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.
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.
Fruit Glazed Ham
A traditional fruit for ham is paired with a seasonal one to make this pretty, tangy glaze.
Middle Eastern Bean Salad
This Middle Eastern bean salad (Balela) is best served at room temperature but keeps well in the refrigerator for easy snacking.