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Table of Contents

From the Staff4

Let’s Get Social5

Tips From our Readers6

In the Now10

Garden Fresh Bowls12

It’s time to put your garden’s harvest, or farmer’s market finds, to use in these full-flavored power bowls.

Freekeh & Vegetable Bowl with tofu12

Steak Taco Bowl with cilantro-lime dressing14

Tuna Poke Bowl with cauliflower rice15

Cantaloupe & Pasta Bowl with prosciutto16

Produce 41117

Steak Menus18

These flame-broiled beef steak menus will have you grabbing these overlooked cuts more often.

Spicy-Sweet Flank Steak18

Grilled Potato Salad18

Grilled Flap Steak with garlic & chile butter20

Grilled Peaches with raspberry vinaigrette21

Hanger Steak Tortas22

Baked Zucchini Chips23

Fair Food24

There’s no waiting in long lines for these fair treats, we’re bringing some of our favorites to your home.

Fried Pickle Dogs26

Grinders26

Funnel Cakes with powdered sugar glaze27

Seafood Dinners28

A refreshing salad topped with trout, and jerk fish with salsa and rice, both of these dinners are flippin’ good.

Sweet Corn & Pancetta Salad with steelhead trout28

St. Lucia Jerk Fish with banana salsa30

Caribbean Rice with cilantro & lime31

Healthy Cuisine: Beans32

Get the lowdown on beans. Not only are they good for your heart, there’s much more to toot about.

Homemade Bacon36

Cuisine Class: Homemade Bacon Learn how simple it is to make bacon at home — you’re going to think twice before buying it again.

Grilled Appetizers40

No need to heat up your house, move your apps to the grill. These small, but mighty flavorful bites are so irresistible, you won’t feel bad for having more than one.

Citrus Shrimp Pizzettes40

Piri-Piri Chicken Wings42

Barbecue Chicken Bruschetta43

Smoky Brie & Apple Chutney44

Cherry Chutney45

Twice-Baked Potato Poppers46

Spinach & Artichoke-Stuffed Mini Peppers47

Food + Fire48

Summer’s here, so what better cookbook to feature than Food + Fire by Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet. We’re sure it’s one you’ll want to grill with — especially their perfect pizzas.

Alpine Breakfast Pizza48

Artisan Fire Pizza Dough50

Zucchini Pizza with roasted garlic and pine nuts51

Blackberry Burrata Pizza53

S'mores Pizza53

Grilling Tools54

With so many tool kits available, we fired up the grill and tested the nights away to discover our favorites.

Grilling Basics56

A little refresher course on grilling never hurt anyone. From direct and indirect grilling, to helpful tips and tools to use — we’re setting you up for a successful grilling season.

Hard Seltzers60

If you’re already a fan of hard seltzers (or even if you’re not) these five easy-to-make cocktails are for you.

All About: Cucumbers64

Learn about the most common varieties, buying and storing info, plus some nutrition & health benefits.

Smashed Cucumber & Watermelon Salad with shrimp66

1 Ingredient 4 Ways: Cucumbers66

With a salad, pickles, granita, and a spread, these four refreshing recipes will keep you cool all season long.

Sweet & Spicy Refrigerator Pickles68

Cucumber Granita with pineapple & cilantro69

Benedictine Sandwiches69

Rubs & Sauces70

Spice it up or slather it on, we’ve got rubs, pastes, and sauces to jazz up anything you’re throwing on the grill.

Cajun Rub70

Cowboy Rub70

Thai Paste71

Herbed Garlic Paste71

Pomegranate Barbecue Sauce72

Bourbon Barbecue Sauce72

Smoky Tomato Sauce73

Orange-Chipotle Barbecue Sauce73

Ask the Editors74

Classic Clafouti76

This homey, country-French “pie” sticks with tradition with a cherry version, plus there’s a “tropical” take, too.

Cherry Clafouti78

Mango-Orange Clafouti with coconut milk79