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Inspire New Recipes for Summer 2018

Ah, summer...My favorite season of the year. I feel more relaxed this season, possibly because the weather is warmer and the days are longer, allowing you to accomplish more during the day.

But summer is also the time to gather, especially on the 4th of July. Family and friends host barbecues and pool parties, relaxing in the summer heat and having fun together. What do you need at these festivities?

Food. Delicious, refreshing food.

Whether you grill hamburgers, hot dogs, or slice up some watermelon for your 4th of July party, you'll want to serve the best food possible. Keep things simple. People love refreshing food during this time of the year. So, as you plan your meals for the 4th of July (or any summertime meal), try these five simple recipes that will certainly please everyone at your gathering.

And who knows, you might even inspire others to try these recipes at their own summer barbecues.

1. Pasta Salad 

Pasta salad is one of the easiest meals you can prepare for a summer…

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