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.
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.”
Grilled Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Mint Pepper Jelly
The aroma of lamb meeting fire stirs the most ancient of gustatory desires. That and a little mint jelly on the side and you have a picnic.
Use your favorite biscuit mix to make these shortcakes, and garnish them with fresh berries.
Fried Green Tomatoes with Peach Chutney
The juicy acidity of the tomatoes is balanced by the sweet and spicy chutney in a famous classic that oozes Southern charm.
Gulf Ceviche with Tequila and Lime
Ceviche is sublime party food and a light, fresh-tasting seafood appetizer.
Guacamole with Serrano and Lime
Guacamole is perfectly simple to do well, and it will never taste better than the minute after it’s made.
Roasted Plum Tomatoes with Fennel Thyme Salt
Just a touch of fennel’s licorice flavor beautifully complements meaty tomatoes.