A newspaper-topped table strewn with crawfish, corn, peppers, and potatoes - a classic crawfish boil.

Crawfish Boil

Call some friends, set a pot of water to boil, and chill some beer. There’s mudbugs to be had.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 6
Six ears of grilled Indian corn drizzled with curry yogurt and lime wedges on the side.

Indian Corn with Curried Yogurt

Butter is nice, but we have a hunch you may find this tangy, spicy, cooling drizzle of yogurt, honey, and curry to be just as swell.

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  • 20 M
  • 14
Layers of zucchini, summer squash, and eggplant cooked together and garnished with basil for this summer vegetable gratin.

Summer Vegetable Gratin

What to do with late summer abundance? Chef Alain Ducasse’s fancy-pants interpretation of a Provençal classic.

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  • 45 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
A white oval serving dish filled with pickled carrots.

Pickled Carrots

Perhaps the quickest pickles ever, these tongue-tinglingly tangy specimens come together in minutes. Bet you can’t eat just one.

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  • 5 M
  • 45 M
  • 6
Fresh Carrots and Beets

Salt-Baked Carrots and Beets

Ever swoon while eating your vegetables? That’s what we thought. Next time you desire a side that’s simple yet stunning, try this.

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  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 8
A rimmed baking sheet filled with assorted oven-roasted tomatoes.

Oven-Roasted Tomatoes

This shamelessly simple trick transforms disappointingly ho-hum tomatoes into insatiably sticky, squidgy little lovelies.

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  • 10 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 20
S'mores Brownies

S’mores Brownies

Chewy, gooey, and chocolatey, these crackly topped brownies are the perfect balance of cakey, fudgy, and pass-the-napkins messy.

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  • 25 M
  • 1 H
  • 12