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Get Saucy: The Secret Sauce(s) for your 4th of July BBQ

Want an easy way to add some fireworks to your BBQ classics? These herbaceous sauces and dressings are just what the grillmaster ordered. They’re great to slather on those burgers and dogs, and double as dips for your veggies and fries. Chimichurri Sauce Makes about 1 cup Time: 7 minutes Ingredients: 3/4 cup parsley, chopped 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped 1 clove garlic 1/2 jalapeño, seeded, rough chopped 1/2 cup olive oil 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1/4 teaspoon cumin Salt to taste Instructions: Chop whole…

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Top of the Shop: Ras el Hanout

A beloved North African spice mixture, ras el hanout is particularly popular in Morocco, where it’s fabled to warm the body and carry aphrodisiac powers. Arabic for “head/top of the shop,”  (a.k.a. “top-shelf”), ras el hanout consists of the best spices in the house. Its exact components and proportions varies from shop to shop, cook to cook, and region to region. Each attar, or spice mixer, keeps his recipe secret. Some purists claim that true ras el hanout must contain…

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