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The Lightweight’s Guide to Drinking at Summer Weddings

Summer wedding season is here! It’s time to don your most festive duds, celebrate with friends and loved ones, and hopefully, come out on the other side without having made a drunken spectacle of yourself.

It’s far too easy to overdo it at the open bar without a game plan, so I’ve come up with a strategy that helps me avoid ending up under the table. Here are some ground rules for the bar, and five low-alcohol sips to see you through.

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10 Impressive DIY Countertops — Apartment Therapy

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From Apartment Therapy → 10 Impressive DIY Countertops

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10 Impressive DIY Countertops — Apartment Therapy

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From Apartment Therapy → 10 Impressive DIY Countertops

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What Can I Do with Garlic Scapes? — Good Questions

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Q: I recently received garlic scapes in my CSA box and I have no idea what to do with them! I love garlic cloves so I am excited to use this bunch, but I was not sure if you can use scapes in the same way as you use cloves.

Sent by Rachel

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The Southern Vegetarian by Justin Fox Burks & Amy Lawrence — New Cookbook

The angle: Southern food isn't all barbecue ribs and fried chicken! This book celebrates the vegetarian side of Southern cuisine.

Recipes for right now: Sweet Potato Pancakes with Peaches and Pecans, Oyster Mushroom Rockefeller, Zucchini Fries, Fried Green Tomato Po' Boy, Tacos with Spicy Smoky Lentils, Spicy Cucumber-Lemonade Popsicles

Who would enjoy this book? Southern food-loving vegetarians and omnivores, alike.

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The Difference Between Tamari and Soy Sauce — Ingredient Spotlight

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Tamari first popped onto my radar a handful of years ago. I noticed many recipes that called for soy sauce often included a note to substitute tamari in its place to make the recipe gluten-free. So, I was quick to assume that tamari was simply gluten-free soy sauce, with a more interesting name.

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