Keep your cool with fresh meals guaranteed to make weeknight cooking a breeze. The secret? Start with pulled pork or chicken from your favorite barbecue joint.
Southwest Pork Stew
Recipe: Southwest Pork Stew
Make this stew with pulled or shredded pork from your favorite barbecue joint or deli-roasted chicken from the grocery store.
Barbecue Mac and Cheese
Recipe: Barbecue Mac and Cheese
Undercook the pasta by 1 minute. It will continue to cook in the creamy sauce while the crumb topping toasts under the broiler.
Summer Brunswick Stew
Recipe: Summer Brunswick Stew
A light, summery broth lets the flavors of fresh-picked corn and lady peas shine. Stir in whatever barbecue sauce you have on hand—some are bolder or sweeter than others, so start with the minimum amount and adjust according to taste.
Farmers' Market Pasta Salad
Pulled Pork Griddle Cakes
Recipe: Pulled Pork Griddle Cakes
Ready in 40 Minutes
Fresh Cherry Salsa, spiked with pepper jelly, puts these pork-rich griddle cakes over the top. Self-rising cornmeal mix, which includes both leavening and salt, adds just the right amount of lift and tenderness. Hungry for more? Serve with extra 'cue.
Korean Cabbage Wraps with Sweet-and-Sour Cucumber Salad
A robust cousin of Sriracha, gochujang is a spicy-sweet fermented chili paste used in Korean dishes. Here it adds depth of flavor to a Korean-style barbecue sauce. Find it in the Asian section of supermarkets or Walmart.
Cornmeal Cakes with Smoked Chicken and Coleslaw
Pick up coleslaw, smoked chicken, and sauce from your favorite barbecue joint.