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Summer

Sun's out! Discuss the best summer foods, from popsicles to salads, and get inspiration about creative summer cooking.

11 of Our Most Popular Sides for Summer Grilling & BBQ Season

You're well on your way to a great grilling season with our 13 most popular BBQ recipes and even a few unusual things to grill this summer, but what about those all-important BBQ sides? You're in luck...
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Dish of the Month VOTING, June 2020

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by masha 4 days ago

Welcome to the voting thread for the Home Cooking Dish of the Month (“DOTM”) for June 2020. The purpose of this thread is to cast votes to choose a dish that we all can cook and report on during t...

Dish of the Month – NOMINATIONS, June 2020

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by masha 9 days ago

Welcome to the Nominations thread for the June 2020 Dish of the Month. For those unfamiliar with the Home Cooking Dish of the Month (“DOTM”), our community selects a particular dish for each month...

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Summer 2020 COTM Cocktail Companion: PUNCH WEBSITE RECIPES

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 3 days ago

Welcome to the discussion and reporting thread for our 2020 Summer Cocktail Companion, PUNCH. We'll be mixing up drinks all summer long using recipes from https://punchdrink.com/recipes/ In addi...

Fresh SSC at JJ Hook - summer is coming!

Niblet
by Niblet 11 days ago

Today I picked up a hunk o' sushi-grade tuna ($23/lb), steamers ($who cares), and a soft-shell crab ($10 ea) for a spicy-dredge-and-fry. Fortunately they'll clean the crab b/c I just don't have it ...

Summer 2019 Cookbook of the Month Cocktail Companion: BATCH COCKTAILS

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 1 year ago

Hello and welcome to the reporting thread for our Summer 2019 COTM Cocktail Companion, BATCH COCKTAILS: MAKE-AHEAD PITCHER DRINKS FOR EVERY OCCASION by Maggie Hoffman. Time to roll up our sleeves, ...

ICE CREAM -- Home Cooking Dish of the Month, July 2019

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by masha 11 months ago

Welcome to our Reporting Thread for our July 2019 Dish of the Month (“DOTM”). For those new to our DOTM series, the purpose of this thread is to encourage hounds to prepare the selected dish throu...

Romantic Summer Dinner

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by wildcat869 7 years ago

Hi All! I am so giddy over a new gentlemen in my life I offered to make him dinner at my house for our third date. Tonight. He is meat and potato guy, and loves pasta too. However it's hot out ...

Sunday Suppers at Lucques: Summer Menus

Katie Nell
by Katie Nell 13 years ago

May 2007 Cookbook of the Month: Sunday Suppers at Lucques, by Suzanne Goin. Please post your full-length reviews of recipes from the section on the Summer menu items here. Please mention the na...

What’s for Dinner #431 (September 2019) - Summer/Fall

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by sallyt 9 months ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modifications noted. What's for Dinner? Phot...

What’s for Dinner #430 (August 2019) - Summer

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by sallyt 10 months ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modifications noted. What's for Dinner? Phot...

What's been your best culinary encounter this summer?

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by gutreactions 9 months ago

Summer is not officially over until Sept. 22, but I was wondering what interesting summer culinary experiences Chowhounds have had this season. Could have been during a trip, at a local farmers mar...

The Thick Boi!

FULLest
by FULLest 9 months ago

My family and I have been going to Jimmy’s Port Side Seafood Restaurant during our vacation in Point Judith, RI for years. It is a family owned joint that has been around since before I can remembe...

Summertime in Portland Maine

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Just wanted to make sure you knew it wasn't some Yankee opinion on BBQ that I was sharing! What else are you liking in Portland this summer? Continued from: https://www.chowhound.com/post/n...

What’s for Dinner #429 (July 2019) - Summer

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by sallyt 11 months ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modifications noted. What's for Dinner? Phot...

Cayucos Summer Oranges

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 years ago

Last month Mom and I stayed in Cambria for 10 days while work was being done on her house. On one of our excursions to Morro Bay, I stopped at the Spencer's Fresh Market off of Hwy 1. In the bins...

Summer 2019 cooking bucket list

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by vanessa7 1 year ago

I always enjoy making a list of meals I want to cook for the season. I'm curious what's on your list for the summer. On my list: Soup au Pistou Gazpacho Chilled cucumber soup Corn soup Pasta...

What’s for Dinner #428 (June 2019) - Spring/Summer

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by sallyt 1 year ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modifications noted. What's for Dinner? Phot...

The Aperol Spritz: Summer Hero or Heck No?

David_Watsky
by David_Watsky 1 year ago

Some of you might have seen the digital dust-up over a New York Times piece today condemning the summery spiritz. Wondering what people's thoughts are on the cocktail (?) or if there is a superior ...

SUMMER SHACK RIP-off

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by hlerm2 11 years ago

Im confused//// during rw do the restaurants advertise a really nice menu online to get you in and once they have you there, the menu is totally different. Stay away, not worth it