In Cape May August is synonymous with fresh summertime vegetables like corn, tomatoes and zucchini. It’s also a time for lively backyard cookouts. In celebration, we’ve made a list of yummy late-summer recipes you can share with friends and family.

Fish with Fire-Roasted Summer Veggies

This 5 ingredients recipes yields a beautiful, bountiful seafood dinner. Halibut is a mild fish with a texture that’s just firm enough to do well on the grill. If you can’t find it, try sustainably caught flounder or snapper. 

Skillet Nacho Dip

To make this loaded dish, all you have to do is combine delicious cheesy queso with beef, beans, melty cheese, and fresh toppings – in one skillet. It doesn’t get better than this! 

Quick BBQ Chicken Thighs with Mashed Potatoes

This one-of-a-kind homemade barbecue sauce is quick and easy to make. Cut your time in half by using boneless thighs and a hot grill pan. Bonus tip: making sauces and dressing from is great for avoiding added sodium and sugar. 

Greek Tzatziki Chicken Salad

For a light dinner try this Greek tzatziki chicken salad. Made with Mediterranean ingredients, this salad tastes amazing inside a toasted pita.

Zucchini and Corn with Parmesan

Nothing says summer like fresh, local, corn. Try mixing it with zucchini and parmesan in this simple side. It only takes 10 minutes to make and is an easy way to use up your produce!

Watermelon Caprese Salad

Yummy. Tangy tomatoes and sweet melon make this colorful salad a delicious match for both your sweet and savory cravings.

Romesco Pasta Salad with Basil and Parmesan

Claire Saffitz is responsible for developed for this giant rotini pasta salad recipe. It’s loaded with garlicky red pepper–walnut sauce, lots of crunchy walnuts, and topped with butter breadcrumbs. It’s a terrific summer salad. 

Blackberry Icebox Cake

This blackberry icebox cake is layers Nilla wafers with delicious strawberries and blueberries. It comes together easily and makes a perfect summertime treat.

Salted Watermelon Margarita

Salted watermelon margaritas are PERFECT with hot summer weather. This recipe has no added sugar which is a huge plus in race to avoid a hangover.

BA’s Best Strawberry Shortcake

One of the best desserts of summer, this version of strawberry shortcake is DE-LIC-OUS. Plus, it’s a great way to showcase that final haul of farmers’ market strawberries for the season.

Charred and Raw Corn with Chile and Cheese

According to Alex Delany, charring corn is one of the easiest ways to blow people’s minds. This recipe is for anyone who grew up eating boiled corn on the cob. Instead, grill your corn – without the husk – and slice off the cob. Then mix with spicy peppers and creamy cheese.

When you’re not busy entertaining guests with these awesome recipes, visit us at Harry’s for delicious apps, entrées and an impressive selection of specialty cocktails. We also offer outdoor live music almost every night and unparalleled views of the Atlantic from our rooftop bar.