If You Bring Only One Thing To a Summer Potluck...
This orzo salad was made to be thrown into a big bowl and brought to a picnic or barbecue for everyone to share. (Plus, six more fantastic, portable dishes.)
Photo: Erin Kunkel
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The Coleslaw Stand-In
For this side dish, don't skimp on the chilling time (which happens to be a perfect antidote for spicy food)—part of its charm comes from the cool, juicy texture of the marinated cucumbers. Letting the salad sit in the fridge overnight will ensure that the sweet-tart flavors fully develop.
Get the recipe: Sesame-Cucumber Salad