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Brewing Your Own Beer Is So Easy!

July 20, 2016

As many as 1.2 million Americans brew their own beer, according to a survey conducted by the American Homebrewers Association. If they can do it, so can you! The process is easier than you might think. With the right tools in hand, you’ll soon feel a sense of pride when you brew your own tasty beer. And…

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winepairing

How to Pair Wine with Summer Cookout Foods

July 15, 2016

Beer often plays nicely with nearly anything that comes off the grill. Wine, on the other hand, always seemed a bit more complicated to serve at a summer cookout. However, after talking to certified sommelier, Leslee Miller, owner of the wine consulting firm Amusée, I’m having second thoughts. And you might, too! Her tips make it…

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Bugs

Don’t Let Bugs Ruin Another Outdoor Party

July 11, 2016

It happens time and time again: A whine echoes in your ear. You begin swatting at the air. Soon enough, you feel an itchy, swollen bump on your arm or ankle. Biting, stinging bugs are the ultimate summer buzzkill, enough to make you shift your outdoor dinner party inside. Don’t let the insects win! Here’s…

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