Summer Recipes: Make the Most of the Food in Season

Fresh Food Using Seasonal Ingredients

May 22, 2018
Blueberry Parfait
Sam Jones/Quinn/Brein

Enjoy our best summer recipes and revel in the season’s bounty! Now is the best time to savor juicy fruit ripened by the Sun, and bring fresh tomatoes, squash, and sweet corn from the garden to the table.

Tomato Recipes

Credit: Sam Jones/Quinn Brein

Zucchini and Squash Recipes


    Spinach Recipes

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    Sweet Corn Recipes

    Credit: Travellight/Shutterstock

    Onion Recipes

    Credit: Nataliya Arzamasova/shutterstock

    Cucumber Recipes

    Photo Credit: Catherine Boeckmann. There is nothing more refreshing on a hot summer day than a Cucumber and Tomato Salad.

    Bell Pepper Recipes

    Photo Credit: vanillaechoes/ Of course you’ve had tomato soup, but have you tried it with bell peppers? Give it a shot, and we think you’ll be delighted.

    Green Bean Recipes


    Blueberry Recipes

    Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Peach Recipes

    Peach Cobbler

    Photo Credit: Brent Hofacker/Shutterstock

    More Fruit Recipes

    Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

    More Vegetable Recipes

    Photo Credit: Vezzani Photography/Shutterstock

    Browse our recipe collection on our cooking page for more great recipes.


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    I have a question about the

    I have a question about the basil/tomato frittata recipe recently in my email (which sounds delicious!)--when the recipe says eight ounces of cheddar cheese, and 4 of jack cheese, are these weights or 8 oz./4oz. in a standard measuring cup? Appreciate and answer from someone smarter than me!

    If you're referring to this

    If you're referring to this recipe: then the answer is 8 oz and 4 oz are weights. Take an 8 oz block of cheddar cheese and grate it. Take a 4 oz block of Monterey Jack cheese and grate it. Hope this helps!