You may be noticing their fragrant aroma in the produce section of your supermarket: right now, mangoes are at their peak, and it's only fitting that June is National Mango Month. They're bursting with floral flavor and satisfying eaten out of hand, but mangoes also provide a welcome taste of the tropics when added to appetizers, drinks, and even meat dishes. Cut up a few  and try one (or all 12) of these serving suggestions to start celebrating properly.
Mangos and mimosas? No better words have ever been spoken. Whirl up fresh mango chunks to make homemade puree for this incredible mango-grapefruit mimosa .
Pomegranate Mango Guacamole
For a fun and fresh twist on guacamole, add crunchy pomegranate arils and cubes of mango .
Mango, Black Bean, and Jicama Salsa
A colorful black bean salsa  incorporates the crunchiness of jicama with the sweet tang of mango.
One sip of this tropical green smoothie  and you'll be transported to the beach in no time thanks to its mango-pineapple goodness.
Pork 'n' Mango Skewers
Mangoes and seafood may be a typical pairing, but the tropical fruit also tastes phenomenal with skewers of ancho-chile-marinated pork .
Prosciutto and Mango Panini
A panini piled high with prosciutto, mango, mozzarella, and mint  tastes luxe with no additional time and effort.
The Larita  cocktail brings together muddled mangoes, vodka, triple sec, and simple rum syrup for an island vacation in a glass.
Spicy Mango, Papaya, and Cabbage Slaw
Elevate a workday brown-bag lunch with Yotam Ottolenghi's Southeast Asian-inspired mango, papaya, and cabbage slaw .
Cucumber, Watermelon, and Mango Salad
Another savory mango salad we can't get enough of: Arthur Potts Dawson's mirin-and-fish-sauce-tinged cucumber, watermelon, and mango salad .
Tropical Mango Dreamsicle
Make dreamsicles with a mango kick  instead of the classic and expected orange flavor.
Whether you pair it with spicy Indian dishes or not, a mouth-puckering mango lassi  is all kinds of tart, sweet, cool, and creamy.
A light, tart, and fruity mango sherbet  is the perfect way to end any Summer soiree.