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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      55 Quick Summer Dinners

      Spend beautiful summer days outside instead of the kitchen with quick summer dinner ideas that go from prep to table in just 30 minutes.

      55 Easy Breezy Summer Soups

      Blend the season's best garden-fresh veggies (and fruits!) into bowlfuls of summery goodness.


      Summer Salad Recipe

      I came up with this recipe to show appreciation to all the teachers at my son’s school. The dish had...


      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...


      This Viral Hack Shows You How to Keep Food Cold Outside

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

      Slow-Cooker Al Pastor Bowls

      You'll love this easy version of a traditional Mexican favorite. Serve this al pastor bowl over rice or in tortillas...


      Kabobless Chicken and Vegetables

      As the primary caregiver for my grandma, I am trying to cook healthier for her. I am fascinated with Mediterranean...


      Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole

      This Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole is an easy dinner for both you and the kids. Serve with carrot and...


      Our Favorite Summer Baking and Kitchen Gear

      Get your kitchen ready for summer with seasonal decor and gadgets that are perfect for warm weather and cool recipes.

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      65 One-Step Summer Sides

      These easy summer side dishes are lifesavers on busy nights. Find salads, veggies and so many other goodies that come...


      How to Host an Epic Christmas in July Party

      Mele Kalikimaka is the thing to say! Learn how to celebrate this summer with a Christmas in July party
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      Sheet-Pan Pork Supper

      I created this pork tenderloin sheet-pan dinner to suit our family's needs. It's so quick and easy to clean up...


      Sheet-Pan Chicken Curry Dinner

      This sheet-pan chicken curry is a quick way to get a meal on the table without fuss. Everyone loves it,...


      Earl Grey Panna Cotta

      This Earl Grey panna cotta is a simple dessert that others will think is fancy. You can also substitute green...

      Cheesy Bacon and Grits Casserole

      I was craving grits for breakfast, so I created this masterpiece with fresh corn and leftover bacon. Serve with avocado...


      Savory Stuffed Peppers

      Our family's holiday dinners include a giant antipasto, and my mom's anchovy stuffed peppers are always the star dish. There...


      Mocha Cinnamon Rolls

      I love cinnamon rolls and coffee together! They are the perfect flavor combination, which is proven by these mocha cinnamon...


      Slow-Cooker Pina Colada Bananas Foster

      I took bananas Foster one step further and combined it with the flavors of my favorite tropical drink: a pina...


      Brown Sugar Bacon BLT Sandwiches

      Simple BLT sandwiches are quite amazing, but when you add dill mayonnaise, avocado and brown sugar bacon, they become something...


      My Juicy Lucy

      Friends in Minnesota introduced me to the Juicy Lucy burger, a local favorite. Instead of putting the cheese on top,...


      Slow-Cooker Banana Bread

      I love to use my slow cooker. I started to experiment with making bread in it so I wouldn’t have...


      Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Cheesecake

      This Kentucky bourbon pecan cheesecake will wow your guests and your taste buds. Serve in spring during the Kentucky Derby...

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      Smoky Tempeh Bacon

      This meatless tempeh bacon recipe gets its smoky flavor from liquid smoke and smoked paprika. Eat it alone or use...


      Thai Pork Satay

      I love this recipe since it can be made as a main dish or as an appetizer. For appetizer portions,...


      Minestrone-Style Shrimp Salad

      This shrimp salad is the perfect dish to serve as a small dinner for two. It's very light and refreshing....


      Slow-Cooker Beef Tenderloin

      I created this slow-cooker beef tenderloin recipe when I was having guests over. It tastes incredible with little effort. —Amanda...


      Roasted Tuscan Chicken Dinner

      When an Italian friend shared many years ago that she often added Italian sausages to her pan of baked chicken,...


      Pizza Beans

      This dish is wonderful for parties or as a main dish. It can even be made the day before and...