THE BOUNTY OF SUMMER
Gardeners who grow their own fruits and vegetables are likely to wind up with an overabundance of some items during the summer harvest months. From zucchini and tomatoes to corn and herbs, summer's cornucopia can get monotonous unless you mix it up with different recipes. These 25 quick and easy dishes make the most of inexpensive summer produce and help extend the shelf life of fresh food. Many can be frozen or canned to be enjoyed throughout the year — and also make thoughtful homemade gifts.