Summer Summer Summer! Taste of Home Magazine Takes the Party Outside
GREENDALE, Wis., May 12 /PRNewswire/ — On newsstands May 25, 2010 — Perk up that picnic, add fire to those backyard barbecues and campouts, and savor all the flavors of summer with the July 2010 issue of Taste of Home. ‘Tis the season to get outside, so uncover that grill and start the coals, rediscover that long-forgotten ice cream maker, and start enjoying any of the 148 hassle-free recipes and tips – a summertime parade of real food from real home cooks guaranteed to make every meal and event sizzle.
“Camp Cuisine” – We “Steak” Our Reputation on These Recipes! (pages 60-62)
Our parks and campgrounds are packed with people enjoying the great outdoors, but just how many hot dogs and s’mores can you take? Taste of Home to the rescue! Mouthwatering Marinated Ribeyes start marinating while frozen in the cooler and are thawed and ready to grill by the second night. Enjoy them with a side of simple and delicious Grilled Sweet Onions, which, like the super-satisfying Potato-Sausage Foil Packs, cook in aluminum foil. A hearty Farmer’s Country Breakfast with eggs, sausage, and hash browns starts the day right. And for dessert? Quick Banana Boats made with chocolate, marshmallows, and trail mix. We promise you’ll love them all–Scout’s honor!
Flag Down Your Family and Make it “A Flavorful Fourth” (pages 20-21)
The traditional picnic and fireworks on the Fourth of July make that day one of our favorite celebrations of the year, and Taste of Home makes sure the festive explosions on your plate will rival the ones in the sky. We’ve put together a picnic featuring versions of our favorite dishes: crowd-pleasing Southern Fried Chicken Strips with a hint of garlic, Horseradish Cole Slaw that whips up in a flash, and a delightful Tangy Potato Salad that will make you want to start singing “Yankee Doodle Dandy.” There are even more ideas and recipes online for a super star-spangled holiday at http://tasteofhome.com/july4th.
“The Hot Spot” is a Perfect Starter Course in Grilling (pages 22-23)
Don’t let your backyard barbecues flame out while the main course is still on the grill! Taste of Home serves up five easy grilled snacks and appetizers that will get the party started right. Seafood lovers will fall for Shrimp on Rosemary Skewers (a fresh twist on the kabob) and Havarti Shrimp Quesadillas (which feature mushrooms and a touch of apricot for sweetness). A fresh Fire-Roasted Tomato Salsa with chipotle pepper has a smoky kick that beats anything from a jar, while Grilled Greek Crostini Topping is delectable a mix of grilled tomatoes, feta cheese, and oregano. And Grilled Glazed Drummies deploy the “drumstick” of the wing for a finger-licking treat.
Break Out the Ice Cream Maker and “Cool It” Now! (pages 17-19)
Many of us have an unused ice cream maker sitting in our cabinets just waiting for a moment like this: A selection of simple decadent treats that will make everyone scream for ice cream. Instead of the usual burger bash, why not host an ice cream tasting featuring Strawberry Rhubarb Ice Cream, Black Cherry Sherbet, Peach Gelato, and more. Taste of Home knows it’s never too hot to party when ice cream is around. For more incredible ice cream concoctions like Blueberry Cheesecake and Java Crunch, check out our food director’s favorites at TasteofHome.com: http://www.tasteofhome.com/besticecream.
Of course, there’s much more: “Can-Tastic” ideas (pages 64-69) for Peach Chutney, Zucchini Pickles, and other tasty, economical ways to use and preserve seasonal produce (they also make great party and hostess gifts!). Contest-winning “Chicken Champs” (pages 51-58): A dozen fabulous and family-pleasing meals for the versatile supper staple, especially the grand-prize winning Grilled Tomatillo Chicken from Audrey Kinne of Elkhart, IN, who mixes tomatillos, cilantro, lime, and jalapeÃ±os to give her dish a flavorful kick. Or cool down with some crowd-pleasing side and main salads. No matter what you crave, this is a Taste of Home issue that screams: “Take it outside now!”
About Taste of Home
Taste of Home is a leading multi-platform producer of information on food, cooking and entertaining, serving home cooks with engaging media that capture the joy and comfort received from food made with love. Taste of Home publishes three magazines, including the flagship Taste of Home–America’s largest cooking magazine, with a circulation of 3.2 million–Healthy Cooking and Simple & Delicious; top-selling bookazines; newsstand specials; and popular cookbooks. Traffic on tasteofhome.com increased 166 percent, to 2 million monthly UVs, from December 2007 to December 2008. Taste of Home is part of Food & Entertaining@RDA (The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc.) More information can be found at http://www.tasteofhome.com.
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