When it comes to grilling season, I’m all about the side dishes. Sure, I love a good grilled piece of meat—who doesn’t? But the side dishes are really my favorite. I was born and raised in Iowa, so I have a soft spot in my heart for corn this time of year. This Summer Caprese Corn Salad is full of simple and fresh ingredients. It’s a fun but sophisticated way to serve and eat corn, along with other favorite flavors of summer like tomatoes and basil. Read more about Simple Summer Caprese Corn Salad Recipe
On warm Friday evenings in the summer, I love enjoying a glass of wine on the patio with a couple of appetizers. Of course, I don’t want anything too fussy, and this Roasted Tomato with Burrata appetizer is so, so easy. The roasted tomatoes can be prepped ahead of time, making it super simple to serve—for yourself or guests. If you haven’t tried burrata cheese, give it a try. You won’t be disappointed.
Roasted Tomatoes with Burrata
I’m not sure about you, but in the heat of summer, the last thing I want to do is spend hours in the kitchen, bent over a hot stove to prepare a meal. For me, exploring new and complex recipes is hobby for winter, not summer. In warm weather, I want quick and easy recipes—bonus points if it doesn’t require turning on the oven at all. Read more about Taylor Ellingson of Greens & Chocolate Shares Summer-Inspired Recipes