An eggplant kebab on a tortilla with fresh spinach, garlic sauce, and cabbage.

Eggplant Kebabs

A healthy, veggie-packed dinner that’s most magnificent during the height of summer. No turning on the stove required.

A small pot with a small amount of spicy bourbon barbecue sauce left in it and a spoon resting inside.

Spicy Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

The secret ingredient to this spicy sauce? Nope. Not bourbon. We said secret. It’s smoked ketchup. (Yup. You heard correctly.) Bacon, too.

An oval platter topped with Greek salad - sliced cucumber, tomatoes, red onion, peppers, and feta cheese.

Greek Salad

As easy and traditional as classic Greek salad. But with a subtle twist that’s gonna have you coming back to this recipe again and again and again.

A metal platter holding five grilled portobello mushrooms, topped with garlic rosemary butter.

Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

Juicy and umami-rich, we might even dare say these super savory mushrooms are meaty in texture. They made a terrific side or even sub in for a burger patty.

Four scoops of blueberry frozen yogurt in a wooden bowl with a spoon resting beside it.

Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

No sugar. No creepy preservatives. Nothing but blueberries, plain yogurt, honey, lemon juice, purple smiles, and requests for seconds.

Beer from a Budweiser bottle being poured into a glass of mean shandy.

Mean Shandy

What, pray tell, is a mean shandy, you ask? Think of a regular shandy with a spirited streak. There you have it.

A black bowl with a block of warm tofu with soy sauce, ginger, and scallion garnish.

Warm Tofu with Soy Sauce, Ginger, and Scallion

Warm, gently spiced, tofu that might make a believer out of you. If you already love tofu, then you know that it can actually be comfort food, when prepared the right way. If not, here’s your chance.

A white plate topped with calamari à la plancha -- seared calamari -- with a bottle of wine in the background.

Calamari à la Plancha

Sounds a lot more compelling than “squid cooked over hot coals”! Or, in this case, cast iron skillets. Our recipe tester Sofia swears this is just like what they serve in her native Portugal.

A partially sliced smoked coffee brisket on a wooden cutting board with a meat fork resting beside it.

Smoked Coffee Brisket

Behold, one of the most beautiful briskets you’ll ever pull off your backyard barbecue. Truly. Here’s how.