Summer vacation may be a thing of the past, but that doesn't mean that you can't indulge in one of the season's other great delights: a scoop of something sweet, creamy, and cooling. Moreover, it's National Ice Cream Month , so get to celebrating!
— Additional reporting by Nicole Perry
Olive Oil and Pine Nut Ice Cream
Should you be searching for something that's no so vanilla, try experimenting with a recipe for olive oil and pine nut ice cream ; think of it as a Mediterranean version of butter pecan.
Butterscotch Ice Cream
Serve a scoop of butterscotch ice cream  with peach pie for a dessert that promises to be unforgettable.
Matcha Ice Cream
Light-green and slightly grassy, matcha ice cream  makes for a sophisticated scoop, especially when topped off with candied ginger and brown rice puffs.
Flecks of lemon zest guarantee a clean finish, making this buttermilk sorbet  an ideal palate cleanser during or after meals.
Chocolate Ice Cream
This recipe for chocolate ice cream  has a rich truffle-like flavor that you can even smell frozen.
Guinness Ice Cream
An Irish favorite, Guinness ice cream  is all at once nuanced and full of multifaceted flavor, yet at its heart, simple and comforting.
Raspberry Swirl Frozen Yogurt
Raspberry-flecked Greek frozen yogurt  is a contemporary departure from richer, denser ice cream.
No-Egg Maple Walnut Ice Cream
This light and airy ice cream recipe  incorporates the rich flavors of maple syrup and walnuts with cream and a touch of milk.