Five of Our Favorite Summertime Recipes

4th of July BBQ? Backyard birthday celebration? Impromptu Friday gathering with friends? Whatever the occasion, here are some of our favorite summertime recipes to make the most of great weather and seasonal ingredients at their tastiest!

watermelon cucumber

A side that will excite anyone on a hot summer night! The addition of mint and feta cheese add sophistication to a summertime staple. Great for feeding a crowd.

Watermelon and Cucumber Salad with Feta 

grilled BBQ chicken

Stonefruit season is a great excuse to use peaches as many ways as possible. A slight twist on a BBQ classic will satisfy adventurous eaters and those who steer to the classics.

Grilled Chicken with Cherry-Peach Barbecue Sauce

grilled salmon 1

Wild Caught Salmon is available fresh only a few months of the year. Go for local tomatoes with this recipe for a double dose of seasonal goodness.

Simple Grilled Salmon with Summer Tomato and Herb Vinaigrette 

elote

Spice things up! Elote is a traditional Mexican street food. Corn on the cob, dusted with ancho chile powder and cotija cheese, finished with a squeeze of lime.

Elote (Grilled Corn with Lime and Love!)

peach blueberry cobler

Don’t forget dessert! And in the midst of summer, that better include fruit – the more the merrier! Peach and blueberry are one of our favorite combinations, and this cobbler is worth a little time in the kitchen to prepare.

Peach and Blueberry Cobbler