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?

      Sweet and Savory Deviled Eggs

      My Grandma Phyllis' sweet and savory deviled eggs are unrivaled by any of the ones I've tried. The sweetness of...


      Michigan Cherry Japanese-Style Cheesecake

      Michigan is known for its cherries, so we have plenty of opportunities to use them—in this Japanese-style cheesecake is a...


      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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      22 Camping Desserts That’ll Make the Outdoors Even Better

      Satisfy your sweet tooth in the great outdoors with these camping desserts. Camping just got a whole lot sweeter!

      Two-Step Dinners To Make All Summer Long

      Dinner is going to be a breeze, thanks to these seasonal recipes that come together in just two steps.


      Slow-Cooker Arizona Poblano Pork

      I live In Arizona and this slow-cooker pork loin is an easy dish with many southwestern seasonings. It's fantastic with...


      Rose and Raspberry Fool

      I came up with this recipe when I was going through a floral phase, putting rose or lavender in everything....


      Rose Wine Cocktail

      This rose wine cocktail is an easy way to dress up wine for a party. Other fruit, like watermelon balls...

      Dill Pickle Dip

      My love for pickles led me to create this Dill Pickle Dip. It's so easy to whip together. But be...


      Pina Colada Cupcakes

      These Pina Colada Cupcakes are fun and colorful for picnics! They can be served as cupcakes or layered into individual...


      11 Summer Whiskey Cocktails to Cool You Off

      Just because its hot outside doesn’t mean you have to put your whiskey or bourbon on the back bar. These...


      This Viral Hack Shows You How to Keep Food Cold Outside

      All you need is a container, water and a freezer!


      How to Host a Bonfire Party

      A backyard bonfire party, complete with snacks, fireworks and friends, is roaring good fun on a summer night.

      Tofu Chicken Nuggets

      These tofu chicken nuggets can be made ahead to use throughout the week. To mimic the taste (and texture!) of...


      Triple Mustard and Gruyere Bread Thins

      As a bread baker, I’m always experimenting with new flavor combinations. My mustard and Gruyere bread has become my all-time...


      Peach Upside-Down Cheesecake

      I make this recipe every summer when peaches are ripe. Each year I improve the dessert with slight changes, and...


      Penne All’Arrabiata

      Pasta all'arrabiata, a classic Italian recipe, is my comfort food be it summer or winter. My kids and I love...


      Air-Fryer Bacon Egg Cups

      These adorable bacon egg cups are a fresh take on the classic breakfast combo. I originally baked these, but they're...


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      32 Strawberry Summer Cake Recipes

      Make the most of this delicious seasonal produce with these strawberry summer cake recipes.


      Here’s How to Make a Fruit Charcuterie Board for Summer Snacking

      Use all of your favorite fruits. The more colors you have, the more beautiful your fruit charcuterie board is bound...


      Plan a Bang-up 4th of July Fireworks Party

      Oh, my stars! Set out this fun, festive spread to watch fireworks, and you just might forget to look up.

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      A 7-Day 30-Minute Summer Meal Plan

      In the summer, it's good to keep dinner easy. All of these fresh, summer meals can be made in 30...


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      34 Low-Calorie Fruit Desserts We Love

      Don’t skip dessert! These summery, low-calorie fruit desserts have fewer than 200 calories per serving.


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      39 Garden-Fresh Side Dishes That Are Diabetic-Friendly

      From grilled veggies to salads bursting with garden produce, you'll enjoy these diabetic-friendly summer side dishes all season long.


      16 Light Potato Salad Recipes Perfect for a Barbecue

      Head to your next cookout armed with a light potato salad you can feel good about eating.


      15 Items You Need for a Beachy Christmas

      Throwing a Christmas in July party? Or maybe you're celebrating December 25th poolside? Either way, make sure you snag these...


      Slow-Cooker Sauerkraut

      This slow-cooker sauerkraut recipe was made by a special someone in my life. I was never a fan of sauerkraut...