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It was a lively week at The Kitchn, with discussions about freezer cooking, what you drink with meals, and the best way to thaw meat. Read on for these and more, including a tour of Joy the Baker's sweet home kitchen, and a 10 summer recipes that should inspire your weekend cooking.

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14. Freezer Recipe: Sauerkraut, Potato & Cheese Pierogi
13. Water with Meals: A Page From My European Husband's Book
12. Recipe: Frozen Single-Serve Oatmeal with Almonds & Dried Cherries
11. The Best Way to Quickly & Safely Thaw Frozen Meat

10. 15 Back to School Recipes & Tips for Better Tasting Dorm Food

9. Lighter Treat Recipe: Frozen Banana, Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Milkshake

8. 13 Food & Drink Pinterest Users You Should Follow

7. Retro Recipe: King Ranch Casserole

6. How To Make Stir-Fry Freezer Meals

5. An Introduction to Freezer Cooking: How Freezer Cooking Can Save Money & Time

4. 5 Great Meals to Make Ahead and Freeze

3. How To Make Jello Shots for Grown-Ups

2. Joy the Baker's Tiny, Adorable, and Organized Kitchen

1. 10 Recipes to Make Before Summer Is Over

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