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6 Refreshing Summer Recipes That Are Almost Too Easy

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    Along with rising temps usually comes a universal craving for lighter fare. And sure, you could subsist on fruit and ice cubes for the entire summer, but we're not exactly ones to co-sign a diet that nixes, well, actual food.

    Because you've got things to do (relax) and places to be (rooftops), we figured it's high time you ditched the complicated cooking and got right to noshing. So, we rounded up six refreshing summer recipes with five steps or fewer. From a two-step halibut-nectarine carpaccio to a strawberry Lillet spritzer that just tastes like summer, this is a bookmark-worthy menu in the making. Of course, we won't judge if you go straight for the blueberry ice cream.

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