Tips for Hosting a Budget-Friendly Barbecue

Some of us are born [home] entertainers. We thrive off of bringing people into where we live and feeding them. We love every detail of it–the ceremony of inviting people (or creating the Facebook event), planning the menu, cleaning and organizing in a way we never would if we weren’t having company, welcoming people in the door… and all the […]

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The Secret to Perfect Spareribs

To be clear, spareribs does not mean they’re extra ribs. You’ll have to find it in your heart to forgive the barbecue staple’s misleading terminology.   Spareribs are actually cut from the bottom portion of the pig’s ribs and breastbone, right above the belly. Instead of being spare, the term “spareribs” is European in origin, derived from the German term […]

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7 Crazy-Good Ways to Eat Caesar Salad

The key to a great Caesar salad lies in fresh ingredients and a most supreme dressing. The dressing’s signature flavor traditionally comes from minced anchovy filets, egg yolks, finely grated Parmesan, and lemon juice emulsified with oil. While there is a certain intimidation threshold created whenever you bring raw egg yolks into the equation, rest assured–this dressing is easy peezy […]

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The 17 Recipes You Should Make Before the Avocado Apocalypse

Hold on to your guacamole: Avocados are in trouble.   Southern California, home to 90 percent of America’s avocados, is currently being scorched by temperatures as high as 122 degrees. And while that’s as hot as hell itself, there’s also been 30-mile per hour winds. This heat and wind provides “a potentially devastating combination for avocado groves planted in sandy soil […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Post-Workout Beer Drinking

  If you’re a resident member of the fitness world, you may have noticed a trend lately that has people all abuzz. While some folks have sworn by their favorite beer for ages, it’s now garnered a reputation as a workout recovery drink. But why?     Cropping up all over the country are beer-related fitness activities, such as yoga, marathons, […]

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Here’s What We Would Make with Rachael Ray’s Grocery List

Rachael Ray likes making lists. And not just lists, but mammoth-sized grocery lists.     “I know they look a lot like Kevin Spacey notebook entries form the film Seven but the end result is a whole lot of good food served to deserving people rather than a ranting while plan for their ‘righteous’ demise in a sick plot to cut off […]

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What We’re Making for Our Fourth of July Barbecue

What happens when two food sites host a Fourth of July company barbecue? Hint: It’s a lot (like, a lot a lot) of food. There will be potato skins, pimento cheese, slaw, brownies, pie, and did I say a lot of food? Thankfully, we’re ordering-in the barbecue (can you imagine having to manage a smoker on a weekday?), so we […]

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10 Perfect Wedding Gifts for Food-Loving Couples

It’s June, which means wedding season. I’ve never really understood this fully becuase for most of the country, June is hot. For those out there braving the heat and still looking fierce on their special day, I wholeheartedly salute you. If you’re gearing up to celebrate your own wedding or attend someone else’s, there are going to be gifts involved, so knowing […]

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3 Recipes To Make Before You Ride Disney World’s New Ride: Frozen Ever After

Frozen fans, look alive! Disney has just doubled its must-see kid options (I’m looking at you, Nemo) at one of its least kid-friendly parks, while also spreading the Midas-inspired power of the Frozen franchise to Epcot. That’s right, a new Frozen-themed ride has opened in Norway. It’s called Frozen Ever After, and it’s glorious. The ride opened June 21 without […]

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We Tried Mac n’ Cheetos So You Don’t Have To, But Maybe You Should Anyway

We’re in the habit around here of doing a certain amount of public service, specifically tasting all the Starbucks, new Oreo flavors, and meat candy bars (yes, they’re coming) on purpose so you can save your precious calories for more guaranteed wins, like regular Oreos. Today we tried Burger King’s latest mashup: Mac n’ Cheetos, which the King calls a […]

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