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.
Classic Margarita on the Rocks
Sweet, salty and tart flavors all combine to make this cocktail a summer staple.
Blissful Corn Torte
This gluten-free cake uses rice flour, popular in Mexico for making vegetable tortes, and fresh corn, perfect for this time of year.
Fresh Blackberry Ice Cream
July is blackberry time, and the perfect opportunity to indulge a summer ice cream treat.
Cocoa Pecan Brownies
You can whip these rich brownies up in a snap, using whatever cocoa powder you have in your pantry.
Spinach Mushroom Polenta Casserole
With its rich layers, this casserole comes together quickly, using prepared polenta.
Grilled Lemon Thyme Chicken Salad
A full-flavored, yet light for summer salad, with liberal amounts of lemon and thyme.
Bloody Mary Gazpacho with Shrimp
Try this new and refreshing take on a Bloody Mary mixed with your favorite seafood.
Nachos with Shrimp and Avocado Tomato Salsa
Perfect of gathering of all kinds, these nachos are a great pick-up snack.
Grilled Shrimp and Feta Salad
Fresh shrimp and leafy greens pair well to make this salad a delicious new summer meal.
Strawberry Meringue Parfaits with Balsamic Syrup
Perfection in a parfait glass: strawberries, balsamic, meringues, and mascarpone cheese.
Sliced Egg and Tomato Sandwiches with Dill Mayonaise
Sharp and distinctive arugula leaves add wonderful flavor to these simple summer sandwiches.