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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 in Memphis, Tennessee, and it’s …

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Fresh Mint Mojitos made by steeping crushed mint in sugar and rum. So refreshing and minty! This make the best mojito ever. Print Photography Credit: Elise Bauer We can wax on about the glory of the mojito – this perfect concoction of rum, mint, sugar, lime juice, and sparkling water — but I’m guessing you …

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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 flavors coming off the grill …

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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 the sauce: Put the chicken …

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1 Make the pie dough: Cut the butter into cubes and let sit out for a 10 minutes to take the chill off. Whisk together the flour, sugar, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Add the butter and toss to coat with the flour. Using your (clean) hands, work the butter into the flour until …

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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 of rum, sugar, and citrus …

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If you are starting with frozen raw shrimp, put them in a bowl of ice water to defrost. If you are starting with cooked shrimp, just toss them with some salt, pepper, chipotle chile powder and lime juice and let them sit while you heat the tortillas. Method 1 Marinate the shrimp: Toss the shrimp in …

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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. What’s wrong with great texture? …

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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 is melting and the last …

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1 Cut four 12-inch squares of parchment paper and set nearby. 2 Scramble the eggs: In a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, heat the oil. Add the scallions and oregano and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until the scallions soften slightly. Add the eggs, salt and pepper, and cook, stirring constantly, until …

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