Recipe: Jello and Gummy Candy Fishbowl — Shark Week

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Above all the things that jello desserts are — easy, tasty, and cool — they are without a doubt the most fun that any dessert can have. Case in point? This fish bowl jello mold. Made from lemon-lime-flavored soda and studded with candy fish and Nerd's gravel, it's probably the most outrageous jello dessert that you can serve up this summer. It's perfect for pool hangs and fin-filled birthday parties. If you've got a kid really into mermaids, they'll love this! Best of all, it's easy enough for the kids to help make.


5 Shark Gadgets for Anyone Obsessed with Shark Week — Kitchn Craves

Shark! Shark Week, that is! Discovery's week-long celebration kicks off on Sunday, July 23 at 7 p.m. Of course, you probably already knew that. After all, it's the single greatest week of the year — if you love sharks.

While we're all for sitting on the couch for a week, binging all shows shark-related, you've gotta eat too. Luckily for you, there are tons of shark-themed gadgets that you can use to deck out your kitchen. Just try not to go too overboard. (See what we did there?)


My Favorite Healthy Recipes: Mary from Toronto, Canada — My Healthy Recipes

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Welcome to Kitchn's new series My Favorite Healthy Recipes, where we show you how real people around the country (and even world) eat "healthy," however they choose to define that for themselves. Maybe you'll even find a few recipes to add to your own meal plan.

Name: Mary Frances Ellison
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Age: 55
Occupation: Administration at the University of Toronto
Number of people in household: Four of us (two adults and two teenagers: son, age 19 and daughter, age 16)


This Kitchen Gel Mat — on Sale Right Now — Will Make You More Comfy in the Kitchen — Amazon Deal of the Day

There's a reason why we look to professionals when searching for tips and tricks in the kitchen: They know what's up. If you work in a professional kitchen, you spend 10 to 12 hour days on your feet, which can put a strain on your joints — and eventually, your back.

And sure, you — a home cook — aren't spending 10 hours prepping for even your most ambitious dinner party, but add up prep time, cook time, and dish-washing time, and you're standing in your kitchen a lot, every day.

Take a tip from the pros and invest in an anti-fatigue gel mat, on sale right now on Amazon.


12 Summer Sauces You Can Make with 5 Ingredients or Fewer — Recipes from The Kitchn

A good sauce takes a dish from good to great. A great sauce combines transformative powers with simplicity and ease. After all, what else do you need besides fresh herbs, seasonal ingredients, and some punchy flavors? The answer is not much.

This lineup of summertime recipes is proof that you don't need a long list of ingredients or lots of time in the kitchen to whip together a really delicious sauce. From our magic summer sauce to watermelon caramel, here are 12 summer sauces you can make with five basic ingredients.


Psst! You’re Probably Drinking Your White Wine Too Cold — Wine and Dine

Up until recently, I'd tuck my white wine in the fridge until it was as cold as I could get it before popping the cork. It was icy and refreshing as can be, and no one was complaining. But I found that most of the white wine, regardless of what kind I was actually drinking, tasted mostly the same: It was very cold and it was wine. Come to find out it's because I have actually been drinking it too cold this whole time.


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