BLTs in a Bowl & 15 Ways to Eat Summer Squash

This Time Last Year

Gracious, it's hot out there! Last year, we had plenty of ways to cool off, including a tasty BLT salad, some coconut ice cream with cherries, and a folding balcony table so you can eat outside. Take a look!

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A BLT salad seems like a good way to get a few more tomatoes into the meal!

• What I wouldn't give for the pot-filling faucet over the stove in this kitchen.

Quick cooking foods that you can eat straight from the grill with your fingers.

• We have a few tips for getting the most juice from your citrus as you make those margaritas and summer spritzers.

Do you follow the "R" rule when eating shellfish?

• One of these folding balcony tables would also be handy for grilling.

• The secret to perfect homemade popcorn is leaving the lid slightly ajar.

A coconut ice cream that's as quick to make as it is to eat.

• Remember when Condé Nast announced they were bringing back Gourmet...sorta?

Snap peas! Made into pickles! Brilliant!

• Get a jump start on the influx of summer squash from your garden with these recipes.

Check out the checkered floor in this galley kitchen!

• Here's what we need: 10 things to eat when it's too hot.

Colorful mixing bowls to brighten your kitchen.

Ever tried grilling avocados for smoky guacamole? If not, make this your first course tonight.

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