A perfect make-ahead recipe for entertaining, this slow-cooked shredded pork has the added bonus of a flavorful sauce made from reduced cooking liquids.

Susie Middleton

An easy cooking method + delicious pan sauce = carrots with great texture and flavor.

Susie Middleton

A hint of crunchy-crispness and a tender, chewy bite make this updated classic a winner — and it can be ready for the lunchbox (or tea time) in no time flat.

Abigail Johnson Dodge

Backyard herbs and a bit of planning turn chimichurri into both a marinade and a sauce for grilled flank steak.

Susie Middleton

Beautiful mini sweet peppers inspire an easy grilled side dish.

Susie Middleton

This recipe is loosely based on an elderberry liqueur in The Essential Herbal for Natural Health by Islander Holly Bellebuono.

Catherine Walthers

This filling gratin is a great destination for late-season veggies.

Susie Middleton

Switching out the cream cheese for a lightly spiced yogurt spread gives much-needed oomph to the traditional cucumber tea sandwich.

Brooke Kushwaha