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Fish Chowder With a Splash of Wow!

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Fish chowder can easily become one of those routine, boring dishes that doesn’t change much from one generation to another. Put a stop to that now with this shining star of a West Coast-style tomato-based chowder. Any firm, white fish will play beautifully with the lovely sauce and the fresh vegetables. Enjoy.

Fish Chowder With a Splash of Wow!

Fish Over Couscous

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Salmon is hard to go wrong with, of course, but what really makes this dish special is the method used to infuse the couscous with powerful flavor. The pairing is brought together with a delightful and fresh yogurt sauce.

Fish Over Couscous

Seaside Pasta Salad

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Pasta salad is a classic light meal to enjoy in the high heat of summer as the breezes waft off the ocean to keep you cool on the scorching sand. Adding salmon and young asparagus is the perfect way to make the dish deliciously seasonal.

Seaside Pasta Salad

Fresh Fish, Fresh Rhubarb

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The season for rhubarb always seems to come and go in a flash, so while it’s here and fresh, pick some up and put it to work in these amazing tacos. The characteristic tartness of rhubarb is a perfect base for a salsa that absolutely sings in combination with good, fresh fish.

Fresh Fish, Fresh Rhubarb

A Taste of Africa

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You might not think of tea as a liquid base for a smoothie, but you should certainly give it a try. The rooibus tea used here has a sweeter, less bitter flavor than black tea and is naturally caffeine free. Paired with the slightly puckering combo of grapes, cherries and blueberries, you’ll end up with a well-balanced fruitiness that’s refreshing as a smoothie or frozen into popsicle molds for a summer cooldown.

A Taste of Africa

The Art of Seasonal Smoothies

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Fruit is often both cheapest and at its best flavor when it’s in season. Many fruits are perfect for smoothies when they go on sale towards the end of their season–the higher sugar contents typically found in extremely ripe fruit mean that they’ll freeze better and taste amazing in either a pure fruit smoothie like this one or a smoothie packed with greens. Buy extra of your favorite smoothie fruits when the gettin’ is good. After you’ve washed and chopped, lay the fruit pieces (about an inch in size) in single layers on baking sheets and freeze. After a few hours, you can transfer the solid fruit to freezer bags for longer storage without worrying about the fruit mushing together.

The Art of Seasonal Smoothies

Creative Pesto

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Pesto is a fantastic way to use up a large amount of greens before they go bad, but don’t feel like you need to confine yourself to basil and spinach! Leftover asparagus also plays nicely with a typical pesto recipe. Use this recipe as a template for trying out different raw or lightly steamed veggies as the base for your own pestos!

Creative Pesto