Summer Recipes

Finally, it’s summer! Time to embrace casual living, cookouts, and garden abundance. Get recipes for grilling, home canning, super-fresh salads, frozen desserts, cooling drinks, and all the foods that make summer so special.
Barbecued baby back ribs cut up on a plate on a wooden table
Foil-Wrapped Baby Back Ribs
A bowl of zucchini fritters set on a white background.
Zucchini Fritters
Baked eggplant parmesan in a casserole dish.
Eggplant Parmesan
How to Make Pina Colada in a blender with less ice
Piña Colada
Two Glasses of Arnold Palmer With a Lemon Slice, Next to a Bowl of Lemons, a Citrus Reamer, and Lemon Wedges
Arnold Palmer
Bowl of Antipasto Salad With the Ingredients in Neat Piles, and in the Surroundings, a Robbin Egg Colored Kitchen Towel, a Bowl of Croutons, a Jar of Dressing, and Two Spoons on the Counter
Antipasto Salad
Chocolate Mayonnaise Sheet Cake in a Baking Pan, Surrounded by Small Plates, Utensils, and One Small Plate with a Slice of Cake
Chocolate Mayonnaise Sheet Cake
Chocolate Peanut Butter Icebox Cake Wrapped in Plastic Wrap in a Springform Pan with a Slice Cut Out
Chocolate Peanut Butter Icebox Cake
Basil Pesto Sauce
Fresh Basil Pesto
Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil on a Platter
Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil
Ceviche with fish, onion, tomatoes, and chilis in a bowl
Easy Zucchini Bread Recipe Cut into Pieces on Tray
Easy Zucchini Bread
Fresh Cucumber Salad in a bowl with herbs
Easy Cucumber Salad
Overhead view of a plate of green tomatoes that have been breaded and fried.
Fried Green Tomatoes
A large mason jar of easy homemade horchata with a cinnamon stick inside is in front of a similar glass and a pitcher of homemade horchata. A small bowl of rice and cinnamon sticks are to the left.
tomato salsa in a bowl showing chopped tomatoes and onion
Pico de Gallo (Fresh Salsa)
Tomatillo Salsa Verde
Tomatillo Salsa Verde
Grilled Tandoori Chicken with Turmeric Rice on Plate Next to Bowl of Raita
Tandoori Chicken
Creamer Poured into a Glass of Cold Brew Coffee
How To Make Cold Brew Coffee
Best Chayote squash with Tomato and Green Chiles
Chayote Squash With Tomato and Green Chiles
A tall glass of ginger ale soda with a bowl of sliced limes next to it.
Homemade Ginger Ale
Blistered Shishito or Padron Peppers in a bowl
Blistered Shishito Peppers
Bread and Butter Pickles Picked up from a Jar Using a Fork
Bread and Butter Pickles
Slice of Strawberry Rhubarb Pie on a Plate, and in the Background, More in a Glass Pie Pan
Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
Green beans, sauteed with bacon and served on a plate
Green Beans with Bacon
How To make Crepes
How To Make French Crêpes
Roasted Zucchini with garlic and black pepper on a serving platter
Roasted Zucchini with Garlic
Zucchini muffins with walnuts and cranberries on cooling on a rack.
Zucchini Muffins
Using a wooden peel to remove a pizza from the grill
How to Grill Pizza
Finished seafood paella from the grill in a skillet ready to serve
Seafood Paella
Overhead shot of a homemade keylime pie, covered with whipped cream and with a linen beside
The Best Key Lime Pie
A serving spoon with homemade cream corn inside.
Creamed Corn
Overhead view of primavera pasta in a bowl with a navy linen underneath.
Classic Pasta Primavera
Maryland Crabcakes wtih greens and lemon wedges on a white plate wtih mayo
Crab Cakes
Pickled Beets
Easy Pickled Beets
Agua de Jamaica (Hibiscus Tea) Served with Ice and a Lime Slice Next to a Small Plate of Sliced Oranges and Limes and a Pitcher with More Jamaica
Agua de Jamaica (Hibiscus Iced Tea)
Easy oven-roasted beets in a serving bowl
Roasted Beets with Balsamic Glaze
A crumb topped easy shoofly pie.
Shoofly Pie
A jar of homemade pickles
How to Make Easy Refrigerator Pickles
Overhead view of a bowl of a shrimp ceviche recipe.
Shrimp Ceviche
A Small Plate of Peach Cobbler Topped with a Scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream
Peach Cobbler
Triangle cut cucumber tea sandwiches are stacked on a cake stand and encircled with fresh herbs. Sliced cucucumbers are visible inside each one.
Cucumber Sandwiches
Escabeche (Pickled Jalapenos) in pint jars, canned with carrots and cauliflower
Escabeche (Pickled Jalapeños)
Oysters on the grill to show how to grill oysters.
Grilled Oysters with Spicy Miso Butter
Homemade cherry pop cocktail with fresh cherries and lemon set next to it.
Cherry Pop Cocktail
Two summery peach margaritas on a white tray with a whole peach next to it.
Peach Margarita
Blender strawberry lemonade served in a glass and in a pitcher with lemon slices and strawberries set around it.
Strawberry Lemonade
Frozen margarita in a blue rimmed glass with limes in front and another glass and linen behind it.
Pitcher Frozen Margaritas
The top bun set to the side of the BEST spicy buffalo chicken burger.
Spicy Buffalo Chicken Burgers
Nacho Mexican Burger with a side of fries.
Nacho Burgers
Best bacon cheeseburger set on a wood board outside.
Bacon Cheeseburger
Bourbon Cherry Crisp with a serving removed from the baking dish.
Bourbon Cherry Crisp
Blueberry Cake
Blueberry Cake
Chocolate penaut butter pie topped with whipped cream and peanut butter cups.
Peanut Butter Pie
Overhead view of a homemade coconut cream pie with a slice removed and set on a plate to the right.
Coconut Cream Pie
Homemade Tomato Juice
Homemade Tomato Juice
Overhead view of easy blackberry cobbler in a baking dish with a spoon set where a serving was removed.
Blackberry Cobbler
How to make a hurricane cocktail
Hurricane Cocktail
Beet Greens
Beet Greens
Coffee Ice Cream scoops in a bowl
Homemade Coffee Ice Cream

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