This Is the Most Popular Slaw Recipe on Pinterest — On Trend

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When it comes to summertime favorites, grilled cheeseburgers, buttery lobster, and icy margaritas seem to grab the spotlight. But they can’t handle the whole dinnertime show themselves. After all, summer is about enjoying the company of family and friends long after the sun sets, when the weather stays warm and balmy late into the night. That means you need some killer side dishes, and one of the best out there is slaw.

Whether you make yours with mayonnaise and scallions, oil and vinegar, or even Brussels sprouts, slaw is one of summer’s greatest unsung heroes. It can be made ahead of time, has many variations, and can often (not always) easily serve any guest, no matter the dietary restriction. To say nothing of the fact that they are just darn delicious salads.

Looking to make a killer slaw recipe this week? Here’s a look at the top recipe on Pinterest.


Recipe: Blackberry Croissant Breakfast Bake — Quick and Easy Breakfast Recipes

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When you start your day off with something sweet, like this breakfast bake, it’s pretty much a guarantee that it’s going to be a good one. This bake does the impossible: It improves on flaky, buttery croissants by soaking them in a rich, custardy liquid and baking them with a slew of juicy blackberries. The result is pure decadence for breakfast — something we all need every once in a while.


Next Week’s Meal Plan: 5 Easy Family Dinners from the Farmers Market — Next Week’s Meal Plan

My meal-planning routine has changed a bit since summer started. Instead of doing all my planning on Friday night, I wait until after the farmers market on Saturday to formulate a plan. I give myself a budget for buying eggs, vegetables, fruit, and bread (always buy the bread) at the market and just buy whatever looks great that week. After we get home with our haul, I put things away, make a plan, and grocery shop for staples or missing ingredients in the afternoon.

This farmers market-centric meal-planning routine keeps me inspired and gives me flexibility each week. Here’s what a week of farmers market-inspired meals looks like for my family of four.


The Best Things You Can Do to Keep Pests and Insects Out of the Kitchen — Tips from The Kitchn

Some people may prefer granite over marble. Some like galley kitchens versus open concepts. If there is one thing we can all agree on when it comes to the kitchen, though, it’s that pests and insects do not belong in there. “Eh, I don’t mind all those ants in the pantry,” said no home cook ever.

That’s why we’ve been working on a bunch of stories to help you trap, outsmart, and even banish these creepy crawlies from the kitchen. And we’ve put them all in once place. Keep reading to learn how to handle six of the most common — and not fun! — problems.


It’s Totally Weird for Summer, but I’m Obsessed with Sweet Potatoes Right Now — Kitchn Obsessions

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Summer is synonymous with cold salads, Popsicles, and grilled food. It’s the time of year when you’re supposed to say goodbye to your oven (unless you’re making pie), and opt for simple, fresh meals. It’s the time for weekly trips to the farmers market, tons of seasonal vegetables and fruits, and lazy beach days. It should be all about lazy cooking.

So why, all of a sudden, am I obsessed with roasted sweet potatoes?