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Alex Guarnaschelli is an Iron Chef, Food Network celebrity chef, author of Old-School Comfort Food and the executive chef at New York City’s Butter restaurants. Read her PEOPLE.com blog every Tuesday to get her professional cooking tips, family-favorite recipes and personal stories of working in front of the camera and behind the kitchen doors. Follow her on Twitter at @guarnaschelli.
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Each spring, thousands descend on Indio, California to take part in Coachella — known as a place where music-loving hoards gather, freely dancing to favorite bands while showing off their festival style in all its fringed, flower-crowned glory.
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Nothing lends itself to being hacked like the process of cooking with fire. To take your next barbecue to a hot new level, click here for our 11 favorite grilling tricks.
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Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark, a.k.a. Alie & Georgia, host Cooking Channel food-travel series Tripping Out with Alie & Georgia. Visit every Thursday for their playful spins on celebrity recipes, cocktails, entertaining ideas—and, of course, lots of laughs!
At Franklin BBQ in Austin, where the hours of operation are quaintly listed as “11 a.m. — sold out,” the hankering and the hungry wait in line for hours for the famous brisket, pulled pork and ribs.