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Grilled pizza with mushrooms and pepperoni is a terrific outdoor dinner

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Chewy crust, melted cheese, pepperoni, mushrooms, and red peppers all get a good dose of smokiness and a touch of char. Prep one pizza as another is grilling because they’ll get eaten as fast as you can make them. Adapted from Bob Sloan | Dad’s Awesome Grilling Book | Chronicle Books, 2009 Your grill always needs to be clean before you toss something on it, but it needs to be especially clean to make pizza. The extra fussing is definitely worth it. If you’ve never tasted a pizza fresh off the grill, you are in for an incredible surprise. If...

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These easy oven baked ribs start with a store bought gluten-free BBQ sauce, but get leveled up by three key ingredients: green chile, cilantro and ginger.

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It feels like yesterday that I discovered these ribs, but I’ve actually been making this recipe for 10 years! Even though they are baked in the oven and delicious year round, I will always think of summer thanks to the recipe’s humble origins in my 20-something cooking rotation. I used to hate the Hamptons, but my friend Kate always managed to drag me off my high horse (bound for the vineyard) a few times a summer. When I was in my early twenties, this was always to a ramshackle share house. As we got older, the houses got nicer as...

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Flickr: Vee Satayama

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s Shrimp tempura is a delicious Japanese dish that often acts as an appetizer, but a great shrimp tempura recipe can also make for a crispy, full meal of fried shrimp, too. This is a common dish ordered in Japanese restaurants, but can you make shrimp tempura at home too? We'll walk you through how to prepare this Japanese recipe. Making Shrimp Tempura View this post on Instagram A post shared by JENNIFER🤤 (@foodiejenni) For shrimp tempura made at home instead of in a Japanese restaurant, most recipes call for jumbo or large shrimp, all-purpose flour, Panko breadcrumbs, large eggs, a cooking oil like vegetable oil or...

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Recipes: Using avocados for Indian food? Raw zucchini? These unusual dishes really sing

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The first bite fills my mouth with unexpected stars. Yes, sometimes dishes surprise me. On paper, the recipes or descriptions may seem puzzling or humdrum, the combination of ingredients failing to sing to my food-loving imagination. But I am always eager to try new concoctions when cooking with talented chefs. Their gifts open my palate to new tastes and textures. Three addictive dishes come to mind; each a scrumptious revelation taught to me by a Southern California chef. Concoctions such as an avocado-centric raita that is so flavorful its delicious teamed with everything from chicken to chips to salad. A...

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Zingerman’s Sour Cream Coffee Cake 

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This easy sour cream coffee cake, from the famous Zingerman’s Bakehouse in Ann Arbor, MI, lives up to its well-deserved reputation. A cinnamon walnut filling swirls through a moist, buttery cake Bundt. Caution: Highly addictive. Adapted from Amy Emberling | Zingerman’s Bakehouse | Chronicle Books, 2017 Though unassuming in appearance, make no mistake, this coffee cake is indulgent to the nth degree. Butter, sour cream, and eggs make it incredibly rich and so moist it keeps for nearly a week. Sugar and spice and everything nice makes it as intoxicating to consume as it is to catch a whiff of...

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