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.
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.
Basil Lime Sorbet
Sprinkle the gelatin over 1/2 cup cold water to soften. Combine the sugar, salt, and 1 cup water in a saucepan, and bring to a…
Purple Hull Pea Salad
A unique salad of earthy field peas in vinagrette over tomatoes, arugula, onion and basil.
Kentucky Mint Julep
Sit on your front porch on a sultry summer afternoon and sip on one or two of these.
Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream
You’ll be hard pressed to find two foods creamier than ripe, sweet bananas and peanut butter; when they’re combined in this ice cream it’s sensational.