A bowl of chilled cucumber soup with a spoon resting inside.

Chilled Cucumber Soup

This cool yogurt-based soup is ideal on those sweltering days when you don’t feel like heating up the kitchen.

An oval platter topped with Greek salad - sliced cucumber, tomatoes, red onion, peppers, and feta cheese.

Greek Salad

As easy and traditional as classic Greek salad. But with a subtle twist that’s gonna have you coming back to this recipe again and again and again.

A grey ceramic bowl filled with baked mac and cheese with bread crumbs

Baked Mac and Cheese with Bread Crumbs

Because nothing says love like cheesy pasta magnificence. This baked mac ‘n cheese, with Colby, Cheddar, and crisp, buttery bread crumbs can be made ahead of time, too.

A plate of fattoush topped with crispy pita chips and a fork on the side.

Fattoush ~ Vegetable and Pita Salad

Fresh, cool, and filled with summer staple veggies, we think you’re going to love this salad. Tangy dressing and perfectly fried pita croutons bring it all together in a flash.

A wedge of white pizza on a piece of parchment.

White Pizza

We find this lovely, albeit subtly flavored, little number to be one of the simpler pleasures in life. We think you’ll concur.

Several bowls of orzo salad with grilled vegetables and a person scooping some from a larger bowl.

Orzo Salad with Grilled Vegetables

A light dinner for when you just can’t face the thought of heating up your kitchen in the summer. Just slice and grill your way to a sublimely citrusy, veggie-filled pasta salad.

Two bowls of rice and curried chickpeas with two forks and a yellow cloth on the side.

Curried Chickpeas ~ Chana Masala

Easy, inexpensive, not too spicy, comforting as heck, and made with ingredients you probably already have. It also just so happens to be vegan and gluten-free.

Four of Ina Garten's waffle iron hash browns in a waffle iron with the lid open.

Ina Garten’s Waffle Iron Hash Browns

Drag out your waffle iron and reacquaint yourself with it—then devour some of the most delectable hash browns you’ve ever had. Get ready for a diner-worthy dinner at home.