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.
Behind that tempting shade of red lurks an oh-so-swell-for-you ingredient whose virtues are masked by hibiscus’ floral lilt.
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.
This sweetly spicy little number wooed us from our very first spoonful, banishing bottled barbecue sauce forever from our pantries.
Mint. Muddled. Mine. More. When we’ve got this gin-based mojito on our minds, those are about the only words we can muster.
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.
Not too sweet. Not too tart. Just right. That’s what we think of this obscenely simple crumble and its come-hither appeal.
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.
Straight from Venice by way of Charleston, this Southern belle cheats a little, usurping the role of vanilla gelato with butter pecan ice cream.
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.
Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes. When you’re inundated with ’em, there’s just one thing to do with ’em—make sauce and freeze it.
The quintessential summer sandwich, this stack is stuffed with grilled eggplant, bell peppers, red onions, and zucchini. Open wide.
Shrimp and longnecks. There’s little else a summer shindig requires, except perhaps these eminently easy dips.
No ice cream maker required. Just watermelon, citrus, sweetness, mint, and a whole lotta cold. Vodka optional. Then just scoop it up and plop it in a pretty bowl.
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