31 Things You Need To Cook In July

Tomatoes are here. At last.

Dear June,

My blueberries are better than your blueberries. And thank you for all of the rain, because my tomatoes are going to be EPIC this year.


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(This will vary depending on time of the month and where you live.)

- Apricots
- Arugula
- Basil
- Beans
- Beets
- Blackberries
- Blueberries
- Cherries
- Corn
- Cucumbers
- Eggplant
- Fennel
- Mangoes
- Melon
- Okra
- Peaches
- Plums
- Raspberries
- Sorrel
- Strawberries
- Summer squash
- Tomatoes
- Watermelon

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1. Grilled Avocados with Herbs and Cherry Tomatoes

I can eat all four of those, right? Recipe here.

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2. Ginger and Vanilla Peach Upside Down Cake

Upside down cakes are peachy, don’t you think? Recipe here.

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3. Shrimp Po’ Boy with Mango

Recipe here.

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4. Caramelized Pork Kebabs with Chinese Eggplant

If you wanted to sub an easier-to-find eggplant, I guess that would be all right. Recipe here.

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5. Grilled Caprese Naan Pizza

Tomatoes and basil and cheese, oh my! Recipe here.

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6. Sorrel Frittata with Mozzarella and Parmesan

Recipe here.

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7. Greek Pasta Salad with Crab and Feta

All of our favorite things got together and this amazing thing happened. Recipe here.

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8. Beef Kalbi Short Ribs

Crowd pleaser. Recipe here.

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9. Cherry, Arugula, and Quinoa Salad

Recipe here.

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10. Grilled Peach Salad With Mint Pesto

Recipe here.

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11. Bacon Corn Hash

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Especially when you eat it for dinner. Recipe here.

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12. Strawberry Lemonade Cake

Simple but… not. Recipe here.

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13. Charred Mexican Zucchini

Zucchini can be weird sometimes, but cheese makes everything better. Recipe here.

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14. Sweet Corn Pancakes with Blueberry Balsamic Sauce

Apparently, these are healthier than regular pancakes? Whatever, we can look past that. Recipe here.

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15. Sizzling Lamb Lollipops

Recipe here.

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16. Roasted Eggplant with Tomatoes and Mint

You could think of it as low-carb bruschetta. I think of it as the greatest eggplant recipe of all time. Recipe here.

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17. Red, White and Blueberry Shortcakes

Because that Cool Whip flag cake is pretty played out. Recipe here.

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18. Pasta with Zucchini, Zucchini Blossoms, and Caramelized Onions

Summer Squash. Killin’ it. Recipe here.

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19. Tequila-Glazed Grilled Chicken Thighs

Recipe here.

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20. Raspberry Cheesecake Popsicles

What’s cooler than being cool? Ice cold! Recipe here.

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21. Coconut Corn Salad

Recipe here.

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22. Grilled Plum Little Cakes

The name alone makes me love these. Recipe here.

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23. Apricot Crème Fraîche Tart with Honey and Pistachios

I think this covers enough food groups that you can eat it for breakfast. Recipe here.

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24. Brownie and Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches

Definitely what happiness looks like. Recipe here.

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25. Grilled Marinated Steak Kebabs

A good marinade makes anything better. Recipe here.

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26. Grilled Radicchio with Malbec Barbecue Sauce

A grilled salad is a great salad. Recipe here.

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27. Grilled Banana Split

Proof that even the most perfect foods are improved by grilling. Recipe here.

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28. Grilled Corn With Poblano Lime Crema

A step up from your regular buttered corn. Recipe here.

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29. Raw Berry Tart

YES! You can eat berry dessert without even turning on your oven! Recipe here.

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30. Cheeseburger Deluxe

Because, why mess with perfection? Recipe here.

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31. Potato Salad with Dill and Horseradish Aioli

No one wants to eat a super mayonaise-heavy salad that’s been sitting out on the picnic table for hours. Make this one instead.

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