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Tips From Our Readers6
In The Now8
This versatile fruit is so much more than a guacamole ingredient — it’s incredibly good for you, too.
Inspired by a few classic cocktails, these spiked pops are sure to take the edge off of the hot summer sun.
Sparkling Frosé & Raspberry Popsicles13
Bloody Mary Pops15
Mudslide Fudgesicles with a chocolate shell15
Chops & Salads16
A grilled chop and salad is the perfect meal for two — and best served on the patio.
Greek Spinach Salad with pita croutons16
Lemon-Oregano Lamb Chops17
Japanese Grilled Pork Chops18
Wasabi Potato Salad19
Healthy Cuisine: Skewers20
These two satisfying menus prove that food on a stick can not only be delicious, but also nutritious.
Swordfish Kebabs with garlic parsley sauce20
Farro & Watercress Salad21
California Steak Kebabs with creamy chive sauce22
Cali-Green Bean Salad23
Al Fresco: Entertaining with Lidia24
Summer means al fresco celebrations. And when you want to give your soirée an Italian bent, while keeping things simple and oh-so-good, there is no other master to tap into than Lidia Bastianich. This menu features four recipes from her latest cookbook.
Spicy Stuffed Clams24
Chilled Tomato Soup26
Prosciutto di Parma "Purses27
Exploring the Cuisine of Indonesia28
While a tropical trip might not be in your plans, you can still spice up your game. This easily accessible Indonesian menu is a reflection of the diverse cultural and ethnic influences that have made the food some of the best in the world.
Grilled Chicken Thighs with sambal marinade28
Coconut Rice with lemon grass29
Iced Indonesian Coffee with fresh ginger and cardamom30
Indonesian Vegetable Salad (Gado Gado) with peanut dressing31
Cuisine Class: Smoking Ribs32
It’s outdoor cooking season, and with this simple tutorial, you’ll be smoking ribs (et al) like a pro.
How To Set Up A Smoker
Mezcal Ribs with margarita glaze35
Smoky Twice-Baked Potatoes37
1 in 4: Sweet Corn38
Cut the kernels off the cobs and transform them into one (or all) of these fantastic, corn-centric creations.
Pickled Corn Relish with peaches & red onion38
Sweet Corn Cupcakes with corn cream39
Corn & Shrimp Soup40
Sweet Corn Budini41
Spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying the fleeting season with these fresh 30-minute meals.
Mediterranean Steak & Couscous42
Honey-Mustard Chicken & Peaches43
Hawaiian Pork Sliders with Spam44
Spanish Tortilla with Mini Peppers45
Ask The Editiors46
Mixed Berry & Cornmeal Slump48
For a sweet taste of summer, dig into this rustic three-berry fruit slump — ice cream optional.
Sandwiches & Sides51
Quick and casual meal options are a must come summertime. These seven menus are just the ticket.