Grilling Greats

I don’t know about you, but as soon as I start getting my garden ready for tomato seedlings, I get itchy for a meal cooked on the grill. While we used to stick with tried-and-true burgers, bratwurst and corn on the cob, in recent years my family has branched out to grilling whole chickens, halved peaches and basket after basket of small, flavorful peppers. This summer, who knows what I’ll decide needs a turn on the flames!

Part of what makes grilling so fun is how endless the possibilities are.

How to Host the Best Yard Party

This summer, make your backyard the place for barbeques, special celebrations and summer hangouts without putting stress on the invite list.

Fourth of July Favorites

American flag T-shirts; red, white and blue décor; news segments on the Founding Fathers … yup, it must be almost time for Independence Day! For me, it’s an opportunity to see the joy on my son’s face while he watches fireworks set to the national anthem. It’s not just patriotic pride that brings us together on July Fourth, but it’s also the love of connecting with family and friends.

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Party-Perfect Dips, Spreads and Finger Foods

When I was a kid and had friends sleep over at my house,  it wasn’t an actual slumber party  until we broke out a bowl of my trusty French onion and bacon dip, a bag of potato chips and a package of cookies. Now that I’ve grown up, I’ve moved on to a wider (and healthier) variety of social snackage, but the original thought remains the same: a party just isn’t a party without dips, spreads and other bite-size nibbles. Just in case you’ve got a shindig coming up, I’ve collected some of our favorite recipes for snacking.
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Cantaloupe Season Is Here

Whether you enjoy them sliced, cubed or halved, cantaloupes are a refreshing, healthy addition to salads, desserts, beverages and more. Try our favorite ways to serve.

Three Garden-Fresh Summer Meals

Avid home gardener and food blogger Amber shares three fresh menus she’s put together from her summer harvest.

Summer Entertaining: The Last-Minute Dinner Party

We asked some team members to share how they pull off summer entertaining with panache instead of panicking. Jennifer, a writer at the global support office, is the first in this series.

Team Member Pick: 365 Everyday Value® Organic Pasta Sauce

From whole grain flours and shade-grown coffee to organic milk and multivitamins for kids, all 365 Everyday Value® products are formulated to meet all our quality standards and have value prices every day of the year.

Time for Raspberries

High in antioxidants and dietary fiber, sweet-tart raspberries are equally delicious in salads, desserts, smoothies and more. Try our favorite raspberry recipes.

A Feast for Fathers

Dads are often the unsung heroes of the family.

While moms often get all the attention for taking care of the kids, cooking meals or tending the house, dads are right there along with them, changing diapers, flipping pancakes and pulling weeds. Why not take some time to celebrate the dads in your family with a feast filled with favorite foods? Here are a few ideas to get the party started and give props to Pops. Is Dad a veggie fiend? We’ve got gorgeous summery salads and great meat-free options.

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