Joy the Baker

Super Summer Weekend Recipes

July 2, 2009

Honey Roasted Plums

Honey Roasted Plums with Fresh Thyme and Greek Yogurt

This weekend I want out!  Out of the kitchen and into a pool.  Out of these clothes and into a bathing suit.  Out of this computer and into a poolside book and cocktail situation.

I want you out too.  I don’t want you in the kitchen all weekend.  Don’t you think your time would be much better spent in sunglasses and a big floppy hat with your feet up by the pool!?  Good.  I’m glad we agree.

If you’re celebrating the 4th of July this weekend, be sure to say things like “Go America!” and watch colors explode in the sky if you can.  It’s fun.

If you’re not celebrating America’s independence… well heck… I think a weekend by the pool is still in order.  You just don’t have to scream things like “Go America!” unless you really want to.

Here are the recipes that will keep you out of all day kitchen adventures and magically keep your bellies satisfied.

Let us explore.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Dough

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

S'mores Brownies

S’mores Brownies. Heck yes!

Dutch Baby with Orange Sugar

Dutch Baby with Orange Sugar. Easiest breakfast ever.

Oven Baked Fries with Herbes de Provence

Crunchy Oven Baked Fries with Herbes de Provence

Sweet and Spicy Cabbage Salad

Spicy and Sweet Cabbage Slaw

Prosciutto Dijon and Gruyere Puffs

Proscuitto Dijon and Gruyere Puffs

Raspberry Lemonade

Summer Sweet Raspberry Lemonade. You know you’re thirsty.

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