Sunflower Squash Fritters

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.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Zucchini Cake with Lemon and Poppyseed

Nothing helps a vegetable go down without a struggle like a little sweetness. We’re particularly fond of this lovely zucchini delivery system.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 11

Chilled Tomato Soup with Aged Feta and Olives

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.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Roasted Tomato Soup

The antithesis of gazpacho, this robust soup jumbles tomatoes and onion and balsamic and blasts them in the oven for unparalleled cool weather comfort.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0

Plum-Blueberry Upside-Down Cake

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?

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 11

Chimichurri

Drizzle, douse, souse, or otherwise acquaint this emerald elixir with grilled steak, chicken, chops, seafood, or heck, anything.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 12

Vietnamese Iced Coffee | Ca Phe Sua Da

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.

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  • 5 M
  • 15 M
  • 24

Raspberry Jam

You can’t prolong summer. But you can prolong raspberry season with some lipstick-red berries, a little sugar, and this unerringly precise recipe.

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  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 5

Hibiscus Ice Pops

Think the color of these crazy crimson-colored, Caribbean-inspired ice pops is flamboyant? Wait until you experience the taste.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H
  • 8

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

“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.

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  • 5 M
  • 1 H
  • 7

Rhubarb and Tequila Cocktail

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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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 6

Peaches and Cream Ice Cream

We’ve got a confession to make. This isn’t quite ice cream. Or frozen yogurt. It falls somewhere perfectly in between.

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  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 0

Beach Fries

The defining aroma of an Atlantic boardwalk comprises three things: salty sea air, peanut oil, and Old Bay. You’ll find two out of three in these fries. Not bad.

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  • 40 M
  • 2 H, 40 M
  • 10

Spicy Mango Ice Pops

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.

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  • 15 M
  • 20 M
  • 4
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