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Grill Like a Pro! 25 Foolproof Grilling Recipes For Complete Beginners

"Grilling" and "intimidating" don't have to be part of the same sentence. If you're a complete beginner, look no further than these easy grilling recipes anyone can master, from basic grilled shrimp to juicy grilled chicken and grilled vegetables kabobs perfect for an outdoor party. Throwing …

Cooking

The Ultimate Berry Crumble Recipe

"I don't tack the word ultimate onto just any recipe. This berry well may be my favorite summer dessert, with the perfect balance of sweet and tart, …

c:recipes

7 Things I Never Do When Making Burgers at Home — Tips from The Kitchn

Burgers are quintessential summer fare and, as is true for most idealized foods, people make up a lot of rules about what you can and can't do to …

Cooking

17 Peach Desserts to Make Before It’s Too Late

When it’s prime peach season, we consider it our moral duty to make as many peach dishes as possible, from cobblers to crostatas. This summer, we're …

Baking

Your Kids Should Be Packing Their Own Lunch—Here’s How to Teach Them

Teaching my kids to pack their own lunch was a total game changer. Here's how to make it work for your family.<p>The first day of school will be here …

Kids

3-Ingredient Natural Weed Killer That Really Works

Even if you're not a savvy environmentalist, you probably know that contaminating your yard with nasty chemicals isn't a good idea, especially if you have kids, pets, or an edible garden nearby. Here's an easy-to-make weed killer that won't hurt the earth but will stop the weeds from growing. All …

Gardening

The 9 Deadly Sins of Bad Paint Jobs, According to a Pro

With so many things that really ought to be done by a professional when it comes to home improvement, the temptation—the need if you don't have deep …

Home Improvement

How To Make The Best Garlic Bread

Photo: Claire Lower<p>Garlic bread is not a complicated concept; it’s bread with garlic on it. But, within those two ingredients alone, there is a lot …

Recipes

Food: Cherry dutch baby is easy and delicious, baby

If you follow me on Instagram, you know that one of my posts from a few weeks ago was shouting from the rooftops: “The cherries are here! The …

Baking

Hoisin-Turkey Meatballs with Glass Noodles

4 servings<p>Putting quinoa in meatballs might sound weird, but trust us, it keeps these meatballs light as air. This recipe from Bridget Vanaman is part of Healthyish Superpowered, a dinner series honoring female activists and chefs across the country, in partnership with Caviar.<p>July …

Recipes

Grilled Vegetables in Garlic-Cardamom Marinade

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 green bell pepper<br>• 1 red bell pepper<br>• 1 yellow or orange bell pepper<br>• 1 red onion<br>• 1 fennel bulb<br>• 1 zucchini<br>• 1 Japanese eggplant<br>• 1 bunch scallion<p><i>For</i> …

Recipes

How To Make the Ultimate Marinade for Juicy Chicken — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

What if I told you that all the stress of grilling could be removed with one marinade? You'd totally be making that marinade tonight, wouldn't you? …

BBQ

Magic Spice Blend Recipe on Food52

• 1/3 cup brown sugar, dark or light<br>• 3 tablespoons kosher salt<br>• 3 tablespoons smoked paprika (you can use regular sweet paprika if you don't like the taste of smoked)<br>• 1 tablespoon garlic powder<br>• 1 tablespoon freshly cracked black pepper<br>• 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper<br>• 1 teaspoon celery seed, crushed in the palm …

Recipes

People Love Trisha Yearwood’s Company Chicken—Here’s Why

You probably know Trisha Yearwood from one of her countless hit songs, television appearances, or iconic marriage to Garth Brooks, but you may not …

Cooking

I Make Grilled Scallions at Every Cookout, and Will Until the End of Time

By Alex Delany<p>Scallions deserve the chance to take a leading role. Let them shine.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down.</i><p>I don’t know if you’re supposed to feel sympathy for vegetables, but I’ve always felt bad for scallions. Sure, …

Cooking

31 Things You’ve Never Cleaned but Should

Some things in the house receive regular cleaning attention and others don’t. Here are several things that are often ignored, but should be cleaned …

Cleaning

Greek Summer-Squash Grilled Pizza

From: EatingWell Magazine, May/June 2018<p>Spreading roasted red pepper hummus on this easy grilled pizza makes a fast and easy base for tender summer …

Easy Skillet Tacos Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cook ground beef in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring until beef crumbles and is no longer pink. Drain well. Remove …

Recipes

World’s Finest Chocolate Cake Recipe

This chocolate cake is so rich, creamy, and very chocolatey! The perfect combination of ingredients makes this dessert as one of the finest chocolate …

Dessert

How to Keep Mulch Weed-free

Mulch helps keeps weeds from growing, but by itself, it isn't foolproof<p>Step 1<p>Pick up large tree branches, rocks and other items that are in the area …

Gardening

Heavenly Angel Food Cake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°. Line bottom and sides of a 13- x 9-inch pan with aluminum foil, allowing 2 to 3 inches to extend over sides …

Dessert

Grilled Veggies with Honey-Thyme Vinaigrette

Meet your new go-to summer side.<p>Directions<p>Heat grill to medium-high. In small bowl, whisk together vinegar, honey and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and …

Recipes

Lasagna Bolognese

Preparation<p>Make the Bolognese sauce<p>In a large Dutch over or other heavy-duty pot, melt 2 Tbs. of the butter with the oil over medium-high heat. Add …

Italian Food

Every Major Type of Red Wine, Explained

Like gravity, microwaves, and <i>Westworld,</i> red wine is something that most people enjoy, even if they don't really understand it. It's easy to drink red …

grilled cheese

The Best Cuts of Beef Every Home Cook Should Know

Here’s a look at the most popular cuts of beef and when to use them—plus some thoughts to keep in mind when you’re ready to cook.<p><b>Chuck Roast</b><p>Anything …

BBQ

The Ultimate Guide to a Clean Stove (So Good, You Might Actually Do It)

The stove is the workhorse of the kitchen, burners dutifully heating up on command to prepare meals at all times of day, season after season. It works hard, and that work shows: in a splotch of tomato sauce from Monday, some sauteed greens from Tuesday, bits of fried rice from Wednesday. After days …

Cleaning

Small wins, marginal gains: That’s how you change behavior in the long term

“Habit is persistence in practice.” — Octavia Butler<p>Few repeated actions, done everyday, so discreet that they could easily go unnoticed.<p>A …

personaldevelopment

Grilled Iceberg Wedges with Tomato, Bacon, and Blue Cheese

Recipes

Fantastic Black Bean Chili Recipe

"I never knew what I was missing until my mother-in-law made this! Everyone begged her for the recipe. A nice and easy way to feed a crowd. Thanks to …

18 Broccoli Recipes to Add to Your Rotation, Stat

Here’s even more proof that broccoli is worthy of its healthy reputation: Adding it to your diet could help with your arthritis symptoms. It turns …

Food