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15 Recipes for a Summer Cookout with California Ripe Olives

This round-up is brought to you in partnership with the California Olive Committee. Dreaming up a menu for your next summer cookout? Look no further than one of our favorite pantry staples, olives. The buttery, mild flavor of both California green and black ripe olives are a fantastic contrast to all of the smoky …

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Pressure Cooker Chipotle Chicken and Rice Bowls

1 Make the sauce: In a blender, combine the garlic, onion, chipotle peppers, water, lime juice, honey, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper. Blend for about a minute, until it becomes a smooth sauce. If necessary, scrape down the sides of the blender halfway through blending. 2 Mix the chicken with …

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Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri

Frozen Strawberry Daiquiris are the ultimate poolside thirst quencher. Made with strawberries, rum, lime juice, and sugar. Use frozen strawberries for an extra-slushy texture! Print Photography Credit: Elise Bauer I love a daiquiri, be it frozen or straight, strawberry or banana. It’s all good. A daiquiri is essentially a mixture …

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Classic Wedge Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

Wedge salad with blue cheese dressing is such a classic! Made with iceberg lettuce, bacon, cherry tomatoes, and homemade blue cheese dressing. Takes 15 minutes. Print Photography Credit: Sheryl Julian For years, iceberg lettuce got a real thrashing from chefs who thought of it as tasteless and nothing but texture. …

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Blueberry Slump

Blueberry Slump! Classic New England dessert, made on the stovetop with blueberries and steamed dumplings. Great way to beat the heat! Print Photography Credit: Elise Bauer When it’s blueberry season, all thoughts (at least at my house) turn to pie or cobbler. Except when it’s so hot outside the asphalt …

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Lemon Blueberry Scones

1 Make the dough in a food processor: Measure the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a food processor. Process the ingredients to combine them evenly. Sprinkle the cubed butter over the flour mixture, and process the mixture in 1-second pulses until the butter is no longer …

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Slow Cooker Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork

1 Spray the inside of a 6-quart or larger slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. 2 Season the pork: Combine 2 teaspoons of the kosher salt and 1/2 teaspoon of the black pepper in a small bowl. Sprinkle it thoroughly over the pork, using extra salt and pepper if needed …

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Pressure Cooker Potato Salad

Potato salad gets a pressure cooker makeover! Cook the potatoes and eggs together in the pressure cooker, then mix with the rest of the salad ingredients and a mayonnaise-Dijon dressing. Easy-peasy. Print Photography Credit: Coco Morante Elise’s Dad makes an awesome potato salad. The salad is studded with lots of …

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Mediterranean Chickpea Bowls with Tahini Sauce

1 Make the tahini dressing: In a small bowl, whisk tahini with 2 tablespoons of the warm water, 1 tablespoon of the lemon juice, honey, minced garlic, parsley, salt, and pepper. Give the dressing a taste. Add salt if needed. If it needs more acid or tastes slightly bitter, add …

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Sous Vide French Dip Sandwiches

Sous Vide French Dip Sandwiches! Cooking sous vide makes the most tender roast beef EVER. This is a perfect starter recipe if you’re new to sous vide cooking. This recipe is brought to you in partnership with ChefSteps. ChefSteps is offering Simply Recipes readers $30 off both the new edition of …

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