Spicy Tamarind Glazed Grilled Chicken Wings

These grilled chicken wings are marinated in tamarind purée, fish sauce, brown sugar, red pepper flakes, and cumin, with more brushed on as they grill.

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.

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...

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.

Baked Oatmeal

A baked oatmeal recipe using fruit, rolled oats, nuts, and spices.

Cucumber, Tomato and Feta Salad

This classic refreshing salad pairs perfectly with grilled lamb .

Grilled Halibut with Lemon Basil Vinaigrette

An easy Grilled Halibut recipe with Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette

Herbed Garlic and Parmesan Croutons

Can be prepared in 45 minutes or less.

Classic Daiquiri

Nothing like the ubiquitous frozen drinks that bear the same name, this classic cocktail is light, refreshing, and the perfect easy cocktail to while away the summer hours.

North Carolina Pulled Pork

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

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.

Turkish Kebabs

This recipe is for classic Turkish lamb kebabs, with a marinade that includes tomato paste and a mix of spices for an intense flavor.

Easy Canned Chickpea Hummus

Boiling canned chickpeas in water for 20 minutes before puréeing them gives you the silky-smooth texture you normally only get in from-scratch hummus.

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.

The Only Marinade You'll Ever Need

If I could use only one marinade for the rest of my life, it would be this one. Redolent with garlic, piquant with fresh lemon juice, and fragrant with extra virgin olive oil, it instantly transports you...

Coconut Rice Pudding

An easy Coconut Rice Pudding recipe

Grilled Corn with Herb Butter

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

Garlicky Instant Ramen Noodle Salad With Grilled Chicken Thighs

The perfect summer picnic dish. Once the chicken is grilled and sliced, the noodle salad comes together in less than a minute.

Barley Cornmeal Crust

Barley flour, cornmeal, and a hint of grapefruit juice make this easy pie crust extra flavorful. Try it with this Blueberry-Nectarine Lattice Pie.

Cucumber Raita

An easy Cucumber Raita recipe

Coconut Lime Shrimp Skewers

This is another recipe from the Luau article in Sunset's June 2009 issue. The suggested servings for 12 people is for finger food portions allowing 2 6" skewers per person; for a main dish you can use...

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...