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Celebrate Independence Day! Here are our best Fourth of July recipes—plus, a brief history of this most important U.S. national holiday.

Ready, Set, Grill!  Meat tastes great on the grill if you do it right. Here are some tips on how to grill meat and poulry.

Updated! Find all-new summer recipe ideas!

Whether it's from your own garden, a farmer's market, or a grocery store, now is the best time to savor juicy fruit ripened by the sun, and bring fresh tomatoes, squash, and sweet corn from the garden to the table.

Get fresh with spring recipes using asparagus, peas, rhubarb, and other seasonal favorites. Cooking with ingredients that are fresh and in season means better taste, nutrition, and even cost savings.

Acorns are extremely nutritious and readily available to most of us, making them a healthful and convenient addition to many recipes. 

Whether it's a football game party or a casual gathering with friends and family, here are 22 crowd-pleasing recipes—from chili and cornbread to nachos and finger food. Enjoy the beloved familiars to something different!

As you select vegetables to cook and eat, consider the nutrients and minerals in your common vegetables:

Making a gingerbread house may be one of the best ways to spend a snowy, blustery afternoon. Here are some tips from gingerbread expert Beth Pollock of A Piece of Cake Designs/MerryArts in Harrisville, New Hampshire.

Dress up a holiday table by including special napkins at each place. Follow these steps to create fancy, folded napkins:

Here are 10 of our favorite potluck dinner recipes. If you're entertaining, consider the advantages of hosting a potluck! It combines informality, good food, and less stress for all.


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