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Texas Style Barbecued Brisket

Editor's note: The recipe and introductory text below are from The Barbecue! Bible 10th Anniversary Edition, by Steven Raichlen. To read more about Raichlen and BBQ, go to our feature The Best Barbecue...

Author: Steven Raichlen

Cherry Vodka

Author: Anne Applebaum

Summer Berry Crisp

Juicy berries are marvelous nestled under a crispy top. This dessert is easy enough for a beginning baker to make and serve with pride.

Author: Sheila Lukins

Rack of Lamb With Garlic and Herbs

Herb-and-bread-crumb coatings are classic on rack of lamb, but leaving out the crumbs lightens the dish. Get the recipe.

Author: Shelley Wiseman

Sweet Potato Cobbler

This Sweet-Potato Cobbler recipe was common at Juneteenth celebrations years ago but is now seldom seen.

Author: Nathan Jean Whitaker Sanders

Roast Pork Loin with Garlic and Rosemary

Any leftovers are great added to the Tuscan Rice Salad or for sandwiches.

Lettuce Soup

An easy Lettuce Soup recipe. This soup is a great way to use lettuce's outer leaves and ribs, which usually go to waste. Any kind of potato and any salad greens, including lettuce, arugula, spinach, and...

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Author: Bon Appétit Test Kitchen

North Carolina Pulled Pork Barbecue

This classic pulled pork is the ultimate holiday weekend grilling project.

Author: Ruth Cousineau

Grilled Halibut with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

An easy Grilled Halibut recipe with Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette

Crab Salad Sandwiches

You won't even need a fork for this no-fuss supper. Include some top-of-the line potato chips and mixed pickled vegetables on the menu, and have ice cream bars for dessert.

Grilled Cuban Sandwich (Sandwich Cubano)

Editor's note: Chef, nutritionist, and cooking teacher Lourdes Castro shared this recipe from her cookbook, Latin Grilling. It's part of a festive Cuban party menu she created for Epicurious and a great...

Author: Lourdes Castro

Crispy Fish Sandwich

This recipe has all the makings for your new favorite classic fish sandwich: Crispy fried white flounder fillets enveloped in two thick slices of white bread, piled high with iceberg lettuce, pickles,...

Author: Molly Baz

Zucchini Dill Pickles

Author: Kevin West

Spiced Middle Eastern Lamb Patties with Pita and Yogurt

Whether you spell it kefta or köfte or kufte or some other variation, you can find versions of these lamb or beef meatballs throughout the Middle East. The seasoning mixture here is simple, with spices...

Author: Kristin Donnelly

Cuban Grilled Pork (Lechon Asado)

What sets Cuban-style pork apart is the use of mojo criollo, a highly seasoned marinade made up of tangy citrus juice, vast amounts of garlic, cumin, and oregano.

Author: Lourdes Castro

Grilled Corn with Herb Butter

This well-seasoned butter will douse each ear of corn with flavor as it melts.

Author: Chris Morocco

Hellmann's Classic Macaroni Salad

A longtime favorite of my family. We don't have an outdoor summer gathering without this and Hellmann's Original Potato Salad. Can't go wrong with these delicious recipes. FYI: because of the mayo content,...

Author: aHardDaysNight

North Carolina Pulled Pork

This North Carolina Pulled Pork recipe and introductory text below are from The Barbecue! Bible 10th Anniversary Edition.

Author: Steven Raichlen

Pasta with Smoked Salmon and Capers

Another classic combination, this dish makes people think you went to a lot of trouble. Actually it's quite simple. Any shape of pasta works, but I prefer a small noodle such as shells or bowties. Despite...

Author: Mitchell Davis

Classic BBQ Baked Beans

No cookout in the South is complete without baked beans. This is a simple recipe that combines sweet and smoky ingredients for a thick, rich, and perfect side dish.

Author: Frank Thomas

Darned Good Boneless Short Ribs

Author: Fred Thompson

Argentinian Style Beef with Chimichurri Sauce

Whether used as a marinade or as a sauce, a versatile chimichurri complements most any grilled fish, chicken, or meat.

Creamy Cilantro Lime Slaw

Author: Rick Rodgers

Dill Sauce

This dill sauce recipe accompanies Fish Mixed Grill .

Author: James Beard

Grilled Maple Brined Pork Chops

Twelve hours is the optimal time for brining the chops, so plan on making the brine and marinating the chops the night before you intend to grill them. Once brined, they can be refrigerated for several...

Author: Jody Adams

Cucumber, Tomato and Feta Salad

This classic refreshing salad pairs perfectly with grilled lamb .

Author: Bon Appétit Test Kitchen

Pasta with Tomatoes and Mozzarella

Toss the classic combination of ripe tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and fragrant basil with pasta shells for a dinner that comes together in under 30 minutes.

Author: Sue Li

Aguas Frescas (Mexican Fruit Coolers)

Aguas frescas, water-based fruit drinks, are a cool way to make your fresh fruit go further. Try this recipe with watermelon, mango, or whatever you have.

Author: Eddie Hernandez

Baltimore Crab Cakes

Crab cakes are so popular in Baltimore, they're even sold at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Use lettuce instead of a bun, and serve with a squeeze of lemon.

Author: Bon Appétit Test Kitchen

Curried Chicken Salad

An easy Curried Chicken Salad recipe

Asian Barbecue Sauce

An easy Asian Barbecue Sauce recipe.

Za'atar

Za'atar, the Middle Eastern spice mixture is so delicious we suggest doubling the recipe and using the extra for a snack: Dunk some bread (such as pita) in flavorful olive oil and then in the za'atar.

Mango Salad

An easy Mango Salad recipe

Creole Caesar Salad With Corn Bread Croutons

My love for okra began as a child and continues to border on just this side of insanity. I love okra. As a young boy, I would smuggle a brown bag full of fried okra into the movies as my better-than-popcorn...

Author: Alexander Smalls

Squash Blossoms Stuffed With Ricotta

Talk about flower power. As every gardener knows, late summer brings a bumper crop of zucchini and, better yet, of zucchini blossoms-known in Italy as fiori di zucca. Here, the tender yellow-orange blooms...

Author: Andrea Albin

Gazpacho

An easy Gazpacho recipe

Author: David Kamen

Tuna Kebabs with Ginger Chile Marinade

Why you'll make it: Because it's tuna done differently, and a spicy Asian take on kebabs.

Author: Molly Stevens

Classic Pesto

Some say using a blender rather than a food processor results in a smoother puree. When combining pesto with pasta, Ligurians mix a small ladle of the cooking water into the pesto just before adding the...

Author: Bon Appétit Test Kitchen

Pasta with Tomatoes and Goat Cheese

The goat cheese, when tossed with the hot pasta, melts and becomes a creamy sauce. We've learned that it's a good idea to taste your goat cheese before using it (or before buying it, if possible - one...

Creamy Potato Salad with Lemon and Fresh Herbs

Because they are lower in starch than Yukon Golds or russets, baby red potatoes hold their shape when tossed.

Author: Pam Anderson