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Recipes for Summer Fruits and Vegetables

The beauty of summer produce is that unlike, say, a funky winter turnip that’s been hanging out in the root cellar, you don’t have to do much to make these

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3-Ingredient Patio Cocktails

At Prizefighter—a bar in Emeryville, California, just over the bridge from San Francisco—the drinks are refreshingly simple. Owners Dylan O’Brien (pictured above) and Jon Santer are mixing the modern equivalent

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Visually Stunning Dishes

47 recipes with style and substance. BROWSE RECIPE SLIDESHOW

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9 Chili Recipes, from Chicken to Beef to Vegan

From chicken, beef, and bison to turkey, pork, and even vegan: Nine recipes for warming, comforting, easy chili. BROWSE RECIPE SLIDESHOW

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10 Spicy Snacks

If you like things hot, and you have the munchies, check out these spicy snack ideas. Hot Guinness Brownies This unites the three best things in the world: beer, chile

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Budget-Friendly Recipes for Ground Chicken, Beef, Pork, and Lamb

Turn ground meat into delicious meals with creative recipes for meatloaf, meatballs, burgers, and more. BROWSE RECIPE SLIDESHOW

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Chunky, Unusual Summer Salads

Next to a hearty grilled cheeseburger or steak, leafy green salads can feel too dainty, and grain salads can seem too filling. So the CHOW Test Kitchen developed five summer

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7 Meatloaf Recipes

These meatloaf recipes made with chicken, turkey, beef, pork, and veal cover all the bases. BROWSE RECIPE SLIDESHOW

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Elegant Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes

Lay out an impressive spread on Mother’s Day with these recipes for French toast, cocktails, omelets, and more. BROWSE RECIPE SLIDESHOW

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Creamy Desserts

Make one of CHOW’s fluffy, rich, smooth desserts for Mother’s Day, or anytime. Choose from rice pudding (pictured), cheesecake, ice cream, gelato, soufflés, and more. BROWSE RECIPE SLIDESHOW

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Crunchy, Swirly, and Yeasty Coffee Cakes for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day means doing something special for Mom, and buying her another cellophane-wrapped lotion basket is not very inspired. Instead, channel the days when all you needed was a homemade

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10 Party Dishes from Convenience-Store Ingredients

A bunch of friends descend on your house, and you need some fast and easy party food. Quick! Hit the corner market! Here are 10 tips on how to create

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Party-Friendly Food and Drinks for Cinco de Mayo

45 recipes to help you celebrate Cinco de Mayo, including tacos, dips, DIY tortilla chips, and beer cocktails. BROWSE RECIPE SLIDESHOW

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“Game of Thrones” Party Menu

If you think George R. R. Martin’s wildly popular medieval-esque A Song of Ice and Fire books (chronicled in the HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones, now in season two)

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Southern Favorites for Derby Day

Celebrate the Kentucky Derby with classic Southern recipes for pies, cocktails, dips, and main dishes. BROWSE RECIPE SLIDESHOW

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Munchie Recipes for 4/20

Sweet and savory goodies to satisfy your 4/20 cravings. BROWSE RECIPE SLIDESHOW

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A Deliciously Stinky Menu for Garlic Day

April 19 is National Garlic Day—celebrate with this extreme garlic menu. Eat these fragrant dishes alone or with friends, but consider waiting at least 24 hours before heading out on

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Blow Your Tax Refund on This Menu

Don’t look, but Tax Day is right on your heels. Wondering what to do with that sweet refund you’re getting? Blow it on our rich-guy menu of truffles, lobster salad,

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4 Melty Sandwiches for Grilled Cheese Day

Today is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day, according to … people who send us press releases for such things. But hey, it’s a food we think is actually worth celebrating

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Dishes That Will Impress Your In-Laws

Win over your in-laws’ hearts through their stomachs with these 41 recipes. BROWSE RECIPE SLIDESHOW

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Crazy Pizza Toppings

Creative ingredient combos that Chowhounds are topping their pizzas with, as discussed on our Home Cooking board. Hangover Brunch Pizza “Scrambled eggs, sausage crumbles, tater tots, and roasted red peppers

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