Badrijani (Eggplant Rolls with Walnut Filling)
Iryna Tarasenko of Keipi shares a recipe for traditional Georgian badrijani: eggplant rolls with walnut filling topped with pomegranate arils.
This simple West African one-pot jollof rice recipe shows you how to make the base for the dish but leaves room for seasoning interpretation.
Summer Melon Salad
Hamfish's summer melon salad features melon, peaches, cherry tomatoes, and feta cheese; it pairs well with anything fresh off the grill.
Smoked Gouda Grits with Roast Pepper Relish
Rashad Jones created these gouda grits with the idea to introduce smokiness at every level: smoked salt, smoked gouda, and charred peppers.
Mandy’s Grilled Okra
This grilled okra recipe will convert many okra skeptics with its tangy pickled banana peppers, hint of lime, and creamy Alabama white sauce.
Chimichurri Pasta Salad
This chilled, herby chimichurri pasta salad mixes spaghetti with a cilantro-based chimichurri topped with shaved jalapeños and red onions.
Dirty Rice with Smoked Brisket
For Jason Gonzalez, dirty rice is a staple. He takes his grandma's traditional cajun recipe and adds his twist with smoked brisket and gravy.
“Cool Ranch” Tater Tots
These "Cool Ranch" tater tots riff on the Doritos fan-favorite flavor incorporating the iconic seasoning and a drizzle of poblano ranch.
Arroz con Gandules
Arroz con gandules, a Puerto Rican dish, balances bright herbs with earthy spices. Hector Garate suggests an unlikely protein pairing: beef.
Okra Fritters with Cornmeal
Want to enjoy okra year round? These okra fritters combine crispy bacon, buttermilk, and brown sugar, for a flavorful side dish year-round.