Add these seasonal recipes to your own collection. From springtime favorites to summer grilling and holiday all-stars, our recipes help you celebrate seasonal flavors at their best.

Summer Solstice Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

This easy peasant-style quick bread is perfect for making cold summer sandwiches.

Cherry-Nut Cobbler

Midwest Living

Since this slow cooker recipe calls for canned and frozen fruit, you can mix up this cozy dessert any time of year. Don't be intimidated by the dumpling topping it starts with packaged muffin mix, so it's quick and easy.

Cran-Mustard Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

This elegant and easy sauce provides a pleasant tartness to chicken. It also would be stunning with a grilled turkey breast or slathered on pork.

Minted Iced Tea

Midwest Living

Liven up your outdoor entertaining -- or just refresh your family's thirst -- with this simple fruit-infused tea. Orange and lemon accompany the mint that flavor this summer iced tea.

Minted Iced Tea

Better Homes and Gardens

Liven up your outdoor entertaining with this simple fruit-infused iced tea.

Hot Spiced Cider


Perfect for warming up on a cold day, this tangy cider is a holiday favorite. If you're planning for a party, double the ingredients and heat in a slow cooker.


Better Homes and Gardens

For best results, use fresh-squeezed lemon juice in this puckery-sweet drink recipe. Be sure to try the peachy version too.

Total: 20 mins

Herb- and Lemon-Crusted Game Hens

Better Homes and Gardens

The Cornish hens need to chill several hours so prepare them ahead of your cookout or dinner.

Strawberry and Sage Shrub

Better Homes and Gardens

Strawberry syrup is mixed with champagne for this light party drink.

Cranberry Ginseng Tea

Better Homes and Gardens

Hosting a party? Make this fruity iced tea ahead. It's easy to double the recipe if entertaining a crowd.

Pecan Crispies

Better Homes and Gardens

Crisp, fine-crumbed pecan shortbread is a holiday classic and perfect for gift giving. When purchasing pecans or other nuts for baking, consider how they will be used. If nuts will be chopped, purchase less expensive "pieces," saving pricy pecan halves for recipes that feature whole nuts.

Creamed Collard Greens

Better Homes and Gardens

When cooked correctly, collards offer up amazing flavors and a huge bonus of vitamin A. Swiss chard makes a good substitute if you can't find collard greens.

Fall Butternut Squash Risotto

Family Circle

Creamy risotto is taken up a notch with the addition of butternut squash. You can use acorn or kaboucha squash instead, if that's what's available at your market.

Beach Party Cupcakes

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 1 hr 30 mins

Winter's Day Espresso

Better Homes and Gardens

When there's a bit of eggnog left over from the gathering, use it to flavor coffee.

Total: 5 mins

Chocolate Toffee Crunch Ice Cream

Better Homes and Gardens

Having homemade ice cream ready and available is simple. Aficionados choose an electric ice cream maker that uses ice and rock salt to freeze the milk and cream mixture.

Total: 30 mins

Strawberry and Cream Cheese Ice Cream

Better Homes and Gardens
Seasonal  Recipes: Take your pick!
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