Cool Down With These Dishes When the Weather's Hot
The warm weather and rays of sunshine have gotten us more than ready for the shift in seasons. When the heat rises, keep close to a pool, seek refuge by a fan, and stay out of a steamy kitchen. Above all else, remember that icy cocktails, light meals, and frosty desserts are the best remedy for sizzling days. Here are a handful of ideas to keep you cool!
Arnold Palmer Granita
What would you do for a Arnold Palmer granita? Have no fear — you can make a slushy version of the iced tea/lemonade in the comfort of your own kitchen.
Southeast Asian Gazpacho
A cooling bowl of Southeast Asian gazpacho adds a twist to the traditional Spanish dish. This is the perfect recipe for a hot Summer night!
Ribboned Vegetable Salad
This no-cook shaved vegetable salad is light, elegant, and most importantly — cold!
Grilled Fish Tacos
Grilled fish tacos with mango-cucumber-mint salsa are easy to make, and they pair well with a chilled white wine on warmer days.
Seasonal Berry Cocktail
A pretty and boozy adult treat comes in the form of this bubbly vodka, berry, and rosemary drink.
Take an unexpected twist on your standard ceviche recipe with this tropical ceviche, made sweet with coconut and pineapple.
Watermelon Caprese Salad
A watermelon caprese salad is a sweet Summer-inspired take on the traditional dish.