This is a simple dish that’s a great way to use some of summer’s best produce. Try it at your next cookout.
Yes, you read that right -- this calls for 50 cloves of garlic. You will be rewarded with shrimp cooked in an intensely aromatic sauce with loads of golden, crispy garlic bits.
This is quite the meal: grilled chicken, vegetables and chunks of halloumi cheese, served with warm pita or naan and an amazing, creamy garlic sauce. Take note that the chicken should marinate overnigth, so plan accordingly.
Serve these hearty, garlicky beans with some good bread and a simple salad for an easy, people-pleasing, dinner.
Cantaloupe and pancetta or prosciutto are a classic pairing. Break out your grill for this inventive way to enjoy it.
This salad is dressed with a dressing that’s light enough to enhance but not overpower the summertime produce.
No ice cream maker needed for this sorbet!
This hearty egg dish is great served at any time of day.
These are an excellent addition to a summertime brunch. Vegetarian Worcestershire sauce is sold at the Co-op if you’re not a fan the anchovy-laden kind.
This stew, laden with roasted peppers and tomatillos, becomes even more flavorful after one or two days, so it’s great if you’re able to make it in advance.
Corn and cherries reach their peak at about the same time in the summer, and these pancakes highlight them both.
This is such a fast meal to get on the table. Chop the vegetables while the quinoa is cooking, stuff the peppers, then put your feet up while everything’s in the oven.
This intensely flavored granita is infused with red wine, cloves, and peppercorns for a summertime treat that’s unusual and unexpected.
You'll want to serve this for dessert all summer.
This crumble is made with not too much sugar, so the sweet-tart plums can take center stage. Serve for dessert on its own, or with some melty vanilla ice cream. It also doubles as a lovely breakfast.
Try using a combination of purple, yellow, and green beans for an even more colorful side dish, perfect alongside grilled burgers.
This substantial summer salad is a meal on its own. Tender, grilled chicken and blanched green beans are tossed in a lemony vinaigrette.
Frying the tofu in a separate pan means you’ll end up with a nice crispy crust on the tofu cubes. Make a pot of rice, and this is an easy weeknight meal.
Braising in olive oil is the traditional way of cooking vegetables in Turkey. The long cooking time here intensifies the flavors and turns the green beans tender, and creates a delicious sauce that’s perfect for sopping up with fresh bread.
Using pre-made dumpling wrappers makes these easier, and once you’ve folded a few, you’ll be a pro.
This egg dish is excellent cold or at room temperature, so it’s a nice make-ahead option for brunch, a potluck, or a weeknight dinner. You’ll need to flip it partway through cooking, so a nonstick or very well-seasoned pan is essential.
Zucchini is stuffed with za’atar-seasoned lamb and summer vegetables, then baked and served with creamy garlic yogurt.
Light zucchini noodles are tossed with a sauce that’s similar to pesto - made with lemon, parsley, and garlic, it is a bright, flavorful sauce that’s good on everything. For a taste of summer in the dark days of winter, keep the extra sauce this recipe makes in the freezer.
This warm weather dish is the perfect reason to break out your spiralizer.
These crispy kale chips are delicious and addictive, but still good for you - the best kind of snack!
Duck fat provides unmatched flavor and richness in this simple roasted side dish.
This super easy topping is excellent on anything from fruit pie to cobbler to pound cake.
Apricots turn even sweeter when grilled.
Thanks to spelt flour, almond meal, and ground coconut, this cake has an intensely flavorful and delicate crumb, and the tender apricots in it are plentiful. It’s well worth turning the oven on, and would be welcome at breakfast or as an afternoon snack.
These sweet grilled apricots topped with almond-flavored whipped cream are a perfect way to end a summer meal.