Elixir Bonbon Floats
Chef Courtney McBroom makes a fantastic version of homemade root beer for these playful ice-cream floats. Slideshow: More Ice Cream Recipes
The bonbons can be frozen for up to 1 week. The elixir can be refrigerated for up to 1 month.
Sassafras and sarsaparilla, key ingredients in root beer, come from the bark of a tree and a tropical root respectively. Both are available at kalustyans.com.