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Looking for a refreshing summer cocktail recipe? Learn how to make a modified French 75, featuring champagne and limoncello, in under five minutes. Toren Elste shows you how to eyeball the measurements and combine everything to perfection. This specialty cocktail is perfect for wedding events, birthday parties, or just quiet days around the house.


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Who says peanut butter cookies can’t be part of a healthy diet? These all-natural peanut butter cookies are the perfect treat for your clean eating diet. TE culinary shares a tasty vegan cookie recipe with peanut butter, ground almonds, maple syrup, and other natural ingredients. Delicious and packed with protein, these clean cookies are the perfect treat to grab on the go!


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Make a sweet summer treat by covering cookies in a cream cheese frosting and adding fruits and berries! In this lesson, Simply Bakings teaches you a recipe that will allow you to unleash both your artistic skills and your tastebuds. Learn how to make the frosting that will let your fruit stick to your cookie-pizza, then get suggestions for the kind of refreshing fruits that make great toppings. This lesson includes a link for a recipe for sugar cookies that you can use as your pizza base.


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A healthy diet takes work, but clean eating recipes don’t have to be complex to be healthy and tasty. These cucumber canapés are nutritious, delicious, and easy to make! They’re the perfect healthy appetizer to have with friends, They’re also easy to prepare as a vegetarian or vegan recipe—just leave out the smoked salmon! With just a few simple steps your guests will be left wanting more, and you'll be the star of the party!


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Want to make a fun and colorful alcoholic drink? In this lesson, The Vegetarian Baker teaches you how to infuse Absolut Vodka with jelly beans, making the vodka colorful and sweet. Using mini vodka bottles and jelly beans, you can create a cheerful mini-fridge-sized drink with a kick. It's the perfect way to get a little of your inner child into your adult beverage!


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Holy Guacamole! It’s time for a fiesta. Try this easy recipe for fresh and delicious guacamole that is sure to impress even your choosiest of friends. Learn how to prepare each ingredient (avocado, onion, garlic, tomato, lime, hot peppers and spices) so the flavors meld together in the final product. Join in on the fun and enjoy this delicious topping for chips, nachos, burritos, or hamburgers!


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Now that you know how to make fresh guacamole - try it out for yourself! Let us know how it goes by sharing a picture with the Curious community.

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Whether you are catering a swanky soiree or hosting your own celebration, learn how to create a festive blueberry dessert that looks much more difficult to make than it is! Your partygoers will be delighted with this chic Blueberry Dessert in a Martini Glass. In this lesson from The Aubergine Chef, you’ll learn how to make and combine the four components of this beautiful dessert recipe (cake, mousse, gelee, and Chantilly cream), and garnish each glass masterfully.


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Lovers of white wine, rejoice! Sunset Magazine breaks down the history and flavor spectra of over a dozen varieties, including sauvignon blanc and pinot grigio. Start with the most popular wine in the United States, chardonnay, and work your way towards the more obscure, though equally flavorful and complex, types such as riesling, white Rhônes, and even Austria’s pride and joy: Gewürztraminer.


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Do sparkling wine and rosé wine seem a little bit fancy for a quiet glass on a Friday evening? Sunset Magazine dispels your fears with an in-depth discussion of each style’s history and tasting notes. Once you’ve learned about Champagne, prosecco, cava, and dry rosés from all around the world, a casual bottle of bubbly might not sound like a bad idea.


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Submit a Curious Card giving your tasting notes for a bottle of bubbly (non-alcoholic if you're under 21). Include a photo or a video!

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This Advent Calendar is a gift that kids can make for their parents! This lesson shows you step by step how to make an advent calendar. Think of things you can do to help your parents in December, write or draw every promise on a little piece of paper and put them in the Christmas ornaments. For teachers, the lesson attachment has a link to a free companion document containing writing suggestions and sample drawings. Music courtesy of Davenport Productions, used under license.


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For their originality and variety, American and New World red wines can’t be beat. Sunset Magazine explores the varietals in its own backyard: cabernet sauvignon from Napa; pinot noir from Willamette Valley, Oregon; and California’s own old vine zinfandel from Sonoma. As a bonus, get a sneak peek at up-and-coming malbecs from all the way down in Argentina.


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Sunset Magazine takes you on a guided tour of red wine from the Old World (Europe, for the uninitiated), from Bordeaux, Burgundy, and Rhône to Italy and the southern tip of Spain. Whether you like big and structured wines, or light and fruity is your thing, the Continent has a centuries’ old recipe for you. Learn about each region’s history, winemaking styles, and dig deep into several common varietals, such as: cabernet sauvignon, merlot, pinot noir, and nebbiolo.


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Make super easy and fresh homemade hummus in mere minutes. With a can of garbanzo beans, a short list of ingredients, and a quick whirl of your blender or food processor, you have a protein rich garbanzo bean dip that's great for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks. Best of all, when you make hummus at home, you can adjust the flavors just the way you like. Garnish and serve the Middle Eastern way -- it's an art!


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Learn to make easy homemade hummus and share a photo of your delicious final product!

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Need a cute and light dessert for a tea party, bridal shower, or picnic? Honeysuckle Catering shows you how to transform a classic dessert into a bite-sized treat by making miniature strawberry cupcakes. They only need to bake for fifteen minutes, and both the batter and the frosting contain real strawberry puree. These mini cupcakes infuse a fresh strawberry flavor with a delightful bite of pure scrumptiousness. The recipe shown in this lesson is adapted from Sprinkles Cupcakes.


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Travel to Korea with the delicious Soju cocktail - a refreshing mixed drink with citrus flavorings. It’s perfect for your next dinner party! Soju is a traditional Korean distilled alcohol typically made from rice and barley. The mixers include grapefruit yogurt drink, citrus soda, and sliced lemon or lime.


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Baking is more than dessert, it’s a sculptural art! This lesson demonstrates how to bake a Smurf Village cake using a giant cupcake mold, frosting, fondant, and some decorative elements. This is an absolutely show-stopping cake for a kids birthday party, but the skills you’ll learn are applicable to many other projects. Once you learn how to mold and texture fondant, the possibilities are endless!


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Is your wallet feeling a little light? You can still eat gourmet on a budget. No fancy pizza stone or time-consuming techniques necessary: all you need is some flatbread, tomato sauce, mozzarella, bacon, and a frying pan. This tutorial by the Brothers Green demonstrates how to make a bacon flatbread pizza that is both delicious and easy on your wallet.


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Fondant is a great alternative to store-bought frosting. Although homemade fondant made from marshmallows can be sticky, messy, and time-consuming, it is not the only method available to yuo. With this marshmallow-free recipe from Eat Now, Cry Later, you can start decorating your cakes with fondant in no time.


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It's summertime, and the living is easy... and the fruit is ripe! So why not add some fresh fruit and herbs to your mixed drinks? Joe, a Curious.com employee, teaches you the recipe for a basic (and adaptable- any juice will do) lemon and mint cocktail. This lesson includes instructions for creating homemade simple syrup, as well as a non-alcoholic alternative version of this delicious minty-fresh beverage. This drink is perfect for a hot day or a hot party.


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