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.
Creamy Braising Greens Soup
Who says soup isn’t for spring? This hearty bacon and sausage soup makes the very best of in-season greens.
Fennel and Arugula Salad with Hot Tomato Dressing
Summer’s wildest greens get accented by a sweet and chunky tomato dressing.
Collard Green Salad
The zesty greens in this Southern-style salad are a rich, tasty source of vitamins, minerals and fiber.
Pecan Shortcakes with Blackberries
Sweet berries and cream look beautiful on a rich, nutty shortcake.
Coconut Shortcakes with Fresh Summer Fruit
A delightful combination of colorful fruit takes homemade shortcakes beyond strawberries.
Rustic Cornmeal Cake with Macerated Berries
Cornmeal and fresh berries give this summery dessert a rustic, country-style flavor.
Green Bean Salad with Prosciutto
The rich flavor and silky texture of prosciutto di Parma, the most famous of the Italian hams, makes a delicious addition to this summery salad.
Peak of the season peaches and fresh juicy raspberries make this fruity cobbler sing.
Fresh or dried figs are transformed by a coating of chocolate for a simple and sweet treat.
You’ll find so many uses for this bold, spicy blend of tomatillos, tomatoes, peppers and seasonings
Ensalada with Jicama, Corn and Beans
A super fresh and refreshing salad from Chicago’s Mundial Cocina Mestiza features lots of sweet crunch from jicama and tortilla strips.