Recipes and ideas for summer cooking.


Summer warm days claim cooling dishes and with the bounty of summer vegetables, cold soups, salads and lightly grilled meat or fish take part in most summer menus.

Gourmet fruit salads

As well as a fruit salad being a wondeful dessert on its own, fruits can add a delicious touch to other salads. Start with fresh fruit because it is more refreshing and there is plenty during the season.

Create delicious gourmet fresh fruit salads

Knowing how to combine the right blend of fruits in a salad, either alone or with other ingredients, is the first step to creating fruit salads that impress and delight your guests.

Grilled corn on the cob

Cooking corn on the grill is unbelievably simple…and comes in real handy when you’re grilling and you don’t want to run back and forth from the kitchen checking on boiling water. You’ve got everything you need right outside and it’s a snap to bring it from grill to patio table.