Simple Summer Recipes


Summer is officially underway, and we’ve probably all done our share of grilling out already. Whether you’re looking for a few new ideas to bring to the backyard BBQ, or want to spend less time in the kitchen and more time playing this summer, the Cooking Channel has you covered. Click the link below to browse their list of 85 of the best summer side dishes. It really is a great list. Here are a few of my favorites:

Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad

Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad

Who doesn’t have a bumper crop of delicious tomatoes from the garden right about now? This recipe really lets them shine.


Grilled Corn Skewers with Chipotle-Cilantro Butter

Grilled Corn Skewers with Chipotle-Cilantro Butter

These adorable skewers would be perfect for a backyard BBQ, and easy to eat!


Quick Pickles

Quick Pickles

No need to serve up the store-bought variety – you can whip up a batch of your own delicious pickles with this recipe.

Visit the Cooking Channel here for all 85 recipes. Happy summer!

All photos from the Cooking Channel:



2 Responses to “Simple Summer Recipes”

  1. Jebbica Says:

    These all look delicious! Thanks for posting!

  2. Maegan Says:

    Thanks for reading, Jessica! 🙂

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