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.
Cucumbers with Oregano, Feta and Pine Nuts
Crisp, crunchy and light, this cool cucumber salad recipe is a welcome side at meals following warm spring days spent in the backyard.
Tomato Sandwiches with White Bean Spread and Arugula
A creamy, garlicky white bean spread stars alongside the season’s best tomatoes in this vegetarian sandwich.
Tomato Sandwiches with Egg Salad and Cucumber
Here’s a version of the egg salad and cucumber sandwiches, which were popular at Sutter’s bakery in Greenwich Village.
Mediterranean Vegetable Sandwiches with Feta
Tomatoes, onions and mushrooms star in this vegetarian sandwich.
BLT with Avocado and Arugula Salad
Bacon, lettuce and the best tomatoes you can buy or grow stack up on a perfect sandwich.
Egg and Olive Salad
Salty olives from the grocery’s olive bar (we like Sicilian olives marinated with oil and garlic) star in this quick-and-easy (and eggy) sandwich spread.
Peach Salsa with Jalapeno and Cilantro
A quick-and-easy topping for fish, chicken or turkey burgers.
Baked Peaches with Brie
Give fresh peaches take a quick turn in the oven and serve as a side dish or a savory dessert.
Warm Potato Salad
Savory, tart, and a little sweet, this potato salad is especially good with a hearty sandwich.
Banana Split Yogurt Parfaits
This parfait double as a well-balanced breakfast—that’s how much your kids will love it!
Tomato and Cucumber Bread Salad
Use Italian flat-leaf parsley in this tomato salad for the best flavor.