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15 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Grill

Avocados, usually used raw, meet heat in the kitchen.

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Why Easy-Open Back to School Food Is This Year’s Biggest Lunch Trend

It’s a new school year, and kids returning to campuses will face changes everywhere—even at lunch time. There are only so many minutes to spare for lunch, and opening food

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How to Grill Vegetarian BBQ So Delicious No One Will Miss the Meat

Now that the season of sun and outdoor everything is winding down, everyone is gearing up to grill the best Labor Day grub they can—and not just the carnivores. In

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10 Mom-Approved Tips to Streamline the School Lunch Making Process

Packing lunch for school—whether that’s an in-school school or an at-home school—doesn’t have to be stressful. For one northwest mom, packing bento-style lunchboxes for her 15 children has become a

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BBQ 101: How to Grill for Total Beginners

No one starts out a BBQ master; if you’re new to grilling, this guide will help you grill like a pro the first time you fire up the coals (or

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How to Make Back-to-School as Smooth as Possible

Back-to-school season is a tumultuous one at the best of times: emotions are running high and often conflicted; the physical preparations required can get frenetic; logistical nightmares loom. Now that

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How to Get Your Garden Ready for Fall and Winter

We know, we know. You probably aren’t interested in even talking about the start of fall and winter. But, if you’re an avid gardener (or a newbie), it’s probably a

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How to Grill Halloumi and Other Kinds of Cheese Right on the BBQ

Grilled cheese is not just a sandwich—try cooking halloumi cheese (and other types of cheese) right on the grill for your new favorite summer snack.

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These Are the Best Red Wines to Chill for Summer

Should you chill red wine? Yes! But there are some more specific guidelines to keep in mind—what better time than National Red Wine Day on August 28 to learn what

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The Best of Brisket: Recipes, Tips, and Tricks

Brisket is beloved, and not just by Jewish grandmas and Texas pitmasters. Almost every meat eater appreciates the savor of a juicy, tender, well-cooked brisket, whether it’s braised or barbecued.

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The Best Way to Ensure a Bountiful Pepper Harvest

Interested in adding more variety to your garden? Here’s how to grow and harvest peppers at home.

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The Best Time to Harvest Eggplants & Everything Else You Need to Know About Growing Your Own

When growing eggplant, also sometimes known as brinjal or aubergine, there are certain steps you can take to up your yield. From when to plant your eggplants to how best

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7 Ways to Stay Motivated & Eat Well When Cooking Fatigue Sets In

Struggling to stay motivated when it comes to making dinner, or otherwise in need of kitchen inspiration? If you’re tired of cooking (or just bored with what you’re eating), here

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15 Easy Ways to Turn Summer Fruit into Dessert

Summer fruit is flooding the farmers’ markets, so it’s time to get your dessert on—from simple cakes and cobblers to no-bake desserts, and from stone fruit to berries, here are

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Grilled Fruit Will Make the End of Summer So Much Sweeter

From pizza to corn, there are very few foods that don’t benefit from time spent on the grill—and grilled fruit is no exception. The high heat caramelizes its sugars and

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5 Veggie Harvest Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Garden

If you’ve gone to the trouble of nurturing a vegetable garden, make sure to harvest it so you get the most out of your precious plants.

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How to Grill Fruit, Veggies, Pizza, and Dessert

Anyone who’s fallen in love with grilling can attest: There’s almost nothing that doesn’t taste amazing cooked over an open flame. That includes grilled pizza, of course, and even grilled

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Make Sure You Harvest Summer Squash at the Right Time

Summer squash plants are famous for their high yields. Zucchini, yellow crookneck, patty pan, cocozelle and other popular summer squash varieties produce incredible quantities of fruits from early summer into

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13 Easy Ingredient Swaps for Healthier Cooking

These easy, healthy ingredient swaps are proof that eating healthy doesn’t have to be a chore. Even just tweaking little things here and there—like adopting meatless Mondays, weaning yourself off

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All Pleasure, No Guilt: Healthy Dessert Ingredient Swaps

OK, we’re in favor of relishing the most decadent, oozy, rich dessert of your dreams, in all its fatty, sugar-laden glory. But don’t indulge often, and keep your portion size

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8 Smart Ways to Keep Cool in the Kitchen This Summer

Summer can really turn up the heat in your kitchen; here’s how how to keep cool with summer recipes and smart cooking tips for when it’s just too hot.

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