Fresh blackberries get a surprising twist with quick-pickled red onions, mint, and creamy feta.
Spread garlic toast with a blend of goat cheese and lemon zest; top with arugula leaves and a drizzle of olive oil.
Roast chickens are basted with honey and hot red pepper. Alongside, the orzo tossed with mushrooms and summer squash is flavored with roasted almonds, basil, and garlic.
This crisp salad features fresh sage, herb flowers, and an apple cider dressing.
Refreshing garnet-red hibiscus tea is sweetened with honey and scented with cinnamon.
Chewy ciabatta loaf is partially sliced, spread with garlic butter, and filled with fresh chopped chard to make a summery garlic bread.
Mix and match melon and herb flavors to suit your taste -- or use what's popping up in the garden or at the farmer's market. Some compatible combinations: cantaloupe-sage, honeydew-lavender, and watermelon-mint-basil.
To combine the ingredients in this fresh veggie-and-vodka drink, recipe developer and author Steve McDonagh recommends using a muddler, a tool that looks like a miniature baseball bat. "The wide base gives the best extraction. In a pinch, use the end of a large wooden spoon."
Fresh peach is grilled and mixed with a handful of other ingredients to make this refreshing drink. "I love rediscovering historic drinks and giving them a modern spin," says Steve McDonagh, recipe developer and co-owner of Chicago's Hearty Restaurant. For an alcohol-free drink, substitute orange juice for the Southern Comfort.
This shaken-not-stirred recipe uses St. Germain, a French liqueur flavored with elderflower blossoms, but you can substitute orange liqueur and three dashes of Angostura bitters. "Shaking does much more than simply chill the drink," says Steve McDonagh, television personality and recipe developer. "It incorporates water and softens the alcohol edge; essential for a well-balanced cocktail."
An abundance of herbs -- dill weed, tarragon, parsley, and chives -- brightens this buttery, lemon-drizzled salmon.
These grilled pork skewers get a punch of Thai flavor from cilantro, peanuts, and lime. Serve them on a bed of pasta with sliced melon or crisp veggies on the side.
This twist on gazpacho is bursting with garden-fresh flavor; creamy avocado slices and corn bread croutons add delicious texture.
Turkey, sliced pears, and provolone cheese top peppery arugula. Honey mustard and cider vinegar create a tasty pan sauce.
Top crispy breaded steak with a sauce of blended roasted red peppers and Romano cheese for a fast and delicious meal.
Fresh blueberries, cantaloupe, and smoked salmon are unexpected additions to this fresh lettuce and quinoa salad.
This hearty dinner recipe comes together quickly with fresh zucchini and simple ingredients from your pantry and freezer.
Brown sugar, toasted pecans, and sweet bananas give this velvety ice cream its homemade flavor.
Bacon, chicken, potatoes, peppers, and onion combine in this creamy chowder.