By now you've eaten salads aplenty and barbecued to your heart's content, so why not try something a little different -- a summery soup, perhaps? There's gazpacho, of course, but it's time to let seasonal produce like corn and cantaloupe shine too. These seven simple soups will do just the trick. Make a big batch for dinner tonight and save any leftovers for an effortless lunch tomorrow.
I'm Laura Loesch-Quintin, a food writer and photographer, as well as the voice behind the recipe blog gourmette•nyc. Originally from Philadelphia, I was raised in a French-American household where vinaigrette, cornichons, and clafoutis were (and still are) staples. When not cooking, writing, or photographing, I can usually be found exploring the food markets of New York City.