No Churn Pomegranate Ice Cream: It's not hard to think of a pudding that can be made in advance. But mostly the advantage is simply that all the effort is upfront and early. The thing about this recipe is that you do it in advance - it's ice cream, so that stands to reason - but what you do in advance is negligible in terms of effort.
NYT Cooking: In Italy, to be honest, if you want a good ice cream you go to the gelateria – and, in fact, even out of Italy there are good store-bought gelati to be found. But I have never, off Italian soil, come across a proper gelato di crema