Updated 12:00 a.m., Thu July 24, 2014
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Is the family grillmaster running out of ideas? These grilled-salmon sandwiches make a tasty main dish.

Grilled salmon sandwiches

Perfect for a casual midsummer lunch

Around about now — a good month into summer — many people feel like they’re running short of grilling inspiration. They’ve cooked and eaten their fill of burgers, sausages, steaks and chops, accompanied by all sorts of grilled vegetables. Of course, they’ve grilled some of their favorite seafood, too. And all of these are delicious. But I’ve seen home grillers hit the wall. “Wolfgang,” they’ll tell me, “grilling is really just a cooking method, and grilled foods don’t feel like recipes.” Then, puzzlingly, they’ll turn around and ask if I have any new grilling recipes anyway... READ MORE

The delightful peach: The fruit offers a variety of delicacies for summer ADRIENNE FREEMAN/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Late spring to early summer brings on the delicious peach. With flesh ranging from white to deep orange, the tender, juicy peach can turn up in any dish on the table: beverages, condiments, salads, side dishes and, of course, dessert. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, peaches are low in sodium, carbs and calories, with only 59 calories for a medium-size fruit. The peach adapts easily to savory dishes, as well as sweet, an...