The dog days of summer are upon us, and what better way to beat the heat than with a collection of delectable recipes perfect for those lazy days of relaxation? From sizzling dinners to treats perfect for catching some rays by the pool, this list has got you covered.

Start off with a refreshing Cucumber Water, an ideal cooler that will keep you as cool as a cucumber. Just as school’s out for summer, whip up some Lemon Cheesecake. It’s a sun-kissed dessert that’ll bring those summer lovin’ feelings to the dessert table.

Yearning for a classic sandwich during those long days under the sun? The Italian Sub Sandwich is here for you. It’s a summer staple, ideal for picnics and backyard barbecues alike. The flavor combinations are pure perfection, and for more sandwich varieties, our Burgers & Sandwiches section has you covered.

The smoky flavor of the Slow Cooker Pork and Beans makes it a classic for every summer barbecue, while the Oreo Coffee Ice Cream Pie offers a sweet treat to satisfy every sweet tooth.

When those warm nights roll in and you’re looking for the perfect summer side dish, Steak Salad packed with summer veggies offers a fresh flavor with every bite. And let’s not forget about the Sweet Corn Soup – it’s a bowl full of summer, capturing the essence of fresh produce.

Embrace the endless summer vibe with a Low Country Boil, a seafood delight that encapsulates fun on a plate. Pair it with Lemon Pie for a dessert that everybody loves!

Desserts are an integral part of summer meals. Make it more delightful with Cherry Clafoutis, a classic dessert, and quench your thirst with Homemade Chocolate Milk, a yummy classic. And for those scorching days, homemade French Vanilla Ice Cream is an absolute must.

For all those who believe summer’s all about the party, dive into the Corn Dip, perfect for every party table. Serve Grilled Chicken Wings and Grilled Drumsticks to keep the spirit high, and wrap it up with Hawaiian Monkey Bread and Pineapple Curd, which embodies the tropical vibe of the season.

From sour cream delights to melty cheese goodness, this summer recipe list brings the best party foods to your summer party menu. Don’t just dream of those summer dinners, get cooking! After all, every night for dinner can be a celebration of the season’s best.

Dive in and enjoy!


A classic refreshing & minty summer cocktail!

4 minutes

Cherry Muffins

Soft, moist and perfectly sweet Cherry Muffins. An easy summer breakfast!

25 minutes