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From Harry Potter to Game of Thrones, bring these ‘fantasy’ dishes to life

Home-Brewed Butterbeer : Butterbeer might be one of the most well-known aspects of the Harry Potter universe.Photo: Jesse Hsu

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Recipes excerpted from The Feast of Fiction Kitchen. Photography by Jesse Hsu. Copyright 2020 by Jimmy Wong. Reproduced by permission of The Countryman Press. All rights reserved.

Are you ready for a blueberry bonanza?

Blueberry-Orange Bread (recipe in column): Try this bread toasted and spread with softened cream cheese.Photo: Julia Rutland

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Vegetables are the star of these barbecue dishes

Elotes: Mexican Street Corn with Garlic Mayonnaise & Crumbled Feta : A favorite way to enjoy corn on the cob and is a star player in any barbecue spread or a winning standalone snack.

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Recipes courtesy of “Fresh Veggie BBQ: All-Natural & Delicious Recipes From the Grill,” by David and Charlotte Bailey (2019, Pavillion Books) Photos: Haarala Hamilton

These flavor combinations raise the bar for ice cream

Chocolate Semifreddo Seduction. This recipe doesn’t use an ice cream machine.Photo: Matthew Septimus

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Photo credit Septimus, recipe  Excerpted from Rose’s Ice Cream Bliss © 2020 by Rose Levy Beranbaum. Photography © 2020 by Matthew Septimus. Reproduced by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

Heavenly hummus: You can even make it into dessert

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus using roasted red bell peppers in this recipe instead of raw adds such a wonderful and savory depth of flavor to the hummus.Photo: Catherine & Jason Gill.

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Recipes are excerpted from The Complete Hummus Cookbook by Catherine Gill. Published by Hatherleigh Press. Photos Catherine & Jason Gill.

Nader brings Lebanese family favorites to the table

Hummus Bi Tahini: An appetizer which can serve as a light lunch or supper. It attracts the palate and the eye and teases the taste buds.Photo: Wendy Pernerewski / Akashic Books

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It’s finally time for the tastes of summer

Grilled Chicken Kebabs with Garlic & Herb Marinade.  Chicken kebabs are a great way to take boneless, skinless chicken breasts up a notch.

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Canned fish can make a comeback with these recipes

Salmon Cakes with Chimichurri (recipe in column): A dish mom used to make with a modern twist.Photo: David Loftus / Reprinted by permission of The Experiment

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