One of those dishes where proportions aren't terribly important, this asparagus, nectarine and tomato salad combines sweet and tart fruits with something green -- in this case, asparagus, though you could use zucchini, or even a bed of spinach leaves. Read more →

If you're lucky enough to have dill in your garden, and a nearby farm stand that sells pickling cucumbers, you can have a summer-long supply of these easy pickles. Make them in minutes, and eat them as soon as one day later. Read more →