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Stir Up Dinner Quickly

When time is of the essence, finding opportunity to cook delicious meals at home can seem challenging. But there are plenty of recipes that whip up in no time and won’t disappoint hungry families. This recipe for “Speedy Beef Stir-Fry with Chunky Vegetables” from “300 Stir-Fry Recipes” (Robert
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A Simple, Flavorful Salad To Whip Up In A Snap!

When preparing meals at home, cooks know that it helps to have a few simple, easily prepared dishes in their culinary repertoire. These are dishes that don’t require too much planning and utilize certain staples that are present in everyone’s pantry. Such is the case with this recipe for “Crunchy Cucumber Salad with Crushed Peanuts” […]
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Grilling Meat-Free At Summer Barbecues

Grilled foods are staples of summertime. There is just something about gathering with friends and family and cooking meals over an open flame to enjoy in the great outdoors — whether at a backyard barbecue or on a camping trip — that makes foods taste even better. Burgers, steaks and chicken may be some of […]
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Drink (Smoothies) To Good Health

Nutritious foods support a strong immune system, which can help individuals avoid a number of illnesses. The colors of fruits and vegetables often indicate which nutrients are within them. For example, the bright orange color of fruits like peaches and apricots advertises that they are sources beta-carotene, an important antioxidant. Smoothies and frozen drinks can […]
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Salad Gets A Summery Makeover

Steakhouse fans eagerly anticipate digging into the savory cuts of sizzling beef waiters serve up. The precursor to that portion of the meal is often a wedge salad, which offers a crisp complement to the richness of the steak. Wedge salads are traditionally made with iceberg lettuce and drizzled with a flavorful dressing — often […]
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Great Meals Start With Waffles

Breakfast foods may be most often enjoyed in the morning, but many are delicious at any time of the day. Pancakes, waffles and even omelets can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch or dinner, making them each worthy of addition to your culinary repertoire. Waffles are a diverse breakfast food. Waffles are tasty as a standalone, […]
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Impress Guests With Homemade Burgers This Fourth Of July

Backyard barbecues are a staple of summertime. In fact, many Fourth of July celebrations just wouldn’t feel right without hamburgers and hot dogs cooking over an open flame in the backyard. Burgers may not qualify as fancy fare, but they’re perfect for Independence Day celebrations. This year, party hosts can add a little something extra […]
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Dad’s Day Dining He’s Bound To Love

Father’s Day is an opportunity to shower Dad with extra love and attention. Special outings and heartfelt gifts typically are part of the celebration. Some children may want to go above and beyond by whipping up a meal that Dad is sure to enjoy — particularly a father who spends his fair share of time […]
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Fire Up The Grill For Fish

Grilling season presents ample opportunities to explore new culinary horizons. Just about anything that can be cooked indoors also can be prepared outdoors over an open flame. And many foodies insist that grilling produces unique flavors that simply cannot be replicated when cooking via other means. Individuals looking to stray from grilling season staples like […]
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Creamy Coleslaw Gets A Healthy Boost

Coleslaw is a staple of backyard cookouts and picnics. Coleslaw is considered a Dutch food, though there are mentions of a similar cabbage dish served in Ancient Rome. The word coleslaw is derived from the Dutch term “koolsla,” meaning “cabbage salad.” That’s not surprising, as the slaw is made primarily of shredded cabbage with a […]