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How To Make a Trader Joe's Cheese Plate

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How To Make a Trader Joe's Cheese Plate

Cheese:TJ ManchegoTJ Wild Blueberry and Vanilla ChèvreTJ Unexpected CheddarTJ Goat Milk Brie Crackers:TJ Fig & Olive CrispsTJ Pita Bite CrackersTJ Organic French Baguette Fruits/nuts:TJ Dried ApricotsTJ Marinated OlivesTJ Fancy Medjool DatesTJ Marcona Almonds with RosemaryHoneyGrapesKiwis Overall tips: Take the cheese out of the fridge at least an hour before friends arrive. Cheese should be eaten at room temperature, when it’s at its full flavor and texture. When arranging items, start with big things first, like the whole pieces of cheese, bowls of nuts or clusters of grapes. Then fill in the space with the smaller things to add color and...

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Roasted Carrots with Burrata and Salsa Rustica

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Roasted Carrots with Burrata and Salsa Rustica

Do you like hosting dinner parties? One thing that can make a night feel epic is kicking the meal off with an amazing starter. Here is a recipe you would want to keep for your many summer dinner gatherings.  From Jessica Battilana’s Repertoire Recipe: Roasted Carrots with Burrata and Salsa RusticaServes 4-6 You’ll need: 2 bunches small carrots (about 16)1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil1 cup packed parsley leaves, finely chopped1/2 cup packed mint leaves, finely chopped1/4 cup roasted salted pistachios, coarsely chopped2 tbsp minced shallots2 tsp lemon juice1 tsp lemon zestKosher saltFreshly ground black pepper2 (8 oz.)...

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Five-Minute Cantaloupe Lemonade

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Five-Minute Cantaloupe Lemonade

Cantaloupe LemonadeFrom Amber Wilson’s For the Love of the South I can’t think of a more refreshing, effortless way to serve cantaloupe than with this cantaloupe lemonade. The sweetness of the melon complements the tart lemonade in a beautiful way. Leftover cantaloupe can be sliced, covered and stashed away in the fridge for later. For an elegant summertime cocktail, top off cantaloupe lemonade with prosecco or sparkling wine. Recipe: Cantaloupe LemonadeMakes 4 1/2 cups 1/2 cup cantaloupe juice (see below)1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (from about 1 1/2 lemons)1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup boiling waterIce, for serving To make the cantaloupe...

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Mother's Day Brunch Recipes

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Mother's Day Brunch Recipes

A lovely Mother’s Day brunch via A Cup of Jo. Enjoy! Homemade Nutella Start to finish: 30 minutesYield: 2 jars 1 2/3 cup hazelnuts1 3/4 cup whole milk6 tbsp. confectioners sugarPinch of salt12 oz. semisweet chocolate, chopped2 tbsp. Canola oilSpecial equipment: food processor Preheat the oven to 350F. Spread the nuts on a baking sheet and roast them for 12 minutes, until the hazelnuts are browned and the skins are blistered a little. Wrap them in a kitchen towel and rub to remove as much loose skin as possible. Set aside. In a small saucepan, warm the whole milk with...

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Links Patricia Loves

Six great stories to prepare you for the holidays. 1. How to throw a dinner party like a Parisian. 2. A guide to finding the right fragrance. 3. Airbnb’s most popular listing, ever. 4. Here's how long it will take you to read any book. 5. 10 moms on their screen time rules versus reality. 6. Can stress ever be good for you. Stay connected with us! 

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