A big bowl of seasoned popcorn goes a long way, and it doesn't take long to replenish it as needed. There's a secret to getting every last kernel to pop (let stand 30 seconds), but this is among the easiest of snacks to make, in a variety of flavors: sea salt-pepper; chili-lime; sesame-pepper; Pecorino-rosemary; smoked paprika; and spicy-sweet.This recipe originally appeared in Martha Stewart's Appetizers (Clarkson Potter).
Intensely flavorful and endlessly adaptble, grilled vegetables can be you best friend this summer. Enjoy them hot, cold, or at room temperature, alongside meats, in a sandwich or frittata, or tossed with pasta. But not all vegetables are created equal -- some require precooking before they hit the grill. Check out this handy list before your next cookout and you'll be rewarded with tender, smoky result every time.