Tips & Techniques

10 Little Magic Tricks from Ina Garten — Kitchen Heroes

Ina Garten is basically a fairy godmother. She flies through the world, sprinkling bits of wisdom and fleur de sel everywhere she goes. From date-night tips to dinner party advice, Ina is always there to help. And from chocolate cake to lasagna, her recipes are simple and straightforward yet yield the most impressive results. How does she do it? Pure magic.

But that magic can be yours too. Like every generous godmother, she has shared her magic in the form of tips and tricks. Here are 10 to make your life easier, better, and more magical.

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The Secret to Brewing Good Coffee Outside — Travel Intelligence

I love having my daily cup of coffee — for the caffeine, but also for the ritual involved. That's why, when I set off on a two-week bike trip at the end of summer, I brought along a pretty serious coffee setup. Taking a normal ritual and doing it somewhere entirely different is special, which is why I'm such an advocate of making coffee outside.

So what do you need to make good coffee outside? Well, there's one secret you should definitely know — plus a few more tips and tricks of the trade.

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Using Dry Ice — Trick-or-Treat

Dry ice can lend a fun and spooky atmosphere to your Halloween festivities, but knowing how to use it is incredibly important. Dry ice is the frozen form of carbon dioxide, which is why, instead of melting into a liquid when heated, it turns into a gas. As it sits at an exceptionally cold temperature of -109.3°F, handling it properly is a top priority.

Here are five mistakes to avoid when using dry ice.

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A Guide to Picking the Best Pumpkins for Carving — Shopping

There are so many different types of pumpkins to choose from! At just one farm stand, there could be more than a half-dozen options. How can you pick the very best pumpkin for carving? We turned to some gourd-growing professionals to get expert opinions.

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A Guide to Picking the Best Pumpkins for Carving — Shopping

There are so many different types of pumpkins to choose from! At just one farm stand, there could be more than a half-dozen options. How can you pick the very best pumpkin for carving? We turned to some gourd-growing professionals to get expert opinions.

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A Guide to Picking the Best Pumpkins for Carving — Shopping

There are so many different types of pumpkins to choose from! At just one farm stand, there could be more than a half-dozen options. How can you pick the very best pumpkin for carving? We turned to some gourd-growing professionals to get expert opinions.

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