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.
Watermelon and Cucumber Salad with Red Onion
Mix all ingredients in large bowl and serve immediately. Recipes serves 2 but can be doubled or tripled.
Key Lime Pie Ice Cream
Ice cream impersonates key lime pie in this creamy, easy ice cream best made with fresh lime juice.
Strawberry Fudge Ice Cream
Packaged fudge stands in for chocolate chips in this combo made with fresh strawberries.
Burnt Sugar Ice Cream
Caramelized sugar is stirred into a custard base for this rich, creamy ice cream.
Peach Lemonade Pie with Pecan Crumble Topping
That irresistible Southern couple – peaches and pecans – make a show stopping appearance in this lemonade sweetened fruit pie.
These are some of the best ribs you’ll ever eat. Your kids will love that these ribs are cooked in root beer.
Turkey Caprese Sliders
The ingredients for the classic Italian salad (tomatoes, mozzarella and basil) team up with ground turkey for fresh summer sliders.
Cardamom Ginger Blueberry Butter
This easy blueberry butter is perfect for Seckel Pear Blueberry Cardamom Tart.
Shrimp and Corn Chowder
Corn, shrimp, country ham, whole milk and herbs from the garden come together quickly for this creamy soup.
Pasta with Cream, Fresh Peas and Ham
Fresh peas are a spring delight. Here they’re tossed with pasta and smoky ham for a satisfying dinner.
Marinated Grilled Grape Tomatoes
Charred over hot coals then marinated with crushed garlic and basil, these grape tomatoes are truly the taste of summer!
Pasta with Zucchini Sauce and Watercress Pesto
Green-on-Green! If you are unable to locate watercress, arugula makes an excellent peppery substitute for the garnishing pesto.
Bok Choy Peanut Pineapple Salad
Sweet-sour-savory-spicy: this refreshing salad hits all those flavor notes. This dressing takes its inspiration from a dipping sauce for Vietnamese summer rolls.