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Lime Squares with Coconut Cashew Crust
Lime Squares with Coconut Cashew Crust

We can’t get enough of these scrumptious Lime Squares! The coconut and cashews in the crust add a sweet and salty counterpoint to the tangy fresh lime juice filling. They definitely top the garden variety lemon bar!


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Tomato Salad with Cotija, Olives, and Mint
Tomato Salad with Cotija, Olives, and Mint

I have two good friends in La Antigua, Guatemala: Morgan and Nate. While I haven’t known them long, we check in with each other almost every day; we shop together, grab coffees together, and traverse the streets of Antigua together.


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Fresh Pina Colada on the Rocks
Fresh Piña Colada on the Rocks

Ever wonder how the piña colada tasted before the invention of electric blenders, ice machines and commercial syrups? We decided to deconstruct everyone’s favorite beach sip, and put together a more naturally delicious cocktail over ice.


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Sake Kaffir Syrup
Summer Sangria at The Sky Terrace

Ah, summer. After months of impatiently waiting, the time is here! Long days spent outdoors, warm breezes, and of course, plenty of refreshing cocktails.


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Summer Squash Pasta with Chorizo
Summer Squash Pasta with Chorizo

Looking for a new dish to spice up your summer table? Summer Squash Pasta with Chorizo has everything you need to make it happen.


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Roasted Tomato and Pepper Soup
Roasted Tomato and Pepper Soup

Tomatoes are not something to be taken for granted. While there are places in the world that can grow tomatoes year-round, outside in the natural, warm sunlight (re: most of Central America), most of us have to wait a good, long time for our tomatoes.


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Roasted Corn and Potato Salad
Roasted Corn Potato Salad

Honestly, can you really have a summer cookout without homemade potato salad? This popular side dish is a must-have accompaniment to picnics, family gatherings, summer barbeques, and cookouts.


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Papaya Lime Ice Cream
Papaya Lime Ice Cream

It’s not summer without ice cream. Sure, you can drive to your nearby grocery store where the freezer case is brimming with packaged ice cream, but homemade ice cream is in a class of its own: fresh, always ready, and made exactly how you like it.


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Guava Granita
Guava Granita

My everyday summer obsession has got to be granita.


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Make-Your-Own Margaritas at Mercadito
Make-Your-Own Margaritas at Mercadito

This summer head to Mercadito (Grove and Avenue B),  for ice-cold margaritas


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