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10 Fruity Summer Salads That Aren't Fruit Salad

Salad shouldn't be an obligation or an afterthought—and it doesn't always have to be kale, either.

Today, entirely green salads are boring! These 10 fruit-filled salads will give you something sweet to look forward to as you plow through a bowl of leaves.

Which salad experience do you prefer: …

Peaches

Perfect Blueberry Streusel Muffins Recipe on Food52

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Author Notes: A summertime classic, these muffins are studded with extra berries and topped with …

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S'mores Icebox Cake Recipe on Food52

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Author Notes: Icebox cakes are delicious in every flavor and shape, but this s'mores version …

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Cheesecake

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Author Notes: Adapted from Eagle Brand, these excellent cheesecake brownies consist of a rich …

Brownies

Tuscan Rice and Custard Torta (Torta di Riso alla Carrarina) Recipe on Food52

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Author Notes: The defining feature of this dessert is that it has two layers. The top layer is a …

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Gnocchi alla Romana (Baked Semolina Gnocchi)

Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.

Today: A simple, comforting Roman-style semolina gnocchi.

Gnocchi alla Romana (Baked Semolina Gnocchi)

Serves 4 as a side dish

2 eggs
1 cup (160 grams)

Gnocchi

Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe on Food52

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Author Notes: This is no-frills, classic carbonara. It's also great made with rigatoni. Serving …

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The Food Lab: Four Secrets to Improving Any Fried Chicken Recipe

[Photographs: J. Kenji López-Alt]

Really great Southern fried chicken needs two things: juicy, flavorful meat and an ultra-crisp and crunchy crust. Here are four quick and easy ways to achieve both. The best part? These tricks will work for any Southern fried chicken recipe you've got, whether it's …

Chicken Recipes

How to Make Soup Dumplings at Home

Ok, so we've been through guo tie (fried dumplings), the thick-skinned, crisp-on-the-bottom potstickers from Beijing, but what about their Shanghai counterparts? I'm talking the delicate xiao long bao of Shanghai; the ones that appear to be your standard dumplings, but miraculously burst open in a

The Food Lab: 5 Steps to the Best Grilled Shrimp

Grilling shrimp is a balancing act. [Photographs: J. Kenji López-Alt]

Grilling fast-cooking foods is always a balancing act. Hot and hard is the only way to develop those characteristic deep brown grill marks and charred spots that give grilled foods their unique flavor—a process called the Maillard …

Cooking

The Best General Tso's Chicken

If the British can proudly call Chicken Tikka Masala their national dish, then surely it's time that General Tso got his chicken in our national spotlight. Everybody knows the candy-sweet take-out joint version, but I firmly believe that it has the potential to be so much more than that. How great …

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Best mac 'n' cheese ever? We have 9 recipes

Could it possibly get any better than mac 'n' cheese for dinner? Probably not. Which is why we've included not one, but 9 mac 'n' cheese recipe options for your dining pleasure. You're welcome.

We ran this recipe for "really the best-ever mac 'n' cheese" a few years ago -- and though I don't know if …

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14 Cookie Cake Recipes to Make This Weekend

Cookie cake, dessert pizza, fruit tart… whatever you call them, there’s no denying they’re absolutely delicious. A thin “crust” and fresh fruit toppings make these great desserts for the days when you don’t want anything too heavy but still have to satisfy your sweet tooth. Plus, there are endless

Dessert

Coconut, chicken and courgette soup

This Indonesian-inspired soup is comfort in a bowl, with creamy coconut milk, tasty chicken thighs, lemongrass and kaffir lime leaves and topped with pickled vegetables

This creamy coconut soup came about when my Italian friend popped in to my house when I was in Bali with a strange vegetable. …

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Buttermilk and Blueberry Pancakes - Healthy Recipe Finder | Women's Health

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Great pancakes - I left out the sugar & butter and substituted cinnamon for the lemon …

Healthy Eating

One-Minute Cheesy Mushroom Scramble - Healthy Recipe Finder | Women's Health

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I always include some kind of veggie with my eggs...usually spinach, as suggested …

Nutrition

Sunrise Sandwich with Turkey, Cheddar and Guacamole - Healthy Recipe Finder | Women's Health

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Personally, I thank Prevention for posting this as a healthy recipe. This is how I eat …

Turkey Recipes

Quince tarte tatin cookbook news

Pin It I do not know where October went or where snippets of November vanished, I just know that I woke up one morning and the air was crisp and the …

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Orange and vanilla baklava cake

“We are torn between a nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we …

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Strawberry and Mascarpone Galette with Sweet Balsamic and Black Pepper

‘Just begin, and the mind grows heated. Continue and the task will be completed’. So said Goethe.

‘The hardest step is always the first step’. So said …

10 Cold Soups for Hot Summer Nights

What do we love about cold soups? Well, just about everything—especially in the summer, when the prospect of turning on the oven feels like one of the bigger challenges of the day. Aside from a little roasting and scorching, you can get most of the work for these soups done in a blender, saving you …

Gazpacho

16 Breakfast Recipes to Take You Around the World

Breakfast is always lauded as the most important meal of the day, yet it's so easy to fall into a rut: a bowl of cereal and a cup of joe if you're in a hurry, pancakes if you have the time, and oatmeal when you want to feel virtuous. Don't you feel antsy just reading that litany? Let's try looking …

Breakfast

Coffee Cup Quiche : Lifestyles

Find more great coffee cup recipes: Caramel Fleur De Sel Cake, Nutella Espresso Cake, White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Mug Cake and more here:

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Asian Turkey Lettuce Cups with Avocado

In China, I once had this dish of stir-fried vegetables and ground pork combined in a tasty mix and served with freshly steamed buns. You take the …

Chicken Chow Mein

So I was originally against posting a Chicken Chow Mein recipe on the blog. I’ve had chicken chow mein a grand total of ONE time in my life (well, …

Chicken Recipes

Kung Pao Chicken

I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to post a recipe for Kung Pao Chicken. It was just one of those everyday recipes that fell through the …

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Orange Chicken

Orange Chicken is a classic Chinese restaurant dish similar to takeout sweet and sour chicken but with a bigger punch of flavor. Over the years, I …

Chicken Recipes

Muffuletta Shooter's-Style Sandwiches

The classic New Orleans cold cut and olive salad sandwich gets pressed for a more intense, flavorful experience.

About This Recipe

Yield:

Serves 4

Active time:

20 minutes

Total time:

4 hours and 20 minutes or up to overnight

This recipe appears in:

The Food Lab: How to Make a Muffuletta Shooter's-Style …

The Ultimate Lobster, Bacon, Lettuce, Avocado, and Tomato Sandwiches

About the author: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt is the Chief Creative Officer of Serious Eats where he likes to explore the science of home cooking in his weekly column The Food Lab. You can follow him at @thefoodlab on Twitter, or at The Food Lab on Facebook.

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Crunchy Cabbage Salad with Miso

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Author Notes: This incredibly flavor-packed, completely vegan dressing turns inexpensive cabbage …

Salads