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corn salad

Watermelon ‘Bacon’ and Summer Corn Salad

Watermelon is the quintessential fruit of summertime because it’s simple, refreshing, and stands perfectly well on its own. But…what if you want to put in a little extra time and take your watermelon to the next level? That’s what happens when you dehydrate your watermelon (does taking the water out of watermelon make it…melon?) and […]

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fresh tomato sauce

Fresh Tomato Sauce for #StreamTeam

While you sweat your way through the dog days of summer, there’s at least one redeeming factor in all that heat: tomatoes. Perfect, juicy, flavorful, fresh local summer tomatoes. Whether it’s the tomatoes grown in your yard, the ones grown in the farm down the road, or the ones you pick up at your local […]

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spaghetti ice cream and sauce

Spaghetti Ice Cream

As we roll into summer, you’re going to want to serve ice cream…and to give it an extra dose of fun, all you need is this one weird trick: Make your ice cream into “spaghetti” with a potato ricer, and top it with fresh strawberry sauce and coconut flakes for your “sauce” and “parmesan.” It’s […]

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three pickle jars

Easy Summer Pickling

Pickling is one of those things that I’ve always shied away from in the summer. Mostly I feared that I would go through all kinds of effort, and then the jars would sit unopened, languishing until mid-winter, until someone would finally decide that they wanted the jars for another project and dump everything out. I […]

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3 ice cream bowls

Easy & Kid-Friendly Fresh Raspberry Ice Cream Recipe

Summer isn’t truly summer in our family until we’ve had a chance to go raspberry picking. Each year we head up to Seattle to visit family members, and make our annual visit to one of several raspberry farms in the area. This year we headed to Remlinger Farms in Carnation, WA, where the pickings were […]

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Beach ball, beach bag, and "collapsible trio" lunch packer

Dole Summer Kickoff #Giveaway

It’s Memorial Day weekend, which means it’s time for swimsuits, healthy eats, and no-fuss cooking. We’re not even going to suggest that you turn on your oven this weekend, but do have a great treat for you anyway – some new healthy salads from our friends at Dole, and a summer fun package giveaway. First […]

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