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Summer

Occasions | Sun's out! Discuss the best summer foods, from popsicles to salads, and get inspiration about creative summer cooking.

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11 of Our Most Popular Sides for Summer Grilling & BBQ Season
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11 of Our Most Popular Sides for Summer Grilling & BBQ Season

You're cool. You're interesting. You're different, and fun. You're popular; people like you. Shouldn...

How to Choose a Live Lobster 02:22
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How to Choose a Live Lobster

When it comes to shellfish, lobster is synonymous with luxury and usually priced to match, but cooking...

How to Smoke Meat Like the Pros 00:39
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How to Smoke Meat Like the Pros

Grilling season may have given way to fall, but true BBQ fans are willing to brave inclement weather...

7 Tricks for Perfectly Juicy Burgers Every Time
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7 Tricks for Perfectly Juicy Burgers Every Time

No one wants to choke down a tough, crumbly, dry hamburger, so learn these 7 simple tricks for making...

This Zero-Waste Gazpacho Is the Perfect Last Taste of Summer
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This Zero-Waste Gazpacho Is the Perfect Last Taste of Summer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gqcSGhET4a4 In our Chow-To season two premiere, senior video producer...

The Ultimate "Farewell Summer, Hello Fall" Guide 01:51
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The Ultimate "Farewell Summer, Hello Fall" Guide

Summer produce—heirloom tomatoes, peaches, corn—is still available in many places, but we can feel...

Squeeze Every Last Ounce of Flavor from Summer Produce with These Unique Cocktails 00:24
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Squeeze Every Last Ounce of Flavor from Summer Produce with These Unique Cocktails

These late summer drink recipes take full advantage of the last seasonal produce before fall's apples...

We Taste-Tested Some of the Best (and Worst) Spiked Seltzers for Summer
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We Taste-Tested Some of the Best (and Worst) Spiked Seltzers for Summer

Wondering about the best hard seltzer for your end of summer beach trip, picnic, or post-Labor Day...

International Cold Soups to Enjoy Before Cooler Fall Temperatures 05:50
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International Cold Soups to Enjoy Before Cooler Fall Temperatures

These cold soup recipes from around the world are perfect for eating in the last days of summer. On...

Videos on Summer

Summer Recipes

Herbed Heirloom Tomato Salad 252 Saves

Herbed Heirloom Tomato Salad

Summer’s best tomatoes only need salt, pepper, and good olive oil and vinegar to shine.

Easy Pizza Sauce 212 Saves

Easy Pizza Sauce

A thick and intensely tomatoey sauce that freezes beautifully.

Smoked Bluefish Pâté 4 Saves

Smoked Bluefish Pâté

This Smoked Bluefish Pâté is a fine way to tone down the strong taste of the oily fish without totally...

Fresh Corn and Tomato Salad 517 Saves

Fresh Corn and Tomato Salad

Breathe new life into your summer picnic or backyard barbecue with this simple salad of fresh tomatoes...

Daniel Humm's Peach Gazpacho with Toasted Almonds 138 Saves

Daniel Humm's Peach Gazpacho with Toasted Almonds

A sweet-savory gazpacho recipe from the chef at Eleven Madison Park in New York, made with fresh peaches...

Fresh Mango Lemonade 11 Saves

Fresh Mango Lemonade

A refreshing summer drink, this sophisticated take on lemonade with fresh mango and a touch of Angostura...

Apricot-Whiskey Smash 154 Saves

Apricot-Whiskey Smash

A summer cocktail recipe of muddled apricots and mint mixed with rye whiskey and lemon juice