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Lemony White-Bean Hummus

Time:10 mins

Herbed Hummus


Gazpacho in Cucumber Cups

  • 1 red bell pepper, seeds and ribs removed, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 medium jalapeno, seeds and ribs removed, finely chopped
  • 1 small red onion, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 pound ripe tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1 English cucumber, peel on, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 3 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup tomato juice, or more if needed
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 48 Cucumber Cups

Rum Punch with Melon Balls

Time:1 hour 15 mins
Other Ideas:
Honeydew, Juice, Make-ahead, Punches, Rum

Seventeen-Lemon Mint Julep

Other Ideas:
Bourbon, Juleps, Lemons, Mint, Southern

Beet-Pickled Quail Eggs

Time:5 days
Other Ideas:
Appetizers, Beets, Eggs

Spinach-Avocado Dip

Time:40 mins
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped shallots (from 2 large shallots)
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic (from 3 cloves)
  • 10 ounces spinach, rinsed well
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 medium-ripe Hass avocados, chilled
  • 1 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 12 ounces sugar snap peas
  • 9 small slices pumpernickel bread, cut into triangles

Mexican Creamed Corn


Grilled Polenta and Balsamic Mushrooms

  • 6 portobello mushrooms (about 1 pound), stems and caps separated, halved if very large
  • 2 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped (about 1 tablespoon)
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing
  • 1/2 cup homemade or low-sodium store-bought chicken or vegetable stock
  • 12 pieces set polenta (about 1/2 batch) Basic Polenta (Soft or Set), cut into 1-inch-thick rectangles or triangles
  • 2 cups arugula (2 ounces)
  • 8 ounces Parmigiano-Reggiano, shaved