A Tropical Illusion

Sweep into September with a swizzle! A classic Caribbean concoction well-packed with crushed ice, it’s a slow sipper for summer’s last days. Send out summer with a meal to nibble while you sip your swizzle!

1. The 151 Swizzle

A rum base get a sweet, spicy and tart treatment for this cooling crushed ice cocktail.

2. Honeyed Carrot Salad

With biting arugula, bitter chicory (substitute endive if you have trouble finding it) and sweet carrots, this salad from Gordon Ramsay hits all the right notes.

3. Pasta & Bean Soup with Kale

It’s true, the nights are starting to cool off. Keep them warm with a hardy bowl of soup.

4. Grilled Flatbreads with Apple Bacon & Onion

The apples are coming in but the grills are still red hot. Toss together a flatbread that makes the most of a season in transition.

5. Lavender & Honey Glazed Chicken

A French provincial-style chicken, this recipe perfectly combines a touch of sweet with the wonderfully savory!

6. Tip Top Melon Sherbet

If we must be forced to say good-bye to summer, we insist on having a cup of this sweet, creamy concoction in hand to assuage our tears.

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