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?

    Million Dollar Cake

    Pineapple and mandarin oranges give this easy cake a refreshing, tropical twist. With cake mix and pudding mix as ingredients,...


    Chorizo Burgers with Green Chile Aioli

    1 review

    Chorizo does all the work seasoning these burgers, and the aioli comes together in minutes. Wrap the juicy patties in...


    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...


    Cowboy Pasta

    This Cowboy Pasta recipe combines ground beef, bacon, corn, tangy buttermilk and Monterey Jack cheese for an easy but hearty...

    Loaded Cowboy Queso

    1 review

    Loaded Cowboy Queso is the ultimate football dip! This easy appetizer loaded with cheese, beer, black beans, tomatoes and sausage...


    Amish Macaroni Salad

    This Amish macaroni salad is a crowd favorite. It's supposed to be sweet, but you can lessen the sugar to...


    Thai Meatball Soup

    3 reviews

    This son-approved, Thai-inspired soup—with meatballs, kale, carrots and creamy coconut milk—is warm deliciousness on a chilly day. —Arlene Erlbach, Morton...


    Sheet-Pan Salmon with Simple Bread Salad

    The abundant fatty acids in salmon make it extremely healthful and ideal for baking. The vibrant salad, made on the...

    Patriotic Pepper Platter

    Cream cheese stuffed peppers are easy to make, easy to travel with and wonderful to eat at room temperature. This...


    Duck with Brandy Bing Cherry Sauce

    Elegant, delicious and colorful, this French duck dish is perfect to serve for special occasions. —Francine Lizotte, Langley, British Columbia


    Sausage and Bean Skillet with Crispy Plantains

    1 review

    I love a quick weeknight dinner, especially when the whole family loves it. This dish has tasty Caribbean flavors, and...


    Blueberry Dump Cake

    When I need a quick dessert, this is the recipe I reach for most of the time. I usually have...


    Sea Salt Sticks

    1 review

    When my daughter was in school, her class had a recipe exchange party. The kids would bring something to eat...

    Spicy Roasted Carrot Hummus

    1 review

    This is a wonderful appetizer for Easter, Mother’s Day or any spring gathering. The roasted carrots give this hummus such...


    Easy Slow-Cooker Cinnamon Rolls

    I love how these scrumptious treats make use of my slow cooker and are so easy! I can just walk...



    Sicilian Pizza (Sfincione)

    My favorite pizza from childhood is still my favorite today. The crunchy bread-crumb topping sets it apart from its American...


    Mexicali Quiche with Avocado Crust

    New Mexican cuisine is my favorite, and this quiche uses an avocado crust filled with many delicious ingredients. Top with...