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Brownie Ice Cream Cake with Fudge Sauce

A birthday party isn’t a birthday party without cake and ice cream. Combine those festive favorites to make a luscious brownie ice cream cake, dripping in chocolate fudge sauce. Put your feet up. You’re now the queen of cake!

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Simply Recipes 2019 Meal Plan: July Week 1

We're mixing it up with this week's meal plan! Korean Beef Bulgogi Sous Vide-Style, German Pork Burgers, Spicy Grilled Chicken Tacos, and back to basics with Greens, Eggs and Ham Grilled Cheese!

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Broccoli Salad

This Broccoli Salad is made with blanched fresh broccoli tossed with toasted almonds, bacon and peas, topped with a homemade honey vinegar dressing. It's a go-to potluck salad for summer cookouts and picnics!

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Skillet Shrimp Fajitas

It's all in the seasoning for these skillet shrimp fajitas! Toss shrimp in some chili powder and red pepper flakes, and then quickly cook them in a skillet with some veggies. Better-than-restaurant quality fajitas are yours in no time!

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Can You Make Cheesecake Without A Water Bath?

It’s a lot of effort to make cheesecake. What if you can't, or don't want to, cook it in a water bath? Does skipping it make a difference? Let's discuss!

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Lemon Meringue Pie

This is the BEST lemon meringue pie! The tart and creamy lemon custard filling is topped with mile-high billowy meringue. Make this when you want something impressive!

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Grilled Chili Lime Flank Steak

This grilled flank steak is seasoned with the smoky flavors of chili powder, paprika, and cumin. Combined with the sweetness of honey and a zip of lime juice, this flank steak is flavorful, but without covering the tender, meatiness of the cut.

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Spicy Fried Chicken

Ready for some seriously spicy fried chicken? Hot sauce in the buttermilk marinade and cayenne in the breading means you're headed toward seriously spicy bliss.

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Almond Butter Date Balls

Have snacks, will travel! These Almond Butter Date Balls are made with just dates, maple syrup, almond butter, and nuts. They come together quickly in the food processor. I dare you to eat just one!

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Pan Seared Scallops with Sweet Corn and Chilies

Pan seared scallops nestled in a bed of sweet corn and poblano chilies are perfect for sultry summer nights. Invite some friends over, pour a glass of crisp white wine, and watch the fireflies.

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Easy Greek Salad

This easy Greek Salad is made with plum tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, bell pepper, kalamata olives, and crumbled feta cheese. Tossed with a lemon and red wine vinegar vinaigrette dressing, it's ready for a summer picnic!

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The Simply Recipes Guide to Loaf Pans

What loaf pans do you need? And what size? How do you adjust baking times for the various materials? Metal, glass, silicone, stoneware—we’re breaking it down for you.

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Grandma’s Oatmeal Cookies

Here's a classic, chewy Oatmeal Cookie! This was Grandma's favorite oatmeal cookie recipe, made with oats, brown sugar, white sugar, flour, and shortening. Walnuts and raisins are optional.

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Thai Noodle Salad with Peanut Sauce

Ready to take your taste buds on an exotic adventure? This Thai Noodle Salad is the answer! Freshly chopped vegetables, tropical fruit, chewy rice noodles, and a creamy peanut dressing make for an irresistible vegetarian side dish or light lunch.

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Guacamole with Charred Sweet Corn, Bacon and Tomato

Guacamole with Charred Sweet Corn, Bacon and Tomato! Dress up your guacamole with charred sweet corn, sun-ripened tomatoes, and crispy bacon. Summer never tasted so good!

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Easy Chinese Chicken Salad with Chow Mein Noodles

This easy Chinese chicken salad gets tossed with a bright, gingery dressing and topped with crunchy noodles. Makes a great make-ahead salad for a backyard party or a weekday lunch.

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Sous Vide Steak

The EASIEST and BEST way to make steak is cooking it sous vide. It's precise and will cook the steak exactly to your preferred doneness. A quick sear on a skillet to finish, and you’ve got the best steak EVER.

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Chicken Pad Thai

A take-out favorite comes home for dinner. Here's our version of Pad Thai with chicken. A little prep goes a long way and makes this dish an easy stovetop dinner. You can do this!

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Simply Recipes 2019 Meal Plan: June Week 2

This week's meal plan is about keeping it simple and easy, and inviting friends over! Indulge in a New England clambake or a juicy bison burger. Every recipe is easy to scale up or down.

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Side Porch Sangria // Cookbook Recipe

This is not your typical sangria! In this pitcher, you'll find dry white wine, Aperol, Campari, Carpano Antico, apricot juice, and grapefruit juice. It's a boozy, bitter-sweet sip for a lazy summer afternoon!

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Virgin Pomegranate-Citrus Sangria // Cookbook Recipe

Here's an alcohol-free sangria that everyone can enjoy! This mocktail is made with pomegranate, orange, and grapefruit juices, and infused with two kinds of tea. It makes a great drink no matter the occasion.

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Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken

Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken! Marinate skinless boneless chicken breasts in lime juice and cilantro marinade and then quickly grill to perfection. So easy!

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Classic Shortbread Cookies

Take afternoon snack time to a new level with these buttery, crisp, and utterly delicious classic shortbread cookies! Easy to share, but we won't blame you for keeping them all to yourself.

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Classic Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

These Classic Southern Buttermilk Biscuits are light, tender and the perfect match for a slice of ham, melted butter and honey, your favorite jam, or smothered in country gravy!

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Sweet Tea Fried Chicken

Did we say sweet tea? And fried chicken? Yes, we did! Two traditional foods of the South come together here: The sweet tea works as a brine to make this fried chicken extra juicy and extra flavorful.

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Simply Recipes 2019 Meal Plan: June Week 3

This week's meal plans are all about comfort foods doing double duty! Sink your teeth into Italian Meatballs, Buffalo Wings, or Cheesy Tortellini Casserole. Double a dish, and save it for when lazy summer days get the best of you!

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Classic Vodka Martini

Do you know how to make a Classic Vodka Martini? Here's a clue: it takes just three ingredients—vodka, vermouth, and lemon peel—and you should definitely NOT shake it.

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Strawberry Milk

Sweet, pink, creamy, and delicious, strawberry milk is a huge hit with the kids. It's so easy to make, too! Just three ingredients and a quick whir in the blender.

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Chicken and Pineapple Kabobs

Food on a stick is a winner for both kids and adults! Chicken and pineapple are a perfect match for the grill. Top with lemony yogurt sauce for an easy summer meal.

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Preparing food with heat or fire is an activity unique to humans, and scientists believe the advent of cooking played an important role in human evolution. Most anthropologists believe that cooking fires first developed around 250,000 years ago.

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17 July 2019