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.
Tomato and Cucumber Bread Salad
Use Italian flat-leaf parsley in this tomato salad for the best flavor.
Marinated Herbed Tomato Salad
The sweetness of tomatoes and Vidalia onions with salty olives and an herby vinaigrette.
Bittersweet Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Cupcakes
These tiny chocolate cupcakes are topped with bittersweet chocolate frosting and a fresh raspberry.
Chef Michael Tuohy’s Walnut Pesto
In a mortar & pestle, place ground walnuts, Dijon, red wine vinegar, shallots, a pinch of salt and black pepper, cheese. Start to slowly…
Primavera Pasta Salad
Garden fresh vegetables and pasta are cooked with a honey and lemon juice sauce.
Brimming Baked Peaches
This is a delightful combination of fresh summertime fruit with the richness of nutty cookies — a delicious way to cap off a casual meal. Amaretti cookies are imported from Italy, often wrapped in colorful paper. Look for them in gourmet shops or well-stocked grocery stores.
Honey Raspberry Iced Tea
Sweetened with honey, this iced tea is flavored with cranberry-raspberry juice.
Honey Lemonade with Frozen Fruit Cubes
Lemonade ice sweetened with honey is a perfect snack for kids on a hot summer day.