|Join the #icecreamsocial!
Get social around ice cream! Take a picture of your favorite scoops, then post it to Instagram with the hashtag #icecreamsocial and tag us @williamssonoma. We’ll regram our favorites (and we can guarantee plenty of meltingly delicious summertime inspiration).
|Ingredient Spotlight: Summer Squash
Bright, colorful summer squash are sweet and tender, with a mild flavor that shines in all kinds of dishes. Follow these tips for working with summer squash, then try new recipes from the Williams-Sonoma Test Kitchen.
|Spicy Sautéed Kale and Chickpeas
This is a superhealthy anytime meal that’s composed of all pantry staples, besides the kale. It makes a terrific vegetarian main or side dish.
|Expert Picks: The Coolest Ice Cream Combos
For inspiration on more creative flavors and mix-ins, we asked some top ice cream makers around the country to share their favorite twists on the classic scoops. See their crazy-delicious descriptions here!
|Ice Cream Social: Jeni Britton Bauer of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
This month, we asked our favorite ice cream experts to share their most-loved ice cream combos and how-to tips. Read our exclusive interview with Jeni Britton Bauer, then meet more of the pros: Kim & Tyler Malek of Salt & Straw (Portland), Jake Godby of Humphry Slocombe (San Francisco), Sam Mason of OddFellows (Brooklyn), Christina Tosi of Momofuku Milk Bar (Brooklyn), and Natasha Case of Coolhaus (Southern California).
This crisp-yet-creamy custard features quartered golden apricots and a splash of brandy. The clafoutis is best served warm, with scoops of vanilla ice cream alongside.
|Recipe Roundup: Everything Ice Cream
Chocolate, berries, stone fruits, nuts — what’s your perfect scoop? These ice cream recipes feature all of the classic flavors (and a few unexpected ones)! Pick your favorites to make at home, and you’ll be rewarded with your sweetest frozen treats yet.
|Party Planner: Ice Cream Social
Cool down this summer with a deliciously old-fashioned ice cream social! Just set out a variety of homemade ice creams, sauces and toppings, and let guests get creative by building their perfect bowls. Our tips and recipes will help you bring the party to life.
|Fresh Spaghetti with Heirloom Tomatoes and Basil
Wait until tomatoes are at their peak before making this light, summery dish, in which uncooked tomatoes are gently warmed by fresh pasta. Using top-notch olive oil and authentic Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese are also key to success.
This variation on classic beef carpaccio stars beef tenderloin roasted at a high oven temperature, allowed to cool, and then flavored with a ginger-infused marinade. The sliced beef is served drizzled with a bracing lemony sauce.