Recipe of the Day: What to Cook in August 2013

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Quick Corn Grilled in Foil

Cleaning up this buttery herbed corn is a cinch, thanks to throw-away foil pouches.

Get the Recipe: Foil-Packet Corn

Bacon Cheeseburger

Dress up the classic cheeseburger at your holiday cookout by topping each between-the-bun creation with crispy bacon.

Get the Recipe: Bacon Cheese Burger

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Thanks to a store-bought graham cracker crust and cool filling of cream cheese and peanut butter, this chocolate-frosted cheesecake is the ultimate sweet tooth-satisfying dessert.

Get the Recipe: Peanut Butter No-Bake Cheesecake

Quick 7-Layer Pasta Salad

Filled with deli meats and cheeses, plus fresh lettuce, broccoli and tomatoes, this 30-minute pasta salad is a simple supper or hearty side dish.

Get the Recipe: 7-Layer Pasta Salad

Tomato Salad with Cheese Crisps

A fresh take on classic panzanella, this colorful salad features toasted bread, seasonal tomatoes and crispy baked Gruyere cheese.

Get the Recipe: Tomato Salad with Cheese Crisps

Lemon Shrimp Skewers

Light but flavorful, these Asian-style peel-and-eat shrimp are marinated in a Sriracha-garlic-lemongrass mixture, then grilled.

Get the Recipe: Spicy Lemon Shrimp Skewers

Roast Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Mixed with crunchy celery and a trio of fresh herbs, this tangy chicken salad is dressed with a creamy combination of mayonnaise and mustard. Save any leftover chicken salad and serve it as a go-to lunch tomorrow.

Get the Recipe: Roast Chicken Salad Sandwiches

50 Summer Drinks

From iced tea and lemonade to margaritas and daiquiris, cool off this summer with these thirst-quenching drinks from Food Network Magazine.

Ina's Red Velvet Cupcakes

Thanks to Ina's easy recipe, there's no need to rely on a boxed mix to make decadent cupcakes. These moist beauties are laced with cocoa and topped with cream cheese frosting.

Get the Recipe: Red Velvet Cupcakes

White Wine Sangria

Prepare this five-star cocktail in just 10 minutes, and let it chill for at least an hour before enjoying.

Get the Recipe: White Sangria

20-Minute Tex-Mex Salad

Mix grilled corn, black beans and bell pepper with a mustard vinaigrette for a go-to salad in just 20 minutes.

Get the Recipe: Tex-Mex Salad

Fan-Favorite Macaroni Salad

A better-for-you pasta salad that doesn't skimp on flavor or texture, this lightened recipe features a mayonnaise-sour cream dressing and fresh celery for crunch.

Get the Recipe: American Macaroni Salad

Blackberry Lemonade

Add a fresh, fruity taste to classic lemonade by incorporating mashed juicy blackberries.

Get the Recipe: Blackberry Lemonade

Easy Open-Faced BLTs

Dress up the traditional bacon-lettuce-tomato sandwich by serving them open-faced with slow-roasted tomatoes and horseradish-laced mayonnaise.

Get the Recipe: Open-Faced Roasted Tomato BLTs

Chocolate-Covered Banana Pops

Made with just four ingredients, these frozen treats are a kid-friendly summertime classic.

Get the Recipe: Chocolate Covered Banana Pops

Raspberry Lime Punch

Raise a glass to the weekend with this refreshing rum punch, laced with muddled raspberries and mint leaves.

Get the Recipe: Raspberry Lime Punch

Rachael's Asian-Glazed Chicken Wings

Rachael's party-perfect appetizer boasts a sweet-and-spicy glaze of plum sauce, orange juice and ginger.

Get the Recipe: Asian Glazed Wings

30-Minute Pasta with Shrimp Scampi

Combine tender shrimp and sauteed tomatoes with spaghetti and seasonal squash for an easy weeknight-friendly dinner.

Get the Recipe: Ribbony Shrimp and Pasta Scampi

Pasta Salad with Corn and Ranch Dressing

The secret to this recipe is using homemade ranch dressing. Start with fresh garlic and sour cream, then add buttermilk, scallions and vinegar to create a smooth mixture.

Get the Recipe: Corn and Pasta Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing

Juicy Grilled Cheeseburgers

According to Food Network Kitchens, "these quarter-pounders are lightened up with 90-percent lean beef and a mere half-ounce of cheddar, and they're served on wholesome whole-wheat English muffins."

Get the Recipe: Juicy Grilled Cheeseburgers

The Neelys' Honey Orange BBQ Chicken

Serve a classic Sunday supper of grilled chicken, but dress up the bird with an orange juice-mustard marinade and a tangy glaze.

Get the Recipe: Honey Orange BBQ Chicken

Alton's Perfect Pulled Pork

The ultimate weekend cookout project, Alton's top-rated pulled pork is first brined overnight, then slowly smoked until fall-apart tender.

Get the Recipe: Pulled Pork

Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

Two flavors that are simply better together, chocolate and peanut butter combine deliciously in the Neelys' pie, featuring a chocolate-cookie crust and rich filling of cream cheese and peanut butter.

Get the Recipe: Peanut Butter Pie

Dry-Rub Ribs

Moist and tender, these oven-baked ribs are coated in a bold mixture of cayenne, paprika, oregano and sugar.

Get the Recipe: Dry Rub Ribs- Memphis (Dave's Dinners)

The Neelys' Homemade Barbecue Sauce

Skip the bottled stuff and make Pat and Gina's sweet, tangy barbecue sauce at home with fresh ingredients.

Get the Recipe: Neely's BBQ Sauce

50 Things to Make with Pesto

From pasta and panini to salad, soup and quesadillas, Food Network Magazine found classic and creative ways to put summertime pesto to work.

Buffalo-Style Grilled Salmon

The decadent-tasting "good" fat in salmon complements the sweet-spicy Buffalo glaze. The skin gets caramelized and crisp on the grill as the sauce drips onto it.

Get the Recipe: Sweet and Spicy Grilled Salmon

Ina's Summer Fruit Crostata

Top a buttery crust with sweetened peaches, plums and blueberries to create Ina's five-star seasonal dessert.

Get the Recipe: Summer Fruit Crostata

Guy's French Toast Bananas Foster

Try Guy's easy breakfast of thick-cut French toast topped with sauteed bananas and a sweet cinnamon-caramel sauce.

Get the Recipe: Texas French Toast Bananas Foster

Strawberry Orange Daiquiri

Sandra puts seasonal strawberries to work in her adults-only sipper, a 10-minute cocktail laced with rum and fresh orange juice.

Get the Recipe: Strawberry Orange Daiquiri

Guy's Gooey Cheese Sticks

Serve a platter of these indulgent bites at your next get-together for an appetizer that kids and kids at heart will enjoy.

Get the Recipe: I've Got the Need, the Need for Fried Cheese!

Giada's Quick Grilled Salmon

For an easy dinner that's ready in less than 25 minutes, Giada tops moist salmon with a savory salsa of oranges, capers and scallions.

Get the Recipe: Grilled Salmon with Citrus Salsa Verde

Quick Fish Tacos

Replace traditional beef or chicken with quick-cooking fish, and finish these tacos with your favorite toppings, like salsa, avocado and sour cream.

Get the Recipe: Fish Tacos

Corn Panzanella Salad

Dress up this rustic bread salad with grilled seasonal corn and juicy ripe tomatoes.

Get the Recipe: Charred Corn Panzanella

Alton's Gazpacho

A chilled soup featuring garden-fresh vegetables, Alton's top-rated gazpacho is light but satisfying.

Get the Recipe: Gazpacho

Frozen Peanut Butter Bites

Made with just four pantry ingredients, the Neelys' two-bite treats are the ultimate kid-friendly dessert.

Get the Recipe: Frozen Peanut Butter Bites

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