Cherry Recipes Make the Most of the Wonder Fruit’s Benefits

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Cherry Recipes Make the Most of the Wonder Fruit's Benefits Blog Post

Sweet cherries are here, and because most are grown along the lengthy West Coast the season lasts from mid-May in California to the end of the harvest in Washington in August. Intensely flavorful and juicy, cherries are not a hard sell. But their long list of powerful nutrients seals the deal: they’re rich in anthocyanins (potent antioxidants with anti-inflammatory properties) and boast plenty of blood-pressure-reducing potassium. They often grow in pairs, because multiple flowers bloom from a single bud and when they fruit, the cherries stay together.


Staff Picks from the July/August Issue of EatingWell

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Staff Picks from the July/August Issue of EatingWell Blog Post

We celebrate summer in the July/August issue—starting with multicolored heirloom tomatoes on the cover. (Use your summer tomatoes in recipes like Heirloom Tomato Salad with Fried Capers or Tuna Salad-Stuffed Tomatoes with Arugula from this issue.) If you’ve got okra from the farmers’ market or your garden (lucky you), we’ve got four new recipes to make with it, including a very Southern Black-Eyed Peas & Okra.


5 Party Wines for $10 or Less

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5 Party Wines for $10 or Less  Blog Post

The wine aisle can be pretty intimidating. With rows of white, red and rosé wines from all over the world lining the shelves and stacked in boxes, it can be hard to decide where to spend your money. If you don’t have a sommelier (a trained wine professional) hovering nearby to point out the best wines in the store, how do you know what to pick?


The Secret to Stress-Free Summer BBQs: Use Your Slow Cooker!

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The Secret to Stress-Free Summer BBQs: Use Your Slow Cooker! Blog Post

I’ve discovered how to make casual summer entertaining super-easy and infinitely more fun: I simply plug in my slow cooker. I used to spend all day making side dishes and sweating for hours at the grill, not realizing until the end of the party that the only time I interacted with anyone was when they came to get a burger from me.