Congrats! And now it's time to PAR-TAY! I combed through all our recipes with a couple of friends to assemble the trendiest, finger-foodiest, make-aheadiest, post-milleniest, crowd-pleasiest recipes on the website.
Super-refreshing, fizzy and fun lemonade cocktail infused with basil and sumac.
Arugula and prosciutto pizza with cracked black pepper and sea salt, drizzled with garlic olive oil and spiked with Aleppo pepper.
Melty, gooey cheese, with roasted poblanos. Scooped into a warm tortilla and topped with salsa and other goodies, you can think of queso fundido as a vegetarian taco option (but it’s more likely you’ll just think of it as heaven).
Caramelized eggplant, sauteed with preserved lemon, leeks and herbs. Funky and spunky.
Sweet frozen cucumber pops infused with sage and flecked with sumac.
Lemony-sweet basil frozen ice pops. Flecked with sumac, to bring nuance to the tartness and gorgeous pink color to your Spice Pop.
Frozen ice pops made from hibiscus-mint syrup blended with lime juice, frozen into a sweet summer treat.
Burgers stuffed with melty cheese on the inside, topped with red cabbage and scallion curls and a slather of gochujang mayo. Full Korean flavor on a stuffed burger. (Seriously, is there anything else to say?)
Burgers stuffed with melty cheese on the inside and topped with chiles, grilled onions, avocados and crunchy cilantro-cabbage. Get ready to party!
Miles of mangoes and flaky puff pastry make for a fairly simple but impressive dessert, especially when topped with homemade Cajeta de Leche.
A classic Italian lasagna, made with red wine Bolognese sauce and Parmesan bechamel, with a touch of pecorino Romano and parsley.
Fish marinated in lime juice and tossed with chiles, onions, tomatoes, avocados and orange juice.
Ground beef and Swiss chard simmered together in beer, then combined with gruyere cheese in a casserole topped with breadcrumbs and more cheese.
Sweet or spicy Italian-style sausages, braised in a little beer with soft, sweet peppers and onions. Easy weeknight dinner or football-watching crowd-pleaser.
Guaranteed to disappear the minute it's served. Check out the recipe notes for tips on how to achieve guacamole awesomeness in your kitchen.
Vegetables layered with corn tortillas, roasted chiles, pureed tomatoes, Mexican crema and a little shredded chicken. Serve with beans or refried beans.
Tacos filled with grilled summer veggies for your next party - or for dinner tonight.
Cauliflower grilled crispy and brown, then dressed in a rich garlicky-buttery sauce.
Tomatillos and chiles roasted together and blended with onions and cilantro. This green salsa is cool, crisp, spicy and a little tangy, perfect on tacos or tostadas, or dolloped on fried or scrambled eggs.
Juicy tomatoes, grilled corn kernels, red onions and cilantro, with a squeeze of lime and just a hint of mild pepper. Simple to make and full of flavor (plan to lick the bowl).
Grilled pizza topped with grilled summer veggies - zucchini, eggplant, tomatoes, onions, peppers and herbs - strewn over herbed goat cheese that's been slathered onto crisp pizza crust.
Simple yet sophisticated, and best of all it takes just about 15 minutes to make.
Sweet, juicy peaches with basil and a hint of cinnamon, mounded onto mascarpone-slathered sourdough toast.
Cool, fizzy and refreshing drink, perfect for a summer day. Or any day. Add a little gin for a grownup twist.
We boost the lemon flavor by steeping lemon zest in the sugar syrup. Sweet, refreshing lemony goodness.
Lemons, peaches and thyme combine to fill every glass with the flavors of summer.
A super-simple hors d'oeuvre to showcase those gorgeous spring chive blossoms.
A simple ground beef and macaroni casserole Infused with the flavors of the Sonoran Desert, topped with melty cheese and the crunch of breadcrumbs.
Potstickers served with Sriracha sauce and Hoisin sauce. Plus, how to make Asian meatballs with the extra filling!
Surprisingly easy classic Filipino dish that everyone will love. Super simple to make, and so tasty, you’ll want to plan ahead for leftovers.
Addictively tasty Mexican dip for chips, or spread for veggie burgers or sandwiches.
Like potato chips made out of beets! Slightly sweet, salty, and a little spicy with a hint of curry.
Mild, creamy dip with a hint of goat cheese tang. Perfect for crudite or chips, as a spread on sandwiches or to dollop on veggies.
Crispy grilled pizza crust, topped with goat cheese, greens and tomatoes. No party trick here, just really great food.
Golden-fried zucchini spears served with a savory marinara dipping sauce.