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    Baby, It’s Hot Outside

    This cold tomato gazpacho will keep you and your kitchen cool on these stiflingly hot summer days.

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    Why straws make the drink better

    Some drinks are better drunk through a straw. Sure, that's partially because straws are fun. There are good reasons why, though it is all in your head, it's not all…

  • Recipe

    Blood Orange and Mango Sorbet


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    Orange-Scented Mulled Wine

    This traditional cold-weather drink is just what its name implies (to mull means to warm and spice): wine, usually red, infused with sugar, citrus, and spices, served warm. A seasonal…

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    Smoked Salmon

    Smoked salmon is a holiday favorite, an indulgence served at parties and breakfasts. Often mislabeled as lox (which is unsmoked, wet-cured salmon), or gravlax (unsmoked and dry-cured), smoked salmon is…

  • How-To

    Holiday in a Glass

    Classic cold-weather cocktails—think hot buttered rum, light and airy eggnog, and spicy mulled wine—get flavor updates

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    Best Way to Boil Potatoes

    Q: When boiling potatoes, should they be started in cold water or put in boiling water? Deidre Morrison, Toronto, None A: Cold water is preferable, since it gives the potatoes the…

  • Recipe

    Summer Vegetable Soup with Dill

    Showcase summer's delicious bounty with a chilled buttermilk soup loaded with in-season vegetables and flavored with aromatic dill. This soup makes a great starter for just about anything you're putting…

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    Simple Syrup

    Simple syrup is the base for many a cocktail. If you have leftover syrup, store it in the fridge for up to a month.

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    Ice Cream Social

    Chill out this summer with fun frozen treats

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