Recipe: Chicken Summer Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce — Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinners

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Come summer, there's really nothing I want more in my meal plan than simple, light dinners that come together with a very minimal amount of cooking and taste like they're bursting at the seams with freshness. I can't think of anything that fits the bill better than summer rolls. Packed with juicy seared chicken, ribbons of lightly pickled veggies, creamy avocado, and a layer of fresh herbs all rolled up in a chewy wrapper, these summer rolls call for more prep and assembly than actual cooking. They know how to hit the spot for a totally satisfying summer supper.

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Recipe: Sparkling Strawberry Cucumber Sangria — Pitcher Cocktails

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This pitcher sangria is all you need to start a party this summer. Invite a few friends over, stir it up, and consider the remaining details unimportant. You could throw a few burgers on the grill, make some sides, and feel like a champion. But honestly, even if you just scraped together whatever hunks of cheese you have in the fridge, set out that half-empty tub of hummus, and then ordered in pizza, it would still be a celebration. That's because this sangria is fruity, fresh, and, most importantly, fizzy — and bubbles always make for a party.

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The Best Trash Cans for Your Kitchen, at Every Price Point — Apartment Therapy

From Apartment Therapy → The Best Kitchen Trash Cans, At Every Price Point

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Recipe: Berry Frosé Ice Pops — Summer Desserts

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The unofficial cocktail of last summer was frosé (frozen, slushy-like rosé wine), and while we still love it dearly, this year it seems only fitting to give it a refresh and dress it up for summer 2017. That's why we are declaring this the summer of the frosé Popsicle, an icy-cold treat speckled with honey-sweetened berries. It's best enjoyed on a front porch or with your feet dipped into a pool, ideally with good friends by your side.

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7 Things I Make When It’s Just Too Hot to Cook — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you live in an apartment where just five steps will take you from the kitchen to the couch, attempting to keep the place cool through the summer months is serious business. That means I really have to limit the use of my oven and stove on the hottest days — although I did once try to make pizza on an 100°F day with the oven cranked up to 500°F, hoping I'd survive it in the name of pizza, but I failed miserably. So it's no-cook, simple summer suppers on repeat in this house. Here's what I've been churning out lately.

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Our 8 Favorite Canned Wines for Summer — Birthday of the Month

Just when we've finally mastered the art of gracefully using a waiter's key, the trendiest and best new wines have made the skill obsolete. Not because they're all coming in screw-top bottles (although plenty of good options do come with screw tops!), but because they're all coming in cans. Just like beer, soda, and LaCroix!

There are lots of canned wines on the market this summer (think: rosé, rosé, and more rosé). Here are some of our current favorites.

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