In Season Dishes

Watermelon Sorbet

Watermelon Sorbet

No ice cream maker required. Just watermelon, citrus, sweetness, mint, and a little time in the deep freeze. Vodka optional. Then all you do is scoop it up and plop it in a pretty bowl.

  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 17
Freezer Tomato Sauce

Freezer Tomato Sauce

1. Turn your glut of garden tomatoes into this sauce. 2. Stash it in the freezer. 3. Thank yourself come winter.

  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 18
Spaghetti with Raw Tomatoes

Spaghetti with Raw Tomatoes

Summer at its simplest, not to mention it’s most splendid, seeing as how five minutes of effort yields a meal that rivals round-trip tickets to Italy.

  • 20 M
  • 50 M
  • 31
A plate of zucchini slaw two ways with strips of zucchini, yellow summer squash, bell pepper and two dressings

Zucchini Slaw Two Ways

Never give zucchini away again with these equally tempting yet uniquely different slaws. You get to choose—rich and creamy or tart and sweet.

  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 8
Grilled Broccoli

Grilled Broccoli or Broccolini

Don’t care for broccoli? Just toss it on the grill. It’ll take on a beguilingly earthy, smoky quality that’s actually quite hard to resist.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Haricots Verts with Frisee and Bacon

Haricots Verts with Frisée and Bacon

An inventive riff on plain old greens, this inspired salad juxtaposes a sassy sherry vinaigrette with crisp green beans, tender cipollini, and—mmmm—bacon. Our kinda salad.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 40 M
  • 0
Black skillet with red, white, yellow, and purple roasted radishes

Roasted Radishes

Roasting these rotund little root veggies turns them docile as anything dug out of the ground can be.

  • 5 M
  • 35 M
  • 8
Oval pan with cumin-scented carrots sprinkled with chopped chives, orange zest, and pepper

Cumin-Scented Carrots

This goes-with-anything veggie side relies on pantry staples, comes together in 10 minutes, makes minimal cleanup, and may just lower your husband’s cholesterol. You’re welcome.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
Shrimp and Grits

Southern Shrimp and Grits

Our most requested recipe, this ridiculously rich dish takes its heat from andouille, its creamy comfort from grits smothered in cheese.

  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 2
Skillet with four seared pork sausages near a baking sheet of roasted grapes

Pork Sausages with Roasted Grapes

A traditionally Umbrian dish in which pork sausages and plump grapes are coaxed to tender goodness and jammy sweetness. You’re welcome.

  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 2
A square of polenta with layers of meat sauce on a plate with a fork, two glasses of wine

Polenta Cake with Meat Sauce

In this inspired Italian creation, traditional lasagna noodles are supplanted by polenta. Trust us, you’ll feel no guilt nor regret over forsaking custom.

  • Quick Glance
  • 20 M
  • 2 H
  • 12
Pan-Seared Foie Gras with a Chardonnay-Grapefruit Reduction

Pan-Seared Foie Gras

This luxe little number with a pan sauce reduction of late-harvest Chardonnay is best reserved for when you truly, madly, deeply love your guests.

  • Quick Glance
  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
Roasted Applesauce

Roasted Applesauce

So long, store-bought applesauce. Tuck into your own fuss-free, artisanal applesauce that’s a little sweet, a little spicy, and as smooth or as chunky as you please.

  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 19