This cake is a serious summer showstopper. Make it for a birthday party, and you won’t need to bring a gift. Make it for a cookout, and prepare to watch people come up for seconds and thirds. Or make it for yourself for no reason at all, because it’s just that good.
Gently spiced, this jammy plum cake celebrates the summer-into-fall season. Serve it as a brunch cake or for dessert topped with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.
So easy and bursting with late summer flavors. The best way to transport this is right in the pan, snug in a box.
A sugar cone and toffee crust, fresh peaches and ice cream—you can't go wrong! Top with caramel for a delectable frozen treat.
Perfect with a couple of Coronas with lime wedges, these tacos make for the ultimate summer communal dining experience. The combination of hot, tangy and sweet flavors is amazing. Share them with your mates and they’ll be your friends for life.
Chicken braised Mediterranean style in a luscious, stunning, red currant sauce makes for a pretty dramatic presentation. The savory-tart red currant sauce is also extremely delicious. Heads up folks: this is a good one.
This bright, summery drink can also be made with pomegranate, cranberry, or grape juice.
To amp up simple grilled pork kebabs, add fresh apricots to the skewers and drench them in an asian-inspired marinade.
Here, the classic chicken salad gets a little messed with. Make a bunch of wraps or sandwiches in the morning, pack ’em in your cooler, and get yourself to some grassy knoll or sandy beach.
Just about any fruit will work under this delicious lattice crust, but the sweet-tart trio of nectarines, plums, and raspberries is hard to beat.
How do you make lemon bars even better? Turn them pink. Add bright color and tangy flavor with a splash of fresh raspberry purée.
The perfect late summer sipper.
Serve this sharp and fruity pickle alongside rich meat, such as pork or duck, or with fried tofu and sticky rice, or mix it in with fresh fruit and leaves such as watercress and pink grapefruit salad.
For this rich summer roast, make sure your plums are ripe and sweet, but still firm, to balance the heat and acidity in the chicken.
Seasonal fruit, such as plump blueberries or Italian plums, makes the dumplings lighter, plus the nutmeg in the sour cream adds a hint of spice.
The vinegar, oil, cheese, and salt all play off each other, taming the sweetness that would normally inhibit someone from consuming, say, six plums.
Heat meets sweet when you caramelize apricots under the broiler, making their flavor and aroma even more complex. Top with velvety spoonfuls of fresh ricotta and a sprinkle of crunchy pistachios.
What happens to these plums is some Dumbledore-style wizardry. Suddenly a one-note piece of fruit is as complex as a Saturday crossword puzzle.
Take the sweet, just-ripe apricot into savory territory by tossing with jalapenos, scallions, fresh ginger, lemon verbena, and red onion in this party-ready summer salsa.
Tart cherries, creamy goat cheese, peppery arugula, and sweet balsamic drizzle are a delicious combination of flavor on top of this grilled pizza!