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.
This is not a salsa for wimps. It’s hot enough to bring tears to the eyes of any tall Texan.
Portobello Mushroom Marinara Sauce
Too many tomatoes is just the right amount for a big batch of mushroom and tomato pasta sauce.
Corn and Tomato Salad with Lemon Dressing
A tart lemony vinaigrette brings out the crisp bite of fresh veggies in this toothsome salad.
Caprese Salad with Peppers
What goes better with fresh, ripe tomatoes than mozzarella and roasted peppers?
Fresh Cherry Tart
This rustic, overstuffed tart makes enticing use of the summer’s bounty of cherries. Try it with Ranier cherries, too.
Roasted Chicken Salad with Basil
Summer vegetables — green beans and corn — turn roast chicken into a one-dish supper.
Chocolate Malt Ice Cream
Remember the chocolate malts of your youth? Turn them into an ice cream flavor.
Fresh Cherry Sauce
Pitted whole cherries, floating in a brilliantly colored sauce, make a terrific topping for ice cream, sorbet or cheesecake.
Herb-Infused Olive Oil
Use this flavorful oil in salad dressings or drizzle over grilled meats or vegetables.