A Funny Farmer Trick to Picking Great Sweet Corn — Comment of the Day

What's the best way to pick out a great ear of sweet corn? We had some tips on this and other aspects of sweet corn the other day, and I loved this first comment about a funny way to tell the great from the not-so-great ears.

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What’s the Best Way to Use Up Homemade Strawberry Puree? — Good Questions

Q: A few months ago, I went strawberry picking and ended up freezing the majority of the strawberries to use throughout the year. I froze some whole berries, but also made four cups of strawberry puree. I was wondering if you had any recipes suggestions that call for puree. Thanks!

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8 DIY Projects That Make Life a Little Easier — Apartment Therapy

From Apartment Therapy → 8 DIY Decor Projects That Will Make Your Life a Little Easier

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Recipe: Italian Chicken Salad Sandwiches — Lunch Recipes from The Kitchn

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This is chicken salad for the mayonnaise-hating crowd, although even if you happen to think mayonnaise is perfectly delightful, this is a nice alternative. It's got crunch, color, and a tangy dijon vinaigrette. Plus, it goes really well with some slices of bacon. Just sayin'.

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Yes, You Can Put Raw Onions in Your Salad. But Do This First! — Tips from The Kitchn

I cringe whenever I order a salad and it arrives with a pile of raw, crunchy onions. As much as I love their spicy bite, sometimes it's just way too intense — plus I feel like I have dragon's breath for the rest of the day.

There's an easy way to deal with this, though — one that doesn't really require any extra effort on your part!

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Genes May Be a Factor in How We Taste Sugar — Food News

Just as some people have the genes that make them more sensitive to bitter flavors, scientists have discovered that the same applies to one of the other tastes: sweet.

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