, Shaved Ice, and Aguas Frescas by Fany Gerson

Cool off with a homemade frozen Mexican treat.

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Seasonal Fruit Desserts from Orchard, Farm, and Market by Deborah Madison

Find out what to make with that fresh fruit you just bought at the farmer's market.

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Sweet Cream and Sugar Cones: 90 Recipes for Making Your Own Ice Cream and Frozen Treats from Bi-Rite Creamery by Kris Hoogerhyde

This San Francisco creamery gives us 90 delicious recipes, including some with seasonal ingredients.

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The Big Summer Cookbook: 300 Fresh, Flavorful Recipes for Those Lazy Hazy Days by Jeff Cox

Learn how to make desserts (and more) that are perfect for summertime.

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The San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market Cookbook by Christopher Hirsheimer

You will be inspired to visit your own farmer's market with these recipes that show how to use locally grown ingredients.

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A Year of Pies: A Seasonal Tour of Home Baked Pies by Ashley English

Always wanted to make the perfect berry pie for the summer? This book will show you how!