31 Late Summer Recipes You'll Want To Make This August Before Fall Officially Hits

    We still have some time before pumpkin season starts.

    I know, I know. I also can't believe it's already August. Soon we'll be saying goodbye to the hundreds of pounds of zucchini we've been cooking and hello to pumpkin everything. But before we do, it's time to take advantage of all that late summer produce and the grill we still have access to. So, here are the best recipes to cook this month before chillier days are upon us.

    A produce list of what's in season in August

    1. Creamy Vegan Corn Chowder

    A bowl of vegan corn chowder

    2. Heirloom Tomato Galette

    A sliced tomato galette

    3. Watermelon Gazpacho

    A bowl of watermelon gazpacho

    4. Korean Corn Cheese

    Korean corn cheese in a cast iron skillet

    5. Grilled Nectarines with Gorgonzola and Hazelnuts

    Plated grilled nectarines topped with gorgonzola and hazelnuts

    6. Pan con Tomate (Spanish-Style Grilled Bread with Tomato)

    Toasted bread topped with grated tomato

    7. Watermelon Salad with Whipped Feta

    Salad ingredients and the final plated result

    8. Blistered Shishito Peppers with Cilantro Lime Dipping Sauce

    Blistered Shishito Peppers with Cilantro Lime Dipping Sauce

    9. Creamy Cucumber Salad

    Creamy cucumber salad in a bowl

    10. Ricotta Berry French Toast Casserole

    French toast casserole being scooped out of a cast iron skillet

    11. Lemon Zucchini Bread

    Sliced lemon zucchini bread

    12. Cherry Almond Dutch Baby

    A Dutch baby pancake in a cast iron skillet

    13. Ricotta Pancakes with Salted Blueberry Butter

    A bowl of salted blueberry butter and stacked pancakes that have been cut

    14. Chipotle Lime Salmon Tacos with Cilantro Yogurt Sauce

    Salmon marinating in a bowl and tacos being drizzled with sauce

    15. One Pot Lemon Basil, Corn, and Ricotta Pasta

    Pasta in a large pot

    16. Citrus Chicken Rice Bowl with Ginger Jalapeño Sauce

    Citrus Chicken Rice Bowl with Ginger Jalapeño Sauce

    17. Grilled Sausage and Vegetables with Creamy Dill Dip

    Sausages plated over a bed of veggies and drizzled with sauce

    18. Green Goddess Tortellini Salad

    Plated tortellini salad topped with summer squash and fennel

    19. Elote Style Quinoa Salad

    Elote Style Quinoa Salad

    20. Grilled Mango and Lime Chicken

    Mango chicken served on a plate with a side of mango sauce

    21. Fried Eggplant Ragú with Creamy Polenta

    Eggplant being cooked in a plan and plated over polenta

    22. Simple Peach, Basil, and Ricotta Flatbread

    A flatbread cut into six pieces

    23. Thai Sweet Chili Salmon Bowls

    Sweet chili salmon bowl on a bed of rice

    24. Greek Chicken Kabobs

    Chicken kabobs plated with vegetables, feta, and tzatziki

    25. Tomato Fennel Risotto

    A bowl of tomato fennel risotto

    26. Grilled Peaches with Bourbon Caramel Sauce

    Grilled peaches served with vanilla ice cream and drizzled caramel sauce

    27. Simple Blueberry Basque Cheesecake

    A sliced blueberry Basque cheesecake

    28. Double Berry Mascarpone Cobbler

    A baked berry cobbler and a serving in a bowl with vanilla ice cream

    29. Coconut Lime Margarita

    A coconut lime margarita in a coupe glass

    30. Blackberry Bourbon Smash

    Ingredients for a blackberry bourbon smash next to a poured glass

    31. Cucumber Agua Fresca

    A glass of cucumber agua fresca