Bibb Wedges, Radicchio, Endive, and Blue Cheese Dressing

Remember those insipid wedges of iceberg buried beneath blobs of bottled blue cheese dressing? This salad will erase all such memories.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 2

Carrot and Lentil Soup

“Beautiful.” “Filled with flavors.” “A tad spicy.” “Simple.” “Perfect!” That’s just a taste of what our testers are saying about this soup. Sort of makes you want some, doesn’t it?

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  • 20 M
  • 40 M
  • 5

Grilled Vegetable and Goat Cheese Sandwiches

The quintessential summer sandwich, this stack is stuffed with grilled eggplant, bell peppers, red onions, and zucchini. Open wide.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Pinto Bean, Quinoa, and Wild Rice Wrap

A hippy dippy wrap if ever there was one. Slather on avocado and salsa fixings for starters, then ad lib to your heart’s hippiest content.

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  • 20 M
  • 45 M
  • 0

Spanish Gazpacho

Puree tomatoes, cukes, bell peppers, bread, vinegar, garlic, and olive oil until smooth, toss in the fridge until mind-numbingly cold, then slurp and sigh.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 1

Chilled Tomato Soup with Aged Feta and Olives

This shockingly stunning chilled soup–not to be confused with gazpacho, mind you–has ample oomph to compensate for lackluster tomatoes. But when made with in-season heirlooms? Wowsa.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Roasted Tomato Soup

The antithesis of gazpacho, this robust soup jumbles tomatoes and onion and balsamic and blasts them in the oven for unparalleled cool weather comfort.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 0

Warm Chicken with Green Beans and Chard

Veggies from the garden or greenmarket are cooked ever so gently, then tossed with a mild vinaigrette and gilded with chicken. Summer at its simplest.

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  • 25 M
  • 35 M
  • 3

French Newlywed Soup

This luxurious white bean soup, loaded with garlic aplenty, is served to newlyweds in bed the morning after…um, well, you know. Sustenance, people. Sustenance.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 5

Open-Face Egg Sandwich

We know. You already have an egg salad sandwich recipe. But trust us, it’s nothing like this one, which is whoppingly old school in taste, blissfully healthful in every other way.

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  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 8

Asparagus Tart

If spring had a taste, we dare say it’d be this simple yet sophisticated tart with its cheese custard, shatteringly crisp phyllo crust, and row after row of spring spears.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Arugula, Fennel, and Orange Salad

This salad, bright with arugula, fennel, and orange, is everything you need for a light lunch or side. It’s peppery, sweet, licorice-y and oh-so-tempting.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0

Hog Island Grilled Cheese

This much-ballyhooed ‘wich from Hog Island Oyster Bar in San Francisco is stuffed with fromage blanc, Gruyère, Cheddar, and Havarti. Talk about the stuff romance is made from…

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  • 10 M
  • 30 M
  • 8

Carrot Soup with Chicken and Thyme

The color of happiness, yes? But what’s even more stunning about this soup than its vibrant hue and sweet taste is just how easily and inexpensively it comes together.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 5
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