Looking for summer recipes? June through September gardens are awash with juicy red tomatoes, thick green beans, purple eggplants and bushy basil. Fresh vibrant foods are in order. We have summer recipes ideal for quick cooking or no cooking at all.
Best Peach Cobbler
Preheat oven to 425F. To prepare filling, combine peaches, sugar, cornstarch and salt. Toss well. To prepare crust, combine flour, sugar and salt, in a…
Creamy Fresh Tomato Basil Soup
You can use any kind of tomatoes in this soup, but the low-acid orange ones are perfect.
Three Tomatoes with Creamy Artichoke Chicken Salad
Orange, yellow and red cherry tomatoes dress up a creamy chicken salad.
Mojito Melon Balls
These refreshing mouthfuls of melon bathed in mint, lime, and rum are the perfect way to cool down on a hot summer day.
Gluten-Free Heirloom Tomato Tart with Pecorino Crust
Shauna James Ahern, author of popular food blog Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef, shares her recipe for a gluten-free summery tomato tart.
Raspberry Yogurt Popsicles
Award-winning Orangette blogger Molly Wizenberg shares a cool summertime treat—DIY yogurt berry popsicles.
Chilled Sorrel Soup
With a slightly lemony taste, sorrel is a perennial whose leaves can dress up salads and flavor soups.
Rhubarb, Blueberry and Cream Parfait
This is the perfect red, white, and blueberry dessert to celebrate the Fourth of July.
Pink Grapefruit and Campari Granita with Fresh Mint
This classic aperitif is a supremely refreshing summer dessert.
Summer Tomato and Olive Bread Salad
Use ripe tomatoes in the peak of season for this recipe. Also look for coarse-grained, chewy bread made with black Kalamata olives.
A new take on a classic ratatouille recipe—this hearty version calls for fresh ricotta cheese to add heft and flavor.