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.
Limeade with Cucumber and Ginger
Surprisingly refreshing, this summery sip is healthful and delicious.
Wild Party Salad
Edible flowers and wild greens add color and sharp flavor to this summery salad toss.
Grilled Lamb Chops with Kiwi Mango Relish
Taking the ho-hum out of mint jelly, tropical fruit and fresh mint provide a tasty wake-up call to the palate.
Tortellini, Greens and Bean Soup
This “soup” with greens and tortellini is more like a brothy pasta main dish.
Guacamole is an avocado showcase that everybody digs. Enjoy as a dip for tortilla chips or spread onto warm flour tortillas, rolled and eaten out of hand.
Pico de Gallo
Pico made fresh in your kitchen from tomatoes, peppers and onions seasoned with lime and cilantro.
Guacamole en Molcajete
This is a purist’s guacamole, stripped down to its barest—and freshest—essentials.
This is one crunchy cat you’ll be glad to have in your home. The succulent flesh of the fish is accented with cheese, toasty hazelnuts and herbs.
Grilled Shrimp with Orange and Habanero Mojo
These fiery hot and citrus-laced shrimp will really get your mojo working.
Grilled and Marinated Zucchini and Yellow Squash
Chef Bobby Flay notes, “It’s amazing how a quick and simply marinade can change the flavors of zucchini and yellow squash. This lemony-peppery mixture really wakes them up.”