16 Delicious Summer Recipes from Industry Tastemakers

To kick off the sizzling season right, we asked our favorite industry tastemakers to share their go-to recipes for when the temps start to soar. From the salmon and asparagus roll-up that will make your skin glow to Zac Posen's sweet pâte à choux confections, here are 16 delicious dishes and drinks for summer.


June 15, 2013 12:00 AM

Colin Cowie

"I love the texture and the flavor of adding a little bit of crab to the bottom of the bowl. My guests always love it!"

Pea and Crab Soup

Ror 4 servings (served hot or cold):
4 tablespoons of unsalted butter
1 onion chopped - sautéed in the butter

2 garlic cloves sautéed in the butter
1 green jalapeno –seeded and minced3 cups of frozen peas
Pinch of sugar
3 3/4 of a cup of chicken stock (or vegetable)
Salt and pepper top taste
Two tablespoons of chopped fresh mint
Extra mint leaves for garnish
Softly whipped cream - for top

Add bits of crab to the bottom of the bowl

Pour soup over crab
Chives and whipped cream on the top