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Coping with Coronavirus Quarantine & What to Know as Lockdown Ends

Several months into the coronavirus pandemic, we’re pretty well versed in pantry cooking and online grocery orders, but it’s still an uncertain time. We’ve seen lockdowns lift (and schools reopen) only

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What You Should Know About German Beer

Expand your beer horizon with these crisp, fresh quaffs with funny names.

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5 Guacamole Mistakes You Might Be Making

Guac seems simple, but there are many ways it can go wrong—hence, these tips on how to make the best guacamole ever (just in time for tailgating season).

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Do Double Duty with Lunches Both You & Your Kids Will Enjoy

It is possible to make a school lunch that you can also pack to work (even if both school and work are currently happening at home); just make some minor

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The Best Tailgating Dishes According to Your Favorite NFL Players

As coronavirus impacted most of our summer activities and continues to disrupt the usual school routine, so it will transform this tailgating season too. Big groups are verboten, in stadiums,

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7 Easy Instant Pot Meal Prep Tips to Streamline the Week Ahead

If you have an Instant Pot, meal prepping is much easier than you may think. These Instant Pot meal prep recipe ideas and tips will help you get ahead of

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Marie Kondo’s Guide to Bento Box Lunches Your Kids Will Love

Marie Kondo is famous for her helpful organization hacks, and her know-how goes way beyond decluttering your home. For back-to-school  season last year, she shared how to expertly pack a

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15 Tips for Smarter Snacking When You’re Home All Day Long

Healthy eating can be hard at the best of times; coronavirus lockdowns have complicated the matter for many. So here are some smart snack strategies for when you’re at home

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Chef Cat Cora’s Top Tips for Getting Kids to Pack Their Own Lunch

Getting kids to pack a lunch isn’t as hard as you might think, and it’ll help save you considerable hassle.

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How to Stop Snapping at Each Other in the Kitchen When Tensions Are High

If you find tempers flaring in the kitchen more than usual these days, get expert tips on how to stop fighting over cooking.

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How to Use Food Scraps in the Kitchen & Garden

If you spend a lot of time meal prepping or cooking at home, you may have noticed a pile of food scraps accumulating in your kitchen. Before you throw them

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The Taco Bell Archives: A Guide to Discontinued Menu Items

Taco Bell has discontinued menu items before; just last month, we said farewell to potatoes, Nachos Supreme, and Loaded Grillers. Now Mexican Pizza is on the chopping block. Ergo, it’s

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Fridge Organizing Photos to Inspire You to Clean Your Own

A quick search on Instagram reveals that there are over 62,000 posts tagged #fridgegoals. Fridge inspiration or “fridgespo” is a thing and it might just be what you need to

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7 Ways to Get Grilled Flavor without a Grill

No grill? No problem. While Labor Day weekend is synonymous with barbecuing, you can still get that iconic grill flavor indoors, in a number of ways. Check out these tips

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

Summer may be on the decline, but there’s still plenty of time left to grill after Labor Day comes and goes. And it’s never a bad time to brush up

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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, because you know Fido

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9 Ways to Make Coleslaw Healthier & More Delicious

Heads-up: Healthy coleslaw is actually not an oxymoron! It is delicious, and just what your Labor Day spread needs.

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Grilling Tips, Techniques, Tricks, and Tools: Everything You Need to Know About BBQ

The ebb and flow of coronavirus lockdown restrictions and the continued importance of social distancing may mean most of us haven’t hosted big group barbecues this year, but we’ve definitely

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15 Canning Tips for Complete Beginners

How to hold on to summer's best produce: canning.

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12 Clever Ways to Use Mason Jars That Don’t Involve Canning

Mason jars are hot property right now—and not for the first time. Beyond their traditional use for canning (which, like bread baking earlier this year, is seeing a surge in

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The Absolute Best Fish to Grill, According to an Expert

It’s the grande finale of backyard BBQ season and if your goal is lighter fare, you might be wondering about the best fish to grill this Labor Day Weekend. We’ve done a bit of

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