Taste of Home American Summer Cookbook

Taste of Home American Summer Cookbook

Taste of Home American Summer Cookbook
Fast Weeknight Favorites, backyard barbecues and everything in between
By The Editors of Taste of Home
Published by Trusted Media Brands, Taste of Home


275+ Summer Classics. From weeknight burgers and jazzed-up hot dogs to icy party drinks and fall-off-the-bone barbecue, this must-have cookbook offers page after page of summer’s best dishes

• Special Sections. Buy, store and use up summer’s produce like never before with help from handy sections on vegetables, fruits and berries. Similarly, you’ll master the grill with the hints, tips and ideas in the “Grilling 101” area. Special guides and charts such as these offer handy resources today’s cooks turn to time and again.

• Instant Pot and Air Fryer. Keep the kitchen cool and keep foods hot on outdoor buffets when you turn to this no-fuss chapter. Summer staples have never come together so easily than when you take advantage of these Instant Pot and air fryer recipes.

• At-a-Glance Icons. Find the recipes that best fit your needs with Fast Fix, Slow Cooker, 5-Ingredient and
Freezer icons.

• Party Plans. In addition to summer’s easiest weeknight dinners, last-minute bites and other mealtime lifesavers, this extensive cookbook makes it a snap to plan backyard barbecues, family picnics, Independence Day parties and so many other summer celebrations. You’ll even find ideal recipes for camping trips, church festivals and Labor Day get-togethers as well as ideas for tailgating…and change-of-pace homegating!


Summer’s Classic Apps & Beverages

Summers’s Freshest Salads & Dressings

  • Includes intro/charts on selecting, storing and using summer’s top greens

Summers’ Ripest Fruits & Berries
  • Includes intro/charts on selecting, storing and using summer fruits and berries as well as recipes

Summer’s Favorite Veggie Dishes
  • Includes intro/charts on selecting, storing and using summer veggies as well as recipes

Summer’s Easiest Weeknight Entrees

Summer’s Best Air-Fryer & Instant Pot Recipes
  • Includes intro/charts on getting the most out of your air-fryer and Instant Pot.

Summer’s All-Time Grilled Greats
  • Includes Grilling 101 section of intro/charts on meats, doneness tests, etc.

Summer’s Hottest Parties
  • Backyard BBQ Bash
  • Warm-Weather Brunch
  • Summer Solstice Block Party
  • Sunset Rooftop Bash
  • Let’s Have a Picnic
  • Campfire Classics
  • Fourth-of-July Family Reunion
  • Catch-a-Wave Pool Party
  • Best Tailgate Ever
  • Low-Country Boil
  • Hometown Church Supper Potluck

Summer’s Coolest Frosty Treats

Summer’s Most Decadent Desserts


Jalapeno Popper Mexican Street Corn

State-Fair Caramel Corn

Blackberry Beer Cocktail

Raspberry-Mint Iced Tea

Brandy Slush

Bacon-Wrapped Corn on the Cob

Cheese-Stuffed Burgers

Tropical Pork Chops

Firecracker Salmon

Jim's Secret Family Recipe Ribs

Picnic Perfect Sub Sandwich

Mango-Kissed Salad

Campfire Breakfast Hash

Blue-Ribbon Macaroni Salad

Grandma’s Strawberry Pie

S’mores Bars

Bananas Foster Ice Cream

Red-White-and-Blue Trifle

Key Lim Bars

Frosty Grasshopper Pie

Paperback | 320 pages | $17.99 USD | 8" x 9" | 9781617659294 | May 12, 2020