Satay is Southeast Asian street foodstrips of spiced
meat, threaded on skewers and sold at carts all over the region.
Although its served with all sorts of condiments, peanut
sauce has become the Western favorite. And why not?
Savory, smoky and slightly sweet, these are great with
roast pork loin, a hearty bowl of black bean soup or barbecued
chicken legs and coleslaw. Dotted with creme fraiche, they make
an exotic appetizer.
A simple combination - roasted corn with a basil
vinaigrette - has a fresh flavor that is pure summer.
The delicate flavors of cucumber and watermelon go hand in
hand to create a sweet-and-savory chilled soup, perfect as a
first course on a hot night.
This combination is inspired by Argentinian asado
(barbecue), where the focus is on luscious grilled Argentinian
beef. Serve with warm whole-grain bread.
Here's a great make-ahead dinner--and leftovers are welcome
for lunch the next day. If you make it ahead, don't add the salt
and pepper until just before serving.
Chef Sandra Lee shares some easy and delicious recipes.
Exotic-tasting spices and chopped prunes give Middle
Eastern flair to these truly succulent burgers. Serve with
Yogurt-Garlic Sauce, slices of ripe tomato, lettuce and sharp red
Cooking potatoes in a foil packet means one less pot to
wash, and highlights the delicate, earthy flavor of just-dug new