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A cook demonstrating how to grill asparagus with several rafts of asparagus spears connected with wooden skewers.

How to Grill Asparagus

Never again curse as your pricey spears of asparagus fall between the grill rack into oblivion. All you need is this simple trick.

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A person holding a black bean burger filled with spinach, tomato, onion, and asparagus.

Black Bean Burger

Easy. Healthy. Spicy. Vegan. And satiating as heck. That’s what you get from this inspired collision of ingredients that come together in the form of a veggie burger.

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Five jars of jam, two apricot and three strawberry rhubarb jam, with some wildflowers.

Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

A small-batch jam from the famed Sarabeth’s Bakery that takes just half an hour of (barely any) effort. And there’s no proper canning required. Simply stash it in the fridge.

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A platter of pickle-brined fried chicken with pieces of dill pickle, and a bottle of beer.

Pickle-Brined Fried Chicken

Pickle-brined fried chicken?! Oh yes we did! Folks are calling it fried chicken perfection. And you won’t want to skip the Sriracha honey dipping sauce.

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Homemade Greek yogurt being strained through cheesecloth into a white bowl with a spoon and a small bowl of honey beside it.

Homemade Greek Yogurt

This is the homemade Greek yogurt of your dreams. Seriously. Folks are calling it the creamiest and most loveliest homemade yogurt ever.

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A small white dish of gochujang, a Korean chile past with a spoon, jar, and bowl beside it.

Cheater’s Gochujang

Got gochujang? If not, you need to make this simple cheater’s version that’s a quick stand-in for when you don’t have time to make the authentic Korean chile paste with a sweet heat and some serious umami.

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A glass jar with overflowing starter on a wooden surface as part of an explanation on how to make sourdough starter.

How to Make a Sourdough Starter

We’re hearing the same question over and over and over again. How do I a make sourdough starter? (That is, a homemade bread starter that requires no commercial yeast.) Here’s how in simple, easy steps.

Baking sheet lined with parchment and covered with easy roasted carrots and onions with burnt edges

Easy Roasted Carrots

Four ingredients and one simple technique that will leave everyone asking—maybe even demanding—you for more. A keeper of a side dish.

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A canning jar filled with quick pickled ramps and some fresh ramps lying beside the jar.

Quick Pickled Ramps

No waiting weeks for the pickling solution to work its magic. Not with these little lovelies, which are ready to nosh within minutes of making.

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