The Fresh Market Magazine

Delicious Finds • Culinary Tips • Seasonal Inspiration

Your Guide to Backyard Bliss

With the unofficial kickoff to summer just around the corner, May ushers in the season’s tastiest delights—from savory meats sizzling on the grill to sweet-as-can-be watermelon dripping down your chin. In this issue, we’re serving up ways to make the most of cookout season, including tips for grilling your best burger yet, recipes for the trendiest sides (corn ribs, anyone?), plus wine or beer pairings for every gathering. For Memorial Day weekend, our picnic-ready feast and red, white and blue treats (from fruit tarts to cupcakes) are perfect for sharing with friends and family. So go ahead and dive in—summer’s almost here!