Ah, it summer and the living is easy…or so the saying goes. Frankly, I’m not a fan of the heat and humidity. Give me a foot of snow any day!
However, summertime holidays like July 4th are a great excuse to enjoy some dishes perfect for this time of year. Besides my Creole Shrimp Boil and Peach Sangria recipes, here are some of my favorites for this holiday weekend and the rest of the season:
Aunt Mabel’s Honey Fruit Salad Dressing is a not-to-sweet topping to enhance the fruit’s naturalflavors.
Iced Tea Sangria mixes two of my favorite summer beverages…tea and chilled wine.
Southern Frost is a terrific heat-buster cocktail.
BBQ Ribs with my homemade rub and sauce.
Birthday Baked Beans was created for The Picky Eater’s birthday, and he would ask me to make “his” baked beans all summer long.
Mamaw’s Broccoli Salad is requested at almost every family cookout.
A Rustic Peach Tart has all the taste of pie without the hassle of a perfect crust.