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This Summer's Coolest Food Combinations
Why we're thinking of these two things: Salt's BFF goes into everything we cook, and lately we've been combining strawberries with balsamic vinegar.
Putting them together: Instead of giving the berries a sharp bite, pepper lends a subtle warmth.
Add one more element: A drizzle of orange juice over pepper-dusted strawberries creates a luscious sauce for ice cream.
Why we're thinking of these two things: It's common to match the salty Greek cheese with olives, tomatoes or cucumbers, and eat the melon on its own or in a salad with other fruit.
Putting them together: The sweet, juicy watermelon takes on an almost savory edge with sharp feta.
Add one more element: Mint brightens both foods' flavors.
Why we're thinking of these two things: You probably squirt lemon on everything from seafood to seltzer and use tarragon in the Béarnaise sauce that you spoon over steak.
Putting them together: You'll taste the herb's hints of licorice, mint, pine and pepper even more.
Add one more element: Chicken salad made with both ingredients is fresh and summery.
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