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These meaty baby back ribs are basted with a homemade sauce of beer, honey, and spices.
Big-batch drinks blended with fruit are easily made in advance and stashed in the fridge until serving time -- just add ice and blend.
For his brick chicken recipe, celebrity chef Art Smith rubs fresh herbs under the skin so all the flavor stays put during grilling. "When it comes to grilling chicken, the flatter, the faster," he says. "Butterfly the chicken, then weigh it down on the grill with a brick-topped cookie sheet."
When selecting ribs for her recipe, celebrity chef Daisy Martinez asks the butcher to cut the ribs 1 ½ inches thick so they're finished and full of flavor in less than 15 minutes. They're served with tomatillo salsa and potatoes drizzled with Cilantro-accented pesto.
For a make-ahead side dish, layer cabbage, red peppers, and carrots, in a bowl the night before. Then, at mealtime, all you have to do is pour on the gingery lime dressing.
Fresh fruit juice stirred into plain gelatin reinvents this easy side dish. Feta cheese and min add a delicious, unexpected twist.
Top a meatless burger patty with grilled pineapple relish, chopped peanuts, and basil for a quick and healthy meal.
Fresh veggies such as cabbage, carrots, and cilantro temper the heat of these Thai-inspired tacos.
Banana, yogurt, grapes, blueberries, and orange juice blend together in this creamy drink.