This Is the Canned Wine That Everyone Is Going to Be Drinking This Summer — On Trend

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Summer is around the corner and Trader Joe's is launching a line of sparkling wines that will likely be the "it" drink of the season. Called Simpler Wines, the Italian sparkling wines (vino frizzante in Italian) come packaged in pink and blue cans. And like most things that come from Trader Joe's, this wine is cheap. Like, really, really cheap. Four cans will cost you just $3.99. It's basically the new Two-Buck Chuck.

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7 Quick and Easy Potato Sides to Serve with Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

Whatever the main course that's on the menu tonight, a side of potatoes is almost always a good idea. My favorite way to enjoy them is simply roasted, but that can take upwards of an hour and I usually don't have that time to spare on busy weeknights. Luckily, there are plenty of potato recipes that are just as tasty and take a fraction of the time to cook up. Here are seven we love.

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10 Mother’s Day Gifts for $70 or Less — Mother’s Day Gift Guide

We know: If you could, you'd spend your entire paycheck on your mom for a stellar Mother's Day gift. This is your mom we're talking about! But it's life and we all have bills and expenses and all that other not-fun stuff. So you need to set some sort of budget. How does $70 sound?

If that works for you, we've got plenty of gifts she's sure to love. If you can spend a little more, then just get her everything on this list!

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Make Meal Prep Easier with This Handy Food Chopper (Now on Sale!) — Amazon Kitchen Deal of the Day

If the idea of chopping another onion or mincing another clove of garlic makes you not want to cook tonight, there might be a smart kitchen tool to help you out. This mini food chopper does all the work for you and doesn't take up a ton of space in a tiny kitchen (like a food processor). Right now Amazon is having a sale on a highly rated food chopper. You can get the one shown above for just $12, whereas it normally goes for $36. That means it's close to 70 percent off right now.

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The 3 Best Containers for Building a Trifle — Shopping

A trifle just may be the ultimate dessert for a crowd. It can (and actually needs to) be made ahead of time, its layers are always adaptable, and it's always one heck of a showstopper. The key to making it look as glorious as possible is to serve it in the proper vessel. There are a whole lot to choose from, sure, but here are the three we think are best.

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How One Woman Eats for $90 a Week in New York City — Food Budget Diaries

Welcome to Kitchn's Food Budget Diaries series, where we show you how people around the country spend money on what they eat and drink. Each post will follow one person for one week and will chronicle everything that person consumes and how much it costs them.

Name: Rachel
Location: New York, NY
Age: 23
Number of people in household: I live with one roommate, but we don't buy groceries together.
Occupation: Journalist
Salary: $40,000 a year
Weekly food budget: $90 ($60 for groceries; $30 for eating out)

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