From the stiff competition between Michael Phelps and his South African rival to the record-shattering athleticism of the U.S. women’s team (we see you, Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel), the U.S. swim team gave us lots of reason to spend hours in front of the TV this summer.
With this recipe, you can just say no to watered-down iced coffee—forever.
Watching the female gymnasts of Team U.S.A. fly and spin across the TV screen, they look solid—the definition of strength and power. But in reality, those tumbling gymnasts are really, really tiny, and not just in terms of height. The average gold medal-winning female gymnast is 5’1″ and 103 pounds; Gabby Douglas, the reigning Olympic ...
Sick of salmon fillets getting stuck to the grill? Slice up a lemon.
Unless you live in a place that never reaches past 75 degrees, you’ve likely spent a brutally hot summer spent lounging on the couch with a fan on either side while rubbing ice cubes on your neck to cool down. That’s one way to do it.
It doesn’t take a lot to get totally pumped about the Summer Games, especially if you’re cheering on Team U.S.A. To date, the U.S. has cumulatively won more medals than any other country in the games, earning a whopping 2,406 pieces of hardware since the first ceremony in 1896.
At backyard barbecues and pool parties, big slices of sweet, juicy watermelon are practically a requirement. But that’s not the only way to enjoy summer’s most iconic fruit. This savory watermelon gazpacho is a revelation—combining the melon with tomatoes, cucumbers, and jalapeños makes for a slightly spicy chilled soup that really hits the spot on hot summer nights.
Sugar, in any form, is a hell of a drug. Case in point: My 4-year-old niece’s drink of choice—2 percent milk with strawberry syrup.
[schema description]No-churn frozen yogurt—have any four words ever sounded so sweet? Finally, it’s possible to make the classic, cool summer treat at home without an ice cream machine. Thick Greek-style yogurt has all the richness of heavy cream and the added bonus of health-boosting probiotics, while frozen strawberries and raw honey bring the sweetness you ...
[schema description]When it’s summertime, the livin’ should be easy. Instead of heating up the oven to make dinner, prepare this cool and refreshing salad made with fresh, raw zucchini, zesty lime, and bright herbs. It’s great for all those barbecue invites, too.[/schema]
Getting kids in the kitchen is probably the single best thing we can do to raise a generation that is agriculturally and nutritionally literate. The good news is that almost anywhere you live, there’s probably a program nearby that will get kids into the garden and kitchen to improve their food literacy. Here’s a rundown of ...
[schema description]Potato salad all too often ends up being heavy on the mayonnaise, light on the flavor. Not so with this recipe—fresh herbs, garlic, lemon zest, and yellow mustard add enough bold flavor to hold up to a rack of ribs or charred vegetables.[/schema]
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