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Blistered Shishito Peppers Recipe

Blistered Shishito Peppers are a headliner on restaurant appetizer menus these days, but they’re actually super easy to make at home! You basically need 1 ingredient and about 10 minutes – that’s it! Always a splashy, attention-grabbing appetizer … and great as a side dish, too.

5 ears of grilled corn on the cob on a white platter, with pretty greens and spices nearby.

How to Cook Corn on the Cob on the Grill

Grilling corn is easy … and the results are so delicious! We’ve got tips for different methods, plus ideas for what to do with your corn (besides just serving it as “typical” corn on the cob)!

Overhead of 5 Italian hamburgers in various stages of being piled with grilled veggies, toppings and buns.

Italian Grilled Hamburgers

~ These flavor-packed Italian Grilled Hamburgers feature a unique mix of ground beef and Italian sausage. All seasoned with zesty, savory Italian spices, and piled high with grilled peppers and onions, juicy tomato, and a warm, melty slice of fresh mozzarella. They’re easy to make, plus you can prep them in advance – so even a busy weeknight can feel like a festive backyard grill party! (Pssssst … no grill? We’ve got alternate directions for you!) ~

Cooked dip in crockpot insert with Frank's Red Hot Buffalo Chicken Sauce and dippers nearby.

Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip

~ Crockpot Buffalo Chicken Dip is always a crowd-pleaser! The perfect appetizer for all sorts of parties, from summer potlucks to family holidays – and definitely for sports parties and tailgates. Even better, this recipe features handy shortcuts (hello, slow cooker!), plus upgrades to slash calories and fat (don’t worry, though – nobody will even notice)! ~

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Easy Italian Pasta Salad

~ Italian Pasta Salad is always a hit … but classic pasta salad recipes are typically loaded with unwanted fat and white carbs. This easy recipe has all the bold flavors you love, but a few simple tweaks make it so much healthier, too! It’s the perfect dish to share at picnics and potlucks. Or keep it stashed in the fridge for a quick side dish all week long! ~