Late Summer Recipes: Top 10 Recipes for August 2013


Late Summer Recipes: Top 10 Recipes for August 2013

Summer's coming to an end, but we don't need to say "goodbye" just yet! When you're just starting to transition into your favorite fall foods, don't forget to give one last look at those late summer recipes you'll miss with our collection of top 10 recipes from August 2013. From state fair recipes to tropical desserts to easy casserole recipes and more, you get the best of both summer and fall with these favorite August recipes. Plus, if you're looking for another blast from the past, don't forget to check out our collection of Easy Summer Recipes: Top 10 Recipes for July 2013.

10. "Don't Peek" Chicken

"Don't Peek" Chicken

It doesn't get much easier than this one-pot recipe for "Don't Peek" Chicken. You've only got one dish to clean tonight, and remember—don't peek while this is cooking. It's worth the wait to see why this was chosen as one of your favorite late summer recipes.


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9. Beat the Clock Goulash

Beat the Clock Goulash

Take your mark, get set, cook! With this easy recipe for Beat the Clock Goulash, you'll be at the finish line and have dinner on the table before the family gets there! Once you see how quick it is to prepare, you'll know why it was chosen as one of the top recipes for August.


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8. Southern Potato Bake

Southern Potato Bake

Want some down-home, southern-style chow on your table? Then you have to try our Southern Potato Bake. Dish up hearty portions of this hot and hearty potato casserole, and it makes one of the late summer recipes for a potluck.


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7. Homestyle Chocolate Cake

Homestyle Chocolate Cake

This decadent, easy-to-make chocolate cake beats store-bought cake hands down! What's the secret ingredient that gives it such a rich, to-die-for texture? You won't believe it, but it's mayonnaise, and it's probably in your fridge right now! You'll soon see why this chocolate cake is one of our favorite August desserts.


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6. Loaded Layered Hash Browns

Loaded Layered Hash Browns

Our Loaded Layered Hash Browns have everything you could possibly want packed into each bite. Don't be surprised at how fast this breakfast favorite disappears. Plus, you can even serve this up as an appetizer for a unique recipe bound to become one of your favorite recipes for August.


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5. Diner-Style Meat Loaf

Diner-Style Meat Loaf

Serve up this blue plate special tonight that'll take you back to a diner in the '50s after just one bite! Our Diner-Style Meat Loaf was featured during our diner week special, and boy, was it a popular late summer recipe or what! We love that it's a classic recipe that gives us a nostalgic reminder of those home-cooked meals from the past.


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4. Fast Chocolate Pecan Fudge

Fast Chocolate Pecan Fudge

There's just something about fairs that makes us feel like kids again, and this creamy Fast Chocolate Pecan Fudge recipe will certainly take you back to your childhood! Get ready to take a virtual trip back to those small town candy shops with this homemade fudge recipe.


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3. Pina Colada Trifle

Pina Colada Trifle

The pineapple has always been a welcoming symbol. Our pineapple-packed Pina Colada Trifle is sure to be a welcome and novel dessert, making it one of the best potluck dishes around and perfect for stretching out those last days of summer.


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2. Kitchen Sink Macaroni Salad

Kitchen Sink Macaroni Salad

It's a picnic any time you serve our Kitchen Sink Macaroni Salad! Chock full of so many flavors, textures and colors, it's a chilled pasta salad that does double duty as a side dish or a main dish, making it a must-have recipe for August.


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1. Easy Corn Fritters

Easy Corn Fritters

Our recipe for Easy Corn Fritters is a take-off on a traditional American classic. We've made it as easy as possible 'cause, after all, isn't that what we need these days? Cook up this much-loved summer veggie just the way they do it in the south.


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