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Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

A salad celebration for dill pickle lovers, a pasta salad studded with a whole half pound of dill pickles and spiked with an entire cup of dill pickle juice. Add some sharp cheddar and the combo is a real winner, not only for potlucks and parties but also as a refrigerator salad to nibble on over several days. The TikTok Phenomenon, Made from Scratch. Real Food, Fresh & Inventive. Mere Minutes to the Table. Hearty & Filling. A Summer Classic. Budget Friendly. Great for Meal Prep. Potluck & Party Friendly. Vegetarian.

Ten Tips for Better Burgers

Who needs a drive-through or a pricey gourmet burger when right at home, just a few easy techniques can transform a good burger into a better burger and even a great burger? Here I'm sharing the handful of tips we use for burgers on the grill and cooked inside. Simple Tips for Burger Perfection. Easy Techniques, Fresh & Family-Tested. Budget Friendly. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special.

Seasonal Sundays (Week 26) Happy Father's Day!

So here it is, another Sunday recipe collection, my usual patchwork of June-ish recipes plus three special features, last-minute pies to make your favorite dad happy-happy-happy and what to make with fresh mangoes while waiting for peaches to ripen plus a Scandinavian menu for Midsummer.

Five-Minute Shrimp Cocktail Sauce

So easy, guys! Just toss together a few common pantry ingredients and you've got a creamy-spicy cocktail sauce for shrimp, veggies and more and maybe just maybe, an instant party. Better still? Make it to taste, make only as much as you need! Quick Cocktail Sauce, Made from Scratch. Just Five Minutes & Six Ingredients. Budget Friendly. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Potluck & Party Friendly. Easy DIY. Low Carb. Naturally Gluten Free.

Seasonal Sundays (Week 25) Mid June

Break out the fans because much of the country's going to be in the hundreds (hundreds!) much of this week. So in addition to the usual motley collection of June-ish recipes, this week you don't want to miss "What to Eat When It's Too Blazing Hot to Cook" and "what to make with those pretty little zucchini" that show up in grocery stores for just a few weeks about now. And if you do turn on the oven, make it count: yes, blueberries for sweet treats!

Salmon with Crispy Crust

How to bake salmon topped with a super-easy crispy bread crumb crust that's light and fresh with lemon and parsley, the perfect topping for moist, flaky fish. It all makes for a quick, healthy dinner, something to really look forward to and make again and again. Real Food, Simple & Seasonal, Fast & Flexible. Another Quick Supper , a Kitchen Parade Specialty. Not just easy, Summer Easy . Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Low Carb. Low Fat. High Protein. Very Weight Watchers Friendly.

Seasonal Sundays (Week 24) Early June

Hello-hello on a lovely summer morning where I imagine you with a cup of coffee, happy it's still the weekend (who else has been mixed up on the days all week???) and ready for a little recipe inspiration, summer-y chicken salads plus lemonades to keep you hydrated and happy plus my first take with summer blueberries which are so-so-so good this year, I haven't even baked blueberry muffins yet! Plus the motley collection of recipes that strike me as "just right" for now, early June.

Seasonal Sundays (Week 23)

Favorite Summer Salad Recipes

Bring on the summer salads! Here you'll find my collection of summer salad recipes all in one place. Look for simple salads plus great salads for the fridge, for quick lunches, for salad suppers, for potlucks and so much more. Keep at least one summery salad handy all summer long and supper will be quick to the table! Quick Salads. Easy Salads. Supper Salads. Make-Ahead Salads. Meal-Prep Salads. Refrigerator Salads. Summer-Vegetable Salads. Potato Salads. Summer Slaws. Plus a Few Surprises!

Seasonal Sundays (Week 22) Late May

Leave it to 90-degree days to push me off the spring cliff straight into summer food. This got me to thinking about recipes that are happily repeated all summer long. So that's the focus this week, summer recipes to make again and again. Breakfasts. Simple Suppers. And Sweets, too! Plus the usual collection of recipes to inspire your week ...