Fourth of July shortcakes deliver the sweetness of in-season berries along with a natural red, white, and blue: a strawberry rhubarb sauce, whipped cream, and blueberries for garnish on a candied ginger shortcake.
Fourth of July means fireworks. Carbonated sugar is one way to bring some pop! to chocolate covered strawberries.
Homemade pesto comes together in minutes, and is versatile enough to work with pasta, eggs, chips, or sandwiches.
Nothing says summer like a chilled pie. This strawberry jello pie is so easy you don't need a special occasion or a lot of time to make it. Cool, sweet, and jiggly, this pie is just plain fun.
Simple and flavorful poached chicken has many uses. Nestle it between bread for a sandwich, on top of a mixed green salad, or use it to make a chicken salad for a picnic.
The Food Network has dropped Paula Deen from her roster for admitting to making racial comments. Is this the end for the Southern food star? Fans hash it out on social media networks.
Using boiling water creates an extra gooey sauce with this cobbler. Serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream so all that sauce and fruit can run together with melted ice cream.
Twinkies make a sweet return to supermarket shelves in July, pitting them against Watermelon Oreos in what's shaping up to be a summer of one-upmanship in the packaged dessert business.
Mushrooms instead of bread as a 'bun' for your burger? It may sound crazy, but mushrooms work great as a gluten-free alternative, and the possibilities for fillings and topping are endless.
Quick and easy, this great grilled side dish comes together with a few simple ingredients. Pair it with burgers, grilled chicken, or pork chops for a weeknight summer-time meal.
Mastering the art of homemade strawberry jam isn't as mysterious as it seems, as long as you follow these three simple tips.
Michelle Obama and Epicurious have announced the 54 recipe winners representing each US state and territory. The children will join the first lady for a healthy lunch and a tour of the White House kitchen garden.
Watermelon Oreos won't work for this recipe! Oreos, Rolos, and coconut combine to make a decadent twist on the traditional layered magic bars.
For those who believe 'healthy' and 'dessert' cannot uttered in the same sentence, try gluten-free brownies! You'll taste plenty of sugar and chocolate – without using flour.
Chicken salad works great for almost any occasion, especially dinner on a hot day. Spice up your chicken salad with Greek yogurt, Moroccan flavors, herbs, apricots, and carrots.
As the growing season swings into full gear, head to your local farmers' market or even the produce section of the grocery store and load up on fresh vegetables to participate in National Eat Your Vegetables Day.
Ditch the wok this summer and try a rice salad tossed with fresh raw veggies. With just one pot of rice and a quick vinaigrette you can have a light lunch, a quick side, or a vegetarian dinner.
Try this delicious filling of bananas and Nutella with your favorite crepe recipe.