The peppery and clove flavors of a basil simple syrup mix with fresh lime juice to make a refreshing late-summer drink.
There's nothing like a cup of coffee or tea and a warm scone drizzled with honey and butter on a lazy morning. Use fresh or frozen cherries for this recipe.
There is almost nothing more rewarding in a weeknight meal than shortcuts that actually make a recipe yummier.
There's nothing like French comfort food; well-flavored with fresh ingredients and made with precision and care. 'Cuisine Niçoise,' by Hillary Davis, celebrates simple ingredients and the cooking of the French Riviera.
These popovers are the perfect base for a hot fudge sundae. Serve them with warm Nutella or chocolate sauce, a scoop of ice cream, and nuts.
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Still clinging to summer's last lazy afternoons? Light and fresh with little work involved, this salad is the perfect way to see the season off. Serve it with grilled chicken or fish.
Food is a powerful thing, and a certain dish can spark memories from years ago. This mango salad recipe from Vietnam works great as an appetizer or light side.
Wrap up a summer of grilling and outdoor eating with this peached pork. Serve it with a side of potatoes or a green salad.
Moist and fluffy with a nice crunch from the streusel topping, these muffins are first-rate.
Tostadas are the perfect platform for just about any tasty combination. Beans flavored with unsweetened cocoa and topped with peach mint salsa make a comforting and easy lunch.
Savor the last few weeks of summer with this fresh salad. Toss quinoa, corn, and feta cheese with whatever fresh herbs you have on hand.
Not too light, not too dense, this bundt cake has just the right fluffy texture. Top it with your favorite glaze or frosting and sprinkle with sweetened coconut.
Spoon bread is an old Southern recipe. Adding bacon to the bread and topping with tomato-bacon jam makes this dish more than just a simple side.
To pep up your tabbouleh, first soak the bulgar wheat in lemon juice. Then add a variety of fresh, summer market vegetables and seasoning for flavor-packed salad.
The subtle acidity of the tomatoes plays nicely against the sweetness of the watermelon, both bursting with bold flavorful juice with every bit. The saltiness of the feta cheese, crisp radishes, and cool cucumbers balance the sweetness.
Fresh fish is best prepared in the simplest of ways to preserve taste and flavor. Fish steamed in a bamboo steamer and seasoned with salt and pepper, fresh herbs, and seasoning will be ready to eat in minutes.
For your next celebration consider this pistachio-flavored cake layered with mascarpone filling and fresh apricots, and topped with whipped cream frosting.
We narrowed it down to four finalists, tested the recipes, and the newsroom voted. An apple cinnamon muffin recipe won the staff over with a swirl topping, moist texture, and complex flavors.
Summer isn't quite over yet! Roast some chiles and throw them in with eggs, onions, corn, zucchini, and cheese for a lovely weekend frittata.