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Dilly Beans or How to Make Pickled Green Beans with Dill Weed

The word pickles probably conjures an image of small cucumbers in brine or other pickling solution. But so many foods can be pickled — including green beans. This recipe for Dilly Beans, or Pickled Green Beans with Dill Weed, is a lovely way to preserve summer’s green bean harvest for enjoying all year. The beans came …

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The Most Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

Crispy on the outside, bursting with chocolate, soft on the inside. These really are the most perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies ever. I came across the recipe in a moment of need. My daughter had set her sights on making chocolate chip cookies for the entire cast and crew of her production of Les Miserables. But …

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Carrot Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Recipe | Egg-Free Cookies

Carrot Oatmeal Raisin cookies are soft, tender cookies perfect for sharing. This recipe makes a big batch, so stock some in the cookie jar too. The first time I saw the trailer for Disney’s Christopher Robin movie, my heart swelled. It looked so sweet, so endearing, like such a lovely celebration of childhood. I couldn’t …

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Tarragon Vinaigrette Coleslaw

Forget mayonnaise based coleslaws! This Tarragon Vinaigrette Coleslaw has a sweet-tangy flavor. With apple cider vinegar, honey, tarragon and more. A funny thing happens when you successfully grow a lot of cabbage: you have to find a lot of ways to eat it. Turns out six heads — and the assorted regrowths we’re experimenting with — …

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Avocado Bacon Blue Cheese Wraps

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AquafinaSparkling #CollectiveBias Stuffed with veggies, cheese and more, these Avocado Bacon Blue Cheese Wraps are a delightful lunch option and easy to make. Here in Maine, winter is relentless — heavy snow, icy winds that whip through the …

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