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Classic German Potato Salad! Thick-sliced potatoes tossed with bacon, onions, herbs, and vinaigrette. Serve hot, warm, or cool. Print Photography Credit: Coco Morante I like all kinds of potato salads, but German might be my favorite! For German potato salad, sliced potatoes are tossed with bacon, sautéed onions, fresh herbs, and a mustardy white wine …

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Method 1 Prepare the bottom crust: Remove a dough disk from refrigerator and let sit for 5 to 10 minutes to take the chill off. Place it on a lightly floured clean, flat surface. Roll it out into a circle about 13 inches wide. Place the rolled out dough on to a 9-inch pie pan. …

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This sautéed zucchini with dill is such a simple and easy side dish for summer meals. Six ingredients. Takes 15 minutes. Great on its own, or serve with grilled chicken or fish. Print Photography Credit: Sheryl Julian When the zucchini in your garden is still slender and about 7-inches long – before they get big as …

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Grilled steak salad with arugula salad and flaky Parmesan Cheese from Frigo! A simple, fresh summer meal in the Italian tradition. Best eaten outside with friends and a bottle of wine. Print When summer finally hits its stride, you begin to understand Italian food. Think of figs, arranged on a pretty plate and drizzled with honey. …

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Panna cotta is such an easy and elegant make-ahead dessert for any special occasion! Serve with a quick fruit sauce and summer berries. Print Photography Credit: Sally Vargas There are certain desserts that are so easy to make and so stupendously rewarding that they should be at the very top of your list for special …

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This lentil salad with arugula and feta cheese makes a great lunch or light dinner! Toss with a sherry vinaigrette, red onions, dried currants, and chopped cilantro. Print Photography Credit: Sally Vargas I could eat this salad every day! It has all the elements I love in a salad: something crunchy (pine nuts and red …

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1 Preheat oven to 375ºF. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Lay a few layers of paper towels on top of a cooling rack and place near the oven. 2 Glaze and bake the bacon until crispy: Arrange the bacon in a single layer on the baking sheet. Brush with 1 1/2 tablespoons of …

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Stuffed Zucchini is a great way to use up those extra large zucchini from the garden. Stuff with Italian sausage, onions, garlic, tomato, and fresh breadcrumbs, and bake! Print Photography Credit: Elise Bauer Fellow gardeners, you know this tale well. You step away from your garden bed for 1 minute (or a weekend) and come back …

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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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