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Stay Hydrated with 30 Fruity and Fizzy Summer Drink Recipes

These cocktails—and virgin drinks—show off the best flavors of summer<p><b>It's summer; you need to hydrate!</b> These fresh, fruity drinks are just the ticket. From frosé to a citrusy Paloma to pitchers of non-alcoholic aguas frescas, we've got you covered. If you added a tiny umbrella, no one would …

Stonefruit

Master the Art of the Summery Sunday Supper With These Light & Bright Recipes

A classic Sunday supper doesn't have to mean heavy, hearty braised meat—try these lighter, fresher projects for dinner this weekend.<p><b>We love hunkering down to tackle a big recipe on winter weekends</b>. But just because the weather's hot and steamy up doesn't mean you can't tackle a stellar dinner …

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The 8 Stages Of Owning A Futon

The lifecycle of futon-ownership (because no matter how stylish your home is now, there's no doubt you went through these phases)<p><b>THE HONEYMOON STAGE</b><p><i>Via Craigslist</i><p>Hey! Hey! Check out my new futon. Cool, right? Let me let you in on a little secret. I got it...on the street! For free! Want to come …

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7 Lost Household Arts You Should Revive

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Things You Should Never, Ever Clean With

And the items you could be destroying if you do<p><b>1.Vinegar:</b> Using vinegar on hardwood floors, natural tiles, and granite countertops can damage the finish causing them to appear dull.<p><b>2.Soap/detergent:</b> Using soaps and detergents can be harsh and damage rugs and leather—it can also leave behind residue.<p>…

5 Unexpected Foods You Should Definitely Be Buttering

Here, five foods you probably never considered buttering, but definitely should.<p>Tonight at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, chefs, F&W editors and …

6 Ways to Perfect Your Quesadilla

The quesadilla burst onto America's culinary landscape in the 1990s. It was love at first bite. We loved the earthy-flavored, chewy-crisp tortillas, the gooey filling of melted cheese, the sting of the jalapeños. In true American fashion, we made Mexico's "grilled cheese sandwich" our own, piling …

5 Strange Hangover Cures That Really Work

The <i>Perfect Hangover Cure</i> is the sort of thing that people argue over with zeal usually reserved for politics and religion. Probably because a bad hangover feels just as much like a matter of life and death.<p>But it's not only people that can't agree on what works and what doesn't—entire cultures have …

The 10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved This Month

Summer lends itself to any and every type of party, and accommodates any and every type of host: Want to smoke an entire pork shoulder, fuss over miniature tartlets, and hand-letter individual placecards? Go for it. Want to toss some pasta in a bowl, cook your meat while you sleep, and then drizzle …

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Salty and Malty Brown Butter Treats

Let’s set aside our pretentious and our kale. We won’t need them.<p>We’re also going to set aside any tinges of guilt or doubt.<p>What we’re going to do is …

5 Things to Look For When Buying Meat

<i>Today, Tom Mylan of The Meat Hook is sharing the 5 things he looks for in a butcher shop, so you can make sure you're getting the very best.</i><p><b>1. Find a shop that does whole-animal butchering.</b> Whether or not they focus on grass-fed and pastured meat, a butcher shop that works with whole animals knows …

13 Ways to Make Your Ice Cream Better

Here’s a little secret: It’s pretty difficult to find an ice cream that can’t be improved (at least a little) by an awesome topping. Of course there’s no scientific data here, but we're counting on gooey butterscotch, crumbled peanut butter cups, and caramelized white chocolate sauce to back us …

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Hushpuppies Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Hushpuppies with Spicy Dipping Sauce<p><b>Yield:</b> About 2 dozen<p><b>Prep:</b><p>5 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>10 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>25 minutes<p>The hugely popular …

Everything You Need to Know About Cooking Pasta

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: How to stretch, salt, and sauce your way to the perfect pasta.</i><p>Pasta is rightfully hailed as the king of easy entertaining and weeknight dinners. It’s …

Fried Plantains

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Forget about bananas -- at least for today -- and eat their cousins for breakfast instead.</i><p>For several …

Summer Seafood Essentials (Lobster Bibs Included)

<i>We're all about collections over at Provisions -- and we don't want you to miss out on the fun.</i><p><i>Today: Don't be crabby! It's summer seafood season.</i><p>We crave seafood in the summer. Maybe it’s the heat, or the thought of the beach and the ocean, but all we want is lightly grilled fish with lemon and …

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Donuts

What is it about donuts that makes them so darn photogenic? Is it their appealing roundness? Their colorful, glossy glazes? Their sprinkling of bright sugars? When a beautiful donut catches our eye, we want to open our mouths and take a big bite (of course), but not before we snap a picture. This …

Memphis-Style Dry Ribs Recipe

Traditional Memphis dry ribs are cooked over charcoal over medium heat, brushed with a vinegar mop every 15-20 minutes, and then finished with a dry rub. The result? Tender bones of tangy meat that showcase the hot-and-sweet herbal, earthy rub.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>A vinegar mop mixed with dry rub …

All About Pork Ribs (Babyback and Otherwise)

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: Cara shares the lowdown on pork ribs, babyback and otherwise. So</i> …

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