Charred Corn Salad

This charred corn salad, made with fresh sweet corn, cilantro, tomatoes, hearts of palm, onion, and a spicy Greek yogurt dressing is simple, healthy, and certain to become a staple in your weeknight summer rotation. Adapted from Sabrina Ghayour | Bazaar | Mitchell Beazley, 2019 Charred Corn Salad Quick Glance 30 M 30 M Serves […]

Homemade Tomato Paste

Homemade tomato paste is surprisingly easy to make at home. All you need are tomatoes, salt, olive oil, a food mill, and a flair for classic Italian goodness. And time. It boasts a deep, mellow, caramelized flavor that’s wholly unlike the tinny taste of canned tomato paste. And although it’s something you may have never […]

Win A Cuisinart Deep Fryer

Fill in the giveaway information, and you’ll be entered to win a Cuisinart Deep Fryer. (ARV $165) Note: You can enter this giveaway two (2) times per e-mail address per day. Deadline is 11:59PM ET 9.3.19. This giveaway is offered in partnership with CHEFS Catalog. Visit their site for a complete range of brands of cooking and […]

How To Cook Shishito Peppers

Knowing how to cook shishito peppers results in perfectly blistered peppers with a mildly tingly, almost sweet heat. Though they resemble skinny, shriveled jalapeños, Japanese shishitos are quite distinct and relatively sweet—except when they’re not. About one out of every dozen shishitos is mind-bendingly hot. Sorta like a prank on the part of Mother Nature—or as […]

Rosemary Red Onion Pizza

For this rosemary onion pizza, pizza dough is smeared with ricotta cheese and topped with caramelized onions, garlic, Parmesan cheese, and rosemary and then baked until bubbly and golden brown. An inspired riff on white pizza that’s ideal as a starter or just to demolish for dinner. By Art Smith | Penny Pollack | Jeff […]

Win A Circulon Covered Casserole with Locking Straining Lid

Fill in the giveaway information, and you’ll be entered to win a Circulon Momentum 5.5 Quart Covered Casserole with Locking Straining Lid. (ARV $120) Note: You can enter this giveaway two (2) times per e-mail address per day. Deadline is 11:59PM ET 9.2.19. This giveaway is offered in partnership with CHEFS Catalog. Visit their site for a […]

Roasted Plums

Roasted plums may be the easiest dessert you make this summer. They’re simply sprinkled with brown sugar, strewn with star anise, and roasted until soft and a gorgeous shade of crimson. Spectacular with ice cream or mascarpone yet equally stunning served straight from the baking dish with just those luscious juices. Naturally gluten-free and fuss-free […]

Rustic Cherry Tart

This rustic cherry tart smothers a puff pastry crust with frangipane, cherries, and almonds. It’s a stunning summer dessert with its purplish summer stone fruit. Ideal for dessert and, if you can manage to save a slice, for breakfast as well. Adapted from Bill Granger | Bills Food | William Morrow, 2005 Rustic Cherry Tart […]

Steak and Quinoa Salad

This steak and quinoa salad recipe is spectacularly easy to toss together, especially if you have some leftover steak in the fridge and maybe even the last of a big batch of quinoa on hand. Here’s how to make it. But it can also be tossed together with spectacular ease if you start from scratch. Adapted from […]

Blueberry Pie Milkshake

This blueberry pie milkshake marries your favorite pie and a traditional ice cream milkshake into a creamy, dreamy concoction. We can’t think of a better use for leftover pie. Works with any flavor. Adapted from Dan Whalen | The Comfort Food Mash-Up Cookbook | Sterling Epicure, 2018 Blueberry Pie Milkshake Quick Glance 5 M 5 […]

Dulce de Leche Brownies

These dulce de leche brownies are made with cocoa powder as well as dark chocolate to create a fudgy dark chocolate brownie with an outrageously lovely swirl of caramel sauce. Because brownies simply weren’t indulgent enough without the dulce de leche. Here’s how to make them. Adapted from Rachel Allen | All Things Sweet | HarperCollins, 2014 […]

Classic Coleslaw

This classic coleslaw is called classic for a reason. It has a creamy mayo dressing made with mayonnaise, buttermilk, sugar, salt, vinegar, and lemon juice tossed with cabbage and scallions and left to rest until the flavors are perfectly mingled. A must have at every BBQ, picnic, and cookout. Adapted from Franz-Christoph Heel | The […]

Spicy Mango Ice Pops

These spicy mango ice pops are a grown-up version of popsicles from childhood ma It’s based on one of the most common combinations in sweets in Mexico, mango and chile. In fact, when you eat fresh mango, powdered chile of some kind is always on the table. These little lovelies boast mango are certain to […]

Win A Copy of Radiant

Fill in the giveaway information, and you’ll be entered to win a copy of Radiant: The Cookbook by Mafalda Pinto Leite (Roost Books, 2018).  (ARV $26.95) Note: You can enter this giveaway one (1) time per e-mail address per day. Deadline is 11:59PM ET 7.23.19. Need a little luminosity? Be radiant with chef and nutritionist, […]

Win A Copy of Bitter

Fill in the giveaway information, and you’ll be entered to win a copy of Bitter: A Taste of the World’s Most Dangerous Flavor, with Recipes by Jennifer McLagan (Ten Speed Press, 2014).  (ARV $29.99) Note: You can enter this giveaway one (1) time per e-mail address per day. Deadline is 11:59PM ET 7.23.19. Can’t start […]

Pimm’s Cup for Wimbledon

The Pimm’s cup for Wimbledon is a riff on a classic summer sipper made with Pimm’s, fresh fruit, and lemon-lime soda. It was made popular at tennis and polo matches although it’s perfectly suited to any cocktail hour. This version adds fresh strawberries in honor of Wimbledon. Adapted from Clodagh McKenna | Homemade | Kyle […]

Win A Copy of Cravings

Fill in the giveaway information, and you’ll be entered to win a copy of Cravings: Hungry for More by Chrissy Teigen (Clarkson Potter, 2018).  (ARV $29.99) Note: You can enter this giveaway one (1) time per e-mail address per day. Deadline is 11:59PM ET 7.22.19. Love her amazing photos on Instagram, relish her wit on […]

Homemade Ice Cream Bars

These homemade ice cream bars will evoke childhood memories of your favorite store-bought ice cream bars, whether made with plain vanilla or chocolate ice cream that’s frozen on a stick and dipped. But these are better. And so easy. Here’s how to make them. Adapted from Williams-Sonoma | Frozen Desserts | Weldon Owen, 2015 Homemade Ice Cream […]

Grilled Pork Loin

This grilled pork loin is like the most tender, juicy pork chops ever. The pork loin is first marinated in a brine made with garlic, cumin, and paprika and then grilled and glazed with honey, lemon, and chives. Then it’s sliced into chops. Here’s how to cook tender, juicy pork chops every time. Adapted from […]

Win A Copy of Dappled

Fill in the giveaway information, and you’ll be entered to win a copy of Dappled: Baking Recipes for Fruit Lovers by Nicole Rucker (Avery, 2019).  (ARV $32) Note: You can enter this giveaway one (1) time per e-mail address per day. Deadline is 11:59PM ET 7.19.19. Tangy spring rhubarb, sweet berries bursting with juice, the […]

Caipirinha

The caipirinha is an easy to make cocktail made with just three ingredients: cachaça (cane liquor), sugar, and lime. Indulge with caution. Brazil’s national drink, a Latin American classic, packs a punch. We’ve modified it a touch, adding more lime and sugar to temper the liquor, but feel free to tweak to your desire. Adapted […]

Watermelon and Ginger

This watermelon and ginger is an inspired upgrade on simple sliced watermelon. Slice watermelon, rub with ginger, devour, repeat. Sweet heat. Not that we have anything against watermelon straight up. This is just…better. Adapted from Jeff Crump | Bettina Schormann | Earth to Table | Ecco, 2009 LC Sweet Heat Note Watermelon and Ginger Quick […]

Grilled Pineapple Salsa

This grilled pineapple salsa, made with red onion, chile pepper, and plenty of lime and cilantro, is superb as a quick fixer-upper for plain grilled chicken or fish or, natch, as something to scoop up with tortilla chips. Adapted from Martina McBride | Martina’s Kitchen Mix | Oxmoor House, 2018 Grilled Pineapple Salsa Quick Glance […]

Honey Teriyaki Ribs

These honey teriyaki ribs are rubbed with five spice powder and brown sugar, smoked low and slow until tender, and then slathered with a sweet honey teriyaki glaze. The most sweetly irresistible ribs we’ve tried. See for yourself. Adapted from Jamie Purviance | Weber’s Ultimate Grilling | Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019 Honey Teriyaki Ribs Quick […]

Margarita Granita

This margarita granita, made with frozen tequila, orange and lime juice, and Cointreau, is for those evenings when you can’t decide between summer cocktail and dessert. Why decide?! Adapted from Joey Altman | Without Reservations | John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2008 Is it a cocktail or a dessert? Chefs love to play tricks on […]

Eggplant Kebabs

These eggplant kebabs are marinated and grilled, tucked in a pita, and smothered with a tangy garlic sauce and assorted veggies. It just happens to be vegan although if you don’t mention it folks the meat-eaters among you may forget. Adapted from Nina Olsson | Feasts of Veg | Kyle Books, 2018 Eggplant Kebabs Quick […]

Refrigerator Sweet Pickles

These refrigerator sweet pickles are an easy homemade Scandinavian-style pickle. Simple to toss together, sweet as can be, and crisp as your favorite pickles from childhood. And there’s no hot-processing canning required as these simply stay in the fridge. (aka refrigerator pickles*). So simple they don’t even require turning on the stove. Adapted from Charlotte […]

Green Sauce

This green sauce is an easy, versatile condiment made with fresh herbs, pickled jalapeno, avocado, and capers. Zowza, right?! Its ability to elevate grilled meat, salads, vegetables, omelettes, or even stand alone as a dip is nothing short of magical. Adapted from David Frenkiel | Luise Vindahl | Little Green Kitchen | Hardie Grant, 2019 […]

Lime Soda

This lime soda is an easy summer alternative to plain old water made with lime juice, soda water, and a little salt. Natch, there’s always the option of adding a splash of something stronger and turning it into a cocktail. Adapted from Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi | The Diabetes Weight Loss Cookbook | Kyle Books, […]

Breakfast Oven Fries

These breakfast oven fries are made by slowly roasting potatoes cut into wedges and spiced with paprika, cumin, pepper, and garlic. Certain to lend your morning taters a little (actually, a lotta) huzzah. Actually, they lend taters at any time of day a lovely come hitherness. Adapted from Joseph Shuldiner | Pure Vegan | Chronicle, […]

Middle Eastern Chicken Thighs

These Middle Eastern chicken thighs are spiced with cinnamon, cumin, turmeric, and cloves before being gently braised with onions and are on the table in 45 minutes. No time-consuming marinade. No fussy cooking heroics. Just an exceptionally likable and exotically spiced chicken that works perfectly on weeknights. Adapted from Tamara Green | Sarah Grossman | […]

Win A Copy of Ikaria

Fill in the giveaway information, and you’ll be entered to win a copy of Ikaria: Lessons on Food, Life, and Longevity from the Greek Island Where People Forget to Die by Diane Kochilas (Rodale Books, 2014).  (ARV $35) Note: You can enter this giveaway one (1) time per e-mail address per day. Deadline is 11:59PM […]

Win A Copy of Bar Chef

Fill in the giveaway information, and you’ll be entered to win a copy of Bar Chef: Handcrafted Cocktails by Christiaan Röllich (W. W. Norton & Company, 2019).  (ARV $35) Note: You can enter this giveaway one (1) time per e-mail address per day. Deadline is 11:59PM ET 7.12.19. This is a recipe for an amazing […]

Sour Cream Mocha Cake

This sour cream mocha cake is a knockout. Made with unsweetened chocolate and instant espresso, it’s wicked dense, intense, chocolatey, and easy to toss together from ingredients you already have at home with an espresso frosting that’s as light as the cake is dense. A very “adult” dessert. Sour Cream Mocha Cake Quick Glance 25 […]