This shockingly stunning chilled soup–not to be confused with gazpacho, mind you–has ample oomph to compensate for lackluster tomatoes. But when made with in-season heirlooms? Wowsa.
The antithesis of gazpacho, this robust soup jumbles tomatoes and onion and balsamic and blasts them in the oven for unparalleled cool weather comfort.
This purple-stained cake—er, what’s left of it—puts the ease back in pleasin’. Just old-fashioned goodness and the season’s most compelling fruits. Got milk?
Essentially eggs scrambled with chips and salsa, chilaquiles is equally enticing in the a.m. as the p.m., with a cup of hot joe or a bottle of cold cerveza.
Succumb to this simple, satiating, seductive Vietnamese tradition. Known as ca phe sua da, it’s just coffee, ice, and sweet, sweet, sweetened condensed milk.
Chocolate. Milk or dark? Which reigns supreme? Renee and David go bite for bite defending their sweet corner of the world.
You can’t prolong summer. But you can prolong raspberry season with some lipstick-red berries, a little sugar, and this unerringly precise recipe.
Think the color of these crazy crimson-colored, Caribbean-inspired ice pops is flamboyant? Wait until you experience the taste.
Veggies from the garden or greenmarket are cooked ever so gently, then tossed with a mild vinaigrette and gilded with chicken. Summer at its simplest.
“Little explosions of flavor” is how the author describes these luscious little orbs of yellow, orange, or red goodness. We don’t disagree. Neither will you.
Stunning and sophisticated, this cocktail relies on rhubarb for tartness, orange for intrigue, sugar for sweetness, and tequila for an afternoon nap.
Say hello to the real McCoy. None of those awful clams strips stand-ins here. Just whole-belly Ipswich clams lightly coated and deeply fried.
Yup. Ice pops. But forget about pleasing the kids. These lovelies have refined flavors—spicy mango with a lick of lime–sure to woo the sophisticate in you.
These popsicles are just as satisfying as you’d expect from that strawberry-smudged face and its expression of unabashed happiness.
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