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Root Beer Float Pops

9 comments July 31, 2014

One of the best gifts I ever received was a 12 bottle sampler of root beer from my friend, Michele. I’ll never forget it – they were all completely different, […]

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Israeli Couscous with Asparagus, Peas, and Sugar Snaps

12 comments July 29, 2014

I’m thinking I should rebrand Very Culinary as “Lover of Israeli Couscous” or “Party with Peas” or “Lemon Everything” – what do you think? Not catchy enough, huh? But damn. […]

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Honey-Chicken Salad

6 comments July 27, 2014

You made the Honey-Sesame Dressing, right? Okay, good. Because now you’re going to use it on this wonderful salad. Grill up some chicken and combine it with fresh fruit and […]

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Honey-Sesame Dressing

7 comments July 22, 2014

Chocolate ganache, melted caramel, pure maple syrup, a balsamic reduction… who needs the ice cream? Just pass me a spoon. Right? This dressing is no different – it’s sweet and […]

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Orange Creamsicles

14 comments July 20, 2014

You know what’s not fun? When one of your kids leaves the freezer door open. And you don’t notice until 24 hours later. Oh ya. It happened. Over $150 worth […]

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Lemony Pasta with Tuna, Spinach, and Capers

17 comments July 17, 2014

I know a lot of people avoid pasta during the summer months because it can be heavy…and the whole carb thing. I’m not one of them. However. I do tend […]

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Jerk Turkey Burgers with Mango

17 comments July 15, 2014

Heads-up burger lovers! July is your month hosted by Kita from Girl Carnivore – 31 days of bloggers sharing different recipes. It probably goes without saying that my menu the last […]

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Flourless Chocolate Cookies

27 comments July 13, 2014

I’ve wanted to make these for about…two years. But another cake salad casserole soup cookie recipe kept replacing it. #foodbloggerproblems. I finally carved out 30 minutes and got after it […]

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Raspberry Lassi

July 10, 2014

I’ve come to terms with my internal battle of not using the oven/stove in summertime. But, here’s my other struggle – wanting to use my blender after I exercise. But […]

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Summer Gazpacho with Grilled Shrimp

12 comments July 8, 2014

My constant struggle in summer is not wanting to turn on the oven or stove…but also wanting to use my outdoor grill. No biggie, right? Except it’s 105 degrees with […]

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Giant Pancake (made in a rice cooker!)

36 comments July 6, 2014

Pancakes are awesome. Except the part where you can only make a few at a time. And then you have to keep them warm while you cook the rest of […]

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Caprese Corn Salad

6 comments July 3, 2014

You. Guys. If you don’t already have your 4th of July menu planned out, this needs to be added to the list! You can easily double (or quadruple) the recipe […]

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Blackberry Cheesecake Pops

15 comments July 1, 2014

It was 108 degrees yesterday. I mean…what the what? I didn’t use the oven or stove all day. We had cereal for breakfast, a green salad for lunch, and chicken […]