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5 Dishes You Just Have to Eat This Month

Was March as odd for you as it was for us here in Alabama? One day, we would have temperatures at or below freezing and have to wrap up in our winter coats. The next day, it would be 75 and gloriously springlike. I'm ready for some normal weather, daylight that stretches past my work hours, and plenty of reasons to get outside and enjoy delicious food on my patio.

This month, I'll be making these 5 dishes. Our food editors raved about these five in particular in our April issue, so you know they have to be good. Don't have your copy of the April magazine? Better hurry! It's only on newsstands one more week!

The Cheeseburger Salad: We ditched the buns and turned cheeseburgers into a playful, kid-friendly salad (yes, salad).

Pork and Chive Dumplings with Red Chile Oil: Plump pork and chive dumplings bathed in toasty chile oil? Yes, please!

Charred Eggplant with Chermoula: Some real magic happens when you slather eggplant with herby-spicy chermoula.

Waffle Iron Turkey Melt Panini: This playful turkey melt's abundant crisp crevices and gooey interior will have the whole family wondering, "What can we waffle next?"

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