15 August Bucket List Recipes to Prolong Summer
How many can you make?
Summer's not over yet. From sweet-savory apricot-and-chicken kebabs to beautiful smoothie popsicles, here are 15 amazing recipes to make before the warm weather disappears.
In this summery spin on a croque-monsieur, roasted heirloom tomatoes are piled on bread that’s slathered with creamy béchamel sauce.
F&W's Kay Chun tosses sweet summer corn and raw green and yellow wax beans in a creamy, tangy mix of yogurt, feta, olive oil and cilantro to use as the filling for tortillas.
This vegetarian "ceviche" highlights summer vegetables like fresh corn, tomatoes and shelling beans with a bright citrus lime marinade.
Pastry chef Megan Garrelts tops this cobbler with super light biscuits made with a mix of corn flour and cornmeal.
In this fun take on the classic Italian salad, basil pesto is mixed into the ground beef before grilling.
Using a melon baller to scoop out the insides of tomatoes leaves a sturdy shell to hold the delicious spinach-and-cheese filling.
Thinly shaved baby artichokes add fantastic crunch to the classic French salad.
Smoothies have so much potential beyond breakfast.
Amp up simple grilled chicken skewers by adding fresh apricots.
No ice cream maker needed for this sweet and creamy custard-based ice cream.
Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio loves creamy, tangy goat cheese for this simple, no-cook salad.
These zucchini-loaded veggie burgers get a great kick from smoked paprika.
A splash of rum makes this simple salad "even more satisfying," says chef Matt Neal.
Do't turn off your grill after dinner—it's also great for a quick dessert.
You don't need a special pan for this elegant tart.