A white gratin dish filled with creamy Brussels sprouts and covered in cheese

Brussels Sprouts Gratin

What’s not to love about Brussels sprouts–yes, Brussels sprouts–when they’re buried beneath nutty, buttery Gruyère? Nothing. Nothing at all.

Cracklins

Pork Cracklins

Yup. You can make your own chunks of porcine indulgence with nothing more than thickly sliced bacon and a sturdy skillet.

Chili Butter

Chili Honey Butter

Sweet, spicy, and just a little sassy. That’s what we think of this sensational synthesis of everyday ingredients. Slather it at will.

A glass of lemon cucumber cocktail with a sprig of mint, a lemon wheel, and a slice of cucumber.

Lemon Cucumber Cocktail

A gentle and genteel sipper, this libation draws on gin, cucumber, club soda, mint, and the lilt of lemon as a solution to lazy, languid summer nights.

A spider spoon with a fried summer squash in it being set onto a cooling rack.

Summer Squash Fritters

Part hush puppy, part fritter, and lovely through and through, these little blobs of cornmeal batter and summer squash blossom like sunflowers as they fry.