More ways to savor the harvest

Cook from your backyard all season with even more of our favorite summer recipes

  • Print
  • |
  • Email

Lemons

Frosty Lemon Martini
Refreshing but powerful, with a sugared rim.

Tuna, Lemon, Fennel, and Black-olive Salad on Sourdough Rolls
This tasty spin on the ordinary mayo-celery tuna salad was inspired by the Sicilian tuna sandwich at the San Francisco branch of 'Wichcraft, a New York sandwich shop.

Lemon Shortbread Cheesecake
A smooth, delicate cheesecake. Lemon zest in the crust brings out the tang of the cheese.

Lemongrass

Grilled Beef with Lemongrass and Garlic (Bo Nuong Xa Toi)
A classic over noodles; also works with steamed rice.

Lemongrass Coconut Sorbet
Superb after a spicy meal.

Melons

Marinated Melons with Mint and Feta
Melons and feta is a classic combination in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Melon and Shrimp Salad
A zingy concoction seasoned with fresh ginger, makrut (kaffir) lime leaves, herbs, and chiles.

Onions

Caramelized Onions
Slowly cooked until they are sweet, dark-brown, and meltingly tender, caramelized onions are delicious in pasta, on soups, and over roasted meats and fish.

Grilled Pork Chops with Brown-Sugar Brine and Onion-Peach Marmalade
The beautiful, tangy onion-peach marmalade is what makes this dish a star.

Pattypan Squash

Marinated Grilled Vegetables
Along with pattypan squash, a pile of vegetables to tuck into sandwiches with soft, fresh goat cheese or eat with grilled meats or fish.

Summer Garden Squash Soup
Good hot or cold, and works as a starter or for lunch.

 Potatoes

Lemon-Dill Potato Salad
The bright and fresh flavors of this delicate potato salad are delicious paired with fish or chicken.

 Watercress Vichyssoise
If you use buttermilk, this soup will have a pleasant tang; cream, on the other hand, brings out the flavor of the watercress and potato. Serve soup hot or cold.

 Garlic French Fries
Utterly delicious, extremely garlicky crisp fries from chef Hugo Matheson of the Kitchen, in Boulder, CO. Worth the trouble.

 

Advertisement

Insider Guides

Places We Love!
Enchantment Resort
For a most soothing Sedona experience, tuck yourself...