Summer Recipes That Call for Minimal (or No) Oven Time

July  5, 2013

We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.

Now that it's officially hot, we want to stay away from the oven -- but not out of the kitchen. We'll be using these recipes to make summertime treats that won't heat up the house. (With the exception of a few hand pies, because, come on -- they're hand pies.)

  • And for a variation on a theme, strawberry hand pies. (The First Mess.)
  • 4th of July festivities may be over, but you should still make these red and white popsicles. (Seven Spoons.)
  • Corn! Cucumbers! Tomato! Basil! Summer in a salad. (The Daily Muse.)

  • Don't be scared -- try herbed dill cashew cheese. It's good, Gena promises. (Choosing Raw.)
  • Speaking of raw, this salmon tartare will make any occasion feel fancy. (Manger.)

Which food blogs inspired you this week? Tell us in the comments!

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Photos on top by (clockwise) Spoon Fork Bacon, The First Mess, Seven Spoons, The Daily Muse

Photos on bottom by (clockwise) Naturally Ella, Choosing Raw, Manger, What's Cooking Good Looking

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Tara O. July 6, 2013
Thanks so much for the kind mention!
Lauren K. July 8, 2013
Of course! Those ice pops are too beautiful not to share.
skb July 5, 2013
I think the picture for the panzanella link might be wrong? (I see tomatoes...)
Kenzi W. July 6, 2013
Click through for the panzanella recipe! That's just an image from the post.