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Blender Piña Colada

Piña Coladas! This easy blender drink is a staple of summer vacations and long days by the pool. Rum, coconut, and pineapple. Grab your favorite tiki glass! Print Photography Credit: Elise Bauer You may associate piña coladas with laid-back poolside vacations, but this mix of rum, coconut, and pineapple is …

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How to Spatchcock (Butterfly) a Chicken

Have you ever spatchcocked a chicken before? It’s surprisingly easy! It’s also exactly the same as butterflying a chicken, but with a name that is way more fun to say. There are two major advantages to spatchcocking a chicken that, for me, put this method head and shoulders above all others. …

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No-Bake Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cookies

No-Bake Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cookies! Such a classic after-school (or work) snack! Cocoa powder, peanut butter, oats, sugar, butter, and milk. Print Photography Credit: Cindy Rahe No bake cookies will always and forever remind me of my mom, who made tons of them when my brother and I were …

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Baked Chicken Parmesan

Baked Chicken Parmesan! EASY and quick, chicken cutlets breaded with Parmesan and crumbs, fried, topped with a tomato sauce. Print Photography Credit: Sally Vargas Chicken Parmesan has to be one of the easiest and tastiest ways of preparing chicken, don’t you agree? In this version we first get started on a …

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Pasta and Bean Picnic Salad

Pasta and Bean Picnic Salad! This is a spin on classic pasta salad with a white beans, fresh summer vegetables, and a light vinaigrette. No mayo. Print Photography Credit: Sheryl Julian A picnic table without pasta salad feels like something is missing. You can put out all kinds of beautiful …

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Old-Fashioned Peach Pie

1 Prepare the pie dough through dividing the dough into two disks and chilling: Instructions for preparing your pie dough can be found here. 2 Roll out the bottom crust: Remove one of the chilled disks of pie dough from the refrigerator and let it stand a few minutes at room temperature …

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Angel Hair Pasta with Quick Cherry Tomato Sauce

This Angel Hair Pasta with Cherry Tomato Sauce is so quick and easy! Ready in about 20 minutes flat, and SO GOOD! Best with fresh summer cherry tomatoes. Print Photography Credit: Sheryl Julian Every once in a while, I improvise a pasta dinner that I like so much, I end …

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Vietnamese-Style Noodle Bowls with Chicken

1 Make the dressing: In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the sugar, rice vinegar, fish sauce, ginger, and garlic. Cook, stirring often, just until bubbles appear at the edges and the sugar has dissolved. (Alternatively, microwave in 30-second bursts until the sugar has dissolved and the dressing is hot.) Remove …

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Skillet Chicken Puttanesca

This Skillet Chicken Puttanesca comes together so quickly, you’ll hardly believe how good it tastes. Made with chicken breasts, canned tomatoes, olives, capers, anchovies, fresh oregano, and plenty of olive oil. Ready in 30 minutes. Print Puttanesca is a spicy and highly seasoned Italian tomato sauce. It’s usually tossed with …

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