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Caprese Salad an Italian Classic

Caprese Salad an Italian Classic

Caprese Salad an Italian Classic. Layers of tomato and mozzarella topped with basil and drizzled with balsamic vinegar. Fresh and tasty.

Caprese Salad an Italian Classic
Layers of tomato and mozzarella topped with basil and drizzled with balsamic vinegar are the perfect compliment to just about any meal.  Fresh and tasty. via @mermaidsandmojitos

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Make your own Burger Bar

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Nothing says summer like burgers on the grill.  Everyone loves a good burger and if your family is anything like mine – everyone has their favorite way to top a burger.

The make your own burger bar party is super easy and stress-free.

Simply make a bunch of burger patties, grill them up, then set out a variety of toppings.

Step back and watch as everyone builds their very own burger creation.

Serve with blue cheese potato chips and a grilled corn topping station for the ultimate make your own burger party.

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Caprese Salad an Italian Classic

Caprese Salad an Italian Classic

Caprese Salad an Italian Classic. Layers of tomato and mozzarella topped with basil and drizzled with balsamic vinegar. Fresh and tasty.

Caprese Salad an Italian Classic
Layers of tomato and mozzarella topped with basil and drizzled with balsamic vinegar are the perfect compliment to just about any meal.  Fresh and tasty. via @mermaidsandmojitos
Skinny Pork Al Pastor with Pineapple Salsa

Skinny Pork Al Pastor with Pineapple Salsa

Pork Al Pastor perfectly pairs sweet pineapple with smokey chipotles. Using a slow cooker may not be authentic but it makes it easy to serve pork Al Pastor tacos for taco Tuesday or any day.

Pork Al Pastor perfectly pairs sweet pineapple with smokey chipotles. Using a slow cooker may not be authentic but it makes it easy to serve pork Al Pastor tacos for taco Tuesday or any day. via @mermaidsandmojitos
Coconut Chicken Pineapple Curry

Coconut Chicken Pineapple Curry

Creamy and spicy Chicken Pineapple Curry. Way better than take-out. Simple and easy and on the table in less than 30 minutes. Filled with fresh veggies and just a touch of sweetness from the pineapple. Elegant enough for entertaining, simple enough for dinner tonight!

Chicken Pineapple Curry.  Better than take-out.  Simple and easy and on the table in less than 30 minutes.  Elegant enough for entertaining, simple enough for tonight! via @mermaidsandmojitos
Make Your Own Burger Bar Party

Make Your Own Burger Bar Party

This Make Your Own Burger Bar is the perfect backyard barbecue. Everyone loves a good burger and this party is super easy and stress-free.

This Make Your Own Burger Bar is the perfect backyard barbecue. Everyone loves a good burger and this party is super easy and stress-free. via @mermaidsandmojitos
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How to Entertain Safely | Covid-19

Learn How to Entertain Safely During Covid-19. Keep family and friends safe as we return to entertaining responsibly. Enjoy life and celebrations with these easy to follow tips. Simple steps to stay healthy.

Learn How to Entertain Safely During Covid-19.  Keep family and friends safe as we return to entertaining responsibly. Enjoy life and celebrations with these easy to follow tips.  Simple steps to stay healthy. via @mermaidsandmojitos
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Budget Friendly Chili Seasoning Spice Mix via @mermaidsandmojitos
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Rosette Italian Vegetable Tart

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Rosette Italian Vegetable Tart via @mermaidsandmojitos
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