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It is high summer, which means it's high time for things like strawberry shortcake, bowls of potato salad, and basil in everything. This time last year, we were talking about all of those, plus calzones that you can freeze for later, a critical look at bacon, and plenty more. Take a peek!

On The Side: 10 Ways to Make a Potato Salad
How to Make Calzones (And Freeze Them For Later!)
Flowers on Your Basil Plants? Pinch Them Off!
Summer Recipe: Old-Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake
12 of Our Favorite Cookbooks for Summer
Better Than Tabasco? Louisiana's Crystal Hot Sauce

Does Bacon Really Make Everything Taste Better?
Falling In Love with Kouign Amann
Grits with Corn, Goat Cheese, and Roasted Tomatoes
Why You Should Consider Marinating Your Hot Dogs
Help! Did I Ruin My Pizza Stone?
Chilled Tawny Port: Refreshing, Relaxing, Different

Previous Friday Flashback: Lemon Braised Chicken, Better Spice Storage & Cheesecake in the Slow Cooker