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• YumSugar rounds up the best cookbooks being released this summer. [YumSugar]
• The ultimate induglent breakfast — poached egg, avocado, and smoked salmon benedict. [Petite Kitchenesse]
• Possibly the most festive Fourth of July cake ever created. [Secret Life of a Chef's Wife]
• How-to make corn dogs in the comfort of your own home! [Bakingdom]
• Spice up your go-to pizza toppings with kimchi and prosciutto. [Kohler Created]
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