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18 Side Dishes For Labor Day Weekend

Whether you'd gladly trade a day in the office for a day in the kitchen or would rather spend the afternoon at the beach, we've got a mix of indoor- and outdoor-friendly recipes to help you through the long weekend. Click through our slideshow to check out 18 fresh produce-heavy sides for your Labor Day party this September 1st! More

Edamame and Radish Risotto From 'Vibrant Food'

I'm a sucker for the bright intensity of the humble and accessible radish, which makes a hot pink appearance in the Spring Roots section of Kimberley Hasselbrink's new cookbook, Vibrant Food. After a stint in a hot pan with butter, their peppery bite is slightly mellowed, but the remaining juicy crunch, vivid color, and distinctive pungency offsets the simple, creamy risotto. More

The Best Barbecue Beans

The time investment of using dried beans pays in this recipe, which produces some of the best barbecue beans you'll ever have—a slowly reduced sauce packs a deep and complex barbecue flavor while tender and creamy beans round it out. More

Quick Barbecue Beans

Great barbecue beans don't need to take half a day to make—using canned beans with a sauce built from scratch delivers a lot of the depth associated with more time-intensive recipes. Great barbecue beans don't need to take half a day to make—using canned beans with a sauce built from scratch delivers a lot of the depth associated with more time-intensive recipes. More

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