Summer Season with Spice: Editors' Picks

the best summer recipes of 2011

From Minnesota gardens to Malaysian beaches, where did the summer go?  Before we start thinking about apple crisps and pumpkin pies, Halloween candy and Thanksgiving turkey (and Mooncakes & Lanterns in Malaysia), we wanted to grasp onto summer on this last, long weekend.  

So we have handpicked some of our favorite summer recipes featured on Season with Spice for you to whip up while you're outside, spending time with family and friends, pretending that summer will never end. 

We hope everyone had a lovely summer and we can't wait to see what dishes you come up with this fall!

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Swiss Sausage Salad With Gruyère {Rosa Yummy Yums} - a colorful, classy summer salad.
Grilled Peach Chipotle Salsa {A Spicy Perspective} - a sweet and spicy way to end your summer.
Spring Rolls with Sesame Ponzu Vinaigrette {Just One Cook Book} - a healthy side to all those grilled meats.

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Tandoori chicken skewers {Kumquat} - the perfect way to introduce spices to your grill!
New England Lobster Roll {Food Nouveau} - just the name of the sandwich makes you drool.
Lemon-Ginger Rice Pilaf with Green Chicken Balls {Sinfully Spicy} - an exotic dinner for a late summer night.

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Blackberry Cake {Kasicica Secera} - blackberry anything...yummy
Summer Cherries Jam {Bite My Cake} - the best way to preserve your summer.
Watermelon and Tequila Mojito {Girl Cooks World} - now this is a summer mix to remember

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Mango Loaf {Love Food Eat} -  a reason to get out of bed early on a rainy summer morning.
Summer berries ice cream {Life is Great} - how many scoops can you eat?
Spicy Pineapple Skewers {Dinnnner} - add a punch and a kick to your fruit skewers!