When you're looking for an intense herbaceous flavor, fresh oregano is a great choice to pair with meats, vegetables, and pasta dishes
Photo by Thomas J. Story; written by Elaine Johnson
When you're looking for an intense herbaceous flavor, fresh oregano is a great choice to pair with meats, vegetables, and pasta dishes.
Photo by Leo Gong
Here's a great way to use summer's abundant squashes. Toasted pine nuts and briny kalamata olives make this salad a standout.
Photo by Iain Bagwell
The dressing for this salad relies on a smart low-fat cooking technique: Reduce juice to concentrate its sweetness and create a clingy texture, so you don't have to add much oil.
Photo by Annabelle Breakey; written by Elaine Johnson
Traditionally, this gently seasoned soup, called sopa de albondigas, is made with beef. This lighter version substitues ground turkey for the beef and adds fresh oregano.
Recipe: Meatball Vegetable Soup
Photo by Thomas J. Story; written by Margo True
Grilling this roast over charcoal is a little complicated, but the results are worth it—the crust is crisper and the meat is melt-in-your-mouth tender. You can do the pork on a gas grill instead.
Photo by Iain Bagwell; written by Stephanie Dean, Elaine Johnson, and Amy Machnak
Add a savory twist to the classic summer side dish: a warm bacon dressing.
Recipe: Warm Bacon and Herb Coleslaw
Photo by Thomas J. Story
In a lighter take on classic picnic fare, substitute olive oil for mayo. You'll gain Italian flair (and lose 1/2 the calories) with puttanesca-inspired ingredients.
Recipe: Grilled Potato Salad