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08/20/2013 01:27 pm ET Updated Oct 19, 2013

The 10 Best Ways to Enjoy Fresh Cilantro

Cilantro: you either love it or hate it, but there's no denying that it is a powerful flavor. It's the herb that works overtime, marinating, saucing and brightening even the simplest of dishes. It's the perfect herb for your late-August meals, for stretching out the flavors of summer as the days begin to get longer. Here are 10 tried-and-true recipes that use fresh cilantro to its fullest potential.

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10 Great Ways to Enjoy Fresh Cilantro
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10 Great Ways to Enjoy Fresh Cilantro

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