Recipes of the Summer

“Sizzling summer heat heralds the most abundant stretch of the annual growing season. Just as late spring produce begins to wane, heat-loving summer crops show up to eagerly take their place.” (via In Season Summer Recipes.

for people who love to eat

Black Rice Salad with Mango and Peanuts

Fruit is a welcome addition to savory grain salads. Here, mangoes and oranges add color and sweetness to the deep-purple hue of black rice. It’s delicious with grilled fish.

yield: Makes 6 to 8 servings

Season Cooking: Summer

Vegetables are great on the grill: get tips and recipes for asparagus, corn, squash, mushrooms, and other warm-weather favorites.

Fruity Fun Skewers

By: AnaJ930
“I was looking for a different way to serve fruit, and it just popped into my head! Why not use fruit skewers?”
Thread the strawberries, cantaloupe, banana and apple pieces alternately onto skewers, placing at least 2 pieces of fruit on each skewer. Arrange the fruit skewers decoratively on a serving platter.

Seasonal Favorites: Summer Foods

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Apple Butter

It’s hard to find any apple butter, let alone good apple butter in the grocery store these days. Making apple butter is a great way to preserve the fruits of an apple harvest. In contrast to what the name implies, there is no “butter” in apple butter. The name comes from its smooth and buttery texture. Apple butter is delicious on buttered toast.

Top 10 Grilled Vegetable Recipes

Fire up the barbecue this summer—and put all that fresh produce to good use—with one of our favorite grilled vegetable recipes.

Grilled Vegetable Platter 

My family loved this recipe. The seasonings enhanced the flavor of the fresh vegetables. I will make this recipe often.

Quick Summer Meals

10 Dinners In 10 Minutes or Less
These ten recipes can each be made in about ten minutes (or thereabouts depending on your speed). They use fresh summer produce, and take the usual heat of summer in mind. Cold soups, substantial salads, light meals, and no-cook ideas are all here with plenty of bright ripe tomatoes, cooling cucumbers, and prolific zucchini in the mix.

No-Cook Tomato Sauce Pasta

It’s true, you don’t cook this No-Cook Tomato Sauce at all (although cooking the pasta itself is, of course, suggested). Cook the pasta while you make the sauce. Mix it up by giving this Caprese Pasta a try, too.

28 Delicious Summer Recipes

The weather is warm and the markets are abundant. Enjoy! By Gloria Dawson

Corn on the Cob with Lemon-Basil Butter

Add a sweet-spicy twist to a summer favorite. This classic barbecue staple is grilled and dressed up with lemon-basil butter. Corn on the Cob with Lemon-Basil Butter

If corn is not in season around you, try Squash Blossom Fritters.

Thanks for Reading and Bonne Appetit

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