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11 of the best outdoor speakers for your backyard or patio

Stop using your smartphone as a speaker. It sounds like crap.<p>The best way to listen to music outside is through a sound system with great speakers. …

Audiophile

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 …

Cooking

20 Easy Sides for Any BBQ — Recipes from the Kitchn

Here's my motto for backyard BBQs: Let the sides be many, and let them be simple. The main dish might be an impressive rack of saucy ribs, but a …

Cooking

How to Make the Best Brown Sugar Blueberry Cereal Crisp

The Best Blueberry Dessert You'll Ever Make<p>The only thing better than a handful of fresh blueberries is a pan full of fresh blueberries, baked to …

Breakfast

Grilled Veggies with Honey-Thyme Vinaigrette

Meet your new go-to summer side.<p>Directions<p>Heat grill to medium-high. In small bowl, whisk together vinegar, honey and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and …

Recipes

Old-Fashioned Chocolate Fudge Recipe

"This fudge is easy to make and very delicious. Enjoy this with your loved ones. For best results be sure to use a candy thermometer."<p>Ingredients<p>2 …

Dessert

This 13-Year-Old Girl Is Basically Janis Joplin Reincarnated

Don't believe me? Just watch.

What's the Difference Between Gold and Silver Tequilas—And Which Should I Drink?

Some tequilas are made for sipping, not shooting. (A shocker, we know.)<p>There comes a time in every adult’s life when you realize tequila is for more …

The Most Disturbing Movies of All Time48. <em>Transsiberian</em> (2008)

<b>Director:</b> Brad Anderson<p>During the first two-thirds of Brad Anderson’s <i>Transsiberian</i>, the movie moves along like an homage to the type of suspense film …

Try This at Home: How to Make Ice Cream

You don't need an ice cream machine to indulge in this classic summer treat: Sunny Anderson shows Food Network Magazine how to make homemade ice …

Everything You Need to Know About Hydrangeas

Without hydrangeas, would summer as we know it exist? From Tokyo to Nantucket, their big, blowsy blooms are synonymous with warm nights and lazy days.<p>…

How To Make Lemonade from Scratch — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Sipping icy-cold sweet lemonade on a blazing-hot summer day is one of life's finest pleasures, which is why we think making lemonade from scratch …

30+ Side Dishes to Go with Whatever You Grilled for Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

Summer is prime grilling season. Any main course you make in the presence of a smoky flame immediately takes on the taste of the season, but the real …

Cooking

BBQ Chicken Quinoa Bowls — What's Gaby Cooking | Kitchn

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

100 Healthy Recipes to Keep Dinner Exciting When You're on a Diet

The most difficult part about deciding to take on a new diet is coming up with unique and versatile meal options that won't make you want to cheat. Grocery shopping for and cooking dinner suddenly becomes a task you want to avoid at all cost, but with some planning, dinner doesn't have to be …

7 Things I Always Do When Making Cold Brew at Home

Iced coffee fanatics know one thing to be true: Cold brewed coffee is the best iced coffee you can drink. It takes a full day of steeping (and some …

Dijon Roasted Potatoes Recipe

"The Dijon mustard provides a slight tang that really kicks these potatoes to the next level! These are a family favorite at our house."<p>Ingredients<p>2 …

Carolina Style Low Carb Barbecue Sauce Recipe

"This is a South Carolina style barbecue sauce that I altered to go with a low carb diet"<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup prepared yellow mustard<p>1/2 cup granular …

Soy-Glazed Asparagus Bundles

Ingredients<p>2 teaspoons sesame oil , divided<br>• 1 clove garlic , minced<br>• 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper flakes (optional)<br>• 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar<br>• 3 …

The Best Blackout Shades

To find the best blackout shade, we spent 25 hours on research, interviewed five industry experts, and tested 12 models. The Select Blinds Signature …

These 22 Disney World Hacks Will Make Your Next Vacation One To Remember

Get ready to become a Walt Disney World expert.<p>"Always ask for a large cup of ice water instead of buying bottled water. They will not say no!"<p>—kevind4ac2ce8fe<p>"Take a CamelBak! Fill it up with ice and a little bit of water before you head to the parks. By the time you’re there, the ice will have …

Amazon (and Alexa) know a whole lot about you. Here's how download and delete that info.

It's not just Facebook and Google that have loads of our personal data. There's also Amazon.<p>The company isn’t only the most popular Internet retailer in the country but it also dishes up content (via Amazon Prime Video, Audible and the Kindle library); runs a successful cloud platform for …

Smart Homes

Everything You Need to Know About Lavender (Plus 5 Kinds to Grow)

Everything you need to know about lavender is a lot. Remember the <i>Encyclopedia Britannica</i>? The final hardcover edition—with 32 alphabetized volumes …

Northern California

This Healthy Kung Pao Chicken Comes Together in 20 Minutes

Looking for an easy dinner that really packs a punch? Kung pao chicken is your best bet. But before you place an order at your local takeout joint, …

1 Nighttime Habit That Will Immediately Improve Your Sleep and Productivity

Not properly addressing this one key area is causing you sleepless nights and decreasing your performance.<p>As soon as it's time to go to sleep, your mind starts racing with an endless stream of thoughts. You're thinking about growing your business, leading your team, presenting next week, creating …

Yoga

How to Set Up Wireless Speakers for the Best Sound

If you want to get the best sound out of your wireless speakers, you’ll need three things: a tape measure, your favorite music, and your ears.<p>As our …

Audiophile

6 Instant Pot Recipes to Get You Through the Rest of Winter

It may still be cold outside, but these delicious and cozy Instant Pot meals will lift your spirits.

These Sweet and Spicy Cauliflower Bites Are a Snack Paradise

By now you're probably very familiar with the fact that cauliflower is a magical ingredient. It no longer languishes on a sad crudité platter, …

The 6 Best Snacks for Anyone Cutting Out Sugar, According to a Nutritionist

If you’re trying to wean yourself off sugar, you know that eating on the go can get tricky. So many packaged (and easily portable) foods are full of …

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …