PART OF Summer Grilling

20 Summer Bucket List Recipes

With long, sunny days fading fast, it's time to make the most of the season. On our menu? All the fresh fruit, icy treats and char-grilled goodness possible. Here, see the dishes we're downing with gusto.

Rice Krispies Ice Cream Sandwiches

"This is the best ice cream sandwich recipe I've ever tried! I used a thick layer of peach ice cream. They turned out great."

-SharonChen

Tomato & Watermelon Salad

"Yum! This salad is a refreshing change from the usual salads I serve during summer."

-TasteTester

Red Hot & Blue Potato Salad

"I was addicted to Red Hot & Blue's potato salad, and this recipe fulfills my cravings! Plus, it is so simple to make."

-lynnafred630_10810484

Strawberry-Spinach Salad

"This is a delicious and quick salad. I used strawberries, but I can't wait to try it with mandarin oranges."

-Julie F

Iced Cafe au Lait

"This is a very refreshing coffee that's great for a hot summer day."

-Acadia*

Apricot Cobbler

"I served this with custard after our Sunday lunch, and it was absolutely delicious!"

-Tulip-Fairy

Watermelon Basket Fruit Salad

"This was fun to make! I encourage anyone who tries it to use pumpkin carving equipment to make the job easier."

-Animal Azar

Blueberry Muffins

"The crumble topping gives these blueberry muffins a special touch. They are not too sweet and are very tasty!"

-Chef #854475

Corn on the Cob

"I was looking for a new way to cook corn on the cob. This was so sweet and tender!"

-Loves2Teach

Grilled Steak Marinade

"This is the most flavorful steak marinade. It makes the steaks beautifully tender, and I love the addition of tarragon."

-Terese

Blackberry Iced Tea

"This iced blackberry tea is so refreshing! All of the flavors complement each other well."

-Lucky in Bayview

Fresh Peach Cobbler

"I've never made fresh peach cobbler before, and this recipe was so easy. I took it to a barbecue and everyone loved it!"

-Chef #874900

Pineapple-Glazed Shrimp Skewers

"These shrimp skewers are really scrumptious! I love the combination of sweet and spicy."

-momaphet

Cherry-Tomato Bruschetta

"This cherry-tomato, bocconcini and basil bruschetta is tasty, fresh and full of flavor."

-Lainey6605

Fudgesicles

"I make these fudgesicles all summer long for my kids. They have a great flavor and are so refreshing when it's hot out!"

-JustMeMelMel

No-Cook Shrimp Rolls

"These shrimp rolls are perfect summer food — easy, fresh and impressive."

-Mandy at Food.com

Strawberry Daiquiri

"This strawberry daiquiri is a delicious adult beverage. I liked the addition of the sorbet — I'd never made it like this before!"

-Jociecee

Peanut Butter S'mores

"I was so happy about the gooey chocolate-peanut butter mixture. It was like eating a s'more with a chocolate marshmallow."

-Chef Jean

Mango Popsicles

"These mango popsicles are so easy to make and a great little treat! I used ice trays and put toothpicks in each popsicle."

-Sharon123

Fish Tacos with Tropical-Fruit Salsa

"The salsa alone is worthy of a five-star rating. We grilled the mahi-mahi and topped it with the lime sour cream, avocado and shredded lettuce."

-Cookin'Diva

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