Pears take on a golden color and a deep flavor when you baste them with a combination of honey, butter, and spice while they’re roasting.

Susie Middleton

Paper-salting is a technique that involves laying paper (typically handmade) between a filet and layers of salt.

Chris Fischer

The onions, which are great on sandwiches and salads as well as with raw and barely cooked fish, will keep in the refrigerator for at least a month.

Poké, a Hawaiian snack, is essentially a jazzed up fish tartar.

Chris Fischer and Catherine Young

Get creative when cooking with it. Swirl it into a broth for fish soup; toss it with roasted vegetables, penne, and mozzarella for a baked pasta; spoon it on crusty ciabatta.

Susie Middleton

This entertaining-friendly grain salad includes a generous amount of fresh, crisp summer veggies (and even a bit of fruit) to keep it feeling light while still being satisfying.

Susie Middleton

Grandpa’s chowder was Rhode Island style – a clear, water-based broth loaded with onions, celery, potatoes, cracked pepper, just-harvested clams, and, to my mother’s chagrin, extra salt.

Alison Case

This simple summer salad, which takes advantage of high-season corn and tomatoes, is a great potluck dish.

Judy Klumick