How To Host The Ultimate Backyard Party

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When’s the best time to throw a backyard bash? Well, anytime it’s warm and dry enough, of course. While summer clearly serves up the most opportunities for outdoor fun, an unexpectedly warm spring or fall day can also inspire alfresco amusement.

While turning a casual backyard gathering into …keep reading

How To Clean A Grill In Minutes

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When summer hits, you want to have every meal outdoors. (And every morning coffee and afternoon ice cream, too.)

So you’re probably using your grill a lot. It makes for yummy burgers, but dealing with the residue isn’t nearly as enjoyable. Here’s the good news: cleaning up your …keep reading

Can Food Labels Improve How We Eat?

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Few people besides federal employees can really appreciate the impact the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has on our daily lives. This public health agency plays a major role in regulating the packaged foods and medicines we consume. That’s a tall order requiring time, personnel and research, which is why—after …keep reading

Sweet Success: Clever Recipes From Leftover Easter Candy

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When you wait all year for marshmallows decorated like chicks, bunny-shaped chocolates and eggs with crunchy candy shells or creamy centers, it’s easy to go overboard with Easter candy. But you’re not alone: more than three-quarters of American parents buy or create an Easter basket for their children, according a …keep reading