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10 August Favorites

10 August Favorites

These recipes are destined to become classics in our home kitchens—and in yours
Dessert of the Month: Apricot Pandowdy

Dessert of the Month: Apricot Pandowdy

An easy to prepare homey dessert of cooked fruit covered with a piecrust or biscuit crust
Classic Barbecue Chicken

Classic Barbecue Chicken

The simplicity of a classic tomato barbecue sauce just can't be beat
Corn on the Cob with Cheese and Lime

Corn on the Cob with Cheese and Lime

These messy but irresistible ears of corn coated with cheese are a popular street snack in Mexico
The Ultimate Burger

The Ultimate Burger

Of all the cuts we tested, skirt steak had the juicy, intense flavor we were after
Grilled Eggplant Parmigiana

Grilled Eggplant Parmigiana

This fun, layered presentation gives a wintertime favorite a summer makeover

Summer Desserts

Summer Pudding with Blueberries and Raspberries

A little easy preparation, plus time, yields a gorgeous old-fashioned English dessert that showcases summer berries in the most glorious way.

Strawberry Panna Cottas with Strawberry Compote

The cool smoothness of fresh strawberry panna cotta makes the perfect summer dessert

Passion-Fruit and Blackberry Jellies With Lemon Verbena Cream

These soft jellies, layered with tart passion-fruit and sweet blackberry purées, are a wonderful summer dessert

Frozen Watermelon-Lime Bars

The combination of condensed milk and lime gives this dessert a bit of tropical flair

Tomato Black-Pepper Granita

Not overly sweet, and with a spunky kick, this dessert takes on the traditional Italian combination of strawberries, black pepper, and balsamic vinegar

Perfect No-Cook Strawberry Ice Cream

Cooked eggy custards have their place in the ice cream firmament, but in this instance there is nothing that stands in the way of the juicy, ripe immediacy of a much-loved summer fruit

Espresso and Mascarpone Icebox Cake

On sultry summer nights you can leave the oven off and serve a cool treat thats elegant enough for grown-ups and fun enough for kids

Raspberry Chocolate Ice Pops

Surprisingly light and a refreshing dessert after an alfresco meal, or a perfect treat on a hot afternoon

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