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How to Choose the Best Coffee Maker for You

There's no one best way to make coffee. It all comes down to personal preference (and, honestly, what you want to see on your kitchen countertop every day).

To choose the style of coffee maker that's right for you, first assess your coffee personality then check out our picks at the price point that's right for you.

Related: 9 Rules for How to Make a Perfect Cup of Coffee

What Is the Best Way to Store Fresh Berries?

Submitted by admin on Mon, 05/07/2018 - 13:30

Fresh berries are the most delicious during the summer, so haul in the bounty! They're one of the most perishable fruits, so it pays to know how to store them.

Related: 21 Easy Summer Berry Dessert Recipes

Remove fresh berries from their container and sort them as soon as you can. Eat any gently bruised ones right away—they're super-ripe and the tastiest. Compost any that show signs of mold.

Your Kitchen Spring-Cleaning Checklist

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Few things are more satisfying than a clean and organized kitchen.

Kitchen Hacks You Think Are Great ... but Aren't

Not all hacks are created equal. Here's our take on five best-to-skip-'em kitchen hacks that may have caught your eye.

1. The Hack: Scrub your pan with eggshells.

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The Claim: Sub eggshells for an abrasive sponge and scrub, scrub, scrub your way to perfectly clean pots and pans.

The Best Reusable Products for Outdoor BBQ Parties & Picnics

Long, sunny days call for meals to be enjoyed outdoors. Whether it's a romantic dinner for two at your local park or an all-day beach party with 20 friends, bringing the right supplies assures a joyful meal. Disposable plates, forks and cups may be cheap and easy, but if you'd like to reduce, reuse and recycle a little more, here are a few of our favorite sustainable items to make sure your picnic is not only tasty but also green and stylish. Pack up your favorite sandwiches, snacks and a chilled bottle of rosé—it's time to bring the party outside.