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The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning & Organizing Your Kitchen Cabinets — Apartment Therapy

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This Is How Much a Tour de France Rider Eats, as Seen in Baguettes — Culinary Tour de France

With the Tour de France zipping through the countryside this month, I've been thinking about what one would have to eat in preparation for a 2,200-mile, 23-day bike race. A person's typical daily meal plan probably isn't enough to power the trip, right? So how many calories would you have to consume? I asked Nigel Mitchell, head of nutrition for Cannondale Drapac, an American professional cycling team competing in the race, to break down the diet of the average cyclist for his team.

The menu is actually quite involved, which got me thinking even more: Wouldn't it be easier if everyone just ate baguettes instead? The competition is in France, after all. Based on Mitchell's description of an average meal plan (and the calories in an average two-ounce French baguette), here's what that would actually look like.

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3 Smart Ways to Make the Most of Kitchen Corners — Organizing Tips from Kitchn

Why is it that lazy Susans are basically the automatic go-to when it comes to corner cabinets in kitchens? (Fun fact: The pros call them blind corners, which definitely isn't a good sign!) Lazy Susans usually still result in a lot of dead space and, let's be honest, have you ever turned one that didn't screech something awful every step of the way?

We get that they're relatively inexpensive (especially compared to those special shelf systems that are designed to effortlessly glide all the way in and all the way out of corner cabinets) and they're just what people know. Chances are, this is the system your parents had when you were growing up and you can't think of what else you'd even do with that space. Well, if you're renovating your kitchen, we have some ideas.

Here are three things to do with the corners in your kitchen — and none of them involve a lazy Susan.

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Recipe: Sour Cream and Berries Brûlée — Easy Dessert Recipes

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Dessert really doesn't get much easier than this. Three ingredients — berries, sour cream, and brown sugar — join forces to create a sweet treat that's juicy, creamy, crunchy, and caramelized all at once. It feels fancy and special, but it's super simple to assemble, making it the perfect choice for all your summer party dessert needs.

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Recipe: Sour Cream and Berries Brûlée — Easy Dessert Recipes

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)

Dessert really doesn't get much easier than this. Three ingredients — berries, sour cream, and brown sugar — join forces to create a sweet treat that's juicy, creamy, crunchy, and caramelized all at once. It feels fancy and special, but it's super simple to assemble, making it the perfect choice for all your summer party dessert needs.

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The 3 Most Important Things Experienced Travelers Always Take to the Airport — Apartment Therapy

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