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Watch: Ten Videos That Will Keep You Cool This Summer

What better way to beat the dog days of Summer than ice cream? When August temperatures are rising, refreshing smoothies and other frozen treats always hit the spot. We’ve compiled some inspiration to help you cool off with these food videos. Even if you can’t make your own homemade ice cream or Summer smoothie, just watching these videos will you give a little reprieve.

Impress your friends with a fancy triple-layer semifreddo…

Tease your taste buds with vanilla bean roasted rhubarb strawberry-coconut sorbet…

Let your kids learn how to make ice cream from the Full-Time Kid…

Hang out with Julia Child and Gale Gand and make fancy ice cream sandwiches…

Trick your kids into eating their veggies…

Watch even more ways to trick your kids into eating their veggies…

Take a road trip to Milwaukee for some custard…

Watch these students learn about making (and selling) premium ice cream…

See how they eat ice cream on Sesame Street…

Or just watch this hypnotizing video of ice cream melting…

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