Give your graduate a party with a little pomp and circumstance.
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Wasabi Party Mix
Keep some of this crispy snack mix on hand--freeze some of it for up to 4 months.
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Spiky Cucumber Salad
This salad is sure to become a standard in your repertoire because of its easy preparation and sharp flavors.
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Seven Layer Noodle Salad
To make this into a main dish salad, add a layer of cooked shrimp or chicken. Daikon is a Japanese radish that has a celery-like flavor. You'll find it in the produce department.
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Cold Roasted Salmon
Make sure to use the center cut for uniform size servings.
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Chai is a blend of tea, milk, and spices. Chai concentrate can be found in the tea section of the grocery store.
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Grilled Apricots and Pineapple with Mint Syrup
A cool treat that is refreshing and fun to eat.
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Melon and Radish Salad
French breakfast radishes feature a long and slim shape, a mild flavor, and a tender texture.
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Smoked Roast Beef Sandwich
This recipe offers a great make-ahead option -- you can prepare it up to one week ahead.
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