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Memphis-Style Pork Ribs

There are wet ribs, sticky with a succulent, spicy barbecue sauce, and there are dry ribs, where the flavor is all in the dried mixture of herbs and spices, melded into something greater than the sum of their parts by time, smoke and pork fat. This is what they do …

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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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Shrimp Quesadilla

Shrimp quesadilla! Flour tortillas toasted with shredded Monterey Jack cheese and pan-seared shrimp with onions, cilantro, avocados Print Photography Credit: Elise Bauer Quesadillas have to be my favorite go-to food for lunch. They’re just so easy to make! Especially when you have tortillas and cheese in the fridge, which we …

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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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Chocolate Chip Cookies

There were two major influences on this recipe: the Nestle Toll House back-of-the-package recipe (which I think we can all agree is pretty much The Standard as far as chocolate chip cookies go) and a recipe from Christina Tosi’s cookbook Milk Bar Life. It’s thanks to Christina’s recipe that I …

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Baked Coconut Chicken Fingers

Baked Coconut Chicken Fingers are a great alternative to traditional chicken tenders packed with coconut, turmeric, and just a hint of heat from red pepper flakes. A few weeks ago, after sitting in traffic for what felt like hours, we made an impromptu stop for lunch and had the most …

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Chicken Burrito Bowls

Chicken Burrito Bowls have everything a delicious burrito bowl should – tender spiced chicken, black beans, rice, and lots of veggies – but are made in one pot in under 30 minutes making for an easy weeknight dinner or perfect weekend meal prep. One of my favorite things to make …

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Grilled Marinated Flank Steak

1 Marinate the steak: Combine the marinade ingredients in a large non-reactive bowl. Place steak in the bowl and turn so that it is completely coated with the marinade. (You can also place the steak and marinade in a freezer bag and place it in a bowl.) Chill and marinate for …

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Shrimp with Olives, Tomatoes, and Orzo

This Shrimp Orzo with Olives and Tomatoes is a perfect easy midweek dinner with shrimp, black olives, fresh tomatoes, capers, garlic, arugula, and orzo pasta. Print Photography Credit: Elise Bauer Shrimp lovers! Have you ever tried shrimp with black olives? It’s one of those master flavor combos which I’m sure …

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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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