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Cilantro Pesto Shrimp

Cilantro Pesto Shrimp

There are a few things that are 100% necessary for summer. Like a lots of sunscreen, sundresses, sunglasses, a barbecue and a recipe for success. This Cilantro Pesto Shrimp recipe is one of them. You can’t go wrong with shrimp. Especially when you cook them on the barbecue with Cilantry Pesto involved, it’s absolutely perfect for brushing on grilled or barbecued shrimp! Complete deliciousness! You’ve got a recipe for a fabulous dinner. Did I miss anything? Okay, maybe a glass of sangria!

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Lizzie’s Coconut Custard Pie

Lizzie's Coconut Custard PieCoconut Custard Pie…A SOUTHERN TRADITION! Well, I’m not absolutely certain that this pie is strictly a Southern heritage recipe, but it seems so to me. If you’re looking for one of those “mile high” type pies that’s rich and extra sweet, then this pie is not for you. But if you want a luscious, creamy treat that is perfect after any meal, I have your recipe right here.

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Praline Crumb Caramel Cheesecake Bars

Praline Crumb Caramel Cheesecake Bars

Cheesecake is a dessert that everyone in my family loves. I turn to it for our annual gatherings more than any other sweet, and it never disappoints. This decadent cheesecake bar from Bettycrocker combines the irresistible flavors of cheesecake, a nutty crust, caramel and a praline-like topping  make this dessert extra special. Cutting into bars makes them easier to serve to a crowd than cake.

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Easy Cheesy Breadsticks

Easy Cheesy Breadsticks

They say “Man can not live by bread alone” but I bet if you added some cheese to it you could! Who doesn’t love cheese and bread? They just go together so well. And what is even better than just cheese and bread? Warm bread with cheese melted on top. so easy, so cheesy, so good, you should only make these bread sticks from Food Magazine when surrounded by plenty of people to help you eat them. Otherwise, you may end up eating all by yourself and no one to stop you.

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Linguine with Shrimp Scampi

Linguine with Shrimp Scampi

This Lemon Shrimp Scampi with Linguine is the perfect dish. When hosting a dinner party I always worry about cooking too much food, or even worse, not having enough,  and this dish satisfied the bellies of six adults with just a tiny bit of leftovers. It is one of my favorites to fix for company – it somehow seems elegant, costs  very little to make and takes 10-15 minutes, and Like most great Italian ‘recipes’ the recipe is not really a recipe, but a list of ingredients. No butter? Just use more olive oil and maybe a little extra garlic for more flavor.

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