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.
Feta Watermelon Salad
This colorful salad speaks of summer freshness with the tangy, dense cheese counterbalancing the airy sweet melon.
Real Southern Shortcake
Shortcake is a dressed-up biscuit just waiting for ripe fruit and whipped cream.
Beer-Boiled Shrimp Cocktail
Beer for the shrimp and chili-flavored cocktail sauce amp up this version of the classic appetizer.
Grilled Chicken with Feta and Red Pepper Sauce
Sweet pepper sauce is a perfect counterpoint for full-bodied feta in this herb-grilled chicken.
At the top of our list of recipes we like to make when the weather gets really hot is gazpacho. The cold soup, from the Andalusia region of southern Spain, is a wonderful midsummer treat.
Gingered Peach Crisp
Minced crystallized ginger elevates a simple summer crisp from “nice” to “spice.”
Broiled Peach Halves with Vanilla and Black Peppercorns
Pepper-accented peaches can go either sweet or savory.
Huckleberries are smaller and sweeter than commercially-raised blueberries, but blueberries can easily substitute in this pie.