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Steam Corn Using Either of These Two Easy, Very Different Methods 

I am obsessed with summer corn. You take how Oprah feels about bread, and multiply it by three, and that is how I feel about corn. Those crisp, sweet kernels of sunshine are everything that is good about summer produce, and it needs very little in the way of preparation.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Use That Last Bit of Caesar Dressing

Let’s be honest: people don’t order a Caesar salad for the romaine. The crisp lettuce may be a perfect blank canvas for those garlicky, lemony, and umami-packed flavors, but Caesar salad fixings, particularly the dressing, can work wonders on all of your favorite picnic salads.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What’s Your Favorite Summer Side Dish?

Hello, and welcome back to What’s Cooking?, the open thread where you get to share your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things food-related. Now that the season of grilling has officially begun, I’d like to talk about the most important part of the barbecue: the sides.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Keep Food Cold With an Ice-Filled Shower Cap 

Picnic season is upon us, which means a lot of time and attention will be spent keeping food at a safe serving temperature while the sun beats down in an aggressive fashion. People are always particularly concerned about mayo-based salads, but fret not, you can keep things chill with a shower cap.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What Did You Cook and Eat Over the Long Weekend?

Hello, and welcome back to What’s Cooking?, the open thread where you get to share your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things food-related. Today I want to talk about the glorious three-day weekend we just had, specifically what you ate during it.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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For Beach Picnics, Bring Foods You Can Eat With Toothpicks

A beach picnic always sounds delightful but, unless you want soggy sandwiches and a mouthful of sand, some planning is required. After a life of living only in states that have a coast, I have developed a successful strategy for keeping sand out of my food and mouth.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What Are Your Best Grilling Tips and Tricks?

Hello, and welcome back to to What’s Cooking?, the open thread where you get to share all of your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things edible. Though we already had one great discussion this week, I thought we’d go ahead and have another one, especially because Monday is a holiday, and it…Read […]

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