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Melissa Elsmo

Celebrate tomato season in true Italian style with this summer salad Read more

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Make the most of the waning days of summer one lick at a time Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

An exploding watermelon serves as an inspiration for a soothing seasonal cocktail Read more

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July is National Picnic month and we have a recipe for outdoor eating success Read more

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The martini is a classic drink that can be flavored in many ways to suit a multitude of tastes. Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

Whether you take a gutsy or cowardly approach to making this classic summer sandwich, it will be delicious either way. Read more

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The folks at award-winning winery, Cooper's Hawk, know their way around a summer cocktail. Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

On the 4th of July, lively community parades beckon folks to line the streets in the morning and grand firework displays entice those very same people to leave the house at night. Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

Lemony notes in this surf and turf inspired salad preserve the vibrant green of buttery avocado while salty Parmigiano-Reggiano and briny capers bring notes of umami to the dish. Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

The spicy cheese spread serves as a fantastic topping for an indulgent burger. Read more

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Melissa Elsmo

Spring is just ten days away and that makes me clamor for lighter and brightly flavored fare at meal time.  Few things taste more like spring than fresh ceviche. Read more

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Fried Green Tomato Salad

Melissa Elsmo

Fried green tomatoes are the perfect recipe solution to a common garden quandary. Read more

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