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The Best Summer Apps for Cookouts, Dinner Parties, and Just Because

20 summer appetizers to get your party started, from mini shrimp rolls to guacamole with a twist.<p><b>Nothing kicks off a cookout like some small bites</b> (and, okay, cocktails). Get the party started with these light and summery apps.

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These Mushroom Recipes Are So Good, They're *Magic*

Mushrooms: Not just for vegetarian cooking! These recipes prove it.<p>Mushrooms! They're so versatile! They're just as at home in an Italian pasta dish as they are in a Japanese-inspired soup, and they're delicious every time. Here are some of our favorite shroom-forward recipes.

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Beer-Can Chicken

4 Servings<p>There's quite a bit of lore surrounding beer-can chicken, and for good reason. Just look at that burnished mahogany bird. The steam from the brew flavors the meat and keeps it moist. The can props the chicken up, so it roasts evenly--no scorching, no flipping, no stressing. And you get to …

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7 Cool and Creamy Ice Cream Cakes and Pies

Here, seven fantastic recipes for ice cream cakes and pies that will rival even Fudgie the Whale.<p>You don’t have to go to Carvel for every ice cream …

6 One-Pot Comfort Food Recipes by David Tanis

One big pot for one big night. Bring all your friends together for a relaxed evening of refined comfort food, with recipes from celebrated chef and author David Tanis.

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12 of the Most Brilliant Ice Cream Sundaes Ever

Here, a dozen incredible ideas for the best-ever ice cream sundaes.<p>Thanks to this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, you can have all the homemade …

Perfect Cast-Iron Skillet Chicken Thighs

2 to 4 main-course<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Sophisticated enough for a Sunday supper yet quick enough for Wednesday's dinner, this master recipe is all in the technique. Cook the thighs skin side down in a cast-iron skillet to render out the fat and make the skin as crisp and, dare we say, delicious as …

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America's Best Boardwalks

Fresh seafood, kitschy shops, and deep-fried Oreos are just a few of the things you'll find along the boardwalks that hug America's shorelines, but they're not all carbon copies. Some boardwalks are quirky, some family-friendly, while others are geared toward thrill-seekers. No matter what, the …

HotelTonight Adds Rooms in 80 New European Markets

HotelTonight is broadening its European footprint with the announcement that it has added 80 new markets. It will also launch in three new Mexican …

40 Travel Scams You Need To Look Out For

Seasoned travelers know that safety is paramount -- especially when you're traveling alone. Even the most innocent-looking pizza menu or lost bracelet can double as a sneaky ploy to grab your money or passport.<p>The folks at Just the Flight have a compiled the most common scams you'll encounter on …

Boeing's New 777X Designs Intensify the Race for Space on Airlines

Boeing revealed its design plans for the 777X aircraft during the Farnborough Airshow in England last week. It includes a number of key passenger …

20 Best Day Trips in the U.S.

Whether you're a local or a visitor, one of the best things to do in a city is escape for a while. And sometimes all you need is a day to recharge, which is why we've selected 20 outstanding trips that only take an hour or two from the country's major cities. Beautiful islands, stunning state …

Redwood National Park

<b>Location: California<br>Established: October 2, 1968<br>Size: 131,983 acres, including 3 state parks</b><p>Sometimes, when the morning fog caresses the great trees, you can imagine the past flowing through the long, misty shadows … Vast redwood forests flourishing across a lush and humid North America … After the …

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Extreme Photo of the Week: Skiing under the aurora borealis? Yeah, no biggie. http://on.natgeo.com/1numtlc Photograph by Reuben Krabbe

40 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Recipes That Are NOT Boring

No dry, flavorless chicken here—you'll want to make everything from crispy cutlets to flavorful soups.<p><b>Chicken breast may be everyone's go-to lean protein</b>—but, man, can it be <i>boring</i>. Too often it's an overcooked afterthought, sautéed and tossed into pasta or tumbled over some greens. Nobody likes …

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Gougères

Makes about 50 Servings<p>These delicate cheese puffs always impress. Once you get the hang of the dough, you’ll serve them at every opportunity.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons (¾ stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces<p>¾ teaspoon kosher salt<p>Pinch of nutmeg<p>1¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>4 large eggs<p>…

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Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

From chicken tacos to barbecued ribs, here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.<p><b>It's grill time.</b> Though we love our charred kale salads and grilled squid, you love some of our grilling recipes way more than the others. Here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.

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The Pound a Day Diet

• <b>Author:</b> Rocco DiSpirito<p>THE POUND A DAY DIET is an accelerated program designed to help dieters lose up to five pounds every five days-- without frustrating plateaus-- while enjoying all their favorite foods. It rewrites every carb/fat/calorie rule in the book! This delicious, easy-to-use, plan is …

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

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Wedding Food Doesn't Have to Be Awful! (It Can Even Be Good.)

Wedding food doesn't have to be terrible! "Save the Date" author Jen Doll dispenses 9 tips for actually serving reception meals that taste—OMG—good<p>Oh, wedding food. <b>Sometimes the best that can be said is that it’s entirely forgettable</b>, overshadowed by the drama, excitement, and even the open bar of …

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5 delicious daiquiris: Drop the strawberry slushie and try the real deal

Oh, daiquiris—the very name conjures up images of MTV “Spring Break” and tacky souvenir glasses. But the drink’s rep is unfair—done right, the daiquiri is actually a classic sour cocktail, with roots that go back to turn-of-the-last century Cuba. Even Ernest Hemingway even had his own version (see …

7 Ways to Use Grilled Garlic

Here are seven ways to cook with grilled garlic.<p>In this week’s installment of F&W’s video series with Panna, chef Rick Bayless shows how grilling …

22 Essential Summer Pasta Recipes to Carb-Load Through the Heat

Twirl your way to happiness with our bright, fresh summer pasta recipes<p>Pasta may be our go-to comfort food in cold-weather months, but it also makes …

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7 Summery Brunch Cocktails

Since it’s a glorious summer weekend, try making one of these glorious, summery brunch cocktails.<p>There’s nothing wrong with a classic, peachy bellini …

9 Delicious Ways to Use Sweet Summer Berries

Sweet and juicy summer berries are here! Put them to use in salads, parfaits, muffins and more...<p><b>1. Peaches & Berries with Lemon-Mint Syrup</b><p>This elegant and refreshing fruit salad is perfect for summer entertaining. It's delicious on its own as a healthy dessert but also pairs well with pound cake, …