Summer Recipes


Corn Pots de Crème

A sweet finish for any summer supper


Slowly Simmered Field Peas

A savory Southern secret

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Peach Ice Cream

A tasty hallmark of summer in the South


Heirloom Tomato Salad with Green Goddess Buttermilk Dressing

A taste of summer


Mint Julep Slush

Definitive proof that bourbon and ice belong together

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Bill Smith’s Honeysuckle Sorbet

A taste of summer from Chapel Hill mainstay Crook’s Corner

tomato and white bread salad

Anatomy of a Classic

Tomato and White Bread Salad with Mayonnaise Dressing

Tomatoes two ways—fresh and pickled—star in chef Edward Lee’s ode to a Southern summer staple


Peach Infused Rum Cocktail (a.k.a. Bob from Carskadon)

Named after a bar regular who has a strong inclination toward rum, the key to this cocktail is the peach-infused liquor


Lucy’s Signature Summer Seafood Gumbo

Summer gumbo from Gulf Coast restaurant impresario Lucy “LuLu” Buffett’s new cookbook


High Plains Margarita

Grilled pineapple gives this margarita a sophisticated spin


Meet the Southside

A refreshing rum-and-mint sipper for the horse-country set


A Spring Bourbon Tonic

Shake up your cocktail routine with a Queen Bee from Atlanta’s One Eared Stag

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Squash Casserole

A classic Southern make-and-take casserole

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Swan House Peach Ice Cream

Swan House’s take on the perfect summer treat


Rocket Booster

A beach drink without the beach


Shandy Shakedown

A light, beer-based cocktail from Charleston


A Bourbon Sour with a Twist

A very Southern cocktail

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Fried Eggplant with Honey and Rosemary

A very Southern twist on an Andalusian classic


Shuck Shack Limonade

A Texas limonade cocktail

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Cracker Salad: A Georgia Original

The time to make it is now, with the best tomatoes you can find