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How to Reheat Pasta

Spaghetti is one of my favorite weeknight meals. It’s filling, inexpensive, and delicious. The only problem? It’s tough to measure out and I frequently end up tossing the leftovers. Thanks to these handy tips, it’s easy to revive the leftovers (whether plain or mixed with sauce) up to three days after cooking.

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How to Speed Up Dinner Prep

Get a head start on weeknight dinners by roasting two chickens at once. Here’s how to adjust the cook time.

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How to Remove Grease Stains from Pots and Pans

To keep your cookware in tip-top shape, David Burke, chef/owner of David Burke Townhouse, in New York City, recommends “baking” stainless pans at 400° F for two to three hours (be sure the handle is oven-safe).

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5-Ingredient Recipes from CookingLight.com

Most nights I prefer a home-cooked meal over takeout, but I’d rather not spend money on an abundance of ingredients that are likely to waste away in my refrigerator.

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A Shortcut for Marinating Kebab Meat

Is there anything more appetizing than a skewer of your favorite foods, sizzling on a grill?

Here’s a tip to save time the next time you’re putting one together:

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How to Butterfly a Chicken

Follow this two-step technique to grill or roast a chicken that has crispy skin and perfectly cooked meat.

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3 Surprising Foods You Can Grill

If you’re growing tired of traditional summer fare (hotdogs, hamburgers, grilled corn), turn up the heat with these three tasty and unique options:

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A Quick Way to Make Iced Coffee

Need your daily dose of caffeine on a hot summer morning? If there’s no iced coffee on hand, no problem. With a cocktail shaker and a few ingredients, it’s easy to whip up a frothy, evenly blended beverage that tastes like it came straight from the coffee shop.

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How to Sweeten Lemonade and Iced Tea

Just a spoonful of simple syrup is all you need to sweeten your favorite lemonade or tea. Rather than reaching for the sugar bowl, which can leave sandy granules at the bottom of the glass, add 1 1/2 teaspoons of simple syrup for every teaspoon of sugar you’d normally use.

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4 Tasty Fruit Dip Recipes

Sure, fresh fruit tastes great–especially in the summertime–but there’s no denying everything tastes just a bit sweeter with a little dip. Prep one of these delicious dips for your next picnic and serve with some freshly cut fruit or baked goods.

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