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20 Secrets To The Best Caesar Salad

Caesar salad is a classic American dish loved all across the country. Take yours out of this world with our 20 secrets! 

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Make Your Own Dressing

The easiest way by far to up your Caesar salad game is to make your own dressing.  This olive oil-based dressing featuring mayo, mustard, garlic, lemon juice, and plenty of grated parmesan  can be whipped up in 5 minutes and tastes miles better than anything you can pick up at the store!  Bonus: any leftovers will keep in the fridge for a few days, ready to be spread onto a sandwich or eaten as a dip!

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VIDEO: Baked French Croque Monsieurs

Enjoy these super easy, cheesy, dumpling-style croque monsieurs!


  • 4 slices of bread
  • 4 slices of ham
  • 6 cherry tomatoes
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Flour
  • Egg yolk
  • Breadcrumbs


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. On a large piece of plastic wrap, press one slice of bread flat with a rolling pin.
  3. Add one slice of ham, cherry tomatoes, and mozzarella cheese.
  4. Take the four corners of the bread, pull them in towards the center, pinch them together so that the bread maintains the shape.
  5. Envelope the bread in the plastic wrap. Gather and twist the ends on top to seal the sandwich dumpling.
  6. Repeat this step with the other slices of bread.
  7. Refrigerate.
  8. Remove the bread balls from the fridge and roll each one in flour, then egg yolk, then breadcrumbs.
  9. Bake for 15 minutes.
  10. Serve alone or with dipping sauces of your choice.

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