From now through the end of summer, the challenge isn't finding crisp cucumbers, ripe tomatoes, deeply flavored eggplants, and string beans galore; it's taking full advantage of this fleeting abundance. The ideas here capture just-picked flavors in ways you can enjoy now and later.
Stuffed Tomatoes with Peaches, Corn, Cucumbers, and Basil
Simple Tomato Sauce
Eggplant Parmesan Stacks
Grilled Eggplant in Pomegranate Dressing
Sweet-and-Spicy Bread-and-Butter Pickles