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Simple Summer Recipes: Tested by Blake Bakers


Summer is a time of togetherness, laughter, and enjoying the simple pleasures of life. What better way to celebrate the season than by embracing the bounty of fresh flavors and creating delicious recipes that are not only satisfying but also fun? We reached out to the talented Blake Bakers of our communities to share their favorite delightful summer creations. From fresh salads bursting with color to mouthwatering desserts that satisfy your sweet tooth, these easy summer recipes have been tried, tested, and savored by our very own.

Watermelon Feta Salad

Refreshing and colorful, this Watermelon Feta Salad is a perfect blend of sweet and savory. Juicy watermelon chunks are combined with tangy feta cheese, fresh mint, and a zesty lime dressing. Find the recipe here.


Beer Bread

If you're looking for a simple and satisfying bread recipe, try this Three-Ingredient Beer Bread. With minimal ingredients and no yeast required, it's a quick and flavorful addition to any meal. Check out the recipe here.


Watermelon Inspired Cupcakes

These Watermelon Cupcakes are not only adorable but also delicious. With their vibrant colors and summery flavors, they're the perfect dessert for any warm-weather gathering. Get the recipe here.


S’mores Cookies

Capture the campfire spirit with these 4-Ingredient S'mores Chocolate Chip Cookies. They combine the classic s'mores ingredients in cookie form, creating a delightful treat that's both nostalgic and irresistible. Find the recipe here.


Pineapple Parfaits

These Pineapple Parfaits are a tropical delight. Layers of juicy pineapple, creamy yogurt or whipped cream, and crunchy granola come together to create a refreshing and satisfying dessert. Get the recipe here.


Halibut Soft Tacos

For a savory summer dish, try these Halibut Soft Tacos. Grilled halibut is paired with fresh toppings and a zesty sauce, making for a light and flavorful meal that's perfect for outdoor dining. Check out the recipe here.


Banana Pudding

Cool and creamy Banana Pudding is a classic dessert that never goes out of style. Layers of vanilla wafers, sliced bananas, and velvety pudding create a treat that's both comforting and satisfying. Find the recipe here.


Million Dollar Brownies

Indulge your sweet tooth with these Million Dollar Caramel Brownies. With layers of rich brownie, luscious caramel, and chocolate chips, they're a decadent treat that's worth every bite. Get the recipe here.


S’mores Dip

Enjoy the flavors of a campfire s'more without the need for a firepit. This S'mores Dip combines melted chocolate and gooey marshmallows for a shareable dessert that's sure to be a hit. Check out the recipe here.


Orange Creamsicle Cookies

Transport yourself back to childhood with these Orange Creamsicle Cookies. Bursting with citrus flavor and a hint of nostalgia, these cookies are a delightful way to celebrate the season. Find the recipe here.


Rice Crispy Peanut Butter Balls

These Rice Crispy Peanut Butter Balls are an easy and addictive treat. With the irresistible combination of peanut butter and crispy rice cereal, they're perfect for satisfying your snack cravings. Get the recipe here.

As you embark on your own summer culinary escapades, we encourage you to gather your loved ones, roll up your sleeves, and dive into these easy summer recipes. Celebrate the flavors, the laughter, and the togetherness that this season brings. Here's to a summer filled with cherished moments and the joy of sharing great food with those who matter most.

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