Kept On Ice

UPDATE: Okay folks, I’ve let this go on for long enough… APRIL FOOLS! I’m sad to say, it was all a bit of fun in this name of today’s “holiday.” Although I thought everyone would figure it out immediately, I didn’t expect such an outpouring of enthusiasm and support. Instead of getting a laugh out of it, I ended up feeling more dejected that I wouldn’t be able to deliver on this artificial promise.

Rest assured, I do genuinely want to create this book, but I haven’t yet found a publisher willing to take it on. Right now, it’s just a pipe dream, but this whole affair gives me hope that it may still happen some day. Thank you, everyone, for providing such persuasive inspiration!

It’s no secret that I play favorites when it comes to dessert, and regardless of the season, my preference invariably points to chilliest option on the menu. Creamy and cool, a generous scoop of ice cream always hits the spot. Wrapping up production on Vegan a la Mode was one of the most difficult publishing decisions I made back in the day, still bursting with frosty inspiration but running up against the threat of harsh deadlines, a lot was ultimately left unsaid. Even worse, a lot was left unchurned.

For years now, since the moment that original tome hit the market, I’ve been pining for an excuse to revisit that file of unrealized potential. Well, the idea of making a sequel is no longer just an empty threat; it’s about to become a sweet reality.

Vegan a la Mode: The Second Scoop will pick up right where the first cookbook left off, with never-before-tasted flavors like Tamarind-Chile Ice Cream, Nesselrode Pie Ice Cream, and Butterbeer Ice Cream. Unique frozen confections will feature prominently this time around, bringing fun new serving suggestions like Neapolitan Spaghetti Ice Cream and Lava Flow Bombes to the table when you’re craving a real show-stopping grand finale.

Pushing ahead at break-neck speed to meet the imminent summer 2016 release, I simply couldn’t wait any longer to share the delicious news. Stand by for pre-orders and the final cover art, coming soon!

14 thoughts on “Kept On Ice

  1. You had me at butterbeer ice cream…it will have a prominent place on the menu of this year’s Annual Halloween Dinner that Kathy and I host.

  2. How fabulous, Hannah! I’m so excited for you! Can’t wait to get my hands on one. And I want it autographed, so plan another visit to Austin! Stewie insists!

  3. The new cover looks gorgeous! I’m intrigued by your mention of Lava Flow Bombes. I can’t wait to have the new book in my hot little hands! ^_^

  4. Hahaha, well played Hannah! Wish it would become a reality some day! So, hey publishers around the world! We want ‘The Second Scoop’ cookbook asap!!! :-)


  5. Thanks for the post. I also love vegan ice cream./ it is one of my favorite. It is really very testy and delicious. Its made with coffee flavor also. So it is Awesome. I always prefer this ice cream. :)

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