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    Explore new flavors over an open flame

    0 Just about anything can be cooked over an open flame. No matter the type of grilling they’re using, cooks who prepare meals over an open flame can’t help but notice the distinctive flavor that’s unique to grilled foods. Trying something new this grilling season can open cooks’ eyes to a host of flavors they […]

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    Make berries the center of a sweet cocktail

    0 Perhaps nothing is more relaxing on a warm summer night than sipping a cocktail as the sun sets. Some cocktails, such as the following recipe for “Blueberry Crush” from Susan Elia MacNeal’s “Infused: 100+ Recipes for Infused Liqueurs and Cocktails” (Chronicle Books), even evoke the twilight hours of summertime with their unique look. Blueberry […]

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    Gather around the grill this Father's Day

    0 It’s all about remembering Dad’s favorites on Father’s Day. While everyone relaxes and enjoys the serenity of the backyard, these ribs will be slowly cooking to mouth-watering perfection. Orange-Ginger Baby Back Ribs Ingredients: 5 pounds baby back ribs Sauce: 1 cup ketchup 1/2 cup hoisin sauce 4 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons grainy mustard […]

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    Blueberry and chia seed smoothie

    0 Packed with vitamins and protein, this smoothie is the perfect breakfast for busy mornings (especially when made the night before!). And a great idea for mom’s breakfast in bed! Ingredients (Makes 1 serving) Smoothie: 1 cup frozen blueberries  3/4 cup milk*  1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt 2 tbsps. chia seeds 1 tsp. vanilla extract […]

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    Quick and easy Pad-Thai

    0 If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to incorporate vegetables into your meal, this is a winner! Ingredients: Stir-fry rice noodles 3 Tbs. dark brown sugar 2 Tbs. soy sauce Couple dashes of Worcestershire sauce 1/4 cup lime juice 1 1/2 Tbsp. fish sauce (If I don’t have fish sauce on hand, […]

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    Do dessert at home this Valentine’s Day

    0 Dining out is a Valentine’s Day tradition. Couples new and old typically make Valentine’s Day into date night at nice restaurants, making this holiday that much more special. Couples who want to add a special twist to Valentine’s Day date night can enjoy a nice meal out before returning home for some homemade dessert. […]

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