Watermelon with Fleur de Sel

The simplest and most summery dessert we know–complete with juice dribbling down your chin–just got even more spectacular.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 11

Frozen Gin Fizz

We know, we know. Blender drinks are for sissies–or so you may think. If that’s the case, take a sip of this stiff riff on the gin and tonic. Then get back to us.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 8

Hibiscus Beet Sorbet

Behind that tempting shade of red lurks an oh-so-swell-for-you ingredient whose virtues are masked by hibiscus’ floral lilt.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H
  • 0

Sticky Pork Ribs

Sweet. Sour. Sticky. It’s a trifecta of sorts that will not fail you, especially when slathered on ribs grilled low and slow. Uh, pass the napkins, please.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 0

Bobby Flay’s Barbecue Sauce

This sweetly spicy little number wooed us from our very first spoonful, banishing bottled barbecue sauce forever from our pantries.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H
  • 0

Southside Cocktail

Mint. Muddled. Mine. More. When we’ve got this gin-based mojito on our minds, those are about the only words we can muster.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 6

Cereal Milk Ice Cream

A smooth, creamy, scintillatingly sweet ice cream that will take you straight back to Saturday morning cartoons and that bowl of cereal sitting beside you.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 2

Blueberry Crumble

Not too sweet. Not too tart. Just right. That’s what we think of this obscenely simple crumble and its come-hither appeal.

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  • 15 M
  • 50 M
  • 31

Smashed Potatoes

Before you roll your eyes and mutter, “Do I need another mashed potato recipe?” we suggest you try these simple, sinful, pleasingly chunky smashed spuds. The answer, you’ll find, is yes.

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  • 5 M
  • 30 M
  • 9

Butter Pecan Affogato

Straight from Venice by way of Charleston, this Southern belle cheats a little, usurping the role of vanilla gelato with butter pecan ice cream.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0

Lemon Cucumber Cocktail

A gentle and genteel sipper, this libation draws on gin, cucumber, club soda, mint, and the lilt of lemon as a solution to lazy, languid summer nights.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 3

Freezer Tomato Sauce

Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes. When you’re inundated with ’em, there’s just one thing to do with ’em—make sauce and freeze it.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 10

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

Smoked Shrimp with Three Dipping Sauces

Shrimp and longnecks. There’s little else a summer shindig requires, except perhaps these eminently easy dips.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 3
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