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The Ultimate Guide to Picking, Purchasing, and Preparing Fresh Summer Berries

Berries are nature’s most convenient fruit. You don’t need to core them, peel them, or slice them to enjoy a sweet, refreshing snack. Now that it’s nearly summer, many varieties

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Oat Yogurt Is the Newest Non-Dairy Darling

There’s a new dairy-free yogurt in town, and this one comes from oats. Yes, alternatives to animal products and byproducts are continuing to grow and expand, and if you’re vegan,

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The Most Comprehensive Guide to Yogurt You’ll Find on the Internet

If you’re like me, you’re in an on-again, off-again relationship with yogurt. It’s obviously great, but the decision fatigue can be dizzying. Some brands celebrate zero percent fat. Others celebrate

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10 Ways to Make Your Summer Cocktails 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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A Helpful Guide to 10 Common Steak Cuts & How to Cook Them

How to cook steak depends on what cut you’re dealing with, and when it comes to picking a choice piece of steak, you’ve got options. Which is the most tender

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The One Thing You’re Getting Wrong When Making Cold Brew

It’s cold brew season, plain and simple, and because I’m a self-proclaimed addict with a working—but not expert— knowledge of how to make cold brew and the best coffees to

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A Guide to the Best Baby Back Ribs and Spare Ribs

Just in time for summer and the 4th of July, here’s your guide to baby back ribs, spare ribs, and how to cook the best BBQ ribs of any kind.

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16 Super Drinkable (& Affordable!) Wines for BBQ Season, According to the Pros

Like most cuisine, there are certain, specific wines that just go great with BBQ. When it comes to wine, I may know what I like when I taste it. But that doesn’t

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Everything You Need to Know About Grilling Meat

From steaks and sausages and slabs of ribs, to burgers, hot dogs, pork chops, and chicken, there is no meat that doesn’t taste fantastic cooked on the grill. But don’t

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Expert Tips and Tricks for Perfect Batch Cocktails Every Time

Batch drinks are perfect for parties, but also have some inherent problems—here’s how to avoid them and make on-point pitcher drinks and the best batch cocktails every time. To batch

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Top 10 Tastes of Amsterdam

If you’re headed to Amsterdam and you love to eat, Amsterdam Food Tours is a great bet for finding the city’s best eats, drinks, and experiences. As a food writer,

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The Ultimate Guide to Fennel, From Fronds to Seeds

Fennel is a vegetable you may not be familiar with, but there’s a lot to love about the bulbous root veggie, from its anise flavor to its health benefits. If

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How to Build the Ultimate Ice Cream Sundae Bar

If you’re stumped on which dessert to serve at your next summer party, consider setting up an ice cream sundae bar. Ice cream is exactly what most people want when

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The Best Grills, BBQ Tools, and Grill Accessories

If you’re in the market for a new grill, grill brush, or basically any other BBQ tool, grill accessory, or service (we’re looking at you, prime meat delivery subscriptions), we’ve

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The Best Marinades for BBQ Season, According to Chefs

Take it from chefs: these are the best marinades for every type of meat you’ll grill this summer. You ever notice how a great marinade can instantly elevate what otherwise

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Sip a Mimosa (or 4) at New York’s Best Drag Brunches for World Pride

Looking for a great Drag Brunch? If you’re in New York for World Pride (and chances are good as the city braces for 4 million global revelers to descend on Manhattan) then you’re

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Take 5: The Best West Village Eats Near Stonewall for Pride

“Get out of my way, I’m gay!”—me, during June as I barrel my way into bars and restaurants around the city. Okay, who am I kidding? This is me every

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How to Make Fruit Salad That Doesn’t Suck

Fruit salad is a staple of hotel breakfast buffets and brunch spots (and hospital cafeterias and elementary schools) everywhere—but it’s rarely any good. From hard, unripe fruit—chunks of bland melon

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Coney Island Is Peak Destination Food Tourism for Summer

Through my own personal lens growing up in the suburbs of Detroit, Coney Island meant two things: First, a type of hot dog typically slathered in chili and onions. Second,

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A Paleo Meal Planning Guide to Keep You on Track All Week

Meal prepping in advance can always be a challenge—adding a special dietary approach like paleo can be the thing that pushes you over the edge. But eating paleo can actually

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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 now—just in time for back-to-school—she’s sharing how to expertly pack a school (or work) lunch in the form of a

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