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The best portable grills of 2021

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Portable grills are a must-have if you’re a frequent camper, road-tripper or tail-gater. Given their small size, they can also be a good option for apartment-dwellers …

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The best Lowe’s grills of 2021

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Home improvement chain Lowe’s is a popular destination for people in need of a new grill, thanks in large part to the impressive inventory. If you’re …

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Our favorite quick & easy summer desserts

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Nothing says summer quite like chilling with friends and family while enjoying an even chillier dessert. No matter if you’re planning a mid-summer barbecue or just …

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9 foods you’d never think to grill (that are actually delicious!)

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With summer fast approaching, it’s time to say sayonara to the hot kitchen and head to the great outdoors because the grill is your warm-weather friend …

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6 healthy things you can grill at your summer BBQ that aren’t meat

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Summer barbecues with grilled hotdogs and hamburgers are an American tradition. But with the eating habits of many evolving to include vegetarian and vegan options (or …

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The best indoor grills of 2021

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Indoor grills are a great option for people who want to get their grill on all year round. Much smaller than their outdoor, at-home counterparts, they’re …

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20 Common Groceries That People Throw Away the Most

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According to Forbes, Americans throw away 30 to 40% of their food totaling $240 billion of wasted spending.  Spoiled and unused groceries cost the average family …

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Weird & wonderful pizza toppings from around the world

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Pizza fans often have strong opinions about what’s best to put on a slice of ‘za (we’re looking at you, pineapple!). There are endless topping options …

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Refreshing bourbon cocktails to enjoy all summer long

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If you tend to shy away from brown boozes in summer, opting for “lighter” alcoholic beverages made with vodka, gin, tequila or rum, have we got …

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Global delicacies you’re probably too afraid to eat

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As human beings, we all have a lot in common, and when we’re united in a common cause, there’s no challenge we can’t overcome. Unfortunately, we’re …

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How to grill the perfect steak

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When it comes to cooking a steak, there are a lot of decisions to make. There are all the different cuts: ribeye, New York strip, porterhouse, …

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Beer-can cabbage: The summer grilling trend you need to try

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Have you already fired up your grill for the season? No? Then let me share with you a great way to kick off the grilling season: …

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Tired of potato salad? Try something new this July 4

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Holidays are a great time to meet up with friends or family, especially now as COVID-19 restrictions finally ease. As much as hanging out is fun, …

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Grab these limited-edition summer treats before they’re gone

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Is your home too hot to even think about turning the stove or oven on? Or maybe you just need an icy-cold beverage to cool you …

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Squid ink ice cream & 29 other weird flavors from around the world

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You scream, I scream, we all scream for weird ice cream flavors! Unless you’re lactose intolerant, the chances are high that you’re a fan of ice …

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28 easy recipes perfect for your graduation party

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No matter if you’re getting your bachelor’s degree or high school diploma, graduations are a time to celebrate your accomplishments and achievements. There’s no better way …

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The best gas grills under $500

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Gas grills are a popular option for people looking to cook (or have a cookout) with relative ease. They’re generally easier to start and regulate temperature …

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7 of the world’s most expensive barbecue grills

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Perhaps money is no object for you, or maybe you just like to dream. Either way, this list of some of the world’s most expensive barbecue …

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The best Costco grills of 2021

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Wholesale retailer Costco is known for its low prices on big items, which is, perhaps, why it’s a popular destination if you’re in the market for …

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US cities where restaurants appear to be recovering fastest

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March saw the best sales month since the start of the pandemic and the high vaccination rates promise a sustained recovery in the following months. Although …

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The most affordable fancy restaurants in the world

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In 2017, a humble brasserie in Bourges, France, received its first Michelin star. The restaurant’s clientele of construction workers and locals struggled to get their regular …

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The 30 most popular cuisines on Instagram

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It may have all started with celebrity TV chefs and culinary competitions, but social media — Instagram in particular — has turned viewers into creators as …

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50 totally unsurprising facts about Americans

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From eating acres of pizza each year to owning more guns than there are people in the country, there is a myriad of American facts that …

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KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell roll out text message ordering

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Yum Brands (YUM), which owns restaurant chains including KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell, is acquiring an Israeli startup called Tictuk. With Tictuk’s technology, customers will …

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Do you know your state’s most iconic beverage?

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When you think of American drinks, Florida orange juice, Southern sweet tea and Tennessee whiskey might come to mind. But have you heard of Big Red, …

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The best charcoal grills of 2021

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There are lots of reasons to buy a charcoal grill instead of a gas grill. Many people prefer the smoky flavor of charcoal-grilled meats (and veggies). …

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Brussels Sprouts and other deceptive food names

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Are the following foods actually from the country referenced in their names? 1. Brussels Sprouts Answer: Kind of The ancestors of modern-day Brussels sprouts were likely first …

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7 classic New Orleans cocktails to celebrate Mardi Gras

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This year is not the first time New Orleans has had to cancel or dramatically alter plans around Mardi Gras — no parades, no balls, no …

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13 best places to shop for groceries online

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With more people eating at home, grocery shopping is a once or twice a week chore. Ditch the shopping cart and grab your phone or computer …

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The most iconic food in every state

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If you want to find some of the best food in the world, you don’t have to travel far. Each U.S. state boasts its own signature …

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The best Walmart grills of 2021

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Mega-retailer Walmart is known for its low prices and large selection, particularly on big-ticket items like a grill. But how can you tell the wheat from …

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The best Home Depot grills of 2021

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With over 2,200 stores in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, Home Depot is a popular first stop when people are in the market for a new …

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6 Valentine’s Day cocktails to wow your sweetheart

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If you and your loved one like to mix things up a bit, especially when it comes to cocktails, we’ve got some really tasty treats for …

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20 immune boosting foods that can protect your teeth

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Staying healthy, especially in winter months, means doing everything you can to keep your immune system functioning optimally. What you eat can significantly impact how your immune system …

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9 ways to save money when eating out

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My name is Tawnya, and I’m a personal finance blogger who likes to eat out. There, I said it, and it’s true. Although I’m trying to …

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40 mouthwatering fast foods from around the world

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You may not be able to travel the globe right now, but you can bring the flavors of the world into your house.  Since the pandemic …

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12 easy leftover chicken recipes

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One of the biggest struggles of eating kosher food on a budget is that meat and chicken are so expensive! When I make chicken, I try …

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America’s most popular take-out foods

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DoorDash, Grubhub, Uber Eats, and online food ordering in general have skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic as many Americans opt to stay home to enjoy their …

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Why some drinks are called ‘hard’ alcohol or ‘spirits’

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First of all, let’s look at the word “hard.” It’s an old Germanic word — so old that one of its first recorded uses is in …

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15 great gifts for your favorite whiskey (and whisky) lover

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Are you struggling to find the perfect, last-minute gift for the brown booze lover in your life? Whether it’s bourbon whiskey, Irish whiskey, Scotch whisky (or …

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13 cocktails that taste just like that vacation you had to cancel

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If you’re like most people who had vacation plans in 2020, you canceled your trip due to the pandemic and have been pining for some travel …

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25 amazing gifts for your favorite bacon lover

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Over 268 million Americans consumed bacon in 2020, according to market research company Statista — which means there are officially quite a few bacon fans across the nation. If …

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These recipes from the ‘Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook’ are officially magical

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It’s no secret that Harry Potter is one of the most popular books and movie franchises of all time. Pinterest and Instagram are filled with Harry Potter crafts, …

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The ultimate gift guide for coffee lovers

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Americans love their coffee. A March 2020 survey from the National Coffee Association (NCA) found U.S. coffee consumption was up by 5% since 2015 with 7-in-10 Americans drinking …

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The perfect chicken soup to make if you’re sick

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Cold fall weather always leads to the inevitable coughs and colds. That’s why, once the leaves begin to turn, a big batch of chicken soup hits …

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20 ways to get free drinks at Starbucks

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I love Starbucks. It is one of those small luxuries that enriches my life. Of course, as a money-conscious individual, I definitely love Starbucks “hacks” to get items …

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9 comfort food classics for cooler weather

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Every year, I look forward to fall. The cooler weather, changing of the leaves and shorter days are always a time for reflection and spending more …

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9 of our favorite booze-free spirits to help you drink less

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Are you drinking more than usual? It’s been a tough year, and a lot of us have coped by turning to the bottle a bit more …

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15 ways the pandemic has changed restaurants forever

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COVID-19 is changing how businesses operate across the country, including at the restaurants where we enjoy our favorite meals. Both business owners and customers are being …

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Examining the price of eating at home vs eating out

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It seems like America’s appetite for food is insatiable. Instagram feeds are filled with plates piled high with pasta, perfectly grilled steaks and luscious desserts. It …