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Why You Should Braid Your Onions Like a Pioneer Woman — Tips from The Kitchn

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Have you heard of braiding onions? It's sort of like French braiding hair: take a dozen or so onions that still have their stalks attached, and, starting with three, gradually work more in as you go. The result is a beautiful, natural chain of onions that can be hung in your kitchen and taken from as needed.

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Recipe: Grilled Zucchini Boats with Beef & Cheddar — Recipes from The Kitchn

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Whether they come from your grocery store, your garden, or your neighbor's garden (if you're lucky!), you will soon be overrun with zucchini. This time of year, zucchini are plentiful and that's probably an understatement.

These easy grilled zucchini boats stuffed with ground beef, cheddar cheese, and salsa are one of my favorite ways to burn through a big pile of summer zucchini.

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My 5 Favorite Slice-and-Season No-Cook Summer Meals — Kitchen Diaries: Kate in New York City

Last week, I wrote about summer nesting at my house, i.e. huddling in front of the AC while I cook up summer favorites like panzanella. It's been another week of fabulous cooking at Casa Kate, but if it's even imaginable, things have gotten even simpler. Yes, simpler. With so much great produce at the city's greenmarkets, I'm falling ever in love with summer. All you need is salt, pepper, and somewhere to escape the frizz advisory that's sweeping our city!

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Smart Tip: Organize Your Junk Drawer With an Ice Cube Tray — Get Organized

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The kitchen junk drawer: most of us have one, and it isn't pretty. Modular drawer organizers are a fine way to get the clutter under control, but there's an even simpler, cheaper option to corral all that small miscellany: use an ice cube tray!

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Recipe: Creamy Coconut Kiwi Smoothie — Drink Recipes from The Kitchn

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I've always thought that kiwis are one of the most beautiful fruits. That gorgeous green, the tiny seeds, the sunburst from the center. So much love. Unfortunately, I usually buy a carton of them, eat a few like apples, and then forget the last two or three in a bowl on the counter, buried beneath a fresh batch of peaches or plums.

Last week, in an effort to enjoy every last kiwi, I created this creamy, coconut-drenched smoothie — satisfying, laced with fresh lemon, and bursting with kiwi flavor.

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Lyn Huckabee’s Colorful, Abundant Kitchen — Kitchen Tour

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Who cooks and eats here: Lyn Huckabee, co-founder of the Boston Food Swap and rental issues blog Rentwhich.com
Where: Cambridge, MA

When I visited Lyn Huckabee a few months ago in her cheery, apple-green basement kitchen, she didn't know what to do with the mound of cob popcorn she'd recently gotten from her grain share. Cob popcorn? Grain share? That sounded intriguing!

But that's just par for the course for this avid-cook-turned-food-swap-co-founder. Lyn keeps mounds of grains and homemade goods stashed in her pantry and freezer, so she's always only a couple steps away from a terrific meal. Her small kitchen, despite being in the basement, is surprisingly efficient and well set-up, too, but that wasn't always the case...

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