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Salute Summer with these 15 Gin and Tonic Variations

The tinkle of its ice cubes signals refreshing cocktail relief—something cool, dry, and clear. Modernized martinis and fruity beach cocktails all have their place, but a gin and tonic is everything

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Beat Summer Boredom with Edible Crafts for Kids

Does the whiny pitch of “I’m booooored,” fill you with dread? You could be like my dad and answer with “Well, I’ve got some chores for you to do. Are

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These Outdoor Entertaining Hacks Will Help You Keep Your Cool This Summer

Summer exerts a pull as compelling as any siren song; the fair weather and the fully blossomed beauty of nature in its prime draws us all outdoors, and dining al

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What Is the Difference Between Seltzer and Club Soda?

As more and more of us are kicking our soda habits, we turn to seltzer and club soda to get our fizzy fix. (Yes, LaCroix addicts, we see you!) Both

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You’re Going to Fall in Love with Kushari, the National Dish of Egypt

Unless you’re Egyptian (or frequent Egyptian or Middle Eastern restaurants), you probably haven’t heard of kushari (sometimes spelled koshary or koshari). But, expect to see this unique menu item—which happens

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Quick and Healthy Summer Recipes You Can Make with Your Kids

Summer is the season of activity. Whether it’s a cross-country vacation, hiking a local trail, or day trip to the beach, there is no slowing down while the sun is

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Light and Airy Mousse Recipes to Serve During Summer

Summer is when our body goals magically align with our dessert preferences: light as a feather. And no other dessert is lighter and fluffier than a deliciously whipped mousse. Whether

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Beat the Summer Heat with These No-Bake Cookie Recipes

Summer has officially arrived and temperatures are climbing. If the thought of turning on an oven and exposing yourself to more heat sounds simply unbearable, we’ve gathered nine no-bake cookie

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What Should You Do with Dragon Fruit?

Dragon fruit, or pitaya, is one of the most alluring tropical fruits around, at least on a surface level. It has a bad-ass name, obviously, and a striking appearance—akin to a

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How to Cook the Perfect Steak Frites for Summer

France has given us a whole lot when it comes to grub, but few menu items have the widespread popularity that steak frites—the Frenchie take on a “meat and potatoes”

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Cocktail Doughnuts Are the Real Boozy Breakfast

Fridays are simply the best—when you start your mornings with doughnut Fridays and escape the office for Happy Hour, you know it’s been a solid week and you deserve a

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How to Souffle Your Breakfast

Light as air and fluffy like a cloud, the art of the souffle is taking over the breakfast trend, bringing height and a nice jiggle to the table with souffle

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Vegan Pancakes Are No Longer an Impossible Feat

For vegans, breakfast can look a little different when you cut out staples like eggs, bacon, and milk. These absences can also leave most omnivores imagining their plates as daintily

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The Surprisingly American History of LaCroix

In recent years, LaCroix has become the seltzer drink of choice, garnering cult loyalty among a certain sector of hip, young folks who swear by its bubbly array of flavors.

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Who Really Invented Sloppy Joes?

Some foods are saddled with unfortunate names. Other foods, though they may be delicious, have the bad luck to look pretty terrible. And then there are those humble underdogs that

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Sip These Poolside Martinis this Summer

“I like to have a martini/ Two at the very most/After three I’m under the table/ After four, I’m under my host.” American poet and critic Dorothy Parker is credited

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Friday Food Finds: Matcha Dark Chocolate, Banana Raisin Bran, Fermented Hot Sauce, and More!

We’re hoping you’re hungry because this week we tried seven new products on our Taylor Strecker Show Chub Chub Chowdown segment. Luckily, most of the foods were healthy-ish, which means

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Spring Roll Recipes That Are Perfect for Summer

Spring has sprung again, but this time in the form of delicious and customizable spring rolls for summer. The Asian delicacy, traditionally wrapped in rice paper or pastry dough, can

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What Is the Difference Between Fried Rice and Bibimbap?

Picture it: a hearty helping of warm, tender-yet-toothsome rice studded with delicious bits of meat, vegetables, and egg, sparked by a savory sauce that just coats each grain and compels

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11 Unusual Hummus Recipes to Make This Summer

Oh, hummus. We can’t find the proper words to capture our love for thee. You’re creamy, you’re velvety, you’re healthy, you double as a dip and spread. Not many snacks

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How to Order Korean Barbecue Like a Pro

If you’ve never tried Korean barbecue, you’re seriously missing out. At the most basic culinary level, it’s simply the traditional Korean method of grilling meat tableside. But as a cultural

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