If winter is the season of giving, and spring is the season of living, then summer is the season of grilling. Lots of outdoor barbecues make the summer one of our favorite times of year. After all, who doesn't love biting into a wood chip-smoked slice of steak paired with freshly made cole slaw and grille corn?
Here's the inevitable food hierarchy you must know if you're a cooking looking to make the most delicious, succulent meals possible: When it comes to cooking with vetables, fresh veggies from the supermarket beats canned, and in season produce beats just about everything else.
It's barbecue season, guys and gals, and that means breaking out your gnarliest BBQ recipes for a summer of grillin' and chillin'. If you're looking for a profession-grade BBQ recipe, try this oven BBQ ribs recipe by Chef Emeril Lagasse and his son, E.J.
Caked on makeup is not a good look for summer - instead apply light, flirty & girly makeup this warm season with help from Fashion Face TV. Get pinched pink cheeks & golden eye highlights using this video as a guide. Products used in this video include:
Jackie OFee from Signature Style shows how to add a bit of a punch to your wardrobe with scarves. She shows how to tie summer scarves and uses multiple scarves; skinny silk ones, large summer scarves, and scarves for evening and she even includes one for your hair. If you follow the instructions and learn from her suggestions in this video and you will know what do with a scarf for any occasion in the summer and other seasons as well.
Cantaloupes are most in season during the summer, so enjoy these sweet and juicy fruits while they're still ripe! If you're afraid of cutting one apart—or just don't know how to—check out this food tutorial to learn how to remove a cantaloupe's skin and then slice it up.
Warm summer nights call for equally warm and savory stews that harness the flavor of the fresh vegetables that are in season. So before we head into fall, try out this delicious recipe for a sausage, potato, and zucchino stew.
Making crabcakes for a summer get together on the beach is a yummy, season-appropriate way to integrate the goodies of the ocean into your cooking. Entertain with a delicious plate of Maryland crabcakes by watching this segment of "The Martha Stewart Show."
Nothing reminds us of summer more than cherry tomatoes. In season during the summer months, cherry tomatoes are fresh and burst with a tangy sweet flavor when you bite into them. That's why we're always looking for ways to incorporate them into everything we cook during this time.
Just as night follows day, the summer and fall baby season follows wedding season in the spring. Lots of cute young ones seem to get popped out by the dozen during the summer, often prompting baby showers and other baby-themed events.
Summer is beach season, but that doesn't mean you have to hit the beach daily to get that characteristic sun-kissed, scrunched up beachy hair look. Even if you're going to be sitting at your office desk for most of summer, you can still look like you spent a day at the beach by watching this tutorial, which teaches you how to get bohemian waves.
Looking for instructions on how to use Adobe Photoshop to create a slick, summer movie style poster? Look no further. This exhaustive 25-minute guide from Quintal Designs will teach you everything you need to know. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editor or a seasoned designer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of the latest iteration of the application, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more information, wat...
Summer is the absolute best season to fire up a grill. The weather's like a dream, the sun's up longer than usual, and seafood is at its freshest. If you're dying to eat some fresh seafood this summer but don't know how to go beyond the grilling part, then watch this food video.
Cupcake decorating is fun no matter what season you're decorating for, from Christmas tree-shaped cupcakes for the holidays to these cheery sun cupcakes for the month of June.
Braided headbands are all the rage right now. Whether we have the classic movie character Heidi to blame, or the Lolita look that hits the fashion runways every other season, one thing is for sure... this look is feminine and vintage romantic: Perfect for a date or as an addition to a beautiful summer day!
The most gifted and inventive fashion designers and DIY artists see the potential in things other people would overlook or deem trash. DIY guru Gianny L, for instance, takes everything from men's underwear to oversized t-shirts and turns them into fashionable clothing for women.
Watch to learn how to say the names of the seasons in French. l'hiver - winter
Chef Suvir Saran shares his recipe for curried summer squash. - Combine canola oil, 1 tablespoon of mustard seeds, 3 red chilies, 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds, and 12 curry leaves in a pan and stir fry the ingredients.
A delightful way to make a tasty Lebanese squash dish. This is a vegetarian alternative to kousa mihshi stuffed with rice, garbanzo beans, parsley, and tomato, is satisfying and wonderfully seasoned. If the Lebanese summer squash are unavailable, use small yellow crooknecks of dark green zucchini. Mexican squash varieties are very similar to Lebanese and might be found in farmers' markets. Seeds for Lebanese squash are available through a few seed companies, if you care to grow your own. This...
While it is a classic winter dish, it’s delicious anytime of the year, and the ingredients are easy to find no matter what the season. Secondly, summer cooking is all about quick and easy, and this one-dish recipe definitely qualifies. Remember “braised” doesn’t always mean slow-cooked. Lastly, what a great reminder to enjoy every wonderfully warm second of this summer, because before you realize it you’ll be raking leaves in a sweater.
Wings work for any occasion. They are the perfect snack for parties, sporting events, summer BBQs and picnics and so much more. These tasty little chicken wings are perfectly fried and perfectly messy. Check out this tutorial and don't forget the napkins!
In this clip, learn how to grill a perfect salmon and cover it in a red wine BBQ sauce. Bobby Flay shows you exactly how to become the ultimate pit master and shock your friends with this fabulous new taste. Don't you just love summer BBQ season?
In this tutorial, Elizabeth Gleeson shows you how to take an ordinary thrift store find like a slip and repurpose it into a totally cute and wearable minidress for summer. This look is so cheap to create and will look great all season long! So, follow along and save money this year with this quick and easy video from Emerging Thoughts.
Maple glazed butternut squash is great during the holiday season, and the dark rum in this recipe makes it a worthy addition to any party table.
Potatoes au gratin are a favorite all season long. This creamy and cheesy casserole is a great side to any meal. It's a perfect side dish for your table!
Sunflowers possess bright, cheery yellow petals, robust center filled with yummy treats, and long stems that form a maze when many are planted together. They remind us of hot summer days and the lightheartedness of the season.
Wearing white pants can be tricky; Many times white pants are not flattering to the body. However, they are a great option to choose from in the summer or springtime to match the light & bright color season. In this video, get some great tips on how to wear white pants: what material, fit, and occasion they are suitable for.
Learn how to play "All Summer Long" by Hit Master, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here:
If looking for a way to make your garden interesting throughout the year don't just concentrate on the flowers, look at other parts of the plant. An example is a Rose bush. After the Roses are finished many have beautiful leaves. One plant has beautiful hips, large seeds pods. They add interest during the summer, then in the fall they'll turn a ruby red creating interest throughout the entire season. Consider the whole plant and its' characteristics during different seasons.
One of the most memorable and fun activities during the summer is grilling hot dogs, slabs of steak, and chicken on the grill outside. But using a gas grill and propane tank can be potentially very hazardous.
Summer's almost over, which means going back to school (boo for 6 AM wake up calls), getting back on the fast track, and, most depressingly, losing our hard-earned summer glow. Okay, maybe it wasn't THAT hard-earned (unless you count lounging on the beach with a martini in hand hard), but we're quite saddened that we will once again rebound to our former sallow selves.
A vest is an indispensible cover-up during the summer, not as thick or as stuffy as jackets because they let your arms, neck, and chest breathe, but still warm enough to keep you well covered during nippier summer nights.
In this video, learn how to make a cute summer updo whether you are heading to work or the beach. This look is stylish, boho and great for keeping your hair away from your face in the summer sun. So, follow along and learn how to create a braided headband/braided bun intricate updo in just a few minutes! Have a great summer!
The weather is getting warmer and that can only mean one thing - festival season is upon us! In this tutorial, learn how to style your long hair in a cute, stylish way that is also totally practical for the music fest circuit.
Shell-covered pots are such beautiful decorations for the summer, bringing the beach into (or directly outside of) your home even if you live inland. They add a gorgeously breezy oceanic touch to your plants.
How to make a colorful fish bracelet for fun! Nice accessory for the beach and summer season. More info in video...
How to make a easy Macrame bracelet with beads. It is so easy and fun :) A Sunny bracelet for a Sunny day. This is a great bracelet for beginners and good accessory for the summer season!
DIY Macrame Bracelet - Waves with Beads + Button clasp. This Bracelet looks good from both sides! Good accessory for the summer season!
This video tutorial shows How to make a Macrame Lizard, Nice accessory for the summer season! You can use this Lizard for different types of goals, for example: keyring, keychain, pendant for necklace, earrings, decor and accessory..
You can call this bracelet a snake or a wave bracelet with beads. Good accessory for the summer season! All information is displayed in the video..