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Ginger Lemonade Recipe - Great BBQ or Brunch Drink

Ginger Lemonade is a wonderfully different, refreshing, non-alcoholic lemonade recipe, ideal choice for a brunch drink. A lovely garnish makes the lemonade look as good as it tastes.

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Skinny Dip Recipe

Dive into this great party dip and don't worry about the calories or the taste! The Skinny Dip Recipe is prepared with an herb and spice combo that doesn't taste skinny.

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How to Cook Bratwurst

Bratwurst does double duty as sit-down-dinner fare and BBQ favorite. Start with how to cook Bratwurst with (less edgy) Apple Sauerkraut, just add buns and a grill to make 'Brats' for the gang.

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Fresh Fruit Tart Recipe – Easy Ready-Made Tart Shell Recipe

No dessert dresses up a table like a fresh fruit tart recipe. Ready-made tart shells make short work of this eye-catching fruit cup recipe. Great for anyone who needs a break from cooking from scratch

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Deviled Egg Sandwiches

There's something fishy about the Deviled Egg Sandwiches! A twist on traditional egg salad sandwiches, they're flavorful, unusual, and a perfect tea sandwich.

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Dolmas Recipe

This Dolmas recipe produces one of the more perfect party finger foods; flavorful, Mediterranean, rice-and-pine-nut-stuffed grape leaves. Try them with Tzatziki.

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Baked Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe, with a Grill Option

Grilled or Baked Honey Mustard Chicken is easy and mouthwatering. That popular honey-mustard-chicken combo makes its way to the dinner table via the oven or grill, to the delight of your guests.

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Fried Banana Recipe . Grilled Bananas, Too

This is a lightly fried banana recipe for the brunch menu, fried in a little butter and honey and sprinkled with cinnamon and ginger. Or try the Grilled Bananas version for outdoor entertaining.

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Rum Trash Can Punch for 100

This Trash Can Punch recipe creates a very tasty tropical punch featuring rum, juice, fruit and pomegranate syrup. It serves 100, too, making it an excellent luau punch and/or beach party idea.

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Best Potato Salad Recipe: Classic or Mediterranean Style

Rich, Mediterranean flavors of blue cheese, capers and black olives combine with bacon, cilantro, and more to create one of the best, if not the best potato salad recipe out there.

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How to Grill Hamburgers, Goldilocks Style

See how to grill hamburgers 'just right,' with simple tips that make all the difference. The right meat, the proper temperature for the grill, great recipes. And no dome-burgers or clinkers.

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Green Goddess Dip Recipe

Green Goddess Dip (or Green Goddess Dressing, if you like) is a classic party dip recipe, excellent with artichoke leaves, breads and grilled shrimp. Use leftover dip on a salad!

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Crispy Potato Nests for Brunch

Potato Nests are tiny, crispy hash brown cups filled with mascarpone (Italian cream cheese) and caviar or crab. A step up for hash browns and excellent brunch recipe. And they're baked, not fried!

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Dirt Dessert Recipe . aka Dirt Cake Recipe

The Dirt Dessert recipe makes a charming layered dessert in a flower pot, flower and all. Often called Dirt Cake, it's not cake but it's not dirt, either. Delicious and fun! Sand Cake option.

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Elegant Shrimp Salad Sandwich Recipe

The white wine-dill hints in this shrimp salad sandwich recipe make it elegant enough for a luncheon or first course salad and shines in shrimp salad sandwiches, too.

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Armadillo Eggs Recipe

Armadillo Eggs are cheese-stuffed and sausage-breaded jalapeno peppers, baked to crispy-brown perfection. Your guests will get a kick out of them.

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Fish Tacos Recipe -- "Tricked Out Fish Tacos"

Terrific Fish Tacos recipe: Orange Roughy, two cheeses, special sauce, cilantro and more converge on "cheese on the outside" tortilla bread for a real taco experience. Lobster Tacos option, too.

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Rumaki Recipe

The Rumaki recipe is a classic party appetizer proving that anything wrapped in bacon tastes good, even liver. But you can opt for scallops, shrimp or stuffed olives, instead.

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Red Wine Sangria Recipes

Rich, fruity and refreshing, Sangria recipes start the season off right. Try both the classic version, with brandy, and Champagne Sangria.

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Fun Brunch Menu Ideas

Check out our brunch menu ideas and planning tips. Complete brunch menus and brunch recipes including brunch drinks. Classic, make-ahead, and quick, easy brunch ideas.

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