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These Are the ‘Optimal’ Summer Thermostat Settings

In many parts of the country, it’s been a struggle to stay cool this summer. Our air-conditioned homes are an oasis away from the heat and humidity—but if you want to optimize both your cooling and your energy efficiency, you might need to bump up the temps. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Chill Your Countertop Before Rolling Out Pie Dough

Making pastry in the summer means fighting an uphill battle against the laws of thermodynamics. Even when you’ve taken every possible precaution to keep your ingredients—and your tools—nice and cold, pie dough is still liable to melt the second it hits your counter. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Chill Your Countertop Before Rolling Out Pie Dough

Making pastry in the summer means fighting an uphill battle against the laws of thermodynamics. Even when you’ve taken every possible precaution to keep your ingredients—and your tools—nice and cold, pie dough is still liable to melt the second it hits your counter. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Cool Your Car Down Faster With the ‘Air Recirculation’ Button

You can target the air conditioning toward your body, your feet or both. You can crank it up from cool to super cold. But in the heat of the summer, if you’re not using your car’s “air recirculation” button, you’re not getting the coolest driving experience possible.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Cool Your Car Down Faster With the ‘Air Recirculation’ Button

You can target the air conditioning toward your body, your feet or both. You can crank it up from cool to super cold. But in the heat of the summer, if you’re not using your car’s “air recirculation” button, you’re not getting the coolest driving experience possible.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What Are Your Favorite Low-Proof Cocktails?

People like to get sloshed in the summertime, particularly outdoors, which can lead to dehydration, and high levels of intoxication. Obviously, being a moderate, responsible adult who drinks lots of water is the best way to combat this phenomenon, but choosing gentler, low-proof cocktails can also help.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What Are Your Favorite Low-Proof Cocktails?

People like to get sloshed in the summertime, particularly outdoors, which can lead to dehydration, and high levels of intoxication. Obviously, being a moderate, responsible adult who drinks lots of water is the best way to combat this phenomenon, but choosing gentler, low-proof cocktails can also help.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Anything Can Be Gazpacho With the Right Attitude

We’ve officially reached Peak Summer Produce, which means we’re all desperate for a new angle on mountains of zucchini and rapidly decaying tomatoes. This is why I think everyone should know how to make a good gazpacho. It’s a delicious, no-heat-required way to obliterate a ton of produce, and you don’t even need a…Read more… […]

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