Melissa Johnson

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6 Classic Burger Toppings, Upgraded

Your burger deserves something better. Here, six ways to upgrade your favorite burger toppings.<p>In this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, Justin …

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How to Make Juicy Sangria

Sangria is synonymous with backyard parties in summertime weather and perfect for weekend barbecues. If you haven't had sangria before, open up your thirsty palate. Traditional Spanish Sangria is an iced wine cocktail made in a pitcher, adding apples, oranges, lemons, limes, and sometimes a splash …

Peaches

9 Ways to Get More Pulled Pork onto Your Plate

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Pulled Pork. You know you love it. It’s savory, it’s sweet, and it’s easy to make for a crowd or just 2 lovebirds. Plus, it’s just …

Pulled Pork

10 Mouth-Watering Recipes to Kick Off Grilling Season

Fire up the grill this weekend and impress your friends with these crowd-pleasing, easy recipes. They're sure to become your go-to favorites of the summer!<p><b>1. Juicy Steakhouse Burgers</b><p>These burgers are tender, juicy and full of flavor -- just like the ones served at your favorite steakhouse. <b>GET THE</b> …

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9 Ice-Cold Summer Floats

Part fizzy ice-cold soda, part huge globs of ice cream, these grown-up floats have us floating on cloud nine.<p><b>If pure bliss is something you can sip through a straw</b>, then we know that a float is on the other end. Part fizzy ice-cold soda, part huge globs of ice cream, floats are magical summer …

Ice Cream

The Best Way to Garnish a Bloody Mary

<i>Today: A tasting of Bloody Mary garnishes with</i> <i>Hugh Acheson left us satisfied, with a better understanding of how much to fuss over this unfussy beverage.</i><p>Bloody Marys are probably my favorite cocktail because they have all the components of my favorite foods: sodium (check), spicy in no less than …

4 New Twists on the Bloody Mary

Bloody Marys are the kind of bright, refreshing drink that slaps the cranky hangover haze right out of your system...or at least jolts it out of commission 'til later. But beyond its oft-touted (and not-actually-real) healing properties, the Bloody Mary is a downright delicious cocktail that …

Flavors

What to Do with Cookout Leftovers (Hint: Tacos)

From chicken tacos to pan-fried sausage, here's how to use up all the leftovers from your cookout, whether it's Labor Day, Memorial Day, or any old day<p></head>Barbecue food is the best food. Grilled meats, charred vegetables, salads that make liberal use of mayonnaise and questionable use of the …

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7 DIY Vodka Infusions That'll Seriously Upgrade Your Homemade Cocktails

(Photo Credit: Foodie with Family)<p>Flavor-infused cocktails are <i>always</i> in order on a sweet summer night, and there's no better way to up your amateur bartending skills than with homemade vodka infusions.<p>Not only are the DIY versions healthier than their liquor-store counterparts -- see ya never, …

Cocktails

Behold: The (FREE!) Bon Appétit Grilling App!

We've got a brand new grilling app, and we're stoked.<p>Ah, summer! A chimney full of crackling charcoal. The unmistakable, it-must-be-summer scent of smoke wafting through the air. A frosty beer pulled from an ice filled cooler. Grilling season is right around the corner and, per usual, <i>Bon Appétit</i> is …

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How F&W Editors Summer: Smoked Drumsticks, Lobster Boils and Beer-Basted Sausages

Here, some highlights of what F&W editors have been cooking and eating over the past week.<p><i>If F&W editors are great at one thing, it's eating. They're</i> …

Sausages