Like a grown-up snow cone, granitas and ices hit the spot on a hot summer day. Start with a syrupy base that's frozen and scrape until fluffy. Add booze, fruit, herbs, or spices to rev up the flavor.
Grapefruit Granita with Pear-and-Pom Relish
There's no need to relegate icy treats to just the summertime. This granita makes a fantastic addition to holiday get-togethers.