Favorite Summer Recipes

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  • Whole choclate layer cake with chocolate swiss meringue buttercream swirls on top, dusted with powdered sugar against a dark background
    2 hrs, 10 min
    This rich, tender chocolate cake is easy enough to make for a casual dessert but can be a showstopper for any special event. It comes together with just one bowl, a whisk, and 30 minutes in the oven. This homemade chocolate layer cake is a chocolate lover’s dream.
  • Vanilla Bean Cheesecake with brittle sugar topping on a slate board wtih a slice cut out and fruit nearby.
    1 hr, 45 min
    Do you love crème brûlée, but you also love cheesecake? Get the best of both worlds with this luscious Crème Brûlée Cheesecake! A buttery graham cracker crust balances the light and creamy cheesecake, then it’s finished with the sweet and satisfying crack of brittle sugar.
  • How to Make Dump Cake from Scratch
    50 min
    You'll forgive this cake its unfortunate name once you make this homemade version, which uses no canned pie filling or cake mix. Real ingredients are just as easy—and so much tastier!
  • Healthy oatmeal pancakes stacked high on a whie plate drizzeled with maple syrup and topped with raspberries.
    25 min
    Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
    Looking for a gluten-free breakfast that tastes great and is easy to make? Well, look no further than these Oatmeal Pancakes. No special ingredients required — just rolled oats!
  • Easy Cauliflower Steak Sandwich arugula
    50 min
    Vegetarian
    Roasted cauliflower “steaks” make a satisfying and filling vegetarian sandwich. This recipe boosts the flavor factor with a quick and easy aioli sauce, sliced tomatoes, and spicy arugula.
  • How to Make Vegetable Pizza - flatbread pizza piled high with vegetables. Cut into slices on a parchment paper with a wooden handled knife nearby
    18 min
    Vegetarian
    Flatbread pizza made with naan is quick, easy, and ready in less than 20 minutes. This version is loaded with fresh vegetables and herbs, but you can add any toppings you want. The sky’s the limit!
  • Stuffed pasta shells with ricotta and summer squash
    1 hr, 15 min
    Vegetarian
    It's summer squash season! Try these Stuffed Shells with Yellow Squash and Ricotta for an easy and delicious summertime meal. Easy to make ahead and also freezes well!
  • Baked Beans with Molasses - baked beans in a pot with a wooden spoon
    40 min
    Gluten-Free
    Use canned beans to cut down on time, while still making party-worthy baked beans on the stovetop. Richly flavored with molasses and brown sugar, these beans won’t disappoint.
  • Frozen siesta cocktail made in the blender and poured into a salt rimmed glass
    5 min
    The Frozen Siesta is one of those unicorn drinks that everyone likes in the summer. Just tequila, Campari, simple syrup, and citrus, blended with ice into a boozy slushee. Even better? You can mix it ahead of time and have it ready to go for parties or BBQs!
  • 10 No Bake Summer Desserts
    Too hot to bake? Craving something sweet? We've got your back with these 12 fabulous no-bake desserts. From no-bake cheesecake to peanut butter-chocolate cookies, there's something for every sweet tooth!
  • Grilled Cheese BLT sandwiches
    20 min
    Finally! This Grilled Cheese BLT means you'll never have to choose between two delicious sandwiches for your lunch ever again. Have them both! Right now!
  • Best Fish Tacos with slaw and crema - fish tacos on grey slate with crema and lime
    50 min
    Fish tacos are made for hot summer days! Crispy, spicy fish tucked into a bed of crunchy, sweet, and sour red cabbage slaw, all piled high on a tortilla—just add ice cold drinks and lots of laughter for a party. Taco Tuesday never tasted so good!
  • Paloma Cocktail With Grapefruit Soda - closeup two glasses clear cocktail with lime wedges
    2 min
    This tall and fizzy Paloma cocktail—made with grapefruit soda, tequila, and lime—is easy to make for backyard BBQs and summer gatherings.
  • Chicken Panzanella Recipe - big bowl of colorful panzanella
    30 min
    Dairy-Free
    Who knew stale bread could be so good? This Chicken Panzanella Salad with bread, tomatoes, and shredded chicken is the perfect dinner for a hot summer night. Easy, delicious, and good enough to eat on its own!
  • 12 Recipes for Ripe Summer Peaches
    The peaches are in season! We've got 12 favorite recipes with fresh summer peaches for you to choose from. Peach Pie? Peach Salsa? Skillet Peach Crisp? Take your pick! You can't go wrong.
  • 10 min
    Love jam? Love blueberries? How about making jam in the microwave? Let's do it! This recipe comes from Sally Vargas' new book The Blueberry Cookbook.
  • Homemade S’mores Ice Cream Recipe - scoops of ice cream in small bowls on a silver tray
    4 hrs, 40 min
    S'mores Ice Cream celebrates summer in all the best ways. Slightly charred, ooey-gooey, melted marshmallows swirled into a rich vanilla ice cream with chocolate and graham crackers. Get ready to eat the perfect summertime treat!
  • Creamed Corn Recipe - creamed corn with herbs and spoon
    20 min
    Gluten-Free, Vegetarian
    Make the most of sweet corn season by serving up this creamed corn at your next backyard BBQ. This dish also freezes beautiful and can be made with frozen corn (hello, Thanksgiving side dish!).

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