These pork ribs are tender and juicy right out of the oven, at room temperature, or even cold, which makes them perfect picnic food.
Pickling radishes mellows their peppery bite, giving them a sweet-and-sour flavor while maintaining their crisp texture.
Top Chef finalist Kevin Gillespie wowed the judges early in season 6 with this recipe for bacon jam. He braises bacon with onion, brown sugar, chicken broth, and Espelette pepper, then blends it into a sweet-savory jam.
This basic cream cheese frosting recipe is really easy to remember: Just beat together 2 sticks of butter, 2 packages of cream cheese, 2 cups of powdered sugar, and a splash of vanilla extract.
Removing the excess moisture from cucumbers is vital to getting the rich texture that a creamy cucumber salad should have.
Author and former Gramercy Tavern managing partner Nick Mautone says he prefers a rich, smoky style of whiskey for these highballs, such as an Islay malt from Scotland like Laphroaig, or a robust single-cask Kentucky bourbon like Blanton’s.
Tart apricots are the base for the savory sauce this chicken bakes in. Blanch the apricots, remove their skins, and crush them into chunks.
These grilled steaks get another layer of flavor from a simple spice rub. Mix together garlic and mustard powder with salt and pepper, coat the rib steaks, and let them sit while the simple salad of green beans and cherry tomatoes is prepared.
Tofu can be hard to infuse with flavor, but Mexican hot sauce has just the right amount of vinegar and spice to transform it into a spicy, tangy filling for this vegetarian version of the classic Mexican sandwich.
A filling made with fontina and Parmesan cheese, zucchini, onion, tomato paste, garlic, and basil adds tons of flavor to these stuffed and grilled red bell peppers.
Grilled zucchini is usually assigned the lesser role of a side dish, but adding a hearty grain stuffing upgrades it to a main course.
Tossing homemade dough onto the grill gives this flatbread a charred, bubbly, chewy crust. It’s topped with cooked potato slices, mozzarella cheese, and tangy goat cheese.
Halloumi, a salty cheese from Cyprus in the Mediterranean, has a high melting point, which makes it great for grilling.
You don’t need to pull out the ice cream maker for this elegant cold dessert. Just blend frozen pineapple with rum, lime juice, simple syrup, and ice, then freeze the mixture until solid and scoopable.
These light, cakey scones come together in no time and only take about 10 minutes to bake. Serve them at a special brunch or afternoon tea topped with strawberry jam or roasted rhubarb compote.
Fresh corn adds sweetness and crunch to this chunky summer salsa. Just cut corn kernels off the cob; add tomatoes, scallions, avocados, and lime juice; and serve with some Baked Tortilla Chips for a healthy summer snack.
Two simple pantry items—oil-packed tuna and rice—form the backbone of this healthy and versatile salad.
Fast and easy grilled shrimp make a lighter alternative to meaty taco fillings. Toss them quickly in spicy chipotle powder, cumin, and lime juice, then grill to develop a flavorful char.
Mimosas and Bloody Marys are solid year-round choices for brunch cocktails, but when fresh peaches are in season, a Bellini is the way to go.
Eggplant is notorious for absorbing the oil when it’s fried, so to solve that problem we start by stir-frying cubed eggplant in just a small amount of oil over high heat until crisp-tender.