Summer Recipes to Make When It’s Too Hot to Cook
There are some days in the summer when it is just too hot to cook. The temperature outside is 95 degrees and the last thing you want to do is turn the oven on and make the house even hotter. Well, here are some recipes to make when it’s too hot to cook.
Cold Buttermilk Soup
3 ½ cups buttermilk, chilled
1 cup fresh tomatoes, chopped
1 scallion, chopped
2 teaspoons jarred pesto
In a bowl, add in the buttermilk, tomato and onion. Combine gently and scoop into soup bowls. Top the soup with 1 teaspoon of the pesto in each soup bowl before serving.
Apple and Walnut Salad
¼ cup olive oil
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
½ teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 bag mixed greens for salads, torn
1 Granny Smith apple, chopped
2/3 cup of walnuts, chopped
¼ sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
To make the dressing for the salad, in a jar with a lid, combine the olive oil, cider vinegar, salt and pepper. Be sure the lid is tightly secured on the jar and shake well to combine. In a large salad bowl, combine the mixed greens, Granny Smith apple and walnuts. Mix together, top with shredded cheese and drizzle with dressing.
1 pound of crabmeat
¾ cup of mayonnaise
1 celery stalk, chopped
2 tablespoons lemon juice
Salt and pepper, to taste
Hot dog rolls
In a bowl, combine the crabmeat, mayonnaise, celery, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Stir to mix together well. Divide the mixture into the hot dog rolls.
Roast Beef Salad
1 small head of lettuce, torn into chunks
¾ pound of deli roast beef, sliced and cut into pieces
1 tomato, chopped
½ onion, chopped
3 ounces of goat cheese, crumbled
Italian salad dressing
Salt and pepper, to taste.
In a large salad bowl, add in lettuce, roast beef, tomato, onion and goat cheese. Mix together well. Divide salad into individual salad bowls and drizzle with Italian salad dressing.
Which recipe do you want to try???