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Grandma’s Potato Salad

"Our Fourth of July feast wouldn't be complete without this chilled old-fashioned potato salad. It's my grandma's treasured recipe." —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Mint Watermelon Salad

"I invented this refreshing fruit salad one sultry afternoon while my friends were gathered around my pool. It was quick...



Fudge Pops

"This chocolate frozen dessert is the perfect summer treat! Invite your kids into the kitchen to help you stir the...


Grilled Cranberry Pear Crumble

"My husband loves it when I make dessert. Fruit crisps are easy and quick to prepare, so I make them...

Frosty Pumpkin Pie

"This frozen treat is so delightful no one would guess it's made with reduced-fat ingredients. We actually prefer a slice...


Banana-Pineapple Cream Pies

"My mother gave me this simple and delicious recipe years ago. The recipe makes two pies, so it's perfect for...

Blueberry Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

"We live in blueberry country, and this pie is a perfect way to showcase these luscious berries. A neighbour first...


Blueberry Lime Slush

"My husband's family makes a cranberry beverage for the holidays. I changed it up and serve it this way in...


Strawberry Watermelon Lemonade

"The nutrition department at my local hospital inspired me to create this refreshing summer sipper. I tweaked their recipe slightly...


Sweet Raspberry Tea

"You only need a handful of ingredients to stir together this refreshing spring sipper. Its brilliant colour and smile-fetching flavour...

Frozen Brandy Old-Fashioneds

"Both sides of my family are Midwestern, so our strong brandy tradition is evident in the slush we make for...


Iced Melon Moroccan Mint Tea

"I grow mint on my balcony, and this refreshing beverage is a wonderful way to use it. It combines two...


Cherry Limeade

"My guests enjoy this refreshing cherry-topped drink. It's just right on a hot southern summer evening. And it's pretty, too."...


Cucumber Gin Smash

It doesn't get much more refreshing than this gin cocktail. If you like your drinks on the sweet side, top...


Watermelon Margaritas

"Summer’s best flavours get frosty in the cocktail we serve at all our backyard shindigs. We mix sun-ripened watermelon and...

Strawberry Melon Fizz

"Experimenting in the kitchen is fun for me. That's how I came up with this recipe—I adapted it from recipes...


Coconut Cold-Brew Latte

"Cold-brew lattes are all the rage at coffee shops, but they're so easy to make at home. This coconut cold-brew...


Creamy Watermelon Smoothie

"I love this refreshing watermelon smoothie recipe and the bright, summery flavour. The key is to freeze the watermelon cubes...


Bella Basil Raspberry Tea

"Beautiful basil and fresh raspberries lend bright colour and refreshing flavour to this grown-up iced tea. You’ll love the fun...


Blackberry Shrub

"Making a shrub recipe is a creative way to use up extra fruit all the way through Labour Day. We...


Peach-Basil Lemonade Slush

"This chilly slush with peaches, lemon juice and garden-fresh basil is hands-down the best lemonade ever. It tastes just like...


Blueberry Iced Tea

"I enjoy coming up with new ways to use my slow cooker in the kitchen. Serve this blueberry iced tea...


Cherry Cheese Blintzes

"These elegant blintzes can be served as an attractive dessert or a brunch entree. The bright cherry sauce gives them...

Rhubarb Cherry Pie

"As a young girl, I dreamed of being able to make pies like my mother. (Her rolling pin, which I...


Cinnamon Roll Cherry Cobbler

"Red Hots and canned cherries flavour this memorable dessert from my childhood. I hadn’t had it in years, so when...


Chocolate Chip-Cherry Chunk Cookies

"My grandmas and mom created this recipe with chocolate chips, cherries and spices, a combo of their favourite parts of...


Slow-Cooker Cherry Pear Buckle

"I added pears to my cherry cobbler recipe to create this delightful slow-cooked buckle. You could also add fresh summer...


Cherry Chocolate Nut Cookies

"Each Christmas, I make about 600 cookies to share with family and friends. The holidays wouldn't be the same without...


Cherry Bounce

"Smooth and with the fragrant flavour of sweet cherries, this homemade cherry bounce makes a wonderful holiday gift. For an...