Saskatoon berry jam is a Canadian favourite once the regional berries come into season; I find that other tart berries pair well with them in jam - chokecherries, huckleberries, raspberries and blackberries all work well.
Potato salad is a summer classic - this version is dressed up with seasonal berries and fresh mint from the garden.
If you're hoarding cherries this summer, they're delicious halved and stirred into a batch of muffins.
When berries are in season, I can't get enough of them - especially baked into warm oatmeal muffins to nibble with coffee.
Watermelon vinaigrette is light, refreshing and simple to make using the scraps of watermelon left over after slicing!
A skillet-sized chocolate chip cookie is perfect for parties, cut into wedges, or to take the place of a birthday card or cake.
This divinely rich, yet utterly simple yogurt mousse is perfect for serving a summer crowd.
Asian Red Prince Apple Coleslaw is a sweet and tangy, crunchy salad that's perfect for a backyard barbecue.
The simplest homemade pasta you'll ever make - trofie requires no rolling or fancy shaping, and kids can get in on it too.
Summer is strawberry picking season. Make a day of it at your local farm and come home to your own jam session.
Cooking outside is a hallmark of summer, but make sure you do it safely.
A hot grill and cold dessert make for a quick and classic combo.
Summer means outdoor eating, and nothing makes that easier than food on a stick.
Brushed with butter and mayo and sprinkled with salty feta or crunchy toasted coconut, this popular Mexican street food is easy to make at home.
Frozen chocolate-dipped bananas on a stick are like summer fondue in popsicle form.