summer

August! The dog days.¬†We have made it to the height of summer, a time for cold smoothies (hence this calendar inspired by a Fig & Kale Smoothie) and grills and catching the sunshine before we head into the back-to-school time …

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Tomatoes. Is there a better flavor? When it comes to summer, tomatoes are THE thing that I think of. But you’ve gotta be patient and wait for the good ones. And oh, where these good. Heirloom tomatoes are like gold …

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Anyone who knows me knows that I LOVE POPSICLES. I try not to eat them too much because #sugar, so I got stuff to make my own a couple summers back and I am obsessed. Basically an ice pop is …

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It’s been like 105 here in LA, but that hasn’t stopped me from wanting to make a big batch of Corn Chowder. There are a handful of dishes that just make me feel like summer’s here – and this is …

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Summer’s the very best time for all the fruit. I can’t get over just how much I am in into berries right now, you guys. I originally was going to make this a cherry cobbler, but then I saw the …

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July is here! Summer in full swing, windows open. Cold glasses of something delicious poured, ready to drink over a game in the backyard or a really good book at the beach or pool. I’m getting really into mocktails this …

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June! Summertime, summertime! Birthday month! We love June and we love the summer. Endless nights of sunshine. June is the start of ice cream and parties and weddings and all the berries, but it’s also really the time for ICE …

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It’s finally here, folks! Summertime, a season that always bring magic and sunshine and tans and iced cold drinks and hot dogs and endless twilights. I always count Memorial Day weekend as the official beginning of summer, June Gloom be …

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Smoothies continue to be my fave way to use produce that I’ve gotten overexcited about and purchased simply too much of. Such was the case of these figs. I made this when I’d recently returned from vacation and was in …

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I made this salad last summer because I was missing grill food (hello shrimp!) but didn’t want anything to heavy (or hot, because let’s be real, it’s still August.) As yet another heat wave comes this weekend, I hope you …

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