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How to Host Your Own Oktoberfest at Home

Oktoberfest 2020 may be cancelled due to COVID-19, but you can still celebrate at home. Here’s everything you need to know about hosting your own Oktoberfest feast.

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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 Labor Day party this year, you’re definitely eating outside every chance you still can. While your food, drink, and patio oasis vibes may be

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Fire Up the Grill for a Paella Feast This Labor Day

Here’s how to throw a perfect grilled paella feast for the end of summer—even a socially distant one. When you think of Labor Day, paella isn’t the first thing that

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Get Rid of Pesky Mosquitoes with These Natural Methods That Actually Work

Since you can’t drape your entire yard with a mosquito net, see how to get rid of mosquitoes and keep them away when citronella candles and incense coils just won’t

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Is It Actually Safe to Host a BBQ This Summer?

When you ask experts whether it’s safe to BBQ during the coronavirus pandemic this summer, the answers you’ll get tend to vary—and they can even change day by day.

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Celebrate Christmas in July with These Festive Recipes

You don’t have to pull out all the stops to celebrate Christmas in July; a few festive recipes will do the trick, and these fit the holiday theme while being

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Throw an Italian Aperitivo That Will Put Summer Happy Hours to Shame

With coronavirus making travel a tricky and even potentially dangerous prospect this year, we’re embracing the summer staycation. All week (and all summer) long, we’ll bring you transportive flavors and

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How to Pull Off a Perfect Picnic Indoors

An indoor picnic is a lot of fun, and sometimes a necessity due to inclement weather or other factors—including the current coronavirus pandemic—so here are our favorite indoor picnic food

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All You Need for a 4th of July Ina Garten Would be Proud Of

If you’re looking to create an impressive Fourth of July spread, we suggest taking cues from the undisputed entertaining queen of East Hampton herself; Ina Garten.  Store. Bought. Is. Fine. Who

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19 Memorial Day Grilling Tips from Your Favorite Famous Chefs

Memorial Day is almost upon us, which means it’s time to start thinking about firing up the grill for the first official cookout of summer. These tips and tricks from

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These Outdoor Entertaining Hacks Will Help You Keep Your Cool This Summer

These summer party tips, tricks, and hacks will help make outdoor entertaining from Memorial Day through Labor Day a pleasure for you and your guests (even if you are all

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How to Pull Off the Perfect Breakfast in Bed for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is the perfect time to show appreciation for that special maternal figure in your life, be it your actual mom, your children’s mom, or even your partner who

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Easter Dinner Inspiration: 3 Leg of Lamb Menus to Tempt You Away from Ham

With coronavirus quarantines and social distancing impacting all aspects of life, Easter celebrations are going to look at least somewhat different this year—online masses and Skype sessions with far-flung family,

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This Mardi Gras, Make Classy Jelly Shots Based on Classic New Orleans Cocktails

In honor of Mardi Gras, Chowhound turned three classic New Orleans cocktails into elegant jelly shots—which is generally the non-branded term used to denote fancier Jell-O shots. And these certainly

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How to Throw a Mardi Gras Party That Feels Like You’re in New Orleans

All hail Rex, or Bacchus, or Punxsutawney Phil, or whomever is responsible for sending us a potentially early spring this year. Time for a party. And what better way to celebrate

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6 Easy Menus for Valentine’s Day Breakfast in Bed

Make ahead so you can make out.

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Keto Meal Ideas For Valentine’s Day (And Yes, You Can Have Dessert)

A keto Valentine’s Day dinner doesn’t mean a joyless affair—or a big heart-shaped steak (unless that’s what you want). And it definitely doesn’t mean forgoing dessert, as these keto Valentine’s

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How to Make Your Significant Other Think You’re a Professional Chef on Valentine’s Day

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and, like me, you may be scrambling a bit for the perfect gift. Your significant other, like mine, may be one of those “you don’t have

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Easy Shortcuts To a (Mostly) Homemade Valentine’s Day Dinner

Valentine’s Day is on a weekday again this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t swing a memorable home-cooked dinner for your girlfriend, boyfriend, or even your mom (no judgements

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How to Host an Oscar Cocktail Party Fit for the Stars

Celebrate the Oscars with old-school Hollywood style.

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Recreate the Very First Oscars Menu for Your 2020 Oscars Party

Attending the Oscars is a lifelong dream for many, but being one of the millions of fans who watch the show’s telecast has its benefits—particularly, the opportunity to chow down

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