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Boiled Maine Lobster Recipe

From Daniel's Dish: Boiled Lobster with Two Chilled Salads<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>• 2 lemons, sliced• ¼ cup kosher salt• 4 1.5-to-2-lb. live Maine lobsters• Special equipment: mandoline<p><b>Directions</b><p>In a large stock pot, bring two gallons of water, the lemons, and the salt to a boil. Place a large bowl of ice water …

Grilled Avocado "Guacamole" with Parmesan and Basil Recipe on Food52

• 3 firm-ripe avocados<br>• 3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for grilling<br>• juice and zest of 1 lemon<br>• salt and freshly ground pepper<br>• 1 large clove garlic, minced<br>• 1/4 cup loosely packed basil leaves, roughly chopped<br>• 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan, plus more to taste<p>Prepare a very hot gas or charcoal grill (you …

Summer Squash Couscous with Sultanas, Pistachios and Mint Recipe on Food52

Sautéed Zucchini with Basil Leaves Recipe on Food52

• 10 small zucchini and summer squash, preferably from your garden, cut into 3/8 inch rounds<br>• olive oil or butter<br>• 8 basil leaves<br>• Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper<p>Place a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the oil or butter. Once the pan is hot or the butter has stopped foaming add the zucchini. …

Grilled Leeks, Red Onions with Tomatoes and Thousand Island Dipping Sauce Recipe on Food52

• 4 leeks, trimmed of green, root end left intact<br>• 1 large red onion, sliced into 1/2 inch rounds and skin removed<br>• Olive oil<br>• Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper<br>• 5 perfect heirloom tomatoes, Boxcar Willies or Wisconsin 55s work great<br>• toasted sesame seeds<p>For the Thousand Island: Combine all the ingredients …

Composed Summer Salad Recipe on Food52

• 10 ounces green beans, trimmed<br>• Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper<br>• 1/4 cup parsley leaves, chopped<br>• 1 tablespoon capers, chopped<br>• 2 tablespoons lemon juice<br>• 2 tablespoons walnut or olive oil<br>• 1 bunch arugula, washed and stems trimmed<br>• 1 medium, ripe avocado<br>• 2 (5-ounce) cans tuna in olive oil<p>Fill a medium …

Radish and Pecan Grain Salad Recipe on Food52

Lemony Green Bean Salad with Feta, Red Onion, and Marjoram Recipe on Food52

Summer Farro Salad Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I love farro for its nutty texture, and it has the same nutritional benefits as brown rice but cooks in half the time. Rather than simply cook it in water, I added some garlic, onion and parsley to the pan to infuse extra flavor. This recipe started with the Mr. asking me to cook …

Grilled Summer Squash with Charred Chickpeas, Raisins + Garlic

• 3 medium, mixed summer squash (such as zucchini, yellow, pattypan), cut lengthwise into 1-inch wedges<br>• 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<br>• 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest plus lemon wedges for serving<br>• Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<br>• 2 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed<br>• 4 garlic cloves<br>• 1/4 …

Tomato, Nectarine and Mozzarella Salad Recipe on Food52

• 3-4 tomatoes<br>• 2-3 nectarines<br>• 1 ball fresh mozzarella<br>• 3/4 cup fresh basil leaves<br>• extra virgin olive oil (enough to drizzle over the salad)<br>• salt and pepper<br>• 2 - 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar reduced to a syrup (I add a bit of honey before I reduce it)<p>Slice the tomatoes, nectarines, and mozzarella in wedges …

Summer Rolls

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: Gena wraps up everything she loves about summer into light and</i> …

Jeffrey Alford & Naomi Duguid's Spicy Cucumber Salad Recipe on Food52

Absurdly Addictive Asparagus Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I guess there's a reason Vosges Haut-chocolat Bacon and Chocolate bars are growing in popularity...it just seems that when you add bacon to almost anything, the salty smokiness heightens the other ingredients. Bacon may rule, but its Italian cousin, Pancetta, is also a contender for …

Corn Salad with Cilantro & Caramelized Onions Recipe on Food52