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A serving of cucumber and onion salad being lifted from a serving bowl with silver salad tongs.

Cucumber and Onion Salad

Blissfully simple. Outrightly old-fashioned. Sigh-inducingly cooling. Even righteously healthy. Say hello to your latest summer obsession.

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  • 25 M
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A bowl of sweet whipped ricotta cream, a halved lemon, two vanilla beans, a knife, and a small glass on a marble surface.

Sweet Whipped Ricotta Cream

A little more indulgent than plain old whipped cream. A little less full tilt than luscious mascarpone. And oh so lovely. Like us, you’re gonna be smitten.

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  • 30 M
  • 2
Two Guiness floats with straws on a grey metal try with a few spoons lying beside them.

Guinness and Ice Cream Float

A marvie blend of bitter stout and sweet ice cream, this inspired adults-only rendition of an old-fashioned float just may take you by surprise.

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  • 5 M
  • 14
Bowls of watermelon, tomato, feta, herbs, and red onion for making the watermelon tomato feta salad.

Tomato Watermelon Feta Salad

All your summer favorites collide in this kaleidoscopic salad that’s equally stunning when layered in a jar or simply tossed in a bowl.

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  • 15 M
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Three fresh figs with ricotta and honey and dipped in pistachios on a white plate

Fresh Figs with Ricotta and Honey

Fresh figs alone, while stunning if savored by you alone in the kitchen, isn’t exactly what you want to serve guests. Here’s what you do want to offer them.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 14
A yellow bowl of cowboy caviar--black-eyed peas, corn, red onion, tomato, red and yellow pepper by Dorie Greenspan

Cowboy Caviar Salad

Eating healthy was never so easy—or mingled so nicely with tortilla chips and beer.

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  • 30 M
  • 30 M
  • 0
Herbed ricotta dip with a cutting board covered with carrots, radishes, fava beans

Herbed Ricotta Dip with Spring Vegetables

True story: This luscious little number inspired one toddler to dip and dunk his way through an entire bag of baby carrots. An entire bag. Behold, the power of the dipper!

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 4
A white platter with sliced celery and cucumber and a white bowl of feta dip on top.

Feta Dip

Looking for an excuse to invite folks over? Here it is. Less than 10 minutes from start to wipe-the-creamy-dip-from-your-lips finish.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 14