Grilled and Marinated Zucchini and Yellow Squash
Chef Bobby Flay notes, “It’s amazing how a quick and simply marinade can change the flavors of zucchini and yellow squash. This lemony-peppery mixture really wakes them up.”
Tropical Chicken Skewers with Mango Yogurt Dipping Sauce
Grilled pineapple and chicken on skewers—perfect for a backyard party for kids.
Adorable DIY Chocolate Flowerpot Cakes
Cakes in actual flowerpots—a dessert and a cute conversation piece!
Ellie’s Sunday Strata
The open-face version of an omelet, with crusty-gooey broiled cheese on top, has become a Sunday brunch standard.
Cowgirl Breakfast Casserole
A Wild West-style campfire cheese and sausage casserole that would make any chuckwagon master proud.
Self-Braised Escarole with Garlic and Golden Raisins
Adding raisins to escarole gives a little sweet with the sharp-flavored vegetable.
Geppetto’s Garlic Parmesan Rolls
Yeast rolls, best served warm, are slathered in pure olive oil to enrich the garlicky goodness.
Sweet Pea Soup with Mint Pesto
Fresh green peas make this a stellar spring soup. Frozen peas will work, too.
Mixed Berry Whole Grain Coffee Cake
Any kind of frozen or fresh berries will work in this coffee cake starring whole grain flour and oats.