Spicy Watermelon Salsa

Spicy Watermelon SalsaIf you're looking for a slightly different fruit salsa for summer entertaining, you have to try this Spicy Watermelon Salsa. The contrast of sweet and spicy is so good, especially on a salty tortilla chip.I'm obsessed with watermelon. TOTALLY obsessed. Sometimes on a hot summer day, I cut up a whole watermelon and eat nothing ...

Blackberry Mint Juleps

Blackberry Mint JulepA Blackberry Mint Julep makes a refreshingly sweet summer cocktail. The scent and the flavor of the mint combined with the sweet tartness of fresh blackberries is a winning combination. Along with some bourbon of course. The blackberries turn the mint julep a gorgeous shade of purple. Mint Juleps are made for summer in the south. ...

Creamy Dill Potato Salad

Creamy Dill Potato SaladCreamy Dill Potato Salad is a fabulously delicious, but simple potato salad loaded with the flavor of fresh dill. The chunks of red potato are heavily covered in a sour cream-based dressing. I love all types of potato salad. This Southern Potato Salad is probably my favorite. But sometimes I'm really craving a dill potato salad ...

Blueberry Bars

Blueberry BarsThese Blueberry Bars, made with fresh blueberries, are the perfect summer treat. Made in a 9x13-inch pan, they're great for sharing at a summer picnic, potluck, or BBQ. Blueberries are one of my favorite things to bake with. I could eat Blueberry Cobbler or Blueberry Delight all day long and I love to add them to ...

Marinated Tomatoes

Marinated TomatoesMarinated Tomatoes are made with juicy, ripe tomatoes marinated in a red wine vinegar-based marinade. They are so delicious! Paired with fried chicken, burgers, or any summer meal, they make a healthy, tasty side. There's nothing like a home-grown summer tomato. I could eat them every single day during the summer.Summers should be full of simple, ...

Grilled Okra with Spicy Chipotle Sauce

Grilled Okra with Spicy Chipotle SauceGrilled Okra with Spicy Chipotle Sauce is one of the easiest ways to enjoy fresh summer okra. Okra is so easy to cook on the grill and it tastes wonderful with all those charred spots. A creamy dip that is both spicy and smoky is the perfect way to finish it off. Grilled Okra with Spicy ...

S’mores Cobbler

S'mores CobblerS'mores Cobbler makes a fantastic summer dessert. It's gooey and rich with lots of graham crackers, Hershey bar pieces, and marshmallows and it couldn't be easier to make. S'mores cobbler is very similar to Chocolate Cobbler, but with graham crackers and marshmallows added it really tastes like summer.  A layer of chocolate pudding goes on the bottom ...