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How to Barbecue the Perfect Steak

*This post was created in partnership with Omaha Steaks, and all the views and opinions expressed here are my own. My pop taught me his barbecue skills when I was a teenager, passing on the age-old tradition like it was some manly ritual dating back to the cave men. Among his many lessons were solid…

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Eat This! Shoot That! – A Great Food Tour in Santa Barbara

An interesting combination of walking culinary tour and a photography lesson, Eat This! Shoot That! leads participants through Santa Barbara’s Funk Zone to discover treats for both the taste buds and eyes.

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Tandoori Potato Salad Recipe

Years ago a friend made something like this Tandoori Potato Salad recipe, and I was an immediate fan. This exotic combination of flavors works beautifully together, with just the right sweetness from the red potatoes and spice from the Tandoori paste.

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Summer Cocktail Recipes to Cool and Refresh

The summer buzz is in the air, and so are these amazing summer cocktail recipes. Try these drinks to spruce up your season!

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Pasta With Zucchini Blossoms Recipe

Years ago we traveled to Italy with my parents and while in Rome, we stopped into a little trattoria where I ordered the most amazing pasta dish made from zucchini blossoms and a touch of saffron. When I asked my mom to recreate it back home,  she made up this Pasta with Zucchini Blossoms recipe.

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20 Non-Alcoholic Summer Drink Recipes

It’s summertime, and there’s nothing better than a refreshing cool drink on a hot day. Whether you’re by the pool, lounging on your porch or patio, or staying inside enjoying the AC, these 20 non-alcoholic summer drink recipes are sure to quench your thirst all summer long!

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Italian Stuffed Zucchini Recipe

My mom grew up in a poor family of Sicilian immigrants, and learned to cook from my nana by adapting recipes from the Old Country to more modern American ingredients. She taught me many of her secrets, and I’m happy to share with you one of our family favorites – Italian Stuffed Zucchini Recipe.

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Sicilian Pasta with Fava Beans Recipe

This delicious Sicilian Pasta with Fava Beans recipe was passed down through generations of our family from my great grandmother, who lived her entire life in Castelvetrano, Sicily. My nana made it for me when I was little, and it was by far my favorite pasta dish for my entire childhood.

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