Table of Contents
In The Now10
Turn your fresh fruits and veggies into this collection of small plates, then light the candles and pour the drinks.
Roasted Pepper Roll-Ups14
Melon & Smoky Speck Bites with balsamic reduction14
Cucumber-Watermelon-Feta Stacks with mint-lime vinaigrette15
Great Grilled Meats16
Where there’s fire, there’s good food, and these seven menus are better than good — they’re great
Italian Stuffed Chicken16
Grilled Parmesan Asparagus17
Asian Chicken Thighs18
Sesame Slaw with almonds18
Bacon-Wrapped Filets with blue cheese butter20
Grilled Potato Salad with grape tomatoes21
Cajun-Rubbed Triangle Steaks with shrimp & rémoulade22
Grilled Green Beans23
Greek Watermelon Salad with fava beans24
Brazilian Pork Chops with pineapple salsa26
Toasted Coconut Rice27
Spicy Grilled Shrimp28
Garlic French Bread29
What better way to bask in the dog days of summer than with four refreshing, quench-your-thirst cocktails.
Jungle Bird with tropical fruit30
Gin Bramble with fresh mint31
Kentucky Mule with grapefruit32
Blueberry-Thyme Tequila Smash33
Cuisine For Two: Big Bowls34
Dig into any of these, ripe-for-the-picking recipes, and you’ll know why bowl food has taken the world by storm.
Tuna Niçoise Bowls35
Grilled Steak Burrito Bowls with fajita veggies36
Vietnamese Pork Noodle Bowls with nuoc cham37
When to Buy Organic38
With the Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 lists, you’ll know which fruits and veggies you should be eating organic.
Cuisine Technique: Fermenting42
Learn a by-gone technique, and make homemade sauerkraut using only two ingredients, cabbage and salt.
Cuisine Class: Bratwurst46
Forget packaged brats! Homemade are so much better, plus you control what goes into them.
4th of July Side Dishes50
Heading to a gathering this 4th of July or other summer event? Don’t leave the house empty handed. Whip up one, or all, of our festive side dishes to take along and bring some flare to the table.
Red, White & Blue Fruit Salad with honey-lime dressing50
How To Select & Grill Corn52
Bacon & Cheddar Jalapeño Dip53
Dill Pickle Dip53
Taste of Portugal54
Portuguese cuisine offers a wide range of culinary delights. This sampling includes their acclaimed piri piri chicken, a revamp of a popular dish, and a fresh vegetable salad.
Grilled Chicken with piri piri sauce55
Portuguese Vegetable Salad with smoked paprika croutons58
"Caldo Verde" Potato Salad with linguiça & kale59
Teriyaki Turkey Burgers with grilled pineapple60
All About: Peaches62
You’ve waited all year for fresh, juicy peaches. Here are a few tips for picking out the best of the bushel.
1 Ingredient 4 Ways: Peaches64
After you’ve picked out the best peaches, it’s time to put them to good use in these four luscious recipes.
Grilled Peach Barbecue Sauce with bacon & sweet onion66
Peach Ice Cream66
Bourbon Peach Crisp with pecan streusel67
No matter which pasta recipe you choose to make, you’ll find it easy to prepare and oh-so satisfying.
Hay & Straw Pasta with chicken68
Italian Sausage & Pepper Rigatoni with grilled tomato sauce69
Fish & Bucatini Pasta with salsa verde70
Creamy Swiss Chard Pappardelle with bacon bread crumbs71
Ask The Editors72
Ashley Rodriguez’s goal is to spend more time at the table, and what better way to do that than with desserts?