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Creamy Watermelon Pie

August is the perfect month for enjoying the season's fresh watermelons. This simple pie is so refreshing that it never lasts long on warm summer days. Watermelon and a few convenience items make it a delightful dessert without much effort.

Tips & Advice

Selecting the Perfect Peach

August is National Peach month! Selecting perfect peaches is easier than you think. With peach season winding down, now is the perfect time to enjoy this season's peach crop.

Selecting The Tastiest Ripe Watermelon

Have you ever wondered how to pick the tastiest watermelon? This article describes how to select a ripe, tasty watermelon at your local grocery store, farmer's market or fresh produce store.

Handling and Storing Watermelon

Once you've picked that perfect watermelon, you'll want to insure that it stays that way. Here are helpful tips on storing & handling your watermelon -- from bringing it home, to cutting that last slice.

Freezing Watermelon

Did you know that you can freeze watermelon? What a wonderful way to enjoy watermelon enjoy watermelon well past it's season. Frozen watermelon can be used in beverages, desserts and salads.

Beat the Heat and Stay Hydrated this Summer

It's summertime, which means it's time to get out and enjoy the sunshine. But be warned, with the sun comes the heat. Whether you're enjoying the park with your family or exercising outdoors, it's important to...

Party-Perfect Tips to Boost Your Backyard Barbecue

Grilling and entertaining go hand-in-hand, but summer barbecues often mean guests come and go, making it difficult to time your meal so everyone can enjoy savory flavors fresh off the fire.

Mix Up Your Grilling Fare

Tired of the same burgers and hot dogs at every cookout? Elevate your typical grilling fare by preparing a crowd-pleasing mixed grill, or parrillada mixta, inspired by the bold flavors of Latin America.

Pick Your Cherries and Eat Them Too

Now that sweet cherry season is officially here, these summertime rubies are a must-have for any barbecue or party, whether they’re baked in a pie, crushed into a cocktail or eaten as a fresh out-of-hand snack.

5 Tips for Your Summer Family Cookout

Are your backyard barbecues feeling humdrum? Spice up your summer cookout with fun-filled games, grilled treats and more. With these five ideas, you can turn your backyard into a summer bonanza for the entire...

Bite-Size Ideas for Easy Entertaining

Whether you're prepping for an extravagant party or an impromptu get-together, being prepared with cupboard staples and entertaining tricks can help you take your gathering to the next level.

7 Champion-Inspired Snacks to Fuel...

While striving for goals can ignite and inspire you to reach new heights, maintaining proper nutrition and snacking habits is vital to performing your best.

Simply Satisfying Warm-Weather Dishes

When temperatures soar and the bright sun is bearing down, lighter menus make perfect sense, but that doesn’t mean big appetites automatically...

Brazilian Grilling with Medal-Worthy...

With all eyes on Brazil this summer, what better way to celebrate the games than to recreate the flavors of the host country? Create your own backyard Brazilian barbecue with traditional meat skewers that pack...

A Grape Idea

Grapes make the perfect snack: they are delicious, with a juicy burst of flavor, and are hydrating, easy to eat and portable. Additionally, grapes are good for you, offering a variety of nutritional benefits.

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