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Fresh wedges of tomato, thinly sliced onion and sliced cucumber dressed simply with vinegar and oil makes the most simple salad possible—think of it as the Southern counterpart to the classic Italian tomato-and-mozzarella salad. It is best enjoyed at the height of summer, when tomatoes and cucumbers are fresh from the garden.

Recipe: Summer Tomato, Onion & Cucumber Salad

 
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Summer Tomato, Onion & Cucumber Salad

Summer Tomato, Onion & Cucu…

Fresh wedges of tomato, thinly sliced onion and sliced cucumber dressed simply with vinegar and oil …View slide
Mama’s Potato Salad

Mama’s Potato Salad

Tossed with mayo, celery, hard-boiled eggs, onion and relish, this is one of the most simple and tra…View slide
Grilled Steak with Whiskey Dijon BBQ Sauce

Grilled Steak with Whiskey …

Cooking whiskey removes the boozy taste, but leaves the sweet oaky flavor behind, which lends itself…View slide
Salsa Hot Dog Recipe

Salsa Hot Dog Recipe

Skip the traditional ketchup and mustard toppings for your hot dog and try this fresh-tasting salsa …View slide
Brown Sugar Peach Shortcakes

Brown Sugar Peach Shortcakes

Brown sugar-sweetened shortcakes with fresh, ripe peaches and a lightly sweetened cream topping that…View slide
Macaroni Salad

Macaroni Salad

Old-fashioned macaroni salad sometimes contains jarred pimientos, diced ham or pickle relish, but th…View slide
Lemon-Garlic Glazed Corn on the Cob

Lemon-Garlic Glazed Corn on…

Think it doesn’t get any better than corn on the cob with butter? Try cooking the corn in the butt…View slide
Oven-Fried Chicken on a Stick

Oven-Fried Chicken on a Stick

Here’s a fun way to serve oven-fried chicken for a picnic: put it on a stick. It’s fabulous serv…View slide
Seven-Layer Salad

Seven-Layer Salad

This makeover of a Midwestern classic tops layers of lettuce, peas, bell pepper and tomatoes with a …View slide
Pulled Pork with Caramelized Onions

Pulled Pork with Caramelize…

Traditional pulled pork is barbecued, which gives it a smoky flavor. But the slow cooker happens to …View slide
Broccoli, Ham & Pasta Salad

Broccoli, Ham & Pasta Salad

A great make-ahead entree, this lightened-up pasta salad is loaded with broccoli and peppers. Smoky …View slide
Double Corn-Blueberry Cobbler

Double Corn-Blueberry Cobbler

The hallmark of a cobbler is a biscuit topping baked right on top of the fruit. Here blueberries (or…View slide
Teriyaki Marinated Chicken

Teriyaki Marinated Chicken

Soy sauce, mirin, brown sugar, garlic and ginger combine in this teriyaki-inspired marinade for gril…View slide
Summer Succotash Salad

Summer Succotash Salad

This summer salad is based on the Southern favorite, succotash, and is a fresh-tasting combination o…View slide
Strawberry Pandowdy

Strawberry Pandowdy

A truly old-fashioned dessert, “pandowdy” is said to refer to the cutting up of the flaky crust,…View slide
Classic Hamburger

Classic Hamburger

Slow-cooked onions add moisture and flavor to these lean beef burgers. A quick blend of mayonnaise, …View slide
Packet-Roasted Balsamic Green Beans & Peppers

Packet-Roasted Balsamic Gre…

We love to grill these green-bean-and-bell-pepper packets alongside chicken, steak or pork chops.…View slide
Toasted Pita & Bean Salad

Toasted Pita & Bean Salad

Beans add protein to this tasty riff on the classic Middle Eastern salad fattoush, made with lettuce…View slide
Zucchini Rice Casserole

Zucchini Rice Casserole

We pack extra vegetables into this cheesy baked rice casserole. Plus we substitute brown rice for wh…View slide
Corn & Basil Cakes

Corn & Basil Cakes

Try these savory corn-and-basil pancakes as a side dish with barbecued chicken or grilled steak.…View slide
Tomato-Corn Pie

Tomato-Corn Pie

Tomatoes and corn have a natural affinity for one another: the slight acidity of tomatoes balances t…View slide
Bobby Flay’s Honey-Rum Baked Black Beans

Bobby Flay’s Honey-Rum Ba…

Chef Bobby Flay cooked these baked black beans, spiked with chorizo and rum, on one of his televisio…View slide
Raspberry Bars

Raspberry Bars

Tart raspberry filling is swirled into a low-fat cream filling in these beautiful bars. They're a fe…View slide
Spanish-Inspired Tomato Salad

Spanish-Inspired Tomato Salad

This simple salad, topped with crunchy garlicky breadcrumbs, is the perfect vehicle to showcase a un…View slide
EatingWell Deviled Eggs

EatingWell Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are a perennial potluck favorite. Our recipe replaces some of the egg yolks with nonfat…View slide
Peach & Blueberry Cobbler

Peach & Blueberry Cobbler

This is a healthier version of a traditional cobbler, with canola oil in place of some of the butter…View slide

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