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(Night)Shade in the Summer: Eggplant Parm + More

Eggplant Parmigiana
Eggplant is the season’s secret weapon for amping up a casual party spread. This late-summer star shines with possibility, ready to be used in main dishes, sides and salads. Master these eggplant-centric recipes and you’ll have it made in the (night)shade.

Slay the crowd with this extra-cheesy classic (pictured above) that blankets fried eggplant in bright tomato sauce and bubbling layers of Parmesan, provolone and mozz.

 

Spicy Hoisin Glazed Eggplant
Get props at the grill by adding char and chile-flecked glaze to the versatile vegetable.

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Grill Games

Ultimate BBQ Chicken

Win any backyard bash with sizzling ‘cue.

Smoke the competition with these saucy takes:

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Travel You Can Taste: A Culinary Armchair Adventure

New Haven Style Clam Pizza

 

If spring break wasn’t in the cards this year, plan a recipe road trip instead.

This culinary journey hits the must-try defining dishes from all 50 states.

First stops:

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Peep This: New Life for Easter Leftovers

Easter Dessert Peep-Za
Now that the Easter feast has finished, don’t let all the leftover candies and colored eggs go to waste. Transform those same-old-same-old seasonal staples into exciting snacks with these easy recipes:

Dessert Recipes That Use Up Easter Peeps
Deviled Egg Recipes

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Pump Up Your Passover Spread

Noodle Kugel

No matter that (unleavened) bread is banned from the Passover table; you can still create a flavor-packed spread worthy of this festival of freedom. From savory to sweet, these sumptuous dishes will make you forget all about flour:

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Grilled Cheese Greatness

Grilled Cheese

Why is April National Grilled Cheese Month? We’d guess it’s because few things go better with April showers than grilled cheese and a companion dunking bowl of tomato soup. But regardless the reason, we’re stoked that the entire month is dedicated to the nostalgic favorite. Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Month with these old-school takes and new-school twists on the always-golden sandwich:

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The Final Four: Game-Changing Flavors

Carolina-Style Barbecue

As the clock counts down to the Final Four games of March Madness this weekend, it’s time to turn your attention to the spread … the snack spread, that is. With college basketball teams from Washington, Oregon, North Carolina and South Carolina facing off on Saturday, will your party playbook favor the flavors of the Pacific Northwest or the cuisines of the Carolinas? Looking to both regions for inspiration, we’ve rounded up a roster of winning recipes.

 

The Carolinas

Saucy Barbecue

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