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5 Lessons I Learned As Grill Girl

April 13, 2017

In my former professional life, I was “Grill Girl,” the editor who handled all things related to cooking food over fire. It’s a centuries-old tradition I practice at least once weekly year-round. With May being National Barbecue Month, just about everyone has grilling on the brain. If that includes you, use the lessons I learned…

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The Art of Serving Spring Produce

May 22, 2016

Turnips. Potatoes. Rutabagas. Pears. What do these fruits and vegetables have in common? They’re all so last season, that’s what. Trending now are produce in a rainbow of colors, such as verdant peas, asparagus, and artichokes; orangey apricots, cantaloupe, and nectarines; crimson strawberries; and dark and juicy blueberries. These peak-season picks are gorgeous unto themselves….

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5 Delicious Ways to Enjoy Irish Stout

March 17, 2016

You may associate Irish stouts like Guinness with St. Patrick’s Day, but there’s no reason why this style of beer should be relegated to a once-a-year tradition. Light-bodied and easy to drink, the Irish stout—or dry stout as it’s sometimes called—is a solid choice for any occasion. Here are five ways you can enjoy one:…

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