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This quick and easy pasta dish is the perfect summer meal. Featuring bright basil, lemon juice, and summer favorite avocado its a fresh dish great for picnics, potlucks, or a weeknight dinner.
Mexican cuisine is still what we crave all summer long -- maybe as a break from picnics and endless barbecues. Not that grilling isn't still No. 1 on the list of "Best Ways to Cook" in the warm weather.
This wholesome whole-grain side dish is great with roast chicken or lamb. Enjoy it as is or with a crumble of goat cheese.
You'll need to bake the chips in two or more batches. If baking two sheets at a time, swap the sheets' positions after 5 minutes.
This recipe is for classic skillet-fried chicken. It's delicious teamed with coleslaw and creamed corn.
These squares need to set up in the refrigerator, so allow at least 5 hours of chilling time before you serve (or pack) them. You can substitute lower-fat cream cheese for regular, if you like. The cheesecake itself will be slightly less creamy but still fabulous.
The addition of the coffee, for which the recipe is named, deepens the other flavors in the beans.
This gorgeous, no-cook soup is quickly made in the food processor. Chill it for at least 3 hours before serving. As the soup chills, the flavors meld and the texture becomes smoother.
When I make this for picnics, I prepare it the night before, refrigerate it, and serve it cool the next day.
Invite friends to make the toppings for an indulgent ice-cream potluck party--peanut brittle mixed with crispy rice cereal, fresh blueberry sauce and an over-the-top mix of crushed chocolate-covered pretzels, cookie crumbs and more.
Blackberries paired with blueberries make a classic American pie, but I go easy on the blackberries; their more assertive flavor and seedy texture can easily overwhelm the blueberries.
Sherry adds a subtle tang, and Spanish chorizo brings a smoky note to these beans.