Summertime Recipes That Won't Heat Up Your Kitchen

Some of the tastiest summer recipes are dishes best served cold.

Italian Pasta Salad

Our fixes: Overcook the noodles. Raid the pantry. Puree the dressing.

Chorizo and Potato Tacos

Mexican chorizo can be hard to find. Luckily, making your own is quick and easy.

Black Bean Burgers

Earthy black beans should make a satisfying nonmeat burger. But most either fall…

Green Bean Salad with Cherry Tomatoes and Feta

For deeply flavored, tender, bright-green beans for salad, we looked to the sea.

New England Lobster Rolls

The sandwich is easy. The challenges are dealing with a live lobster and knowing…

Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Stringy, tasteless meat can mar this easy stir-fry served in lettuce cups. A cla…

Thai-Style Chicken Salad with Mango

Throwing together leftover cooked chicken, dressing, and greens is a way to put …

Chilled Soba Noodles with Cucumber, Snow Peas, and ...

Try these earthy Japanese buckwheat noodles with a lush miso dressing and colorf…

Southwestern Brown Rice Bowl with Vegetables and Ch...

There's a reason you order grain bowls at a counter rather than make them at hom…

Chicken Caesar Salad

Throwing together leftover cooked chicken, dressing, and greens is a way to put …

Summer Berry Trifle

To perfect this English classic, we’d need to ensure that the flavors and textur…

Classic Creamy Chicken Salad

Roasted chicken breasts and hand-shredding deliver a superb salad.

Chocolate Semifreddo

Italy's elegant alternative to gelato (and ice cream) is rich and decadently cre…

Smashed Cucumbers (Pai Huang Gua)

For a refreshing new take on cucumber salad, put down your knife and pick up a s…

Arugula, Roasted Bell Pepper, and White Bean Salad

Once you experience the sweeter, smokier taste of home-roasted bell peppers—not …

Chocolate Ice Cream

The very best ice cream is made with egg yolks, but, for optimum flavor, cut ba…

Mango, Orange, and Jícama Salad

Making a vibrant fruit salad with peak summer produce is a cinch, but what are w…

Lemon Posset with Berries

This classic English specialty transforms cream, sugar, and lemon into a lush pu…

Cherry Tomato Salad with Basil and Fresh Mozzarella

How do you transform juicy cherry tomatoes into a great salad? For starters, get…

Pasta Salad with Pesto

At its best, pesto is fresh, green, and full of herbal flavor. Could it stay tha…

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

In most homemade fro yo, tangy taste and a creamy, smooth texture are mutually e…

All-American Potato Salad

Is there anything new to say about making this summertime classic? To find out, …

Strawberry, Lime, and Basil Pavlova with Whipped Cream

Pavlova is a drop-dead gorgeous dessert of marshmallowy, crisp-shelled meringue …

Farro Salad with Asparagus, Sugar Snap Peas, and To...

We were sold on this nutty grain even before we realized how fast and easy it is…

Fresh Strawberry Mousse

Here’s a juicy problem: How to get a creamy mousse with bright, concentrated fru…

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