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Cook Like Summer's Never Ending! (& Start with These 31 Recipes)

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There are still tomatoes at the market, aren't there? And plums, and melons, and spicy, tender herbs? And it's still warm enough to cannonball into the nearest body of water, right? And more than enough reason to spike a glass of lemonade? September's beginning is not the end of summer, and don't let anyone (not even us, with our apple dumplings and back-to-school lunches) tell you otherwise.

Instead, cook like summer's never going to end. Here are 31 places to start:

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Third Generation Peach Pie
Third Generation Peach Pie
Heirloom Tomato and Cornbread Panzanella
Heirloom Tomato and Cornbread Panzanella
Watermelon Gazpacho with Feta and Mint
Watermelon Gazpacho with Feta and Mint
Mediterranean Vegetable Bowls with Quinoa, Toasted Chickpeas, and Harissa Tahini
Mediterranean Vegetable Bowls with Quinoa, Toasted Chickpeas, and Harissa Tahini
Oreo Pie (!!!!)
Oreo Pie (!!!!)
Alice's Vanilla Ice Cream 2.0
Alice's Vanilla Ice Cream 2.0
Kristin Donnelly's Watermelon Agua Fresca
Kristin Donnelly's Watermelon Agua Fresca
Mint-Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches

Mint-Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches by Joanne Chang

Vanilla Bean Lemonade

Vanilla Bean Lemonade by Ashley Rodriguez

Canal House's Marinated Zucchini
Canal House's Marinated Zucchini
Watermelon Tomato Salad with Cumin and Fennel
Watermelon Tomato Salad with Cumin and Fennel
Fresh Blueberry Pie
Fresh Blueberry Pie
Tomato Salad with Grilled Corn, Feta, and Hazelnuts
Tomato Salad with Grilled Corn, Feta, and Hazelnuts
Marian Burros' Plum Torte
Marian Burros' Plum Torte
Gingery Olive Oil Zucchini Cake with Poppy Seeds and Lemon Crunch Glaze
Gingery Olive Oil Zucchini Cake with Poppy Seeds and Lemon Crunch Glaze
Jennie Cook's Zucchini Butter

Jennie Cook's Zucchini Butter by Genius Recipes

Legendary Blueberry Biscuits

Legendary Blueberry Biscuits by Alchemist

Grilled Flank Steak with Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette
Grilled Flank Steak with Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette
Summer Weekend Pasta

Summer Weekend Pasta by Amanda Hesser

Spaghetti with Clams, Parsley, Garlic, and Lemon (x2)

Spaghetti with Clams, Parsley, Garlic, and Lemon (x2) by Amanda Hesser

Tomato Tart with Goat Cheese, Quark, Prosciutto, and Gremolata
Tomato Tart with Goat Cheese, Quark, Prosciutto, and Gremolata
Summer Corn Semifreddo with Rosemary Shortbread Crust and Blueberry Compote
Summer Corn Semifreddo with Rosemary Shortbread Crust and Blueberry Compote
Summer Pasta alla Caprese
Summer Pasta alla Caprese
Zuni Cafe Zucchini Pickles
Zuni Cafe Zucchini Pickles
Tomato & Plum Galette with Black Pepper-Parmesan Crust
Tomato & Plum Galette with Black Pepper-Parmesan Crust
Marinated Green Bean Sandwiches
Marinated Green Bean Sandwiches
Crème Fraîche Plum Cake with Plum Caramel
Crème Fraîche Plum Cake with Plum Caramel
Summer Corn Risotto in Sweet Corn Broth
Summer Corn Risotto in Sweet Corn Broth
Jalapeñyaaas Queen (Spicy Gin Cocktail with Rosemary and Pineapple)
Jalapeñyaaas Queen (Spicy Gin Cocktail with Rosemary and Pineapple)
Brown Butter Lobster Caprese Salad
Brown Butter Lobster Caprese Salad
Three Summer Pizzas: Peach & Basil, Roasted Pepper & Tomato, Rapini & Sausage
Three Summer Pizzas: Peach & Basil, Roasted Pepper & Tomato, Rapini & Sausage

What are the recipes that scream SUMMER to you? Have you made them yet this summer? Tell us in the comments.