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Cooking with Pluots

By Alana Sugar, July 6, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

Plum Crumble

Plum Crumble (try it with pluots, too!)

Pluots are a remarkably sweet juicy stone fruit that combines the best qualities of plums and apricots. They resemble plums in shape and skin texture, but they’re sweeter and less acidic. They are best at their peak in summer. Use them interchangeably with other stone fruits in recipes. Try them in salads such as a spinach salad with goat cheese, salsas, fruit soups, smoothies and...

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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, July 5, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Hello, summer! This is the time to enjoy as much time as possible under the warm sun, and that means not slaving over a hot stove each night! To help you serve dinner without fuss, we’ve collected recipes for every night of the week.

Grilled Sausages with Maple-Glazed Fruit

Grilled Sausages with Maple-Glazed Fruit

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Easy Ways to Eat More Water

By Michele Shapiro, July 2, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Michele Shapiro

WatermelonTo me, nothing signals the start of beach-and-barbecue season more than biting into an ice-cold slice of watermelon. Whether the sweet, juicy flesh is pink or yellow, with seeds or without, watermelon’s a perfectly refreshing antidote for a steamy day. The summer-synonymous melon is perfect á là carte, but I also enjoy tempering its sweetness by tossing some cubes in a salad with salty feta and peppery arugula. You can even put the rinds to good use by infusing water with them using this recipe for Strawberry-Watermelon Water.

In addition to being a naturally sweet alternative to my...

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Summer Salads that Won’t Wilt in the Heat

By Megan Myers, July 1, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Grilled Tomato and Romaine Salad

Grilled Tomato and Romaine Salad

When it comes to potlucks and other summer gatherings, I tend to gravitate toward the salads. Sure, whatever’s on the grill might be the main attraction, but filling my plate with leafy green-, grain- and fruit-based salads means I won’t be experiencing potluck regret later on. (You know, when you...

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Grilled Pizza in 3 Easy Steps

By Alice K. Thompson, June 30, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alice K. Thompson

Spicy Grilled Vegan Pizza with Summer Squash and Pine Nuts

Spicy Grilled Vegan Pizza with Summer Squash and Pine Nuts

Irresistibly crisp, lightly charred, and fragrant with herbs and veggies…grilled pizzas make an ideal summer meal, and one that’s probably quicker and easier to pull together than you think.

Your outdoor grill is perfect for delivering the kind of intense heat that makes pizza crust so...

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