Fried Okra

0 of 5 12 Minutes

When shopping for okra buy tender, young pods less than 4 1/2 inches long, without any brown spots. In this down-home favorite, okra gets a classic cornmeal coating. If pods are small, there is no need to cut them.

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Lemon Tart

0 of 5 50 Minutes

This tangy French tart can be served on its own or accented with fresh berries. Be sure to make a high pastry rim to contain all of the delicious filling.

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Pastry For 9-Inch Tart

0 of 5 1 9-Inch Tart Pastry

Chilling a tart crust before baking helps it retain its shape.

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Grilled Green Onions

0 of 5 4 Minutes

I haven’t met an onion that I didn’t like. Pick up a bunch of green onions this weekend and throw them on the grill since you’ve got it up and running already. If you’re not grilling then feel free to cook them stovetop in a grill pan.

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Grilled Bison Steaks

0 of 5 15 Minutes

Bison is a naturally flavorful, lean, and tender meat that can be prepared much the same as beef. Overcooking is a no-no, but make sure it reaches a medium doneness.

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Sake Raspberry Iced Tea

0 of 5 5 Minutes

Sake, Japanese rice wine with complex flavors, combined with zippy raspberry tea creates a totally delicious weekend beverage.

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Soda Jerk Barbecue Sauce

0 of 5 66 Minutes 3 Cups

I never buy prepared sauces at the market because I like to experiment making my own. Try making a barbecue sauce with your favorite soda. You’ll be surprised at how great it tastes

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Grilled Brisket Burgers

0 of 5 10 Minutes

I grill all year long, even in 3 feet of snow, but for many Memorial Day weekend is the beginning of grilling season. Try grilling these delicious Grilled Brisket Burgers and feel free to experiment will all sorts of toppings.

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Double Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

0 of 5 50 Minutes 5 Dozen

These are the BEST chocolate chip cookies that I’ve had in a very long time. No nuts needed, but if you’re chocolate chip cookies must have nuts then go ahead and add whatever nuts your heart desires.

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Baked Ricotta With Bruschetta

0 of 5 26 Minutes

Baked Ricotta With Bruschetta makes a delicious appetizer. If you’re going to a Memorial Day party or any other holiday gathering your friends and family will be impress with such a wonderful treat.

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