Summer Recipes

From barbecues to beach days, these summer recipes will help you create lasting memories. Check out our collection of summer salads, dinners, desserts and more.

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    The Most Essential Summer Recipes: A Countdown

    It just wouldn't be summer without these classic American dishes. We're counting down our top 25 summer recipes of all time. What are your favorites?



    60 Vintage Salad Recipes That Deserve a Comeback

    From '40s coleslaw up to Waldorf salad and Jell-O molds, any “salad” is on the table.


    Our Best Summer Sandwich Recipes

    Summer is sandwich season! Serve up the hottest recipes on your picnic blankets, patio tables and poolside buffets.

    80 Picnic Food Ideas

    Head to the nearest park and bring your brightest blanket. These picnic food ideas pack up perfectly and just taste...


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    50 Easy Fourth of July Desserts to Make This Year

    Don't waste your time on complicated treats! From peach cobbler to all-American sheet cake, these easy Fourth of July desserts...

    How to Make Chantilly Cake

    You've never tasted a cake like this (unless you're from New Orleans).



    Pickled Corn

    When fresh corn is in season and you're overeating it straight off the cob, try making pickled corn instead! —Amanda...


    Spinach and Feta Bourekas

    Light and soft, with a bit of crunch, these bourekas are one of my favorite appetizers for holidays. They can...

    Air-Fryer Chicken Cutlet

    If you're looking for a quick and easy lunch or dinner, these air-fryer chicken cutlets are just the thing. I...


    Air-Fryer Thai Pork Satay

    I like to keep things simple but interesting and delicious. This pork satay fits that bill nicely. You marinate it...


    Air-Fryer Taco Kabobs

    We typically think of the grill when making kabobs but your air fryer does an equally good job in the...


    Lazy Cake

    This lazy cake will fix that sweet tooth craving. The no-bake treat is made with cookie pieces stirred with hazelnut...


    Air-Fryer Cinnamon Breakfast Bites

    These scrumptious breakfast treats are so quick and easy to make and the air fryer gives this a crispy, sugary...

    Huckleberry Bear Claws

    Beware: Bear claws may lead to bear hugs! My family can't get enough of these quick, easy pastries made from...


    Cuts-Like-Butter BBQ Brisket

    With just a few ingredients and steps, this recipe is nearly impossible to mess up. The thin, fall-apart-tender slices are...


    Rock N Rye Pork Roast Sandwiches

    Detroit's Faygo Rock & Rye soda (or pop, as we call it in Michigan) gives these pork roast sandwiches such...


    Buckeye Doughnut Holes

    Ohioans LOVE their buckeyes! They are in just about every candy shop and on every homemade sweets tray. I've taken...


    Smoked Bluefish Spread

    Growing up summers on Block Island, Rhode Island, we would surf-cast off the shores for bluefish. Bluefish has a strong...


    Banana Pudding Cake

    I love to make cakes, and my family loves banana pudding. One day while brainstorming in the kitchen, I came...


    Hawaiian Macaroni Salad

    I had to figure out how to make Hawaiian Macaroni Salad at home because my husband was getting tired of...


    Slow-Cooker Hard-Boiled Eggs

    These slow-cooker hard-boiled eggs are my go-to for a group. They're a lifesaver and perfect for the holidays! I love...

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    Bourbon Ice Cream

    The brown sugar in this decadent bourbon ice cream gives a hint of caramel flavor, which complements the bourbon. When...


    Watermelon Rind Preserves

    This is an old-fashioned recipe and a wonderful way to reduce food waste. Watermelon rind preserves are not like traditional...


    Southern-Style Meat Loaf

    When my husband and I moved to the South, we discovered our love for pimiento cheese! Its addition lends flair...


    Southern Peach Toasts

    These bruleed peach toasts are my creative homage to the beloved southern fresh peach cobbler. It is an upscale presentation...


    Clam Stew

    This clam stew highlights the fresh, sweet and salty clam flavor, with the chorizo adding a little kick. Fresh Swiss...


    Shrimp Puff Pastry Triangles

    Shrimp de Jonghe was invented in Chicago. It is usually baked and served in a casserole dish, but my version...