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
White bowl of sliced parmesan-crusted chicken, lettuce, and red and yellow cherry tomatoes

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.

  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 23
Watermelon and Ginger

Watermelon and Ginger

Watermelon takes on a sweet heat when rubbed with a nubbin of ginger. Wowsers.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 4
Strawberry-Jam

Strawberry Jam

This quick refrigerator jam doesn’t require canning and processing and preserving. It just requires strawberries, sugar, a pot, and a fridge.

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  • 25 M
  • 45 M
  • 11
Trenette with Langoustines

Trenette with Langoustines

Easy yet elegant, this simple pasta dish calls for any long, narrow, flat pasta, garlic, olive oil, seafood, and parsley. Dinner is done.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 4
Shrimp Paste

Shrimp Paste

Shrimp paste is a classic southern treat. Small shrimp is blended with butter, shallots, and spices. Smear the shrimp paste on biscuits or toast points.

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  • 15 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Pear Basil Pecorino Toscano Salad

Pear, Basil, and Pecorino Toscano Salad

This Italian pear, basil, and pecorino Toscano salad is a perfect fall dish. The sweet pears, pungent basil, and meaty pecorino Toscano play well together.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
  • 0
Molten chocolate cake, a wedge cut from it, with chocolate oozing; whipped cream on top, on a plate

Molten Chocolate Cake

This french molten chocolate cake flows seductive when cut into with a fork. A cinch to make, this molten chocolate cake is an elegant, impressive dessert.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 3
Ghostly Halloween Meringues

Ghostly Halloween Meringues

These—eek!—meringue ghosts couldn’t be any easier. Beat egg whites and sugar until satiny and stiff, create some blobs, and bake. See? Not so scary after all.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 2
Sliced loaf of Jim Lahey's no-knead olive bread on a kitchen towel

Jim Lahey’s No-Knead Olive Bread

Kalamata olives lend this no-knead bread ample flavor while a long, slow rise brings it a bakery-quality crumb. Don’t expect the warm-from-the-oven loaf to last long.

  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 26