Tag Archives: summer food

Summertime Pasta with Tomatoes, Corn, and Zucchini

When I make pasta during the summer, I like it to be light and have lots of veggies. Cue: This summertime pasta with tomatoes, corn, and zucchini. I decided to make the dish last night after taking stock of what … Continue reading

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Peach Cantaloupe Smoothie Bowl

I’ve made many smoothie bowls in my day, but I’ve never put a smoothie bowl into a melon. All that changed earlier this week. I scooped out cantaloupe to make this cantaloupe, blackberry, and basil salad and then I stared at … Continue reading

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Blueberry Peach Pie

I bought some star cookie cutters a couple months ago to use for the Fourth of July, when I thought I was going to make a fruit pie with stars-and-stripes topping. That never happened because I made blueberry cobbler instead. I … Continue reading

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Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins

For some reason I decided to buy three giant zucchini from the farmers’ market on Saturday. I thought I needed more than I did. I bought one to make peach pita pizzas but that one was so big that I … Continue reading

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No-Cook Recipes: Whipped Ricotta Toast with Heirloom Tomatoes

I read an article the other day where a Southern chef said that during the summer, all she wants to eat are tomato sandwiches. I can relate. When it gets super hot outside and I sweat just from standing in … Continue reading

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Grilled Halloumi and Corn Salad with Peaches

Summer, to me, says Halloumi. It all started when I was living in D.C. Every summer, I’d buy a hunk of Halloumi cheese, slice it, fry it, and put it on salad. For a while it became my go-to meal … Continue reading

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Honey Lavender Ice Cream

The past couple weeks of my life could be known as: “Lavender on Everything.” I’m fine with that. In this installment, I decided to combine honey and lavender in ice cream. It was a test of patience and resolve, because … Continue reading

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