Cool Summer

Picnic-Ready Party Menu

Picnic-Ready Party Menu

This year, don’t fall back on your same-old picnic and potluck go-to’s. We paired up with our friends at Kraft-Heinz to bring you zesty, original party fare that will keep guests satisfied and make hosting easy as pie.   Apps & ...more

Summer Coffee Shop Favorites You Can Make at Home

Summer Coffee Shop Favorites You Can Make at Home

Skip the lines and save yourself some time and money by making these simple coffeehouse favorites at home!

8 DIY Ice Cream Recipes to Liven Up Dessert

8 DIY Ice Cream Recipes to Liven Up Dessert

Here's the scoop on 8 spins on ice cream from around the blogosphere that will make your next summer dessert much sweeter than that plain old vanilla pint.

Cool Down with a Cucumber-Mint Cooler

Cool Down with a Cucumber-Mint Cooler

Warm weather calls for cool drinks—and it's hard to get any cooler than this Cucumber Mint Cooler cocktail. Try it for happy hour or after dinner tonight.

Cool Down Dessert: Fresh Fruit Shaved Ice

Cool Down Dessert: Fresh Fruit Shaved Ice

Long summers call for cool icy dessert like this refreshing shaved Italian ice.

Make Your Own Dessert Station: Ice Cream Sandwich Bar

Make Your Own Dessert Station: Ice Cream Sandwich Bar

For an interactive dessert station at your next summer party, try a make-your-ownice cream sandwich bar! Try these cookie, ice cream and filling combos.

Easy Herb-Inspired Cocktail: Gin with Basil and Lime

Easy Herb-Inspired Cocktail: Gin with Basil and Lime

Summer is prime for all sorts of lush, fruit cocktails, but don't forget about cooling herbs like mint and basil for gin-based drinks like this one.

A Refreshing Summer Drink: Apricot-Mint Tea Mojito

A Refreshing Summer Drink: Apricot-Mint Tea Mojito

Transform a refreshing Apricot Mint Tea into a delicious cocktail with the simple additions of fresh mint and rum.

Dinner Tonight: Reclaim the Layered Salad

Dinner Tonight: Reclaim the Layered Salad

Layered salads can be a modern and easy way to serve dinner to a crowd. Try one of our favorites tonight.

Cool Down with Rich and Creamy Chocolate Pudding

Cool Down with Rich and Creamy Chocolate Pudding

This easy to make recipe for Rich and Creamy Chocolate Pudding will be a hit with your whole family. Bonus: It's a deliciously cold way to end a warm day.

Make-Ahead Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

Make-Ahead Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

Try this make-ahead recipe for chocolate chip ice cream sandwiches for a fun summer dessert for the whole family.

Too Hot to Cook? Try Lemony Pasta Salad Tonight

Too Hot to Cook? Try Lemony Pasta Salad Tonight

A simple, bright summery pasta salad packed with protein and perfect for hot nights when you'd give anything not to turn on the oven.

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