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The Ultimate Backyard BBQ Wine Pairing Cheat Sheet

Alia Akkam 6 comments

There is perhaps no wine more emblematic of summer than a chilled rosé, but there are plenty of other bottles, white and red alike, that should be opened with relish as the steak sizzles in the background. More

10 Delicious Chilled Soups to Beat the Heat

Ethan Simon 1 comment

As we move from the temperate days of early summer to the dog days of late July and August, there's no better way to cool off than with a chilled soup. More

Zucca Sprezzatura (Amaro and Scotch Highball)

Serious Eats Elana Lepkowski Post a comment

Rabarbaro Zucca Amaro, or 'Zucca' for short, leans toward the sweeter end of the bitter amaro spectrum, with a slightly smoky, earthy flavor that is the perfect companion for a little Scotch in this refreshing cocktail. More

3 Great Summer Crostini

Lauren Rothman Post a comment

At-its-peak summer produce, like wine-red cherries, sweet leeks, and fresh corn, is the inspiration for these flavorful snacks. Make 'em now, while these ingredients are still beautiful at the market. More

All Berry, No Seeds: The Secret to a Great Raspberry Spritz

Elana Lepkowski 1 comment

One of the best parts about late spring/early summer: berry season. One of the worst parts about berry season: picking seeds out of your teeth. More

Raspberry Spritz

Serious Eats Elana Lepkowski 1 comment

This low-alcohol cocktail allows you to capture the essence of raspberries without all those little seeds. More

Summer Drinks Around the World: 12 Regional Specialties You Might Not Know

Lauren Rothman 13 comments

It's time to break out of your lemonade rut and get to know a dozen of the world's favorite summer coolers. More

Tangy Strawberry Fools

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti Post a comment

The classic British fool, a dessert of fruit and whipped cream, is an ideal warm weather dessert because it's light and balance of sweet and tart fruit flavors. Juicy macerated strawberries, strawberry compote, and tangy yogurt are spooned into this refreshing, light version. More

Lemon-Blueberry Fools

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti Post a comment

The classic British fool, a dessert of fruit and whipped cream, is an ideal warm weather dessert because it's light and balance of sweet and tart fruit flavors. Fresh lemon curd and blueberry compote are spooned into this flavorful version. More

The Ultimate Backyard BBQ Beer Pairing Cheat Sheet

Mike Reis 8 comments

The beer that's best with burgers probably isn't going to do much for your grilled lobster tails or jerk chicken. If you want a beer that's going to make every element of your grilled feast taste even better, you've got some decisions to make. I'm here to help. More

Summer Blueberry Jam

Serious Eats Jennifer Latham Post a comment

This delicious blueberry jam made from in-season summer blueberries, sugar, and lemon juice couldn't be more simple to make. The key is to select the best berries: Namely, a mixture that includes mostly just-ripe berries with a few under-ripe berries as well. More

Gin Daisy

Serious Eats Maggie Hoffman Post a comment

This gin cocktail is bright and tart, with delicate herbal and berry flavors and a pale pink color. More

Your Blender's Highest Purpose: Frozen Negronis at Home

Elana Lepkowski 4 comments

Sometimes a cocktail over ice just doesn't cut it. Sometimes, when the sun is blinding you, and you're shaking hot sand out of unusual places, you want something as close to frozen as possible. What you need, my friend, is a Frozen Negroni. More

Watermelon White Negroni Slushie

Serious Eats Elana Lepkowski 1 comment

Skip sugary frozen fruit drinks this summer, and try this chilly spin on the classic Negroni cocktail. More

Frozen Negroni

Serious Eats Elana Lepkowski Post a comment

In hot weather, you'll want to batch up this sophisticated frozen cocktail. More

It's All in the Rub: How to Make Real-Deal Memphis-Style Dry Ribs

Grilling Joshua Bousel 8 comments

Invented by a restaurant owner from Greece, Memphis dry ribs are bathed in vinegar while being grilled over smoky charcoal, then coated with an earthy, herbal rub once they're done cooking. Just don't let the name mislead you: There's nothing dry about these babies. More

10 Must-Try Wheat Beers for Summer

Anne Becerra 18 comments

Your summer bucket list should include drinking all of these wheat beers. More

The Food Lab: Essential Techniques and Recipes for the Summer Grill

The Food Lab J. Kenji López-Alt 7 comments

In honor of the grilling season I'm missing, I'm going to make it my goal to get as many folks out into their backyards and onto their balconies as many times as possible this summer, because let's be honest: everything tastes better when there's fire, smoke, and cold beers involved, and what better way to gently nudge folks outdoors than with recipes and techniques? I've written a fair amount about grilling in the past, and while this list doesn't encompass quite everything I've done, it does hit the staples of an omnivorous summertime grill with plenty of chicken, steak, sausages, burgers, and—my favorite—corn. More

Cool Off With a Cherry Sumac Swizzle

Elana Lepkowski Post a comment

Ever tried sumac in a drink? The tart spice, made from the dried fruit of the sumac plant, is great in the cherry syrup that flavors this rum-based cocktail. More

The Food Lab Turbo: Easy Fingerling Potato Salad with Creamy Dill Dressing

The Food Lab J. Kenji López-Alt 4 comments

Dill, potatoes, and sour cream go hand in hand. Just ask any Scandinavian and they'll tell you. That said, most Scandinavian-style potato salads tend to be extraordinarily creamy. This version uses only the barest touch of sour cream, instead relying on good technique to pack the potatoes with plenty of flavor and brightness. More

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