Salads, sides, and portable main dishes to enjoy outdoors.
The secret is a little zest.
Puréeing garlic in lemon juice and blending chickpeas while they're hot = great hummus.
The classic olive spread from Provence.
A fresh and summery Italian classic.
Stay strong and step away from the balsamic vinegar.
A quick and easy slaw with a refreshing crunch.
Minty, peppery, grassy shiso turns your go-to salad into something a little unexpected.
You'll never want to eat store-bought again.
Tender biscuits with tons of extra-flaky layers.
Just a touch of tahini turns these blanched carrots into an amazing side dish.
Summer squash is even better with fennel and dill.
This chicken is brined in lemon juice with garlic and spices.
The crispiest, crunchiest, juiciest fried chicken around.
A great bean salad has maximum contrast, both in texture and in flavor.
Three magic ingredients: Japanese mayo, rice vinegar, and hot mustard.
The key to great tabbouleh salad is to control its moisture.
A simple and refreshing pasta salad.
The new rules for a summertime standby.
Chorizo, garlic, and roasted piquillo peppers make for a flavor-packed pasta salad.
Easy fresh pickles can be yours in half an hour.
Your leftover cheese bits deserve an end this delicious.
Flavorful beans dressed with sherry vinegar, olive oil, and a pinch of smoked paprika.
Sweet and sour eggplant with raisins, pine nuts, and herbs.
This crusty, moist focaccia requires no kneading or stretching.
This cornbread has a moist, tender crumb and intense corn flavor.
This hearty salad is inspired by tabbouleh.
This salad gets better as it sits.
A hearty salad that's best rested overnight.
Sweet, earthy sautéed endive in a rich, buttery quiche-like tart.
Tangy and flavorful mac salad.
Dressed with a simple pesto-like tarragon sauce.
An amped-up redux of the time-honored three-bean salad.
A Southwestern-style bean salad finished with sweet nubs of corn.
Boost your slaw with a bit of mustard.
A bright and sweet-tart slaw made with Granny Smiths.
Deeply-seasoned potatoes make the best potato salad.
Love Buffalo wings? Meet your new favorite deviled egg recipe.
With smoked salmon, cream cheese, sesame seeds, and caraway.
The best roasted vegetable sandwich you can construct for a crowd.
The classic New Orleans cold cut and olive salad sandwich gets pressed.
Some simple tricks make this the richest, smokiest, creamiest baba ganoush in town.
Five ingredients and half an hour is all you need.
The trick: a quick cure of salt and sugar.
Salting and draining the tomatoes guarantees better flavor and texture in this take on the classic Mexican condiment.
A quick salad with tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, and feta in a light lemon-olive oil dressing.
Mediterranean summer in a bowl.
A simple and easy guacamole for any occasion.
Deviled eggs really can be both punchy and light.