Delightful Icy Treats for the Hottest Days of Summer
Sweet, creamy, and lusciously cool, ice cream makes the dog days of summer a little more delightful. For new ways to chill, try these creative variations—from homemade soft-serve to cocktail granitas.
By Kate Rockwood
Photo: Travis Rathbone
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Do the Twist
You don't have to leave the house to satisfy your craving for soft-serve. Just try this easy technique adapted from The Truck Food Cookbook, by John T. Edge. The trick is mixing store-bought ice cream with whipped cream; then go for a dip in our homemade chocolate-shell sauce and add toppings like chopped pistachios and toasted coconut flakes.