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Recipes without fluff but with plenty of cheese.

Summer Recipes

A slice of apple crisp on a plate surrounded by apples. A portion of the apple crisp in the skillet with a spoon

Cast Iron Apple Crisp

This easy apple crisp is made in the cast iron skillet with oatmeal as the topper. This is a perfect fall dessert to use up extra apples. Cast Iron Apple Crisp is a simple yet delicious old fashioned dessert. Perfect topped with ice cream or whipped cream for a crowd.

Instant Pot Corn Chowder

Make Instant Pot Corn Chowder with fresh corn cobs to make an easy corn broth for maximum flavor. This is a creamy corn, potato and bacon chowder that won’t heat up your kitchen this summer.

Pressure Cooker Corn Broth

Reduce food waste and use your leftover summer corn cobs to make a delicious corn broth. This vegetable stock is made in the pressure cooker and results in a flavorful broth for soups, risottos or sauces.

Sriracha Mayo Dipping Sauce

A quick homemade immersion blender Sriracha Mayo Dipping Sauce for your favorite fries, fritters or veggies. This spicy mayo dipping sauce is creamy, delicious and made from scratch.

Air Fryer Zucchini Fritters

Air Fryer Zucchini Fritters are the perfect way to capture summer produce with all your excess summer zucchini! These zucchini, corn and fresh basil fritters will make the most of zucchini and corn season.

Summer Charcuterie Board

The best no cook summer appetizer to bring to your next BBQ or outdoor party is a Summer Charcuterie Board. This appetizer can be made ahead, uses seasonal fruit and produce plus travels well.

Easter Charcuterie Board

This Easter Charcuterie Board in the shape of the Easter bunny is an easy to make appetizer. A make ahead Easter cheese board with spring ingredients that travels well and is great for Easter brunch, lunch or dinner.

Oven Baked Maple Mustard Chicken Wings

Oven Baked Maple Mustard Chicken Wings are tender, fall apart flavorful wings great for watching a big sports game, having a board game night or as an appetizer for your next party. These fall flavored wings are perfect for watching a college or professional football game.

Air Fryer Garlic Bread

Air Fryer Garlic Bread is an easy and quick side dish for your next pasta night. Made with fresh ciabatta or Italian bread, butter, garlic and cheese, this is the ultimate comfort food. Garlic bread in the air fryer comes out perfectly toasted with melted cheese, ideal for one or two people.

Valentine’s Day Charcuterie Board

This is an easy yet fancy Valentine’s Day Charcuterie Board for two. A small delicious cheese, fruit and chocolate board perfect as a light appetizer or dessert with your significant other.