A white bowl filled with smoky gazpacho drizzled with extra-virgin olive oil, and a spoon resting inside the bowl.

Smoky Gazpacho

Sometimes a little unexpected tweak to tradition isn’t a bad thing. Nope. Not a bad thing at all…

An eggplant timbale with one wedge cut from it on a white plate.

Eggplant Timbale

It may be a tad boring looking from the outside, but wait ’til you see what this eggplant timbale is filled with on the inside.

A white plate of zucchini linguine--with pasta, zucchini, garlic, capers, mint, dill, and cheese with a fork

Zucchini Linguine

This zucchini linguine is a panoply of summer abundance with summer squash and herbs crowding out the usual pasta sauce suspects. No complaints here.

An apricot tart with high sides and a crumble topping, sitting on a metal cookie sheet.

Apricot Tart

Sweet but not too sweet, this simple summer dessert is essentially the French take on fruit crumble. Mon Dieu, we love the French.

Three glass bowls filled with coffee mousse sprinkled with nuts, on a

Whipped Coffee Mousse

A lovely coffee-flavored dessert that’s reminiscent of tiramisu but much, much easier. Coffee, ricotta, heavy cream, and amaretti make it possible.

Sticky pork ribs cut into individual ribs on a piece of parchment with a knife.

Sticky Pork Ribs

Sweet. Sour. Sticky. It’s a trifecta of sorts that will not fail you, especially when slathered on ribs grilled low and slow. Uh, pass the napkins, please.

A plate with two grilled salmon and zucchini skewers with potatoes on the side

Grilled Salmon and Zucchini Skewers

Hallelujah, come on get happy. These babies take just a bit of time to put together and a mere 10 minutes to cook. Grab a plate and belly up to the grill, kids.

A person cutting a slab of the best St. Louis ribs into individual ribs.

Best St. Louis Ribs

Our testers raved about these ribs slathered with spice rub and smothered with barbecue sauce and smoked until knee-wobblingly tender. They’re that good.