Ten Summer Recipes

by Laura on July 19, 2016

in Blog, Featured, Recipes, Ten for Tuesday

We’re always in search of  fun ways to refresh ourselves during the summer, so we dug deep into our recipe box for some old favorites, and then added some new ones we just tried. Perfect for kids and adults alike, these recipes are sure to please.

1. Semifreddo


Ice cream goodness without a machine

Who says you can’t enjoy homemade ice cream if you don’t have an ice cream maker. This refreshing semifreddo is the perfect way to transform fresh ingredients into a summertime treat. Try it as is, or replace with your favorite berries.


2. Ultimate Ice Cream Sandwiches


Make summertime memories

Rich, chocolate wafers are easily transformed into delicious ice-cream sandwiches when filled with your favorite store-bought or homemade ice cream. We like the Yin and Yang combination of vanilla ice cream and chocolate cookies, but you can choose whatever combination you like.


3. Iced Café Latte


Refreshing and invigorating

When the sun is hot and you’re looking for something to refresh and give you a little pick-me-up, try this iced coffee drink, served in a tall glass.


 4. Watermelon Granita



Quick, easy, refreshing, and very satisfying. The sweet, juicy flavor of watermelon is the perfect choice for creating a summertime treat worth the wait. It takes no time to create, but you’ll have to wait until it freezes.

 5. Berry Galette


Top with homemade whipped cream

Raspberries, blueberries, strawberries and blackberries are the perfect summer fruits to fill this galette. But don’t forget you can use the dough as a base for a variety of delicious summer flavors such as apples, peaches and pears – desserts.


6. Parisian Apple Crisp


The season’s best

Quickly turn apples into a crispy, sweet dessert, with this classic, yet easy recipes. You can switch out apples for pears and peaches, to take advantage of whatever fruit you can find at the market.

7. Homemade S’mores


An old favorite

Who doesn’t love S’mores? But how often do you really light up the campfire and get melting? Here is a delicious homemade version of this camping favorite that everyone is sure to love. It may take a bit longer to make than the campfire version, but it is truly worth it!

8.Cucumber Mint Margarita Ice Pops


With or without tequila

The beauty of making ice pops yourself is that you can use nearly any ingredients that you desire. Fresh cucumbers and mint provide for a surprising flavor combination that is made more ‘adult’ with the addition of a bit of tequila.

9. Cherry Gelato


Tart and tasty

Soft, sublime and slightly sweet, this cherry gelato recipe will transport you to Italy and beyond. We use the De’Longhi gelato maker to create this recipes, making it as easy to make as it is to eat!


 10. Grilled Plantains with Grated Coconut and Salt


A taste of the islands

Don’t turn the grill off until you’ve thrown the plantains on the heat. This simple recipe, marrying the sweet flavor of plantains with coconut, is sure to transport you off to the islands.


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