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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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The 11 Best Direct-to-Consumer Cookware Brands of 2020

If you’re in the market for new cookware, you’re probably considering well-known brands like All-Clad, Anolon, or Cuisinart. However, there are some newcomers to the cookware scene, and they’re shaking

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5 Diseases Threatening Your Garden & How to Fight Them Off

If you’re growing your own veggies, in addition to pests, you have to contend with plant diseases; here’s how to fight mildew, blight, root rot, and some other common problems.

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The Best of Watermelon: Everything You Need to Know About Summer’s Juiciest Fruit

Watermelon is one of the healthiest fruits of summer, and one of the most delicious. In honor of National Watermelon Day on August 3, we’ve collected all the best watermelon

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11 Ways to Make Your Summer Drinks Skinnier

Summer is the season for cocktails—margaritas, mojitos, a Moscow mule (or three). But your favorite boozy concoctions can be overflowing with sugar and empty calories, not so great if you’re

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The Ultimate Guide to Avocado

A lot of food holidays are silly, sure, but National Avocado Day on July 31 is one that makes perfect sense. The avocado is a true superfood in our eyes—not

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A Comprehensive Guide to Different Types of Cheesecake

In honor of National Cheesecake Day (July 30), why not get to know all the different types of cheesecake? It might make it easier to decide which one you want

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15 Ways to Use Jam & Jelly That Don’t Involve Toast

Lest you think your favorite fruit spread is just for PB&J or slathering on toast, here are 15 ways to use jelly or jam that you might not have tried.

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How to Grill Lobster Tails, Shrimp, Oysters, Crabs, and Other Shellfish

Need to know how to grill lobster tails, shrimp, oysters, or anything else that once swam in the sea?  We’ve got tips for grilling all of the most common types

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A Guide to Geoduck, the Phallic Clam of the Pacific Northwest

Your first sight of a geoduck may be alarming, but these hefty clams are prized for their surprisingly delicate taste and texture.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Deep Frying

Crisco or lard? The basics on deep-frying.

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The Ultimate Summer Staycation Guide

With coronavirus making travel a tricky and even potentially dangerous prospect this year, we’re fully embracing the summer staycation. (It’s also cheaper than plane tickets and hotel rooms at the

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Creative S’mores Ideas: Endless Ways to Upgrade the Classic Summer Dessert

Whether you think the best s’mores are the most basic or you’re all about creative s’mores ideas, these tweaks are all well worth a try at least once this summer.

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5 Plant-Based Swaps for the Carbs You Crave

Trying to cut carbohydrates? There are plenty of great plant-based substitutes for your favorite carbs. And you know you have a fave. It’s a scientific fact that carbs are everyone’s

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These Are the Top 10 Tools for the Minimalist Kitchen

Trying to pare down your kitchen tools, or build up a solid collection for a new place? Melissa Coleman—designer, author, self-proclaimed “simplicity chaser,” and creator of The Faux Martha—is a

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Cauliflower Is King: Here’s Why It Rules

In the past, even in healthy eating circles, cauliflower paled in comparison to more vibrant, assertive vegetables, especially kale. But in the past few years, cauliflower has come to rule

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The Three Best Cauliflower Snacks That Slay Our 3:00 PM Cravings

“Cauliflower snack” may not sound exciting, but that’s only if you haven’t tried these plant-based healthy snacks before. Below, the three best cauliflower snacks we’ve tried so far.

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How to Safely Shop for Groceries During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Even as coronavirus lockdown restrictions begin to lift, grocery shopping as we know it may never be the same. The fact remains that social distancing is key to helping prevent the

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The Ultimate Guide to Mangoes

Get to know the mango in this handy guide, from types of mango to mango recipes, plus lots more info you never knew about this marvelous tropical fruit.

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The History of Ice Cream Sundaes

There’s no time like National Ice Cream Day (July 19) to examine the history of the ice cream sundae.

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12 Ice Cream Hacks to Get You Through Summer

Summer is glorious but fleeting, just like a creamy cone of vanilla ice cream, so it’s wise to be as prepared as possible when it finally hits. I have yet to do

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