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24 links for a delicious summer

It’s officially summertime, so I’m makin’ the livin’ easy by mixing my favorite summer cocktail—Strawberry Vodka and Tonic, anyone?—and revisiting some posts of summers past.

5 tips for terrific potato salad
Grab a glass of Gewürz (a great warm-weather wine)
14 ways to enjoy cucumbers
How to keep foods from sticking, on the grill or the stovetop
8 tips for buying and using berries
How to pick an amazing melon
Grill enough for leftovers

Now let’s mix in a few recipes…
Apple-Cucumber-Lime Agua Fresca
Summer Farro Salad
Classic Cobb Salad
Ham and Brie Baguettes (perfect for a summer picnic)
Chili-Rubbed Pork Chops with Grilled Pineapple Salsa
Grilled Sausages, Peppers, and Onions with Dijon Sour Cream
Icy-Cool Wine Slushes
Strawberry Sponge Cake
Buttery, Sweet, Bright, Thoroughly Delicious Plum Cake

Plus a few goodies from others’s sites…
Gimme Some Oven’s Tzatziki
Queso Stuffed Poblanos from Pinch of Yum
Williams-Sonoma’s Wines for Summer Seafood (cheers!)
Tasting Table’s Lamb Burger with Herbed Yogurt
5 Ways to Pair Grilled Chicken with Wine from Food & Wine
The New York Times’s Grilled Pork Chops with Cherry Sauce
The Kitchn’s Easy Summer Cake with Fruit and Cream

Happy summer! Here’s hoping yours is easy, indulgent, and amazingly delicious!

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