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Summer

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

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

We hope you've been making the most of grilling season with our 13 most popular BBQ recipes and even a few unusual things to grill this summer, but what about those all-important BBQ sides? If you're...
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What's For Dinner #443 (September 2020) - Falling Into Fall

Amandarama
by Amandarama 2 months ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modifications noted. What's for Dinner? ...

ICE CREAM -- Home Cooking Dish of the Month, July 2019

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by masha 1 year ago

Welcome to our Reporting Thread for our July 2019 Dish of the Month (“DOTM”). For those new to our DOTM series, the purpose of this thread is to encourage hounds to prepare the selected dish throu...

What's For Dinner #442 (August 2020) - Endless Summer!

Amandarama
by Amandarama 3 months ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modifications noted. What's for Dinner? Phot...

G & T

tim irvine
by tim irvine 2 months ago

I hadn't really enjoyed G & Ts for many years but recently tried Fevertree light tonic. It has no artificial sweeteners despite being labeled light. It is eminently drinkable and very refreshing....

Summer 2020 COTM Cocktail Companion: PUNCH WEBSITE RECIPES

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 5 months ago

Welcome to the discussion and reporting thread for our 2020 Summer Cocktail Companion, PUNCH. We'll be mixing up drinks all summer long using recipes from https://punchdrink.com/recipes/ In addi...

What's For Dinner #441 (July 2020) - Summer Living!

Amandarama
by Amandarama 4 months ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modifications noted. What's for Dinner? ...

Choice of beverage for July 4th

tim irvine
by tim irvine 4 months ago

I think the Fourth of July is a fun holiday for a lot of reasons. No presents are needed. No one dresses up; in fact dressing like a comfortable teenager is expected. Unlike the winter holidays ...

What are you baking these days? July 2020 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 4 months ago

Summer berries and stone fruits are coming in in earnest, and chocolate, lemon, and vanilla are always in season. They’re all good in baked goodies, of course. What’s in your oven this month?

Santa Barbara - Via Maestra 42

glbtrtr
by glbtrtr 3 months ago

Welcome to Parklet City - so many restaurants in Santa Barbara are now offering outdoor dining, even beyond the recent closing of State Street traffic for this sole purpose - creating outdoor space...

Dish of the Month – NOMINATIONS, June 2020

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by masha 5 months ago

Welcome to the Nominations thread for the June 2020 Dish of the Month. For those unfamiliar with the Home Cooking Dish of the Month (“DOTM”), our community selects a particular dish for each month...

April 2012 COTM: Melissa Clark Month, Cook This Now: Summer

L.Nightshade
by L.Nightshade 8 years ago

Please use this thread to discuss the chapters in Cook This Now, Summer: July; August; September, pages 193 - 286.. If you are reporting on a recipe that has not yet been reviewed, please hit t...

What's For Dinner #440 (June 2020) - Kicking Off Summer!

Amandarama
by Amandarama 5 months ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modifications noted. What's for Dinner? Phot...

blackcurrant dessert recipes- summer puddings, fools, what else?

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by phoenikia 11 years ago

Have lots of fresh blackcurrants, but it seems many recipes I have rely on blackcurrant jams and creme de cassis rather than the actual currants. What are some of your favourite recipes?

CAUSA RELLENA -- Home Cooking Dish of the Month, June 2020

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by masha 5 months ago

Welcome to the Reporting Thread for our June 2020 Dish of the Month (“DOTM”), Causa – sometimes called “Causa Rellena” or “Causa Limena” (meaning from Lima). Thanks to all the hounds who partic...

Dish of the Month VOTING, June 2020

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by masha 5 months ago

Welcome to the voting thread for the Home Cooking Dish of the Month (“DOTM”) for June 2020. The purpose of this thread is to cast votes to choose a dish that we all can cook and report on during t...

Fresh SSC at JJ Hook - summer is coming!

Niblet
by Niblet 5 months ago

Today I picked up a hunk o' sushi-grade tuna ($23/lb), steamers ($who cares), and a soft-shell crab ($10 ea) for a spicy-dredge-and-fry. Fortunately they'll clean the crab b/c I just don't have it ...

Summer 2019 Cookbook of the Month Cocktail Companion: BATCH COCKTAILS

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 1 year ago

Hello and welcome to the reporting thread for our Summer 2019 COTM Cocktail Companion, BATCH COCKTAILS: MAKE-AHEAD PITCHER DRINKS FOR EVERY OCCASION by Maggie Hoffman. Time to roll up our sleeves, ...