The Organized Life, July Paint Bucket

Happy July!

When I think of summer food treats,

I think of fresh corn, juicy ripe summer tomatoes,

zucchini and fresh Alabama peaches

I am featuring Corn, Tomatoes, Zucchini & Peach recipes

for the Flavors of the month for July


Peach Margaritas from Baker by Nature

Zucchini Hushpuppies from Miss Information

Creamy Corn Dip with Bacon, Tomatoes & Green Chiles from The Painted Apron archives

Easy Zucchini Chips from Pure Wow


Ryan’s Bleu Corn & Tomato Pie, original recipe

Summer Salad with Peach Honey Dijon Balsamic Vinaigrette from Closet Cooking

Asian Salad with Sesame Dressing from P F Changs

Rolled Zucchini Ribbon Salad from Stone Gable

Main Dish

Peach and Mustard Glazed Pork Chops from Delish D’lites

BLT Corn Fritter Stacks from Half Baked Harvest

Summer Peach Pizza with Prosciutto, Burrata, & Basil from the Painted Apron archives

Tin Foil Sausage and Veggies Dinner from Chelsea’s Messy Apron


Pecan Peach Quick Bread from Life Love Liz

Fresh Peach Ice Cream from What’s Cooking in Chicago

Brown Sugar Grilled Peaches from Spend with Pennies

Star Spangled Slab Pie from Home is Where the Boat is

Breakfast & Miscellaneous

Make-Ahead Raspberry Peach Breakfast Parfaits from Iowa Girl Eats

Pina Colada Monkey Bread from

Here’s what I made from the June Paint Bucket

the flavor of the month was Wedding White

{light colored food}

Jarcuterie ~

individual charcuterie boards in a jar or on a tray

great for picnics, parties, and summer entertaining

Endless Possibilities!

I made a new version of my favorite appetizer spirals

Ham, Cheddar & Bleu Cheese Spirals with Mustard Butter Glaze

These were Most Viewed last week on Miz Helen’s Country Cottage

I adapted Caramelized Onion Dip from How Sweet Eats

and made Caramelized Onion Dip with Maple Bacon

Roasted Red Potatoes with Gorgonzola and Rosemary

Hissy Fit Grits Casserole from Plain Chicken

inspired me to make Grits and Greens Pie for Father’s Day

Blueberry Summer Salad from How Sweet Eats

was the inspiration for Cucumber Blueberry Crunch Salad

French Onion Chicken Bubble Up from Plain Chicken

is a creamy dish of chicken and biscuits with great French onion flavor

This dish was featured on Full Plate Thursday

Whiskey Pineapple Chicken from Plain Chicken

turned into an Easy Summer Supper~

Bourbon BBQ Chicken Thighs with Grilled Pineapple

and Garlic Roasted Summer Squash with Asiago Cheese

Coconut Sheet Cake from Olla-Podridra

reminded me of a favorite Coconut Poke Bundt Cake from the archives

This cake was featured at My Hubbard Home

Friday with Friends, Summer Entertaining

It was a delicious month!

I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs:

 Sundays on Silverado  Love Your Creativity  

Between Naps on the Porch,  Celebrate Your Story,

All About Home/ Common Ground Follow the Yellow Brick Home

 Tasty Tuesday   Oh My Heartsie Girl  Turn About Tuesday 

 Full Plate Thursday  Centerpiece Wednesday  Creative Crafts

Creatively Crafty Thursday Favorite Things   

Friday with Friends Snickerdoodle Make Bake Create

20 Responses to “The Organized Life, July Paint Bucket”
  1. Happy July, Jenna! I love the four chosen for this month. Corn is my favorite summertime food and of course wonderful Alabama peaches. Happy Thursday!

  2. Everything looks amazing! And the paintings look good enough to eat too!

  3. Martha says:

    All beautiful and delicious! Thanks for sharing all the recipes with us!. 🙂

  4. Those peaches look so vivid! I really need to make some onion bacon dip :-)) I wonder if it would be good to enjoy with some sweet juicy peaches…

  5. Your blog is just always a JOY to open. Feed my eye, feed my tummy, thanks so much for your posts!!!Sandi

  6. Enter your comment here…You had fourstar recipes in this post. And wonderful art! Happy Fourth!

  7. Wish I had a big bowl of the corn dip right now:@)

  8. lghiggins says:

    What a delicious post!

  9. Mary says:

    The best flavors of summer Jenna! Hope your beach time is not a total wash out and you’re not having to batten down the hatches due to Elsa! ♥

  10. mhhwarmcozy says:

    Jenna, I love your posts, they are always filled with great info. Every dish looks like I need to deep dive into it and make part of my July menus! Thanks for sharing at the FWF party.

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