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  • Stir It Up! Wineberry lemon balm sorbet

    Wild wineberries, a cousin to the raspberry, provide a delicious base for this fruity sorbet. The lemon balm simple syrup gives it citrusy twist, making it a fresh summer dessert.

  • Stir It Up! Coconut oil lemon bars

    Homemade lemon curd is a solid start to any recipe, and these lemon bars are no exception. The use of coconut oil instead of butter in the crust, which is also spread lightly on top of the bars, gives an extra hint of flavor to every crumbly bite.

  • Stir It Up! How to make one simple jar of jam

    Making large batches of jam is a serious time commitment. A one-jar batch still provides enough fruity flavor, and this recipe gives a new use to extra fruit going soft. Sweet apricots and a bit of sugar are the simple ingredients behind this summery spread.

  • Stir It Up! Refreshing cucumber salad

    If you are stuck with more cucumbers in your garden than you know what to do with, mix some up with rice wine vinegar, sesame seeds, and cilantro for an Asian-inspired cucumber salad.

  • Stir It Up! Quick sauteed zucchini and mushrooms

    A mix of zucchini and mushrooms with the perfect blend of spices thrown in for a quick sauté makes for a delicious summer side dish. With garlic, olive oil, oregano, and a dash of Parmesan cheese for a finish, eating your veggies has never been so savory.

  • Stir It Up! Perfect summer combo: tomatoes and eggs

    This simple combination of eggs, tomatoes, and spices makes for a delicious hearty breakfast. Adapt it to your personal tastes for the ultimate comfort food experience!

  • Stir It Up! Soft and chewy chocolate chip cookies

    These chewy delights use chocolate chunks and an unexpected add-in to get the right amount of softness and chocolatey flavor in every bite. Better yet, they stay that way even when they're not straight out of the oven!

  • Stir It Up! Lebanese red cabbage salad

    With colorful red cabbage, kale and carrots, this crunchy salad gets a kick from lemon juice and some nuanced savor from za'atar, a blend of Middle eastern spices. 

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August 1, 2014

Photos of the day 08/01

In a multiple exposure photo, Scott Morgan of Canada performs a vault during the men's gymnastics apparatus final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

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