Summer Eats

Summer may come at the same time each year, but summer weather down here almost always arrives by mid Spring. Here are some of our favorite summer eats — heavy on the tomatoes, corn, zucchini and peppers.

Roasted Tomato Pasta

Glass bowls, the bane of a food blogger's existence

Glass bowls, the bane of a food blogger’s existence

Grilled Shrimp and Polenta with Peaches and Peppers

Throw that shrimp on the barbie

Throw that shrimp on the barbie

Stuffed Chicken with Squash and Tomatoes

Brighter than the sun, almost

Brighter than the sun, almost

Black Bean Salad with Cucumber and Tomato

Peering through the underbrush the great bean salad appears on the horizon

Peering through the underbrush the great bean salad appears on the horizon

Cherry Tomatoes with Herb Vinaigrette

This is finger food

This is finger food

Fried Green Tomatoes

Shoot for golden, not blackened.

Shoot for golden, not blackened.

Panzanella Salad

It's as close to vegetarian as I get

It’s as close to vegetarian as I get

Corn Pudding

This is too hearty for dessert

This is too hearty for dessert

Orzo-Stuffed Zucchini

I tip my hat to you sir

I tip my hat to you sir

Tomato and Squash Bake

That is a slice of heaven or wherever you hang your hat spiritually

That is a slice of heaven or wherever you hang your hat spiritually

Don’t forget dessert!

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About Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide

This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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7 Responses to Summer Eats

  1. sallybr says:

    great collection of goodies! I will take one of each, yes, please…. 😜

  2. Gerlinde says:

    Good job, I love those fried tomatoes

  3. Eva Taylor says:

    I hate shooting in glass bowls too. Nice roundup, can’t wait for that summer heat to finally arrive.

  4. I love all your ideas here for summer eating, but am most in love with the fritters! Great idea.

  5. Rachel says:

    So pretty and so yummy! Mmmmm…

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