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Meatball Sliders Are Perfect for a 4th of July BBQ

Hamburgers are great and all, but this 4th of July, why not make meatball sliders for your backyard (or even rooftop) barbecue? Watch Daniel Holzman and Michael Chernow of The

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Red, White, and Blue Pop Rock Recipes to Celebrate 4th of July with a Bang

Aside from grilled foods and refreshing summer cocktails (because #obviously), fireworks are inarguably the best part of Independence Day. Now you can have your fireworks and eat them too with these

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Should You Use Waxy or Starchy Potatoes for the Best Potato Salad?

Potato salad is an American institution, and hardly seems difficult to throw together, but the right technique—and the right ingredients—make all the difference between creamy, fluffy potato salad (aka, the

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How to Cook Hot Dogs in a Crock-Pot

Cooking for the masses is rarely easy or cheap, but making hot dogs in a Crock-Pot might the solution we’ve all been looking for. This budget-friendly method prioritizes efficiency and

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The Science Behind Competitive Eating

Last Fourth of July, Joey Chestnut broke his own world record by eating 72 hot dogs in 10 minutes during Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. For those keeping score,

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Take Your Fourth of July Barbecue Into the Future with These New Products

Who doesn’t love a summer barbecue? Mitch McConnell, probably. But the rest of us do and it’s high season for straight up grillin’ with a side of chillin’. What better

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How Cool Whip Became an American Icon

In 2016, America nearly ran out of whipped cream. It was winter and the holidays were fast approaching. A fatal explosion at a chemical plant in Florida had caused a

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What Is the Difference Between Meyer Lemons and Regular Lemons?

Some produce is obviously special—take always-stunning dragon fruit, for example, or perfect, in-season peaches and berries, which are here for a short while and then gone until next year. Other

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The Greatest Coleslaw I’ve Ever Had

Who spends time thinking of coleslaw? Well, I do. That probably has something to do with the fact that I’ve had the best coleslaw there is. So, since summer is

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10 Herbal Lemonades to Upgrade Your Summer Picnic

Recall that scene in “Bridesmaids” when Kristen Wiig’s character is handed a pink lemonade en route to the bridal shower? “Oh s**t,” she mutters, “that is fresh,” nearly irritated at

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What Is the Difference Between Pancakes and Johnnycakes?

When you think of pancakes, you may imagine either childhood weekends or lazy adult brunches. (Or both.) Whether you are a purest who prefers simply butter and syrup, or an

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You Can Now Make Your Very Own Unicorn Cake

You don’t have to be made of magic to make a unicorn layer cake, but you do need a mountain of sprinkles and a flair for the dramatic to create

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What Is the Difference Between Barbecuing and Grilling?

4th of July is right around the corner — will you be grilling or barbecuing? Funny enough, most people don’t know the difference between these two outdoor (sometimes indoor) cooking

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What Is the Difference Between Sardines and Anchovies?

You probably pass by tins of these fish in the grocery store all the time. They’re tiny, often canned, slicked in oil, and sit side-by-side on supermarket shelves. But as

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Eat Your Way Through the 13 Colonies on July 4th

July 4th is a day made for embracing your patriotic side, setting off fireworks, and, of course, eating like it’s your civic duty. There are plenty of recipes out there

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Friday Food Finds: Turmeric Milk, Chocolate Quinoa Crisps, Plant-Based Food Bars, and More!

Fourth of July is right around the corner, which means it’s time to stock up on snacks for that family road trip, outdoor picnic, or backyard barbecue you have planned.

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How to Make the Perfect Pimm’s Cup

Come summer, when we think of refreshing cocktails, we tend to conjure up drinks that hail from appropriately hot climates—tropical piña coladas, minty mojitos, and sweet-sour margaritas, for instance. If

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Avocado Hummus Makes Entirely Too Much Sense

Hummus is the most pliable of dishes. Native to the Levantine region of the Middle East, the humble dip made from chickpeas claims no national boundaries but roams freely among

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The Ultimate Guide to Summer Salads

Salad is one of the most basic components of a meal: toss some greens together with a light vinaigrette and you’ve got the basis for a healthy and delicious dish,

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Host the Summer Brunch of Your Dreams

All this summer sunshine begs to be celebrated with charming brunches instead of dinner parties. Give in to the light, and create a dreamy brunch for your favorite people. The

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Paella Is So Much More Than a Delicious Dish—It’s a Community Builder

There is a stigma to one-pot meals—an illusion of simplicity—and although paella does eventually reside in a single pot (or pan), this is a dish that requires, technique, patience ,and

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