It's as hot as a frying pan out there! Summer has officially reared its sweaty head with temperatures nearing triple digits throughout most of the country.
If you're puzzled about what to eat in the heat, don't sweat it! We've rounded up all our summertime treats to cool you down.
While we continue to daydream of swan-diving into a vat of soft serve, share your own tricks for keeping cool in the comments or Tweet us @eatocracy.
Cold-brew coffee for hot summer days
The best sandwich in the universe – at least for summer
The big chill – frozen treat facts
Five ways to cool off this summer with ice cream
Brew your way to iced tea perfection
Rosé wines for summer
Make bacon ice cream at home
Don't get too schmancy with your margarita
On a roll: a step-by-step guide to cooking lobster
Homemade Italian ice away from home
Bring the beach to your table
Practice what you peach: A fruity boxed mix
The best potato salad we've ever had
More hot weather tips, tricks, recipes and advice
And because we humans aren't the only ones trying to beat the heat, take a gander at these animals eating icy treats!
I bet the Obama admin forced CNN to write this article! Another way big brother 'bama is stuffing his agenda down our throats!
Grow up sonny!
Where did that come from? There's a recipe for bacon icecream in there, I can't see Michelle Obama liking that...
I just did my favorite summer lunch, which is a BIG bowl of salad, with bacon bits, oregano, croutons and either salmon or chicken, served with Gerard's champagne vinaigrette dressing.
Mmmm....can I come over for lunch tomorrow?
I bet all you can taste in that mess is the oregano. Yuck.
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