Oven-roasting at a high temperature brings out the natural flavor of fresh okra and keeps it from developing the slimy texture that many people don't care for.
A quick-to-fix recipe for homemade baked beans flavored with bacon, barbecue sauce and caramelized onions.
Ripe tomatoes coated with seasoned flour and cornmeal and shallow fried until lightly crisped are a fabulous way to use fresh, in-season tomatoes.
Served with a side of pasta and a green salad these tasty rounds of roasted eggplant layered with fresh basil pesto, tomatoes and mozzarella cheese make a great meatless meal.
These hollowed out zucchini boats are stuffed with a simple mixture of sautéed sweet onion, zucchini and mozzarella cheese.
In-season sweet onions like Vidalia make a delicious alternative to potatoes or pasta when stuffed and baked.
This simple, tasty combination of tender cauliflower, crisp bacon, grape tomatoes and parsley is flavored with cider vinegar and a touch of sugar to give it a delicious, sweet-savory quality that pairs well with barbecued chicken or grilled pork.
This Mexican-inspired recipe for corn on the cob uses fresh, sweet corn that's been grilled in the husks and tops it with melted butter, fresh cilantro, crumbled Cotija and a squeeze of lime.
An easy side dish of tender, steamed asparagus drizzled with a combination of brown butter and balsamic vinegar.
This simple side dish of lightly caramelized brussels sprouts combined with bacon, onions and a little cream is perfect to serve with pork or chicken.
Zucchini and parmesan fritters are light and flavorful and make a nice side-dish alternative to potatoes.
This quick sauté of sliced okra, sweet onion and garlic combined with fresh tomatoes makes a nice accompaniment for Southern-style entrées.