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Cucumber tomato onion Salad

This no-frills cucumber, tomato, and onion salad is refreshing, light, and flavorful. It’s the perfect summer salad—delicious and fresh, it goes well with everything. Published on June 2019/Updated on May…
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Chocolate chip zucchini bread (Easy!)

This double chocolate chip zucchini bread is ultra moist with a deep chocolatey flavor in every bite. The recipe is super easy to make: blend the ingredients in a food…
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Ricotta Spaghetti

This fabulous ricotta spaghetti is ready in less than 15 minutes and makes a delicious, fresh, creamy pasta dish perfect for busy weeknights! Feel free to add any proteins or…
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Welcome! I’m the Italian cook and pasta lover behind The Clever Meal.
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