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The Best Way to Cut a Watermelon

Sure, you know how to cut a watermelon, but do you know the best way to do it? Here are three easy steps to slice a watermelon, plus tips on

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LA Times Food Editor Peter Meehan Resigns Following Accusations of Bad Behavior

The Los Angeles Times food editor Peter Meehan has resigned from his post following claims of abusive behavior and the cultivation of a toxic workplace inside the food wing of

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Le Creuset, All-Clad, Nespresso & More 4th of July Kitchen & Home Deals

The 4th of July likely means you’ll be trucking out the grill for burgers and dogs and watching fireworks burst into the sky, but Independence Day isn’t complete with tons

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The Best Places to Buy Baking Ingredients Online

If you’re donning your best baking cap during quarantine—or anytime— you’ll need flour, yeast, sugar, and other baking essentials. Don’t risk a run to the store. Instead, use our list

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7 Ways to Get Grilled Flavor without a Grill

No grill? No problem. While the 4th of July is synonymous with barbecuing, you can still get that iconic grill flavor indoors, in a number of ways. Check out these

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15 Red, White, and Blue Recipes for the 4th of July

These red, white, and blue recipes are perfect for the 4th of July—but they’re not gimmicky, nor are they loaded down with red and blue dyes.

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These Hello Kitty Appliances Are the Kitchen Inspiration You Didn’t Know You Needed

Hello Kitty fans, rejoice: The globally loved cartoon little girl, who was created by the Japanese company Sanrio, can now be welcomed into your kitchen, painted onto two limited edition

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What Is the Difference Between a Radler and a Shandy?

In a battle of radler vs shandy, everyone’s a winner, but what exactly is the difference between these two refreshing drinks?

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Chill Out This Summer with Homemade Beer Slushies

A cool alternative to spirited classics like the daiquiri and piña colada, beer slushies are a refreshing spin on boozy ice-blended beverages. Beyond the endless flavor opportunities, it provides a

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7 Tips & Tricks for Juicy Grilled Burgers

No one wants to choke down a tough, crumbly, dry hamburger, so learn these 7 simple tricks for making a perfect, juicy grilled burger every time.

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7 Quick and Easy Hot Dog Alternatives for the 4th of July

Looking for something a little different this 4th of July weekend? It’s right around the corner and your grill is probably expecting the same ‘ol hot dogs and hamburgers, but

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A Funnel Cake Recipe That Brings the State Fair Right into Your Home

The summer season is peppered with beach days and melting popsicles, grilled burgers with charcoal-dusted plumes of smoke, and sticky afternoons clogged with humidity. But what’s perhaps more synonymous with

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Snag a $40 Espresso Machine with Solid Reviews Right Now at Best Buy

Problem: Espresso is one of those things that once you start drinking it daily, it can be hard to go back to whatever you had before. If you’ve ever spent

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11 Perfect Sides to Serve with BBQ Ribs

These popular sides to go with barbecue ribs range from southern classics like mac and cheese and collard greens to lighter fare including crunchy slaw and an unexpected fruit-laden salad. Whatever

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What Is the Difference Between Cobblers, Crisps, and Crumbles?

Finally, we answer the age-old question that, admit it, you’ve been wondering yourself (every summer): What is the difference between crisps, crumbles, and cobblers anyway? Over the last 10 years, I’ve developed

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A Beginner’s Guide to Canning

Interested in canning but not sure where to start? This overview of how to can and preserve fruits and vegetables will help get you started.

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Don’t Let Bugs Creep on Your BBQ: These Easy Tips Keep Them Away

Even if you’re not hosting a summer party this year, you’re definitely eating outside every chance you get. While your food, drink, and patio oasis vibes may be coming together

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Your Dogs Can Safely Enjoy These Summer BBQ Treats

Some people food is safe for dogs to eat, and some is definitely not—so learn what food you can share with your dog this BBQ season.

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Store-Bought vs Homemade Pie Crust: When Is One Better Than the Other?

When it comes to the question of store-bought vs homemade pie crust, for most pros, there’s no question: homemade is superior. But even pastry chefs can concede that sometimes, the

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11 Way Cool Ice Cream Cakes to Try This Summer

These easy ice cream cake recipes are perfect for summer birthdays and BBQs, and there are a few no-bake options in the bunch. Whether you go semi-homemade, entirely from scratch,

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11 of Our Most Popular Sides for Summer Grilling & BBQ Season

You’re well on your way to a great grilling season with our 13 most popular BBQ recipes and even a few unusual things to grill this summer, but what about those all-important BBQ

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