This post was written by guest contributor Jenny McCoy, an authority on baking and pastry who has created dessert menus for Tom Colicchio’s Craft and Emeril Lagasse’s New Orleans restaurants. Her cookbook, Jenny McCoy’s Desserts for Every Season, will be published this September by Rizzoli. Look for her posts all month on our blog.
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Good news, music fans: No longer do you have to drag your stereo speakers out onto the back porch or buy a dozen D batteries to keep the boombox cranking. Wireless, outdoor-friendly speakers abound—and they don't have to look like plastic rocks, either.
Braven 600 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker: $100