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There’s been a lot of focus in the last few months about what we’re wearing inside, but given how important it is to get at least 20 minutes of outdoor time every day, the founders of Alder–a Toronto-based recreational apparel line–want you to...

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“People are living differently than they have before, and using the spaces around them differently than they have before,” says co-founder Mikayla Wujec who, prior to starting Alder with marketing entrepreneur Naomi Blackman, was a National Geographic Explorer and environmental scientist. An uptick in people visiting their local park versus traveling to far-flung places “aligns with how we’re trying to shift the idea of outdoor recreation,” Wujec adds. “We want to encourage people to take the performance [function] aspect out of the equation, and just get outdoors for peace of mind and for fun.” Wujec and Blackman began Alder after...

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The Simple Trick Ina Garten Uses to Cut Corn on the Cob Without Making a Mess

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View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ina Garten (@inagarten) on Aug 15, 2018 at 8:48am PDT There's nothing quite like fresh corn on the cob when it's in season during the Summer, but the only annoying part is cutting it. Leave it to culinary queen Ina Garten to share a quick tip on how to cut it without making a huge mess. Cutting the corn in a downward motion is the common method; however, this usually causes kernels to fly all over your kitchen. Ina's helpful trick is to place a clean kitchen towel on the counter...

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The Simple Trick Ina Garten Uses to Cut Corn on the Cob Without Making a Mess

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View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ina Garten (@inagarten) on Aug 15, 2018 at 8:48am PDT There's nothing quite like fresh corn on the cob when it's in season during the Summer, but the only annoying part is cutting it. Leave it to culinary queen Ina Garten to share a quick tip on how to cut it without making a huge mess. Cutting the corn in a downward motion is the common method; however, this usually causes kernels to fly all over your kitchen. Ina's helpful trick is to place a clean kitchen towel on the counter...

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Cajun Sweet Corn Medley (aka succotash in the deep South) is a traditional summer side dish that combines sweet corn and vegetables with BACON to make a tasty and colorful addition to any meal

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Bring out your favorite cast iron skillet and whip up a batch of Summer! #sweetcorn #corn #bacon #castironskillet #cajun #maquechoux #summer Please Note: We do use referral and affiliate links here for products and services that Chef Alli loves and recommends. Howdy! Chef Alli here. You know what happens every summer.  All of a sudden the garden takes off because the heat sets in and BOOM! you’ve got vegetables running out of your ears.  OR, you went to the Farmer’s Market and just couldn’t resist all the gorgeous vegetables that were available.  Regardless of HOW you acquired the veggies, they...

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