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11 Watermelon Drinks to Keep You Hydrated All Summer Long

These watermelon drink recipes—from watermelon margaritas to watermelon smoothies—are just what you want to sip this summer. Plus, they’re perfect for using up all that extra fruit still sitting in

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A Guide to the Best Baby Back Ribs and Spare Ribs Ever

Just in time for summer, here’s your guide to baby back ribs, spare ribs, and how to cook the best BBQ ribs of any kind. No matter how smoky, glistening,

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11 Super Skewers for Summer BBQs

Skewers: A cooking tradition since the Early Stone Age. That’s right, stabbing food with a stick and cooking it over a flame is a prehistoric throwback. And if something has

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11 Potato Salad Recipes from Around the World

Although it’s an iconic American picnic and BBQ food, potato salad is great around the globe, as these 11 international potato salad recipes prove. Potato salad is certainly one of

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Potato Salad Safety: How Long Can It Stay Out at Room Temp?

Potato salad is safe to leave out of the refrigerator for one to two hours max—but it’s not the mayonnaise that will make you sick. Leaving potato salad out at

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Should You Use Waxy or Starchy Potatoes for the Best Potato Salad?

What’s the best type of potato to use in potato salad? Well, that depends on a few factors. Potato salad is an American institution, and hardly seems difficult to throw

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15 Recipes for the All-Important Coleslaw

No matter what you’re making for the 4th of July, chances are it’ll be grilled. Whether it’s steak, hot dogs, burgers, brats, ribs, BBQ chicken, skewers, or something less conventional,

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Make an Easy Berry Cobbler with One Simple Hack

Easy and fast with a store-bought crust.

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Why Does Ketchup on a Hot Dog Piss People Off?

If you’re doing some old-school grilling this 4th of July weekend, are you reaching for ketchup when it comes time to dress your hot dog? If so, you may be

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How to Make Easy Fruit Cobblers, Crisps, and Crumbles without a Recipe

Fruit cobblers, crisps, and crumbles are easy enough that you don’t really need a recipe to make them—just a basic formula, and a willingness to adjust things to taste (and

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What Every State Wants to Grill This Season, According to Google

Grilling is a soft science, but there are definitely some important rules to stick to. Unfortunately, those rules tend to morph just a bit depending on what you’re actually grilling.

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13 Creative Hot Dog Topping Tricks You Need to Try

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. We’re not experts on canine behavior, but we do know that hot dogs can be made way more exciting with

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This Tahini Semifreddo Is the Gold Standard for No-Bake Desserts

For the uninitiated, a semifreddo is a half-frozen dessert, made of egg yolks, sugar, and cream, and it’s my idea of a very good time. It’s similar to ice cream,

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This Fresh Cherry Cobbler Has a Delicious Twist

This easy fresh cherry cobbler is a cinch to make, but the biscuit topping gets a rustic twist from a little cornmeal in the mix; it’s a delicious summer dessert

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How to Grill Corn on the Cob: Which Way Is Best?

Knowing how to grill corn on the cob is a necessary summer skill, so here’s how to do it right—whether you grill corn without the husk or with it on.

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Slice and Dice with a Colorful $21 Cuisinart Kitchen Knife Set

“Sharp and colorful” is exactly how I like to think of myself. It’s also how I’d describe this 10-piece set of rainbow kitchen knives by Cuisinart, currently on sale at

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Watermelon Rinds Are Delicious (And Not Just for Pickles)

Would-be garbage is good for more than pickles.

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Low and Steady: Low-Alcohol Cocktails for Summer Day Drinking

Summer is prime time for a daytime tipple, but if you do it wrong, your whole afternoon will be wasted (in more ways than one). These low-alcohol drinks are perfect for

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Your Summer Watermelon Belongs On the Grill

Cold, crisp, juicy watermelon is a treat (infused with booze or neat), but grilled watermelon is a must-try summer snack.

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When Should You Use the Lid on Your Grill?

Grill lid on or grill lid off? You want a simple answer to the question, When should you use the lid on your grill? But it’s not an open-and-shut case.

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How to Smoke the Best Barbecue Brisket Of Your Life

Want to try your hand at smoked brisket this 4th of July weekend? Learn everything you need to know about making perfect BBQ brisket, courtesy of Burt Bakman, who would

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