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9 Make-Ahead French Dishes for a Bastille Day Picnic

We might have the French Revolution to thank for picnics.<p>Though al fresco dining was certainly popular amongst the wealthy in France, it wasn't until …

10 Ways to Achieve Cold Brew Coffee Greatness

From better ice cubes to DIY flavored syrup, here are 10 simple, awesome ways to make cold brew iced coffee even better.<p>There are three things that iced coffee should be: strong, bracingly cold, and in your hand as soon as possible. Unfortunately, it can also be expensive, so we're big fans of DIY …

Coffee

Frascatelli: The Dead-Simple, Two Ingredient Fresh Pasta

Making fresh pasta from scratch sounds impossible on harried weeknights, when even boiling water for a box of spaghetti can feel like a strain. But …

Hurl Wiffle Balls At 50 MPH—With A Leaf Blower

Fast-paced fun<p><i>Update: We made a video to demonstrate how to build a wiffle ball pitcher; watch it here.</i><p>At this year’s Labor Day picnic, don’t yawn through another game of Wiffle ball. Instead, transform the low-key sport into a battle of batter versus machine. With only cheap plumbing supplies and …

21 Juicy Watermelon Recipes for Salads, Pickles, and More

Rejoice! These 21 recipes celebrate the juiciest melon of summer: watermelon.<p><b>Is there such a thing as too much watermelon?</b> These days, we're finding ourselves putting it in soda floats, turning it into pickles—heck, we're even sticking them in a BLW (yep, that's Bacon Lettuce Watermelon) because …

Cooking

10 Kid-Friendly Dinners That Grown Ups Will Love Too

A successful meal is one that <i>everyone</i> eats and enjoys. These recipes will put a smile on your children's faces -- and make the young-at-heart happy too.<p><b>1. Spaghetti and Meatballs</b><p>Here's a quick and delicious Spaghetti and Meatball recipe to add to your weeknight repertoire. The meatballs are baked …

12 Cocktails Every Wine Lover Should Know

Even if your first love is wine, sometimes the mood simply calls for a cocktail.<p>Even if your first love is wine, sometimes the mood simply calls for a cocktail.

10 Ingredients, 5 Rosé Cocktails

<i>Today: The ladies behind the meme-turned-brand Yes Way Rosé, Nikki Huganir and Erica Blumenthal, think everything's coming up rosé this summer. We asked them to come up with five easy summertime cocktails featuring their favorite pink drink.</i><p>It's no secret that we think rosé is the best beverage …

Cocktails

8 Make Ahead Breakfast Recipes for Fall

I know, I know breakfast is the most important meal of the day! But let's face it sometimes there just isn't enough time to prepare a heathy meal in the morning. That's why I've come up with eight recipes you can prep ahead of time and simply heat up and eat on-the-go.<p><b>Breakfast Sandwiches</b><p>I love …

Freezable Breakfast Burritos

Come on guys, who doesn’t love a breakfast burrito? It’s all your favorite breakfast components wrapped up in a warm tortilla? What’s not to love?? …

7 Unexpected Cuts of Meat You Should Grill This Summer

Cheaper, tastier, and more sustainable options for your summer of backyard BBQs. Just add a nice cold beverage.<p>Recently, Bryan Mayer offered up a set of New Rules for Grilling, a delicious primer on how to improve your BBQ game. But what, specifically, are you supposed to grill with your newfound …

BBQ

We Spent a Year Cooking With the World's Smartest Computer—and Now You Can, Too

We spent a year cooking with and beta-testing Chef Watson, IBM's super computer cooking app. And now you can too—here's how to bring Watson into your kitchen.<p>Imagine that every time you started to cook dinner, you had a friend in your kitchen, suggesting recipes that were both brand-new and …

Cooking

These Asian Noodle Salad Recipes Will Save Your Summer

Photo credit: The Kitchy Kitchen, What's Cooking Good Looking, Cookie + Kate, This Gal Cooks, Use Real Butter, A House in the Hills<p>You can never have enough go-to quick, easy meal ideas -- especially during the summer when time is better spent outside. Salads are great for that, but often leave you …

Lemonade Refresh: 4 Ways to Spice up Your Lemonade

Summer is here which means it's time to set up your lemonade stand! Okay, maybe you're a little to old for that now, but it doesn't mean you can't enjoy a grown-up rendition. That's why I've come up with four deliciously unique versions of lemonade perfect for a backyard gathering on a hot summer …

Brew a Better Batch of Iced Tea: Don't Make These Mistakes

Whether you like it sweet or just plain strong, there are a few common mistakes you should avoid when making iced tea.<p>Whether you like it sweetened or strong, it's hard to deny the allure of a perfectly-chilled glass of iced tea. Bottled teas are often filled with preservatives and artificial …

Ice Cream

Decoded: A Guide to the Different Frozen Drinks That Made Our Childhoods Sweet

From the Frosty to the Fribble and all of the frozen drinks in between, here's a guide to the frozen milk shakes we love. And no, they're not just for kids.<p>You know what's better than ice cream? <b>Frozen liquid-y ice cream that helps you sip your childhood through a straw</b>. Officially known as a milk …

Ice Cream

17 Cobblers, Crumbles, Crisps, and Buckles That Make Us Want to Eat All the Berries and Crumbs

With so many berries to choose from, why not make a cobbler, crisp, crumble, or buckle? Here are 18 so good you'll want to dig well below the crumbly top layer and polish off the whole thing.<p><b>When someone shows up to a party with a truly beautiful berry cobbler,</b> crumble, buckle, or crisp, our jaws …

Baking

These Chocolate Chip Cookies and Cream Blondies Are the Ultimate Dessert Hybrid

Sometimes as a young adult you have to make hard decisions in life. Just yesterday, it was 2 a.m. and I was craving something sweet. While examining my choices, I was torn between the siren calls of the two ultimate sweets: chocolate chip cookies and Oreos.<p>Well, if you've ever faced this problem, I …

Burger Recipes You Need to Get Through Summer

Making a delicious burger seems so easy, but all sorts of things can go wrong. A bland, desiccated puck slapped in a squishy white bun with the …

Food

Onion Rings Recipe

Tip<p>How to Store Eggs<p>Eggs should keep a consistent and low temperature. This is best achieved by placing their carton in the center of your fridge. …

Breakfast

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Suddenly, all the bright colors and flavors of the things we’ve missed (and been anticipating) have arrived at the early-summer markets—things like …

Ice Cream

10 Recipes You Loved in May

From Yotam Ottolenghi's Vacation-by-the-Sea-Inspired Paella to the ultimate breakfast sandwich, these were the 10 recipes you loved most this month.<p><b>From Yotam Ottolenghi's Vacation-by-the-Sea-Inspired Paella</b> to the ultimate breakfast sandwich, these were the 10 recipes you loved most this month.

New York Style

What Your Ice Cream Really Needs Is (More) Chocolate

Want to take your crunchy ice cream mix-ins to the next level? We talked to the pros to get the, um, scoop.<p>If you've ever made ice cream at home, you know how challenging it can be to find the perfect mix-in. Streaks and swirls are easy, but most crunchy ingredients won't stay crunchy for long. …

Dessert

Only 2 Steps and 5 Ingredients Stand Between You and This Ice Cream

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: A spectacular summer ice cream recipe with just two steps and five ingredients.</i><p>Summer means ice cream, …

Dessert

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

11 Scoop-Worthy Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Some people refer to summer as bikini season, but around here, we prefer to call it ice cream season. The temperature rises, and so …

Ice Cream

20 New Food Books to Read This Summer

Whether you're into something light and quick or more pensive and poignant, here are 20 new food books for you to read this summer.<p>It's summer, which means it's prime season for reading for pleasure, so here's our food lovers' guide to the new books coming out. Whether you want something light and …

Books

Teriyaki Time! 7 Teriyaki Recipes for Every Day of the Week

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>There are a million ways to marinate a cut of meat, glaze a piece of fish, or stir fry a hodgepodge of vegetables. But teriyaki …

Recipes

10 Toaster Oven Hacks You Need to Try Right Now

So you thought the toaster oven was just for making toast? Think again. Aside from the usual bread with melted cheese, your toaster is capable of a …

Hacking