Ice cream is wonderful, but don’t overlook its lighter cousins, sherbet and sorbet! These fruitier concoctions can definitely satisfy your need for something cold and sweet.
Summertime and watermelon go hand in hand. My melon sorbet is fresh, fruity and without the gluten and eggs you get in many other frozen desserts. —Rachel Lewis, Danville, Virginia
For birthdays, we pull out the old-fashioned ice cream maker and crank out a sherbet made with orange soda. We’re all crazy about it, especially my son. —Heather Craft, Paducah, Kentucky
This pretty pastel dessert bursts with the fresh flavors of grapefruit, lime and rosemary. —Rebecca Baird, Salt Lake City, Utah