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The Lemoniest Lemonade Recipe Tastes Like Liquid Sunshine

It takes one extra step and a few—okay, more than a few—extra hours, but it is WORTH IT.<p><i>Basically editor Amiel Stanek spends all day every day trying to help readers get dinner on the table as quick and efficiently as possible. So when he gets to cook at home, he likes to slow things down and be a</i> …

Bernie Sanders

The 10 Most-Saved Slow Cooker Recipes from June — Recipes from The Kitchn

All it takes is that first summer heatwave for me to banish the oven and remind me how much I adore my slow cooker. During the week I lean on it for …

Cooking

25 Easy Family Meals That Cost Just $5 to Prep

When it comes to planning out dinner options for your family, the task can sometimes be a bit daunting — and expensive. If you want to make sure you have a variety of meals in rotation that are healthy and easy to make, kid-approved, and budget-friendly, we've got you covered. These 25 easy recipes …

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Top 24 Recipes to Cook in a Dutch Oven

The dutch oven<p>Make sure to check out the how-to on cooking in a dutch oven at camp.<p>At home and in camp, this heavy pot with a tight-fitting lid is …

Cooking

The Central Valley Is the Heart and Soul of California

<b>I didn’t know what to expect</b> as I merged from Interstate 5 onto Highway 99, the 425-mile road that serves as the scruffy spine of California’s Central Valley. As someone who prides himself on knowing the Golden State as the former editor-in-chief of <i>OC Weekly</i> and a columnist for the <i>Los Angeles …

California

14 Awesome Swimming Holes in Northern California

Inflate all the rubber rings you own and pack a nice lunch. We’re off to the top swimming holes in Northern California! These picturesque spots make …

Hiking

Summer Corn Salad Recipe

"This fresh and flavorful salad features buttery yellow corn tossed with chunks of tomato and onion with a fresh basil vinaigrette."<p>Ingredients<p>6 ears …

Recipes

Banana Pudding Cream Cake

Slowly, softly, gently, quietly…this banana pudding cream cake will take your breath away! That’s why I called it <i>despacito</i>! Very popular word these …

Dessert

15 Summer Cocktails That Cut the Calories and Actually Taste Great

For those who prefer dressed-up cocktails over a stripped-down version, like vodka and soda or gin and tonic, you’ve probably been told that forgoing …

Cocktails

10 Best Places to Eat Like a Local in Seattle

The best places to eat at in Seattle to feel like a local. Avoid the overpriced and unwelcoming places and instead, try some of these neighborhood …

Customer Service

A Plan for 5 Easy Summer Dinners Everyone Will Eat

Summer will always taste like cold watermelon, meaty tomatoes, and sticky-sweet barbecue chicken. June flew by and July is right on its tail, and …

Cooking

How to Make a Quick Pickle–and Why You Should

A truism among chefs is that often something doesn’t need more salt, it needs more acid—whether that’s a squeeze of lemon or a dash of sherry …

Onions

Roasted Cherry Tomato Carbonara

Another week of summer means another tomato recipe.<p>And I couldn’t be more excited about it. There will be even more summer produce recipes on their …

Tomatoes

Top Five Western U.S. Campsites

I’ve spent the last five months of my life traveling out of my camper full time, searching the Western half of the United States for the best …

Hiking

Best Brunch And Breakfast Spots In Mid-Market, San Francisco

Escape the busy streets of Downtown San Francisco by taking respite in one of these Mid-Market eateries for a delicious brunch experience. From …

San Francisco

7 Best Hikes in Redwood National and State Parks

It is truly a mind-bending experience to hike in a forest of the tallest trees on earth. Wandering through this almost prehistoric landscape of …

Hiking

6 Healthy Crockpot Recipes For When You Don't Want To Cook

There are oh-so-many excuses you can make for why you don’t want to cook tonight, and we totally get it! You spent the day at work and you’re just …

Cooking

21 Healthy Ways to Put Your Slow Cooker to Work Every Day This Summer

If you actually want to take advantage of all those Summer relaxation vibes, don't put your slow cooker away. You can use it to get healthier by cooking meals without spending hot and humid days over a stove or grill.<p>Slow cookers aren't just great for Winter comfort foods like stews and soups. They …

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These 10 Epic Hiking Spots Around San Francisco Are Completely Out Of This World

After all that pizza, burgers, and pho, it’s time to get a little physical activity in. Fortunately, Bay Area locals have a wealth of outdoor options …

Hiking

19 Lemon Desserts for When You Need a Break From Chocolate

Fresh lemons may not be high on anyone’s list of fruits to snack on (thanks, no thanks). But that signature acidity, which makes lemons too intense …

Dessert

Martha Stewart's Genius Mac & Cheese Is What We're Bringing to Every Summer BBQ

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we’re making the effort to revisit some good-as-gold recipes. Today, we're highlighting a home-run mac and cheese from Martha Stewart.</i><p>I’ve never met a mac and cheese I didn’t love—from velvety noodles swimming in sauce to sheet …

Recipes

Hike, Rock Climb, Fish + More in California's Eastern Sierra

California's Eastern Sierra is a fascinating landscape, a land where 14,000-foot summits descend to sage-filled plains, where the oldest trees on …

96 Delicious Coastal Cocktails

1 of 96<p>Frosty Raspberry-Lime Margarita<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 96<p>Pink Bikini<p>3 of 96<p>The Coastal Margarita<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 96<p>Classic Daiquiri<p>Advertisement<p>5 …

The 15 Most Beautiful Places To Visit In California

California dreamin' hard.<p>The Golden State stretches 840 miles long, boasting a truly diverse range of geography. Whether you want to hit the beach, the desert, the mountains, or even an urban city, you can find it all among these most-gorgeous-of-all destinations. Who's down for a road trip?!

The Best Websites for Finding a Private Campsite

The sharing economy of Uber and Airbnb has come to camping. These sites connect you to private lands where you can camp.<p>1. Tentrr<p>Ideal for new campers, or folks looking for built-in comfort, Tentrr sites include a 10-by-12-foot canvas tent with a queen-size cot, fire pit, drinking water, sun …

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How Bartenders Use Sous Vide to Make You a Better Cocktail

At three-Michelin-starred Alinea in Chicago, executive chef Mike Bagale uses sous vide—a cooking technique in which an ingredient is vacu-sealed in a …

10 of the Coolest Neighborhoods in America Right Now

Avoid tourist traps and consider planning your next city break in one of these hotspots.<p>Tourist traps are a dime a dozen in big cities, but many …

Travel

50 Quick Summer Dinner Ideas For Lazy People

It’s 7 p.m., the sun’s still out and it’s 85 degrees. Do you <i>really</i> want to spend the night in front of the stove? (We didn’t think so.) These 50 …

Our Favorite Lentil Recipes

Protein- and fiber-rich lentils are among the world's oldest cultivated crops. Here, our favorite recipes featuring the most convenient dried …

Healthy Eating

26 Zero-Prep Slow Cooker Dinners

There's something about slow cooker recipes that call for cooking before you even get to the slow cooker that's just... frustrating. Sometimes, when …

Cooking