Chad Johannesen

Bento Boxes Are the Best Lunch Boxes (& This One Is on Sale) — Amazon Deal of the Day

We are unabashedly passionate about bento boxes when it comes to packing lunches for school or work. For one, bento boxes are just flat-out adorable with all those little containers and compartments! They also eliminate the need for anything disposable (looking at you, plastic baggies and plastic wrap!).

So imagine our excitement when we found this Rubbermaid LunchBlox Container — on sale on Amazon right now for $16.

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Amazon Might Be Testing Out Ready-to-Eat Meals — Food News

Amazon is a solid player in the grocery delivery service and, with its recent acquisition of Whole Foods, it is slated to become a major player in the brick-and-mortar supermarket scene too. Now the e-commerce giant may also be planning to tackle takeout. Motley Fool reports the company is testing ready-to-eat meals that don't mandate refrigeration.

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The Best Meals I Ate All Summer Happened with One Skillet and a Kitchen with No Sink — Best of Summer

When I agreed to spend a summer caretaking a ranch in Colorado, I never thought to ask about the kitchen. I knew that my family (my partner, Kellie, and our 6-month-old and 2-year-old sons) would be living in a cabin on an 800-acre ranch nestled in the Rocky Mountains, but for some reason, as I packed a box of favorite pans and dishes, I had pictured a full-sized stove, an ample table, and a countertop.

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What’s the Difference Between Freezer Bags and Regular Zip-Top Bags? — Storage Smarts

The food storage aisle of your grocery store can be a mystifying place. All the papers and foils and wraps! Do you want natural or dyed parchment paper? Do you really need heavy-duty aluminum foil? And don't even get us started on the bags! There are bags of every size imaginable, ones with single zipper tops, double zipper tops, and the ones with the sliding zippers! There are bags for regular storage and others intended specifically for freezer storage. How do you decide?

We can't help you if you're set on those fold-top sandwich bags, but we can explain the difference between freezer bags and regular zip-top bags.

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Recipe: Yogurt Pretzel Bark — Recipes from The Kitchn

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)

Yogurt-covered pretzels are one of my children's favorite snacks, and why wouldn't they be? They are sweet and salty with just a tiny bit of tanginess from the yogurt. I recently discovered yogurt powder as a new favorite pantry staple, and it inspired me to riff on the classic candy bark with yogurt and pretzels. Now we have a new go-to after-school snack that only takes 15 minutes and four ingredients to make.

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10 Things You Should Get Done Before Labor Day — Apartment Therapy

From Apartment Therapy → 10 Things to Get Done Before Labor Day

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