At The Table With: Ty Schmidt, Creator of SchmidtyBakes

At The Table With: Ty Schmidt, Creator of SchmidtyBakes

We’re kicking off Pride Month with a spotlight on one of our most colorful creators—Ty Schmidt, founder of SchmidtyBakes! We talked about the importance of acceptance, the joy of sharing a meal and who he’d invite to a dinner party.

Sayonara Spring! 22 Recipes to Celebrate The Start Of Summer

Jun 4, 2024

Summertime and the cooking is easy.

From BBQ favorites to crisp salads and refreshing beverages, these summer recipes have everything you need: they’re quick, simple, budget-friendly and designed to minimize kitchen time, so you can maximize outdoor fun!

Check below for recipes that incorporate the best flavors of the season. 

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TERIYAKI & GRILLED PINEAPPLE SLIDERS

Let’s be real: grilled pineapple always hits the spot. But when it’s combined with pork tenderloin and a generous brush of teriyaki sauce? Well, you’ve just created a summer dish everyone will remember.

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SUMMER BERRY GALETTE

Packed with the juiciest seasonal berries in a flaky, buttery crust, this charming dessert is a nod to sunny days and impromptu picnics ahead.

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THE SUMMER PLUM SMASH

Need a reliable punch but pinched for time? This summer recipe uses only five ingredients and comes together in 15 minutes. Enjoy!

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SUMMER RATATOUILLE

From garden to plate, ratatouille captures a true summer essence.

Brimming with zucchini, juicy tomatoes and eggplant, each bite is a celebration of the season’s freshest produce.

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SUMMER SQUASH PIZZA WITH GOAT CHEESE AND PROSCIUTTO WITH AGED BALSAMIC

Thin, crispy rounds topped with goat cheese and prosciutto, all kissed by a drizzle of rich, aged balsamic.

In other words, savor summer’s lazy, hazy days with every bite of this perfect plate.

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BIG SUMMER SALAD WITH RUSTIC CROUTONS

If there’s something we never get tired of, it’s a good salad. And the best part? You can toss in any summer produce that you’ve been eager to use, creating a fresh dish every time. 

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TRIPLE COCONUT CREAM PIE

Nothing completes a BBQ party quite like a slice of pie.

The layers of crispy coconut crust, lush pastry cream and fluffy whipped topping make each bite a celebration.

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BLT THE SALAD

Bacon, lettuce, tomato—turns out, you can have your salad and eat your BLT too!

Chef’s Tip: Add a twist of some pasta to bulk it up into a more filling meal for the fam.

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CHARGRILLED SHUCKED OYSTERS

Grilled to perfection until they bubble and curl at the edges, these oysters are a true taste sensation.

Don’t forget to serve them up with a side of lemon wedges and French bread to soak up all the buttery goodness.

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SALT-BAKED SEA BASS WITH LEMON AND HERB

From seabed to salt bed: a sea bass’ crispy journey.

Wrapped in a crust, infused with lemons and herbs, it comes out perfectly seasoned and irresistibly tender.

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SHRIMP BOIL

This summer dinner recipe combines fresh shrimp with a mix of flavors like lemon, garlic and Old Bay seasoning, alongside veggies like potatoes and corn, all simmered to perfection.

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CAPRESE SALAD

The caprese salad, a quintessential summer favorite. It’s simple, fresh and always the first to disappear at any gathering.

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CILANTRO-LIME TURKEY BURGERS

These burgers blend lean turkey with the zest of cilantro and lime, creating a refreshing and light patty that’s perfect for warm weather.

Top them with avocado or a dollop of sour cream for extra flavor!

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BLOOD ORANGE WHISKEY SMASH

This cocktail combines the sweetness of blood oranges with the rich warmth of bourbon, complemented by a splash of ginger beer and a hint of mint.

AKA, it’s a sunset in a glass.

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CREAMY BUTTERMILK COLESLAW

Forget everything you know about coleslaw; this one’s in a league of its own. With every forkful, you’ll experience a delightful crunch followed by a smooth, creamy finish that leaves you craving more.

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FIG AND RASPBERRY TART WITH HONEY

These tarts have it all. Smooth, delicate and flaky, the filling keeps a balance between sweetness and tanginess.

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GRILLED PROSCIUTTO AND MELON WITH OLIVE OIL

Thin slices of salty prosciutto draped over grilled melon create a contrast of flavors and textures. Finished with a drizzle of olive oil, it’s a simple yet sophisticated appetizer perfect for the summertime.

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PEACH-MINT LEMONADE

It’s simple to make and perfect for hot summer days. Plus, the blend of sweet peaches and cool mint is like a sip of sunshine in a glass.

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ROASTED STEAK WITH CHIMICHURRI SAUCE

Imagine steak so tender it practically melts in your mouth, topped with a chimichurri sauce that packs a flavor punch… sign us up!

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FROSÉ

Frosé: the answer to “What’s cooler than being cool?” Beat the heat with this ultimate summer sipper.

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SUMMER FOCACCIA

Our summer focaccia—topped with scallions, ripe tomatoes, shallots and herbs—is the perfect excuse to loaf around in the sun all day.

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