One of my favorite parts of late spring into early summer is the evening. That time when the days are full of summer heat but the nights are still a bit cool. Sitting on the porch with a lovely plate of seasonal ingredients and watching the night come alive with fireflies always feels like one o f the best parts of the season.
We have put together some early summer treats since we are in the unofficial summer period. As school comes to an end and everyone is looking forward to a break, dinners and evenings should be less hurried and delicious. Memorial Day sealed the deal on grilling season and ways to keep the cooking and eating outside!
What are your favorite parts of late spring into early summer?
Radish Salad from La Tartine Gourmande
Homemade Ginger Ale for Summer Evenings from Food for My Family
Mini Avocado and Hummus Quesadilla from Cookin’ Canuck
French Bread Pizzas from Pioneer Woman
Braised Chicken and Tortellini Salad with Lemon Garlic Dressing from The Hungry Goddess
Olive Tapenade Hummus Pasta Salad from Poet in the Pantry
Ricotta, Tomato and Ramp Frittata from Girl in the Little Red Kitchen
Grilled Steak Salad with Balsamic Sauce from Kiss My Smoke
Butter-Basted Salmon with Hazelnut Relish from Epicurious
Watermelon Panzanella from Food Republic
Fruit, Nutty Crumble from Eat the Love
Lemon Pound Cake with Mint Berries and Cream from Southern Living