Summer Recipes


Watermelon-Cucumber Cooler

Cheetie Kumar adds a tangy rim of toasted spices to this refreshing summer cocktail

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Festive Recipes for the Fourth of July

Put a sparkle in your holiday with these twenty celebratory dishes and drinks


Pan-Seared Local Fish with Corn Chowder and Fried Okra

Inspired by summer veggies at farmers’ markets, the executive chef at Charleston’s Prohibition shares his recipe for plating up the catch of the day

Anatomy of a Classic

A Spanish-Inspired Pan con Tomate

The beautifully simple summer snack is a Southern tomato lover’s dream

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Okra and Tomato Stir-Fry

Warm-weather produce and a soy-ginger sauce shine in this fresh summer side

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Potent Peach Tea

Add a Southern twist to your cocktail for a refresher with zing

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Out-of-This-World Pattypan Squash

Vegetable maestro Steven Satterfield dishes on a weird and wonderful variety of summer squash

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The Ultimate Summer Side: Grilled Corn Ribs

Tender, smoky, and glazed with mayo and Parmesan, this twist on a cookout staple may make you the star of the backyard


 Frozen Gin and Tonic

This cooling cocktail is the perfect antidote to a sweltering afternoon


The Smokin’ Marg

A Fort Worth hotel mixes up a bold margarita perfect for summer


Falling for Fricassee

A simple yet elegant celebration of summer from Vishwesh Bhatt


Black & Blue Pie

A delicious ode to summer’s bounty—and to love


How Mason Hereford Makes the Ultimate Tomato Sandwich

The Turkey and the Wolf chef takes you step by step through his summer original

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Grilled Peach Spoon Bread with Buttermilk Whipped Cream

Celebrate peach season with a sweet twist on a soul food classic


A Sublime Summer Salad

The darlings of summer all play well together in salad star Emily Nunn’s homage to the South’s bounty


Cooking from the Bar Cart: Churned Peach and Amaretto Ice Cream

Nutty liqueur takes a summertime favorite beyond just peachy

Home & Garden

Clever Hacks for Southern Summer Entertaining

Tips and tricks that will kick up your soirees


Peach Fry Bread with Bourbon Bacon Jam, Ricotta, and Basil

North Carolina chef Ashleigh Fleming celebrates peach season with this sweet-and-savory brunch treat


Pimento Cheese Tomato Pies

Chef Rob McDaniel reimagines the Southern summer classic

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A Next-Level Spud

Whether in Fourth of July potato salad or breakfast hash, the German Butterball is a summer favorite