What The Kings of Summer Can Teach Us about Becoming Men

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The Kings of Summer holds a powerful lesson for men young and old alike, one that Christian Clifton hopes more will realize before it’s too late.

My Hometown: Rio Nido

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My magic childhood in California that I spent among redwoods and blackberries will never leave me, even as I leave it.

Printmaking

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As I try to cement my memories, the sensations from that summer when my father had a heart-attack creep in.

“Tasting the Tour” with a Cherry (Peaches & Blueberries) On Top – All in Pictures

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Here’s an easy to make fruit compote that’s delicious with yogurt or as a topping.

Take a Risk if You Dare

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Bored by our careful culture of risk aversion, Ged Naughton lays down a challenge: Do something new and different for once. Take a risk!

Dear John: Is The Problem the Nude Neighbor? Or the Nosy Ones?

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A sunbathing nude neighbor, a friend snooping through pictures, and a daughter meeting her mother’s new boyfriend.

Erotica Titles For Hot Vacation Reading

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Want to add some sizzle to your summer trips? Check out this list to heat up your vacation reading.

Peach, Avocado & Baby Bell Pepper Salad

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This sophisticated summer salad is a snap to make, with beautiful, easy-to-follow picture-book directions from Bruce Tretter.

Gentlemen: Submit Your Photo For a Chance to Win a Year’s Supply of Dove Men + Care

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Grooms, send us your photos!

Summer Fruit Salad

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Make the best of summer fruit while it’s in season. Here’s a tangy fruit salad from Bruce Tretter, and complete instructions on preparing it, with photos.

Heirloom Tomato, Basil, & Feta Salad

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Make this summer beauty—heirloom tomato, fresh basil, and feta cheese salad—while tomatoes are in season.

Road Trip: Tips for Making Lifetime Memories

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Jay Palter takes his 9 year olds on a summer road trip the whole family will appreciate now and remember, always.

Summers in Maine

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Guest blogger Justin Cascio looks back on youthful summers in Maine filed with ice cream, fireworks,adopted grandparents and a motorcycle riding chef.

How to Make Fresh Daiquiris

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Doesn’t a daiquiri sound great right now? Learn how to mix one up.

Crisp Corn Salad: Quick, Easy & All in Pictures

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This beautiful, crisp summer salad is easy to make in minutes with Bruce Tretter’s step-by-step, fully illustrated directions.

You Deserve It

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‘You’re proud of that, aren’t you?’ Mr. Damianakos had caught me admiring my trophy.