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Yum: One-Pot Chicken Thighs with Rice, Tomatoes and Greens

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I’ve always preferred legs to breasts – on chickens, of course ūüėČ ¬† Bone-in chicken thighs especially have¬†so much more character (a.k.a. fat) than chicken breasts. And the price! You just can’t beat it, especially when it’s on sale.

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That’s like 50 cents per thigh! Wowza. With the help of some bright, fresh ingredients, these chicken thighs make¬†a meal that’s balanced, satisfying and deeply flavorful – and you only need to dirty¬†one pot! See how after the jump.

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Yum: Almost-No-Bake Berries & Cream Cheese Pie

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Summer berries are here, huzzah! To celebrate, I was going to make¬†a typical fruit tart with cream cheese filling. But then I remembered this wonderful berry pie recipe from Cooks Illustrated¬†and decided to combine the two. It takes some time to put together, but if you like berries and the tangy richness¬†of cream cheese, this pie’s¬†for you!

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Yum: Chocolate-Raspberry Crepe Cake with Whipped Cream

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One day I had way too much leftover whipped cream (you know, it happens sometimes..). See my spoon drowning in the excess? My roommate suggested I just throw it away to which I gasped audibly and dramatically. WASTE this heavenly, pillowy goodness?

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Instead, I decided to make a crepe cake РI had been wanting to try one and this was the perfect opportunity. See how I punched up the flavor after the jump!

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Yum: Gourmet(ish) Sandwiches

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A friend gave me¬†this gorgeous, seeded loaf of bread and what can you do with really wonderful bread except make a really wonderful sandwich? ¬†And that doesn’t mean going out and buying $20 of prosciutto (although that would be divine). You can elevate almost any sandwich with some humble ingredients.

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Yum: Oreo Mini Icebox Cakes

icebox cakes PicMonkey Collage2One day my friend told me about¬†icebox cakes and then I couldn’t get them out of my head until I tried¬†them. Icebox cakes are¬†one of those classic¬†American treats¬†that I never knew existed because to my Korean parents, dessert is cut up fruit. Fortunately,¬†they’re dead easy to make so I was able to go home immediately to try it. See a step by step how-to¬†after the jump!

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