Grilled Corn with Cilantro Jalapeño Sauce

Grilled Corn with Cilantro Jalapeño Sauce

Grilling season is coming to and end here, but I wanted to share one of my favorites with you before moving on to all things fall.

Living in the Midwest, we get a lot of good veggies here in the summer. I’ve talked about tomatoes endlessly, but one of my other favorites is corn on the cob. This time of year, it’s sugary sweet, easy to find, and easy to cook, especially on the grill.

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Crispy Parmesan Oven Fries

Crispy Parmesan Oven Fries

I’ve made different variations of oven fries in the past with mediocre results. The fries either come out soggy or burnt, and are rarely worth the trouble. Recently, though, I figured out the method to perfect fries every time. It’s not just one thing; it’s a combination of things that make it work, but if you want crispy fries at home without the hassle of deep-frying, this is the way to go.

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Your Soap Decoded: 5 Ingredients to Avoid

Your Soap Decoded: 5 Ingredients to Avoid

Commercial soaps typically have a long list of unpronounceable ingredient that range for detergents to hardeners and stabilizers—not what I want to rub all over my body. Some are pretty mild, while others may pose a threat to your skin, health and environment. Here’s a list of some of the most toxic ingredients that could be lurking in your soap

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Dipping Oil for Bread

Dipping Oil for Bread

If you’ve been to an Italian restaurant in the last few years, you’ve probably had warm bread served with a little plate of spiced olive oil to dip it in. It’s an easy and inexpensive appetizer, and everyone loves it.

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