A light and creamy summer soup features yellow summer squash and zucchini in starring roles. A hint of lemon at the end adds a sprightly flavor. Serve with a slice or two of your favorite hearth bread or a baguette.

A light and creamy summer soup features yellow summer squash and zucchini in starring roles. A hint of lemon at the end adds a sprightly flavor. Serve with a slice or two of your favorite hearth bread or a baguette.

A light and creamy summer soup features yellow summer squash and zucchini in starring roles. A hint of lemon at the end adds a sprightly flavor. Serve with a slice or two of your favorite hearth bread or a baguette.

A crusty rosemary bread works nicely for this classic Italian salad. The bread – pulled into bite-sized pieces – tomatoes, cucumbers and red onions, are tossed with fresh herbs and just enough vinegar and oil to give them a nice glistening. Four generous servings.

A crusty rosemary bread works nicely for this classic Italian salad. The bread – pulled into bite-sized pieces – tomatoes, cucumbers and red onions, are tossed with fresh herbs and just enough vinegar and oil to give them a nice glistening. Four generous servings.

A crusty rosemary bread works nicely for this classic Italian salad. The bread – pulled into bite-sized pieces – tomatoes, cucumbers and red onions, are tossed with fresh herbs and just enough vinegar and oil to give them a nice glistening. Four generous servings.

This quick, easy, and flavorful fresh pasta dish showcases summer’s garden bounty using those wonderful home-grown tomatoes and fresh basil.

This quick, easy, and flavorful fresh pasta dish showcases summer’s garden bounty using those wonderful home-grown tomatoes and fresh basil.

This quick, easy, and flavorful fresh pasta dish showcases summer’s garden bounty using those wonderful home-grown tomatoes and fresh basil.

A crusty rosemary bread works nicely for this classic Italian salad. The bread – pulled into bite-sized pieces – tomatoes, cucumbers and red onions, are tossed with fresh herbs and just enough vinegar and oil to give them a nice glistening. Four generous servings.

A crusty rosemary bread works nicely for this classic Italian salad. The bread – pulled into bite-sized pieces – tomatoes, cucumbers and red onions, are tossed with fresh herbs and just enough vinegar and oil to give them a nice glistening. Four generous servings.

A crusty rosemary bread works nicely for this classic Italian salad. The bread – pulled into bite-sized pieces – tomatoes, cucumbers and red onions, are tossed with fresh herbs and just enough vinegar and oil to give them a nice glistening. Four generous servings.