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Chocolate Raspberry Icebox Cake

It's an easy 4th of July cake, all decked out in red, white and blue – or for Canadian readers, if you're not into the Canadian Flag Cake with a maple leaf emblazoned in strawberries, then it's a Canada Day cake, all decked out in berry red and crisp white.But more than that, an icebox cake is an easy summer treat, so impressive sliced onto plates with twelve – yes, twelve! – layers and yet so simple to assemble. I've used chocolate graham crackers and raspberries but the variations are endless. This recipe is so quick and easy
that I'm adding it to a special collection of easy summer recipes.
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I love the idea of stunning layers of birthday cake – but somehow time and calorie considerations take hold and for a minute, I ask, Where IS the closest bakery?And another thing. To many eyes, bakery cakes look so good, so professional, that my homemad…

Mint Julep Pork Chops with Sugar Snap Peas

Plus The Kentucky Derby & Other Iconic American Experiences
It's a mint julep in a skillet! The pork chops are quickly cooked in a skillet, then drizzled with a bourbon-mint sauce. So simple, so satisfying, so summery! Perfect for Kentucky Derby dinners, perfect for an easy weeknight supper. ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~

DISCLOSURE My trip to the Derby was sponsored by Pure Leaf, the folks who brew and bottle iced tea with real tea leaves. The opinions here are 100% my own but I am grateful to Pure Leaf for the privilege of experiencing the Kentucky Derby. I appreciate your supporting the brands which make Kitchen Parade possible. My Disclosure Promise

This recipe is so quick and easy
that I'm adding it to a special collection of easy summer recipes
published every summer since 2009.
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