Smoked Salmon Crêpes with Creamed Peas

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This sophisticated grilled salad provides another delicious reason to make the most of cookout season. The creamy ginger and date dressing packs a spicy bite and is excellent when served with grilled meats and vegetables, too.

This easy-to-make, but intriguing side dish is just as refreshing at a family picnic or a summer cookout.

Perfect for snack time, roasting your own pumpkin seeds is simple, tasty and fun. We give you a few options for spicing up these crunchy goodies, or feel free to make your own spice combinations.

Artichokes stuffed with a lemony whole grain mixture are a seasonal treat.

Spice up an ordinary fajita menu with this marinated steak or serve it with grilled pineapple, bell peppers and flatbread, with a little yogurt to cool the heat. Consider wearing thin rubber gloves when you seed the pepper, then wash your hands well.

Serve these flavorful, buttermilk-marinated chicken legs as a crunchy baked alternative to fried chicken. They're tasty straight out of the oven, or even served cold. For a spin on the breading, use toasted wheat cereal in place of half of the breadcrumbs.

Shrimp is always a crowd pleaser, and this appetizer, which combines it with tangy fromage blanc, green onions and fresh citrus, is no exception. Make up to a day in advance, if you like.

These delicious crêpes boast a double-dose of mushroom flavor: first from aromatic porcinis added to a buckwheat batter and second from cooked mushrooms in an easy filling.

Parsnips and carrots give this potato pancake-style dish wonderfully sweet flavor. Taking the extra step to make clarified butter ensures a beautifully browned crust.

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Cajun flavors almost always include spicy cayenne and fragrant garlic. These pickles are delicious served in a tall glass of tomato juice or as a spicy side at your next crawfish boil. They'll keep well for up to a month in your refrigerator.

Marinate the skirt steak for several hours or overnight before grilling. Serve with your favorite dressing or a squeeze of fresh lime juice and a drizzle of olive oil.

This easy quick-pickle is crunchy, sweet and salty. It's the perfect accompaniment to Asian meat dishes or a colorful addition to salads and sandwiches. If you're feeling creative, use the pickling mixture with other vegetables like asparagus, green beans or...

This soup features the beauties of the summer harvest: squash, corn, red peppers, basil and okra. Use baked or rotisserie chicken to make this recipe even simpler, or omit the chicken all together for a vegetarian meal.

Dip tortilla chips or raw veggies into this creamy sauce or use it as you would salsa, spooning it over roast meat and fish.

This soup is sweet and savory; it's the perfect cold meal for a summer evening. Make sure to serve it well chilled.

This bright and filling main dish salad is perfect for backyard picnics. Grill thickly sliced whole wheat or sourdough bread alongside the shrimp.

This easy-to-make, but intriguing side dish is just as refreshing at a family picnic or a summer cookout.

Although this salad calls for many ingredients, most of them can be found prepared and ready to use. No heating of the kitchen required for this salad that offers something for every taste. Serve with crusty bread and a crisp white wine.

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