Fava Bean Puree

Few things say spring like the brilliant green of a fava bean. Here, a little help on how to harness these harbingers of warm weather.

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Lemon Chill | Sgroppino

This madcap Italian nightcap swirls together vodka, Prosecco, and lemon sorbet to ridiculously satiating, giggle-inducing effect.

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  • 5 M
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  • 6

Cutting Board Cuisine

A sweltering summer kitchen doesn’t stop our fearless Renee. She simply piles her greenmarket finds on the cutting board, chops, drizzles, salts, and eats.

Cantaloupe Soup with Prosciutto-Mozzarella Sandwiches

The ingredients couldn’t be more accessible. The results couldn’t be less expected.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 8

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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  • 2

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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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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Grilled Country Pork Chops with Bourbon-Basted Grilled Peaches

What makes these grilled pork chops special is grilled peaches. They lend a flavor boost, amping up their natural sugar and complementing the chops.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 D, 2 H
  • 8

Corn and Green Tomato Salad

For this salad, fresh corn, green tomatoes, and red onion are tossed in a refreshing Champagne vinaigrette. All hail summer!

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  • 2

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

A Potato Dish for Julia

A swift stovetop version of classic pommes Anna, these sliced spuds are swaddled in butter, garlic, and Julia Child’s enthusiastic approval.

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  • 30 M
  • 13

Sole à La Meunière

Classic bistro cooking at its best, sole meuniere maintains a balance between nutty brown butter and the lilt of lemon. A simple dish with a complex taste.

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  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 2

Tinto de Verano

The unofficial Spanish summer sipper. Just as much a classic as that other wine-based libation from Spain, Tinto de Verano is the cocktail the Spanish keep all to themselves.

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  • 5 M
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  • 3

Octopus with Paprika

Octopus with paprika, AKA pulpo a la Gallega, is pretty much ubiquitous at bars and restaurants in Spain. There’s a reason for that. See for yourself.

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  • 45 M
  • 2
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