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NY Times: Throw a Backyard Party Guide from Wirecutter
We love backyard entertaining and cooking so much that we once spent four days straight just testing grills, enlisting The New York Times's Sam Sifton to help us cook 40 pounds of burgers, barbecue, and whole chickens. From Bluetooth speakers to patio furniture, here’s what we think you need to do summer right.
See the full guide from Raphael Brion on New York Times' website here.
Raphael Brion cooked in Michelin-starred restaurants prior to becoming a food editor over 10 years ago.
A 20% DEET Premium Controlled-Release Lotion will work well against mosquitoes, but Dr. Zimring says he prefers the 20% Picaridin lotion since it also protects against ticks, gnats, chiggers, and flies. (In both instances, he recommends Sawyer brand.)
Part of spending time outside means battling ticks, mosquitoes, and other biting insects. For this, Nelson swears by permethrin.
And out of the products we tested, Dr. Zeichner highly recommends Sawyer Products 20% Picaridin Insect Repellent.