Part hush puppy, part fritter, and lovely through and through, these little blobs of cornmeal batter and summer squash blossom like sunflowers as they fry.
Nothing helps a vegetable go down without a struggle like a little sweetness. We’re particularly fond of this lovely zucchini delivery system.
Sometimes you want a lovely little pot of seafood all to yourself. This clever little take on a French classic, which takes no more than 30 minutes, is for those times.
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?
Drizzle, douse, souse, or otherwise acquaint this emerald elixir with grilled steak, chicken, chops, seafood, or heck, anything.
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.
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.
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