9 Perfect Chip & Dip Pairings for A+ Summer Snacking

We’ve teamed up with Barnana—makers of organic ridged plantain chips and new grain-free, corn-free plantain tortilla chips in all sorts of tasty flavors, like Pink Sea Salt and tangy Lime & Sea Salt—to share our favorite summer dip recipes.

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We've teamed up with Barnana—makers of organic ridged plantain chips and new grain-free, corn-free plantain tortilla chips in all sorts of tasty flavors, like Pink Sea Salt and tangy Lime & Sea Salt—to share our favorite summer dip recipes.


If you ask me, the happiest time of day is snack time—and that’s elevated exponentially when those snacks are devoured outside in the sunshine. My Platonic ideal of snackable summer food for socially distanced picnics, poolside bites, Labor Day spreads, and even camping is now—and will always be—dip.

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6 Space-Saving Ideas I Learned From Staying in a Tiny House

I have always loved buying stuff. Around my apartment are little tchotchkes, too many floral dresses, throw pillows, and ceramic dishes to serve eight people even though I don’t own a dining table. All of that is stuffed into one room; I live in a stud…

I have always loved buying stuff. Around my apartment are little tchotchkes, too many floral dresses, throw pillows, and ceramic dishes to serve eight people even though I don’t own a dining table. All of that is stuffed into one room; I live in a studio apartment in New York City.

Yet I somehow make it all work, mostly because I am smart about squirreling everything away into an organized chaos of bins, shelving, and carts, all tucked away behind closed doors. I thought I had a good organizational process...until I stayed in a tiny house.

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The Crispy, Cheesy Midnight Snack That Happened Completely By Mistake

Lobster blow-torched until crispy. Pots of fried chicken bubbling away. Giant mung bean pancakes flipped on a griddle. Endless skewers of meat sizzling, filling the air with a cloud of eau de pork belly. These are the sights, sounds, and smells that ha…

Lobster blow-torched until crispy. Pots of fried chicken bubbling away. Giant mung bean pancakes flipped on a griddle. Endless skewers of meat sizzling, filling the air with a cloud of eau de pork belly. These are the sights, sounds, and smells that haunted my dreams—the street food of Seoul, South Korea.

Weaving around crowds of people holding overflowing plates of piping-hot savory and sweet snacks—while simultaneously trying to find a wall to lean on and dive into a giant cabbage-and-egg-stuffed sandwich—was my hope for 2020. I was desperate to go to Seoul for the first time in 2020, but COVID derailed my plans.

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Padma Lakshmi’s Prized Family Recipe: Crispy Masala Dosas With Coconut Chutney

Padma Lakshmi poses a difficult question to her daughter, Krishna, in the third episode of her new Hulu docu-series, Taste the Nation: “Do you prefer American pancakes to dosas?” Dosa being the paper-thin, crispy-edged, savory South Indian crepes made …

Padma Lakshmi poses a difficult question to her daughter, Krishna, in the third episode of her new Hulu docu-series, Taste the Nation: “Do you prefer American pancakes to dosas?” Dosa being the paper-thin, crispy-edged, savory South Indian crepes made of ground lentils and rice flour that she grew up eating three of in one sitting, and American pancakes being the fluffy stacks topped with butter and syrup. After some deliberation, Krishna replies, “I like pancakes...but I think I prefer dosas to waffles.”

Lakshmi has dealt with the duality of her food identities as an Indian-American person since she moved to the States when she was four years old. The pitting of dosas—which are her most nostalgic, homey comfort food—against the diner staple isn’t something she does often. Instead, she makes room for both in her Sunday brunches at home with her daughter, and applies that mindset to the rest of her life too. She doesn’t have to choose to be Indian or American on any given day.

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Ina Garten’s Favorite Citrus Juicer Is the Best Way to Turn Lemons Into Lemonade

When I was a kid, I never had a lemonade stand. Squeezing a huge bowl of lemons to yield a single pitcher of juice was way too tedious, and I refused to just use lemon-flavored drink mix, which was always a bit too sweet and chalky for my taste. But no…

When I was a kid, I never had a lemonade stand. Squeezing a huge bowl of lemons to yield a single pitcher of juice was way too tedious, and I refused to just use lemon-flavored drink mix, which was always a bit too sweet and chalky for my taste. But now that I have an electric citrus juicer, I make lemonade almost every week.

This isn’t just any citrus juicer, though—it’s Ina Garten’s favorite, seen in at least a dozen episodes of Barefoot Contessa. I actually found out where to find the juicer from Ina herself, when I cooked with her a few years ago in her East Hampton kitchen.

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15 Food-Themed Board Games for When You Need a Break From Cooking

Now more than ever, home is where many of us are seeking refuge and solace in light of the novel coronavirus. This is a tough time, but we’re here for you—whether it’s a new pantry recipe or a useful tip for your kitchen, here are some ideas to make th…

Now more than ever, home is where many of us are seeking refuge and solace in light of the novel coronavirus. This is a tough time, but we’re here for you—whether it’s a new pantry recipe or a useful tip for your kitchen, here are some ideas to make things run a little more smoothly for you and your loved ones.


Well it’s March 97th and there are only so many things you can stream on Netflix and sourdough starters you can feed. If boredom is hitting you hard, may we suggest...board games? And not just any ol’ game of Monopoly—food-themed board games. This is ideal for someone quarantining with family or roommates, but some of them can be played long distance over video chat if you both have the games, and others can be done solo (like very realistic food puzzles!) and shown off proudly on Instagram.

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Here’s What’s Inside Ina Garten’s Quarantine Pantry

Now more than ever, home is where many of us are seeking refuge and solace in light of the novel coronavirus. This is a tough time, but we’re here for you—whether it’s a new pantry recipe or a useful tip for your kitchen, here are some ideas to make th…

Now more than ever, home is where many of us are seeking refuge and solace in light of the novel coronavirus. This is a tough time, but we’re here for you—whether it’s a new pantry recipe or a useful tip for your kitchen, here are some ideas to make things run a little more smoothly for you and your loved ones.


With everything going on in the world right now, people are relying on their pantries like never before.

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