The Big Summer Cookbook: 300 fresh, flavorful recipes for those lazy, hazy days

Paperback | February 6, 2014

byJeff Cox

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The big cookbook that celebrates summer bounty and summer fun

Summer means ripe, juicy, fragrant, and delicious fresh fruit and vegetables, barbecues, picnics on the beach and at the park, ready supplies of lemonade and ice cream to beat the heat, and so much more. In The Summer Cookbook, Jeff Cox shares 300 simple, versatile recipes for making the most of summer foods and traditions.

The book includes dishes for every meal or occasion—breakfast and brunch recipes, finger foods, sandwiches, salads, soups, main dishes, sides, desserts, and drinks. It will be the guide to turn to for gazpacho, lobster rolls, a super selection of salads, chilled summer soups, grilled burgers, steaks, veggies, and luscious fruit pies.

  • Offers 300 recipes that bring out the best of the most bountiful season
  • Includes a rundown of seasonal summer foods, reveals which months are the best for finding them, and lists items and ingredients every summer pantry should include
  • Special features: Summer Spotlights on ingredients and Good to Know technique sidebars offer practical guidance
  • Written by Jeff Cox, who is the author of 17 books, including The Organic Cook's Bible and The Organic Food Shopper's Guide

    Whether you're hosting a big backyard family reunion or just having a few people over for a cookout, The Summer Cookbook is the ideal cookbook for those perfect summer days.

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The big cookbook that celebrates summer bounty and summer funSummer means ripe, juicy, fragrant, and delicious fresh fruit and vegetables, barbecues, picnics on the beach and at the park, ready supplies of lemonade and ice cream to beat the heat, and so much more. In The Summer Cookbook, Jeff Cox shares 300 simple, versatile recipes fo...

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Celebrate the season's bounty with these luscious summer recipes!Summer is the most delicious season, when markets burst with the sweetest fruits, the juiciest vegetables, and the freshest, most aromatic herbs. It's also the season when we gather in parks and backyards for picnics and barbecues, armed with ready supplies of meat for th...

Jeff Cox is the author of 17 books about organic food, wine, and gardening, including The Organic Cook's Bible and The Organic Food Shopper's Guide. As the former managing editor of Organic Gardening magazine, Cox helped guide the organic foods movement into the mainstream. He writes for Decanter magazine, for The Wine News, and for hi...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.18 × 7.35 × 0.92 inPublished:February 6, 2014Publisher:John Wiley & SonsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0470114274

ISBN - 13:9780470114278

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Book This book offers a myriad of fresh seasonal recipes that bring the ingredients of summer to life. Loved the variety offered here in both ingredients and recipes.
Date published: 2014-08-13

Extra Content

Table of Contents

Introduction.

How to Use This Book.

SUMMER: The Most Delicious Season.

BREAKFAST & BRUNCH.

DIPS, SPREADS, & FINGER FOODS.

SANDWICHES & BREADS.

SALADS.

SOUPS.

SURF & TURF: MAIN DISHES.

ON THE SIDE.

DESSERTS.

SIPPERS.

HOMEMADE SUMMER STAPLES.

Menus.

Farmers' Market Picks: Fruits & Vegetables.

Recipes by Icon.

Recipes by Summer Spotlight Ingredient.

Index.