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Fresh Summer Salads

Whether you’re looking for something sweet or savory, we’ve got salads to enjoy all season long.


Bacon, Apple and Pear Salad with Warm Spiced Cider Vinaigrette
Spinach Salad with Oranges and Raspberries
Watermelon Salad with Feta and Mint
Tag Along Fruit Salad

Grilled to Perfection

Summer is finally here! Fire up the grill and enjoy these flavorful dishes.


Grilled Garlic Bread with Fresh Tomatoes and Parmesan
Garlic and Herb Grilled Flank Steak
Grilled Feta and Turkey Burgers with Balsamic Drizzle
Grilled Fruit with Greek Yogurt & Honey

Star-Spangled Sweets

Celebrate with these delicious, all-American desserts.

Red, White and Blue Ombre Cake
Stars & Stripes Cake Pops
Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites
Firecracker Cupcakes
 

Cookout-Approved Cupcakes

Everybody loves cupcakes! These tasty treats promise to be real crowd-pleasers all summer long.
Key Lime Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Frosting

Key Lime Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Frosting

Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 22 min
Yield: 24 cupcakes
Blue Raspberry Swirled Cupcakes

Blue Raspberry Swirled Cupcakes

Prep Time: 30 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Yield: 24 servings
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Summer Pies

From blueberry to coconut cream and every flavor in between, we’ve got the perfect pie for all of your summer celebrations.

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To easily remove peach skin, immerse the fruit in boiling water for one minute. Then transfer to ice water.

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Minimal handling helps to achieve a tender pie crust. Handle the dough just well enough to mix it and roll it—no more.

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When baking, keep ingredients at room temperature for best results.

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When making muffins, be sure that all ingredients are at room temperature before proceeding with the recipe.

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To keep cookies from spreading, chill the dough before baking.

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For each 5 pounds of weight, the turkey will need 24 hours in the refrigerator to thaw. Never defrost a turkey at room temperature.

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Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Jonathan, Pippin, and York Imperial apples are best for pies.

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Drain, but dont rinse, pasta before saucing.

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To make cupcakes less messy for lunchboxes and picnics, insert some frosting into the centers using a bulb baster instead of frosting the tops.

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Cook vegetables sprayed with Crisco No-Stick Cooking Spray in foil packets or directly on the grill. Season with salt and pepper and your favorite blend of spices or fresh herbs.

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Ginger can add tons of flavor to your food. To use, peel the thin tan skin with a vegetable peeler, then chop or grate as desired.

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When adding nuts to a batter, do so at the very last moment, and the nuts will have a crispier texture.

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You can partially freeze meat for stir fries to make slicing into thin strips easier.

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To reduce the fat in broth, chill before using. The fat will rise to the top, making it easy to skim off.

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Use heavy baking sheets that distribute heat evenly, creating uniformly baked cookies.

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Baking Tip:
Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening has 50% less saturated fat than butter and 0 g trans fat per serving.

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Baking Tip:
Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening produces tender and moist results in a cake, cookie or pie crust.

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Baking Tip:
To measure Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening, pack firmly into dry measuring cup, level with spatula or back of knife and then remove with rubber scraper.

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Baking Tip:
Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening can replace butter in your favorite baked goods recipes.

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Baking Tip:
Nonstick cookie sheets should be light colored, or cookies may brown too much on the bottom.

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Baking Tip:
"Drop cookies" are made from semi-soft dough that is dropped onto a baking sheet.

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Baking Tip:
To keep cookies from spreading, chill the dough before baking.

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