Shaved Summer Squash with Squash Blossoms

Shaved Summer Squash with Squash Blossoms

An unexpected, elegant salad of thinly shaved summer squash tossed with squash blossoms, lemon, and some crumbly cheese. Lovely with just about anything.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 2
Red Eye Devil's Food Cake Recipe

Red Eye Devil’s Food Cake

This caffeinated incarnation of a classic chocolate cake comprises cocoa-y layers and fudgy ganache that take their jolt from a cup of joe.

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  • 50 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 30
Watermelon Limeade

Watermelon Limeade

Taken neat, on the rocks, or with a stealth shot of tequila, we think you’ll find no fault with this drink that’s designed for the dog days of summer.

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 12
Mini-Muffin-Financiers

Mini-Muffin Financiers

Don’t let these delicate, diminutive cakes with the froufrou French name fool you. They’re a cinch to toss in the oven–and even easier to toss in the mouth.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 15
Paprika

Paprika: Just a Pile of Dust?

Banal or bold? David and Renee are on opposite sides of the fence when it comes to the ubiquitous paprika. Where do you stand when it comes to this rusty red spice?

David

Where You Going? Barcelona? Oh.

David recounts the misery of a lunatic cab driver, a broken down train, a snarky airline rep, and the joy of traveling coach on his way to Barcelona.

Simple Syrup

Simple Syrup

Simple syrup is sugar and water that have been simmered to dissolve the sugar. Drizzle it in drinks, ice tea, and lemonade for a grit-free drink.

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  • 5 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
Parmesan-Crusted Chicken

Parmesan-Crusted Chicken

When it’s half past when you’d wanted to eat and you’re too exhausted to think, turn to this kid-friendly, adult-approved fix.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 23
American Flag

If It’s July Fourth, it Must Be Deborah’s

David reminisces about his late friend Deborah Murphy, who brought so much love, joy, and good food to her annual July Fourth party.

Sweet Tea

Sweet Tea

Nothing slakes thirst, quells worries, and comes together with ease quite like Southern sweet tea.

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  • 5 M
  • 40 M
  • 32
North Carolina Pulled Pork Sandwich

North Carolina Eastern-Style ’Cue

This Carolina ‘cue ‘wich draws on pork that’s quite literally falling apart tender, teased into tantalizingly tender shreds, and mopped with a vinegary sauce.

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  • 15 M
  • 7 H
  • 6
Cornmeal Drop-Biscuit Peach Cobbler

Cornmeal Drop-Biscuit Peach Cobbler

Ah, summer. Ah, cobbler. Those two sentiments are sort of one in the same, don’t you agree, seeing as each is easy, effortless, and always enticing?

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 6
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