Recipes by Ingredient
It's both a fruit, a grain, and a vegetable—but who cares about the botany? We're all about enjoying fresh corn while it's in season. These recipes remind us why this golden (or white or bicolor) food is the essence of summer.
Summer squash are a mild-tasting, versatile vegetable (alright, technically a fruit) that are equally delicious in savory and sweet dishes.
The smell of ripe peaches tells you it's summer. Buy them by the basketful, breathe in the peachy air as they ripen in your kitchen, then share them in these mouthwatering recipes. From peach pavlova and peach pops to peach slab pie and sweet and savory salads and salsas, here are the best ways to put the seasonal fruit to good use.
Few foods are as refreshing or adaptable as cucumbers. Their subtle flavor and high-water content make them a welcome addition to a range of dishes, from salads and soups to pickles and cocktails.
We wait all year for strawberry season, when pints of the bright, sugar-sweet berries to appear at roadside stands and in the produce aisle. When they finally do, we celebrate with these strawberry recipes. Learn how to make strawberries the star of breakfast dishes, desserts, cocktails, and even salads.
Make the most of tomatoes fresh off the vine with these juicy recipes, including everything from stuffed tomatoes and easy pasta to chilled soup, tomato slab pie, and more.
There are certain days during the summer when the last place anyone wants to be is in a hot kitchen. But that's when kids can come to the rescue, making a delicious dessert for the whole family without ever having to ask their parents to turn on the oven. This no-bake cheesecake is sure to please with its creamy center.
It's one of the most popular, probably the most popular comfort food. It's cozy and cheesy and filling. And if you're in the camp that believes baked mac and cheese beats stovetop macaroni and cheese then this is the recipe for you. Musician John Legend shared his macaroni and cheese with Martha Stewart and his secret ingredient for a creamy delicious casserole is evaporated milk, plus a combination of extra-sharp cheddar and Monterey Jack.
Everyone has their own favorite chicken soup recipe, but rarely have so few ingredients added up to so much comfort. This version has classic flavors and, thanks to a simplified method, cooks more quickly than traditional chicken soups (the dish is ready in a little over an hour). There's no need to make a separate stock; the vegetables and meat form their own satisfying broth.
A super-easy chocolate layer cake belongs in every cook's recipe repertoire. This chocolate-buttermilk cake is luscious enough for a special occasion but easy enough for everyday desserts. And the recipe gets brownie points(!) for using just a single bowl. You can also use this cake batter to make two dozen cupcakes: fill lined tins two-thirds full and bake for 20 minutes, rotating once. A decadent chocolate frosting is the finishing touch and your cake is ready for its star turn at a birthday, anniversary, or pretty much any celebration.