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Quick and Easy Treat: Affogato

It’s hot. It’s humid. I still want my coffee. Really, there’s not much that separates me from my daily infusion of caffeine. But sometimes the oppressive summerness makes one have to get creative (here’s how to make iced coffee two ways if you’re feeling the need). There’s also something about summer that ramps up my usually dormant need for ice cream (it’s the heat, it does things to my hindbrain).

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How to Create the Best Easy Chicken Stir-Fry

It goes without saying that I have a lot of chicken in my freezer. When I was younger and my mom wanted me to make something before she got home, I would totally blank out when all we had was chicken. It seemed bland, it seemed boring! How could we possibly have chicken yet again and expect to come up with something new? Well, times have changed folks. I’ve become

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Balsamic Roasted Strawberry Shortcake

Summertime is strawberrytime. If you are lucky enough to have a stead supply of local strawberries, I hope you do amazing things like make preserves and pie with the little ruby jewels. If you have some left over from all your pie making (and seriously, where was my invitation?) – or, if you’re like me, and have some berries kicking around in your fridge that need to be used because

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Best Slow Cooker Wings You Need to Make Tonight

If your kitchen has been graced by the presence of a slow cooker, then there’s really nothing you cannot make. Seriously! These things are amazing for at-home cooks, and they make meals super simple and easy to prep when you’re really busy. When I got my crock pot, I knew that I had made it. It is the ultimate kitchen accessory, and it meant that I was finally ready to

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Grilled Salt and Vinegar Chips

It is officially summer, which means GRILLING SEASON IS HERE. Officially. Unofficially I grill all year round, but there is something a bit romantic about grilling in the summertime with the sun still high in the sky and the bugs singing. If you can’t tell summertime is my favorite time. These “chips” are, quite frankly, one of my favorite things to make on the grill. They take a bit of

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