Heirloom Tomato Mozzarella Salad

Here’s a recipe for an heirloom tomato mozzarella salad — perfect for the heirloom tomatoes we see in July and August. Use this recipe as a template for any tomato salad you like — it’s very versatile and flexible to whatever herb or cheese you want to use with it. With bright tomatoes, creamy mozzarella,… Continue reading Heirloom Tomato Mozzarella Salad

Plum Jam – Easy Recipe with No Pectin

This recipe for plum jam has no pectin and very little sugar. It’s also a small batch of jam, and requires no special equipment. It just uses one weird trick! Using only six or seven plums, a bit of powdered sugar, you can make this plum jam in no time. This is a looser-set jam… Continue reading Plum Jam – Easy Recipe with No Pectin

Summer Tomato Salad with Feta

This is a summer tomato-feta salad recipe that uses peak tomatoes, gorgeous feta, and preserved lemon as an unexpected flavor to combine into a lovely, refreshing salad. this summer tomato-feta salad is a recipe for one, but can definitely be scaled up — or not! it’s totally okay to not share this recipe. make this… Continue reading Summer Tomato Salad with Feta

Upgraded Peach Caprese Salad for Summer

This recipe is less of a recipe and really more of a formula for a summery fruit salad. You take mozzarella — buffalo, burrata or ciliegine all work great — and combine with your favorite stone fruit — apricot, plum, peach, or nectarine — and top with sweet herbs — mint, tarragon, or basil —… Continue reading Upgraded Peach Caprese Salad for Summer

Cherry Pudding Cake – A New Favorite

This cherry pudding cake is a mashup between a cake, a spoon bread, and a buckle. It’s tender on the outside, and quite soft in the middle (by design!). It’s also made with fresh cherries – this easy cherry cake comes together quickly and is a great cherry dessert idea. The perfect recipe to keep… Continue reading Cherry Pudding Cake – A New Favorite

Olive Oil Cake with Fresh Plums

Here’s a recipe for olive oil cake with plums. Why? I love stone fruit and I love baking with olive oil. I had a bunch of plums from my CSA box this week that arrived ripely. By day 3 were about to peace out. This olive oil cake with plums has a tight crumb, and… Continue reading Olive Oil Cake with Fresh Plums

Za’atar Heirloom Tomato Tart

Here is a recipe for a summer heirloom tomato tart, made with puff pastry, goat cheese, beautiful heirloom tomatoes, and topped with za’atar spice. This tart is a celebration of summer and so beautiful! The za’atar adds herby, salty flavors on top of the tart tomato, tangy goat cheese, and flaky, sweet puff pastry. 

Prosciutto & Melon – Perfect Appetizer for Summer

Prosciutto and melon

Incredibly common in Italy during the summertime, this appetizer is simple and delicious. Tender, sweet cantaloupe or sugar melon wrapped with salty, paper-thin prosciutto. You can serve to your guests at a summer cookout when it’s too hot to cook or have it alongside a classic cocktail for a sweet summer treat!

Blueberry Bars


Here is a recipe for blueberry bars! These are inspired by blueberry muffins, but made into a bar formation. Whereas blueberry muffins can be dry and the ratio of blueberries to dough is off, these are perfectly jammy with the high blueberry content, have great lemon-zesty notes, and won’t put you into a sugar coma.

Steak Salad with Asian Pears

Summer Asian Steak Salad

Here is a recipe for an Asian pear steak salad that is crisp, light, and summery. With peppery arugula, sweet pear, flank steak that’s marinated in soy sauce and honey, and avocado, it’s a perfect summer salad idea for these hot months or honestly any time you’re looking for a low-carb, delicious entree salad. Hope… Continue reading Steak Salad with Asian Pears

11 Summer Recipes Round-Up


Here are eleven easy summer recipes. These highlight gorgeous produce and all the wonderful summer fruits and vegetables you can get at the farmer’s market! You’ll love these easy summer recipes. 

Summer Peach Burrata Salad

This summer peach burrata salad is luxurious, silky, sweet, and tart. It’s naturally gluten-free and is just such a celebration of summer produce that you get at the farmer’s market. It comes together so quickly and is perfect for warmer weather. This summer peach burrata salad is perfect for a dinner party or just a date… Continue reading Summer Peach Burrata Salad

Chai Horchata Popsicles

dirty chai horchata popsicles

Here’s a recipe for horchata popsicles, upgraded with a bit of chai spice to complement the normal cinnamon flavors. Horchata is a rice milk that’s enjoyed in a lot of Latin countries. For hot days, simply pour your horchata into a popsicle mold and freeze for 3-5 hours to enjoy this refreshing frozen treat.