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.

Dill Sauce

This dill sauce recipe accompanies Fish Mixed Grill .

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...

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.

Curried Chicken Salad

An easy Curried Chicken Salad recipe

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...

Baked Salmon with Mustard Dill Sauce

An easy Baked Salmon with Mustard-Dill Sauce 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...

Grilled Marinated Leg of Lamb

The uniform thickness of a butterflied boneless leg of lamb makes it extremely simple to cook and serve. Get the recipe.

Blueberry Crumble Pie

We love how the cinnamon-scented streusel topping lets the juicy berries peek through.

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.

Mango Salad

An easy Mango Salad recipe

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...

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.

Seafood Paella

This is the dramatic seafood paella that looks stunning, with crustaceans and shellfish. You can vary the quantities of seafood and also use crab, crayfish, or lobster (boil them separately).

Spicy Cola Barbecue Sauce

Notes of vanilla and nutmeg-found in Coca-Cola-are layered with aromatics and tangy ketchup to produce a barbecue sauce recipe that's great with ribs.

Gazpacho

An easy Gazpacho recipe

Roast Pork Loin with Garlic and Rosemary

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

Piña Colada

Created in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in the 1950s, this is a longstanding classic. While it can be made with a variety of rums-dark, aged, spiced, white, coconut-I like using a combination, but feel free...

Spice Rubbed Grilled Pork Chops

Dry rubs are also a terrific way to season pork chops. Select chops of close to an inch in thickness - nothing flimsy - then grill them over steady medium heat. We opt for rib chops over the center-cut...

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,...

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.

Beer Can Chicken

This odd recipe makes some of the most moist, succulent, flavorful barbecued chicken I've ever tasted. The secret: an open can of beer is inserted into the cavity of the bird, which is cooked upright on...

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...

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,...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Sheet Pan Ice Cream Sandwiches

An easy way to stock your freezer with homemade ice cream sandwiches: use baking sheets to make a giant ice cream-filled cookie that's easy to slice.

North Carolina Pulled Pork Barbecue

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

Carolina Cole Slaw

An easy Carolina Cole Slaw recipe

Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

Use with sweet and buttery lettuces such as Boston and Bibb.

Creole Crab Burgers

Food lovers on America's coasts have long known that crab cakes make wonderful sandwiches. Here, tender lumps of sweet crab are seasoned (in the manner of traditional Louisiana deviled crabs) and lightly...

Old Fashioned Raspberry Jam

The intense raspberry flavor of this jam makes it a longtime favorite. Warming the sugar beforehand keeps the jam boiling evenly and ensures success.