This Huge, Gorgeous Dutch Oven Is Only $86 Today — Amazon Kitchen Deal of the Day

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It's been a while since I was in the mode of looking for a new Dutch oven (there are only so many that one can stash in one's cupboards!) but this creamy white model from Lodge is making me feel a little lustful. So big! So lovely! Oval and luxe — and so affordable!

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The Best Thing to Buy Today in Amazon’s One-Day Sale — Kitchn Goes Shopping

Do you have a couple things lingering in your Amazon cart that you're not totally ready to commit to? Today just might be the day to spoil yourself.

To celebrate the fact that Amazon got the number-one position in a reputation ranking poll — with a record score of 86.27 — they're rewarding their customers with a sweet deal. For today only Amazon is offering shoppers $8.63 if they spend $50 or more. All you have to do is enter the code "BIGTHANKS" at checkout. The offer does not apply to Amazon Gift Cards, digital content, or video games.

Here are our thoughts on the best thing you can buy with this deal, and some other suggestions that our readers love.

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This Easy Chex Mix Tastes Like a Snickers — 10 Chex Mix Upgrades

This is the kind of Chex Mix you'll want to sneak into movie theaters since it's got all the components of everyone's favorite candy bar. Adding caramel sauce, chocolate chunks, and peanuts gives it all the great features of a Snickers, but with the added bonus of the crunch of a good party mix.

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7 Ways to Bring Your Backyard Movie Night Indoors — Movie Night

There's something magical about watching a movie under the stars. But when it's cold or snowy, the great outdoors just won't cut it. You could wait for warmer weather and clearer skies — or you can bring the party inside.

I know what you're probably thinking: Isn't an indoor backyard movie night just a regular movie night? It doesn't have to be. With a few key decorations and a theater-meets-bonfire menu, a movie in your living room will feel just as special as a flick in the yard.

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5 Ways to Use Bitters Beyond Your Cocktails — Tips from The Kitchn

Even if you don't shake or stir up many cocktails at home, you may have a bottle of aromatic bitters tucked away in the back of your liquor cabinet for that occasional Old Fashioned or Manhattan you or a dinner party guest craves. While bitters are most at home in cocktails, their complex flavor makes them ideal contenders for not only other drinks, but also foods.

Here are five smart ways to take bitters beyond the bar cart.

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10 Fun Ingredients to Have on Hand Just Because — Snow Day

Snow days are like unplanned, inconvenient little vacations. All your plans are cancelled whether you like it or not. (Surprise!) Resistance is futile. There is nothing to do but lean in. That includes partaking in cooking projects and indulging in some special-occasion treats. What else are you going to do?

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