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