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MyTake: What We Learned This Week—7/9 to 7/13

A week of farmers’ markets, hosting happy hours, and Cardi B’s baby.<p>We’re in full summer swing this week at MyRecipes, and are making plans to head …

mytake

How Long Does an Open Bottle of Wine Last?

Did you fall asleep and leave that bottle of Pinot Noir open on your counter? Or did you discover a half-full bottle of Prosecco in your fridge from …

Sparkling Wine

6 Common Mistakes That Could Catch Your Oven on Fire

Because you never want to get caught in that situation.<p>In an attempt to make grilled heirloom tomato and feta panzanella salad without a grill—I …

Catchfire

We Tried 11 Bottled Cocktails, and These Ones are Actually Worth Buying

It’s time to pop some bottles.<p>There’s nothing quite like spending a summer afternoon sipping cocktails and chatting with friends. After all, longer …

tasters

How to Make Your Own Baby Food

Going DIY for baby’s first meals is a more nutritious and budget-friendly way to introduce solid foods into their diet. Here’s how to do it.<p>If Cardi …

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Why Do You Need a Paring Knife?

This small, but mighty knife is a must-have kitchen tool.<p>A chef’s knife is extremely useful in the kitchen when you are slicing through root …

Knives

How to Host Happy Hour at Home (and Why You Should)

Friends, food, and drinks are all you need for the ultimate after-work gathering.<p>I’m just going to say it—I’m intimidated when it comes to hosting …

Dining Rooms

When It Is and Is NOT OK to Eat Moldy Food

You probably toss any foods with even the tiniest speck of mold, but you can spare your garbage can the extra filling by eating some of those moldy …

Food

5 Timeless Lessons Michael Pollan Dropped in an Interview With Oprah

Obviously, Oprah knows how to bring out the good stuff.<p>Podcasts have taken over our earbuds to bring information, laughs, suspenseful investigations, …

Thought Leadership

How to Get Free Ice Cream for National Ice Cream Day 2018

All the free ice cream and deals you can score for National Ice Cream Day this Sunday, July 15th.<p>It’s no secret we <i>love</i> ice cream. It wasn’t long ago …

Ice Cream

What Is Mascarpone Cheese?

It’s creamy, delightful, and spreads beautifully on just about anything. Plus, we'll tell you how to make your own at home<p>Mascarpone cheese is a key …

Recipes

How to Skin and Portion Fish Without Completely Mutilating It

Don't ruin that perfectly good fillet—this handy guide shows you how to cut a large piece of fish from the grocery store like a pro.<p>You’re cooking …

Fishing

When to Splurge Vs. Save at the Farmer’s Market

Shopping for all of your fresh groceries at the local farmer's market can become expensive, fast—but do you really need to? Here's how to make the …

Personal Finance

Welcome to the Age of Alternative Oil Mayonnaise

Spread the word<p>I have been known to cram at least three jars of mayonnaise in my fridge at all times. Not just because I really like mayo, but …

Food

How to Make Homemade Blueberry Cobbler

A warm blueberry cobbler steals the show at any summer cookout. Here are two easy ways to make it from scratch.<p>The sweet, buttery smell of a …

Baking

4 Food Storage Products That Could Make Your Food Toxic

While your leftovers sit in the fridge, they could be wicking up chemicals and toxic substances.<p>We can laugh now, but when Mr. McGuire told Ben in …

Pollution

An Open Letter To The Starbucks Employee Who Mocked A Man’s Stutter

Here’s how to handle the situation appropriately next time.<p>Even after closing 8,000 stores for racial-bias training and news of a racial slur written …

Disability

MyTake: What We Learned This Week—7/2 to 7/6

To bake or not to bake.<p>The Internet went crazy upon the announcement of Amazon’s Prime Day. It’s basically the online Black Friday of summer, and the …

Spices

We Tried 12 Classic Cocktails from a Can, and A Few Took Us By Surprise

Warning: These are dangerously drinkable.<p>When we first came across Cutwater Spirits’ canned cocktail line, we were excited by the concept (portable, …

Flavors

Over Parchment Paper? Grab These Silicone Baking Mats From Amazon for a Fraction of the Leading Brand’s Price

If you cook with sheet pans, this will be the best $10 you spend all month.<p>Fussing to unfurl rolled parchment paper so that it will lay flat on a …

Kitchens

The Best Online Shopping Event of the Year is Almost Here—Don't Miss These New Kitchen Items

Amazon’s Prime Day is coming, and with it, newly released cooking gear you don’t want to miss out on.<p>Ladies and gentlemen the time has come for you …

Shopping

16 Clever Ways to Repurpose Your July 4th Leftovers

Because you definitely made more than enough food.<p>For some reason, it’s way too easy to over-prepare for company. With 10 people on the guest …

Cooking

6 Supermarket Shortcuts That Will Keep You From Turning On the Oven This Week

Keep your shopping trip short and your kitchen cool with these convenience buys.<p>Even for those of us who enjoy grocery shopping, most people want to …

Heatstroke

9 Common Mistakes You're Making at Cookouts That Could Make You Sick

The backyard barbecue is a quintessential American summer pastime, but it could also be ground zero for some serious food safety issues.<p>With a pool …

BBQ

The Keto Way to Eat at Sit-Down Restaurants

You don’t have to stray from your keto or low-carb diet just because you’re dining out. These tips will help you make smart carb choices.<p>If you’re …

Blue Cheese

10 Freezer Habits You Need to Start Now to Make Your Life Easier

Your freezer doesn’t have to be a wasteland for half-eaten pints of ice cream and freezer-burned Boston butt. Use these tips to make you a better—and …

Recipes

This Portable Grill Is About to Be Your New Favorite Piece of Summer Cookware

And come tailgating season, you’ll fall in love all over again.<p>There are no shortage of articles floating around the Internet this time of year …

Cooking

MyTake: What We Learned This Week—6/25 to 6/29

In a vacation state of mind.<p>With the July 4th weekend approaching, this week has been a great time to start planning for traveling. Independence Day …

Cook Out

5 Things You Should Know About Making Edible "Slime"

You’ll want this when your kids hop on the trend.<p>If you have kids, you’ve most likely fallen into dark, Youtube hole of slime. Yes, we’re talking …

Kids

12 July 4th Dishes You Can Go Ahead and Prep This Weekend

There’s no reason to wait until the morning of.<p>I’m someone who <i>loves</i> to host—especially during holidays. But, I tend to get a little overwhelmed and …

Food