Tired of toiling over the stove in the sweltering summer heat? Annoyed by the thought of spending your summer evening in the kitchen cooking dinner? Cool Kitchen is the solution. Serving up 150 recipes prepared without going near the oven or stove top, Lauren Chattman proves that a delicious no-cook meal of Summer Minestrone with Tomatoes, Peppers, and Garlic, Smoked Mozzarella Sandwiches with Lemony Olives and Peaches with Ricotta-Walnut Filling can delight, satisfy, and impress. From Honeydew and White Wine Soup to Black-Eyed Pea and Smoked Ham Salad, from Roast Beef and Rosemary Mushrooms on Focaccia to Chocolate-Cherry Sundaes, this book is filled with soups and starters, mains and desserts -- all prepared in little time and with little effort. Written in an easy style with readily available ingredients, Cool Kitchen is sure to be a refreshing addition to anyone's summertime cooking.