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What Your Sandwich Says About You

Ever wondered what your sandwich says about you? Our friends at Huffington Post Taste say it best: “If a cocktail glass is a window into the soul, then the blank slate between two pieces of bread is a screen door to the heart, or in some cases, a dead-bolted artery.” To see the full article, click here. More from RealSimple.com: […]

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10 Adorable Lunchboxes That Make Packing Less of a Chore

Is it that time of year already? Back-to-school for the kiddos, which means back to packing lunches for the parents. Our friends at Apartment Therapy have pulled together 10 adorable lunch boxes that (almost) make preparing lunches less of a chore. To see the full list, click here. More from RealSimple.com: Healthy After-School Snacks for Kids 21 Back-to-School Lunches How Do You […]

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How to Order Wine Like a Pro

Ordering wine in a nice restaurant can be intimidating. Our colleagues at Food & Wine have put together 20 tips to help you choose wisely and speak confidently to sommeliers. To see the full list, click here. More from RealSimple.com:  6 Types of Wine to Try Wine Related New Uses for Old Things 4 Surprising Wine Pairings

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10 Simple Spritzers to Make Now

Searching for a simple summer cocktail that’s light and refreshing? Our friends at Fox News Magazine have pulled together their favorite summertime spritzers that do exactly that. They say, “Forget everything you know about spritzers, or those watered down wine glasses that are more ice than booze. These libations have gotten a much-needed makeover in time for the balmy months, […]

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Is This What a $46,000 Potato Salad Recipe Looks Like?

Zack Brown had one small mission: Make potato salad. What likely started as a joke-Kickstarter campaign between friends has gone viral, raising more than $46,000 (and counting!) and inspiring think pieces galore. Fortunately, as Brown told Mashable, “We’re going to use that [money] to do the most good possible… that money will not go in my pocket. Or into my […]

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10 Easy Fourth of July Dinners

Looking for a meal to serve at your upcoming Fourth of July celebration? Our colleagues at MyRecipes.com have pulled together their favorite easy dinners that are guaranteed impress your guests . They say, “Celebrate America’s birthday with 10 dinners packed with over-the-top flavor, ready in 45 minutes or less.” To see the full list, click here.     More on RealSimple.com: Fourth […]

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The 13 Best Ice Cream Flavors of Summer

Looking for a new and original ice cream flavor to spice up your next backyard barbeque? Our friends at Huffington Post Taste have pulled together their favorite flavors of summer 2014. (Spoiler: Someone else loves McConnell’s!) What made the best ice creams? A unique twist and authentic flavors. To see the full list, click here. Enjoy! More from RealSimple.com: 16 […]

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How I Got My Kid to Eat Kale, Part 1

Every kid has one: the food or dish they’ll eat anytime, anywhere. Call it the bandwagon food—the food they’ve deemed cool or generally okay because everyone at school (or camp, or at the cool kids table) eats it. For my daughter, it’s pasta with pesto—the dish all 12 kids eagerly ate ensemble once a month when her nursery schoolteacher cooked […]

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Waste Not: A Summer Veggie You Can Freeze

Here’s a kernel of wisdom about one of summer’s most coveted items: Fresh corn tastes best within a day of purchase, but unshucked ears can be kept for up to 3 days tightly wrapped in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. If that window starts to dwindle and your corn is still sitting untouched, place the corn in a resealable […]

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The Only Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Last week I told you about my favorite commercial ice creams, but nothing short of manna from heaven could compete with the tidal wave of flavor and goodness that is Ample Hills Creamery—a tiny family-owned ice-cream shop in Brooklyn, New York. If you’re going to be in NYC this summer (or ever) put this spot on the top of your […]

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