Sweet corn grilled in its husk is enhanced by an herbal compound butter.
Grilled ears of corn take on a smokiness that pairs well with a garlicky pesto.
A quick pickle of cauliflower, peppers, and golden raisins is a simple, ideally acidic counterpoint to a rich main dish like flank steak.
Stuffed with spinach and feta and given a hint of heat from red chiles, this makes an irresistible main course. Wrapping a lean cut of meat such as pork loin in bacon helps keep it moist when grilling.
Fresh heads of romaine lettuce are split down the middle, grilled until charred and smoky, and then topped with blue cheese and bacon for this satisfying salad.
Based on a recipe from Eastern Shore musician William "Pooh" Johnston, these spicy pickles are a delicious accompaniment to any meal.
Joe's Special is one of the most odd and divine scrambles known to man. Consisting of egg, garlic, spinach, and ground beef, the dish originated in San Francisco in the 1920s, at a long-gone Italian-American restaurant, New Joe's.
This hearty chili is a Minnesota State Fair staple, spiked with chile powder and paprika.
A signature dish at the Hamline United Methodist Church's dining hall at the Minnesota State Fair, this rendition of meat loaf uses ground ham spiked with curry powder, ginger, and cloves, glazed with a sweet, vinegar-based sauce.
A specialty in Iowa, this pie is made with fresh rhubarb when in season, although frozen will do when not in season. A large dollop of soft-serve ice cream finishes off this sweet-tart pie.
Saveur kitchen director Kellie Evans created this easy picnic dish for a family lunch at Red Rock Canyon.
Fresh onions add cool spice to this simple parsley salad from Jeremiah Cooks (Stewart, Tabori and Chang, 2002) by Jeremiah Tower.
This side dish from Andrea Reusing's Cooking in the Moment: A Year of Seasonal Recipes (Clarkson Potter, 2011) is the essence of summer: emerald green vegetables cooked together briefly, until their flavors just meld.
In Lexington, North Carolina, coleslaw is made with a spicy ketchup-based dressing.
A snap to make for an easy weeknight meal, the recipe is also elegant enough to serve on special occasions, especially made with fresh, high-quality tomatoes.
Chef Peter Hoffman of Savoy, the now-closed New York City restaurant, shared this recipe for roast pork shoulder with a garlicky cilantro sauce, roasted chiles, and market vegetables.
This bright-tasting relish is one of our favorite uses for summer corn.