Food

What’s in Season for Summer?

Put on your shades. Fire up the grill. Hit the farmer’s market. It’s summer!

We are going nuts for the absolutely splendid produce that’s popping up now that the sun’s out and temperatures are on the rise. 

Keep an eye out for beautiful salad greens like arugula, kale, butter lettuce, and chard. You’ll also want to swoop up tons of beautiful berries, cherries, stone fruits, melons, tomatoes, and watermelons. Corn, peppers, summer squash, and cucumbers are also fresh and fabulous. 

These 17 recipes feature some of our favorite seasonal produce and are just the start of what’s bound to be your most scrumptious summer yet:

Crispy Tuscan Kale on the Grill

HAH (Hot as Hell!) Cherry Tomato Sauce All-Arrabiata 

Steaks with Grilled Leeks and Celery-Radish Salad

Cilantro-Jalapeño Bean Dip

Sicilian-Style Saffron Cod with Burst Tomatoes

Grilled Corn Off the Cobb with Chipotle Cream

Watermelon Salsa

Sticky Asian Plum Wings

Five-Ingredient Roasted Tomato Tart

Photo by The Rachael Ray Show

Raw Zucchini and Corn Crostini Topper

Chorizo-Zucchini Posole with Chipotle

Photo by The Rachael Ray Show

Grilled Stone Fruits with Balsamic and Black Pepper Syrup

Strawberry-Arugula Salad

Blackberry and Almond Crumble

Very Berry Smash with Meringues and Sorbet

Bloody Johnnies

Bonus: Summer Citrus-ade

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