Cottage living during the summer months is all about soaking up the sun, enjoying the outdoors, and indulging in delicious food. Whether you're grilling on the deck, roasting marshmallows by the campfire, or enjoying a picnic on the beach, there's no shortage of tasty summer recipes to try. Here are five delicious summer recipes that are perfect for cooking at the cottage.
Grilled Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers
Impress your guests with these flavourful grilled shrimp skewers. Marinate large shrimp in a mixture of lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, and herbs for a few hours before skewering them and grilling over medium-high heat until cooked through. Serve as an appetizer or main course with a side of grilled vegetables and a squeeze of fresh lemon.
Who says you need an oven to make delicious pizza? Roll out pre-made pizza dough and add your favourite toppings, such as tomato sauce, cheese, vegetables, and meats. Wrap each pizza in aluminum foil and place on a campfire grill or over hot coals, turning occasionally until the cheese is melted and the crust is crispy.
Grilled Peach Salad
Take advantage of the fresh summer peaches with this delicious salad. Cut peaches in half and grill for a few minutes until slightly charred. Arrange grilled peaches on a bed of mixed greens, add crumbled goat cheese, chopped walnuts, and a drizzle of honey mustard dressing for a refreshing summer salad.
Indulge your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make s'mores dip. Melt milk chocolate and heavy cream in a saucepan or microwave and pour into a cast-iron skillet. Top with mini marshmallows and place under the broiler until the marshmallows are golden brown and gooey. Serve with graham crackers for dipping.
Grilled Corn on the Cob
There's nothing quite like the taste of fresh corn on the cob, especially when it's grilled to perfection. Soak ears of corn in water for at least 30 minutes before grilling over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until the kernels are slightly charred and tender. Top with butter, salt, and herbs for a simple yet delicious side dish.
These five delicious summer recipes are sure to impress your family and friends at the cottage. So fire up the grill, gather around the campfire, or set up a picnic on the beach and enjoy the best of summer living with these mouthwatering dishes.