Baked Sesame Tomatoes
The sesame seeds in this recipe give summer tomatoes an unexpected crunch and subtle nutty flavor.
Fried Green Tomatoes with Spicy Raita
A creamy raita, make with yogurt and spicy Indian green chile pickles, is the perfect topping for fried green tomatoes.
Simple Sorrel Pesto
Lemony and bright, sorrel makes a great substitute for basil in this creamy pesto.
Watermelon and Parsley Popsicles
This unusual combination of herbs and melon makes a popsicle that kids and adults alike will adore.
Cranberry Apple Popsicles
Apples are cooked and pureed, then whirled up with a simple syrup, for a delicious, refreshing popsicle.
Victoria Cake with Strawberries
This dessert (best eaten within 2 days) is ideal with flavorful small local berries. If using big supermarket berries, cut them into halves or quarters and sprinkle with a bit of sugar to bring out their flavor.
Peach Cornmeal Cobbler
The cornmeal crust and sprinkling of almonds add texture and flavor to this extraordinary peach cobbler.
Fresh Summer Panini
You can use any kind of summer vegetables you like in this fresh grilled sandwich.
Pesto-Smothered Grilled Chicken Breast
What better way to use a bumper crop of basil than to make delicious homemade pesto?
Rosemary Kale Chicken Soup
This Chicken Soup is a great way to get kids to eat nutrient-packed kale.
Fresh Strawberry Granita
Fresh, local strawberries are best in this granita for the best strawberry flavor.
Green Tea-Passion Fruit Spritzer
Green tea pairs well with a multitude of flavors, and passion fruit is one of the best. An ounce of amaretto, the liqueur of love, won’t hurt either. This recipe can be easily doubled.