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.

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Japanese Cucumber Salad

Japanese Cucumber Salad

Simple. Surprising. Spunky. Just what we look for in a summer salad. Just what we found in this jumble of cucumbers, vinegar, and ginger.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 6
Scale Up-Scale Down Salad

Scale Up–Scale Down Salad

Whether you like a big or small salad, you’ll find it here. We think of this as an anything-goes-anytime-of-year salad. Swap outs are highly encouraged.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
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Fava Bean Puree

Fava Bean Puree

Few things say spring like the brilliant green of a fava bean. Here, a little help on how to harness these harbingers of warm weather.

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Shaved Summer Squash with Squash Blossoms

Shaved Summer Squash with Squash Blossoms

An unexpected, elegant salad of thinly shaved summer squash tossed with squash blossoms, lemon, and some crumbly cheese. Lovely with just about anything.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 2
Corn and Green Tomato Salad

Corn and Green Tomato Salad

For this salad, fresh corn, green tomatoes, and red onion are tossed in a refreshing Champagne vinaigrette. All hail summer!

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A Potato Dish for Julia

A swift stovetop version of classic pommes Anna, these sliced spuds are swaddled in butter, garlic, and Julia Child’s enthusiastic approval.

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Sole a La Meuniere

Sole à la Meunière

Classic bistro cooking at its best, sole meuniere maintains a balance between nutty brown butter and the lilt of lemon. A simple dish with a complex taste.

  • 30 M
  • 45 M
  • 2
Migas

Migas

Migas is at its heart leftover bread mixed with pork—chorizo and pork belly—garlic, paprika, and drippings. A Spanish staple, they’re a perfect quick bite.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
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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.

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  • 23
Lemon, Ricotta, and Pea Pasta

Lemon, Ricotta, and Pea Pasta

Lemon, ricotta cheese, peas, and pappardelle pasta. The name says it all. A simple dish that can be made in no time. It’s a real family-friendly dish. Honest.

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  • 15 M
  • 35 M
  • 6
Butter Lettuce with Maytag Blue Cheese

Butter Lettuce with Maytag Blue Cheese

Forget that wedge of iceberg beneath a glob of bottled blue cheese dressing. This lovely little salad is creamy yet sharp, rich yet acidic, classic yet blissfully unconventional.

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  • 15 M
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