Sausages, potatoes become serious comfort on the grill

This June 22, 2015 photo shows grilled sausages with potatoes and sun-dried tomatoes in Concord, N.H. This recipe is easily doubled and is a great choice for feeding a crowd. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

Sloppy, fatty, savory, starchy and delicious. Do you really need any other reasons to make this utterly satisfying and summery grilled sausage and potato dish?

DIY dorm redo: Canopy chandelier, other projects

This photo provided by courtesy of Wayfair and Laura Moss Photography shows a dorm room. It's a design dream and a challenge: how to outfit a small, nondescript college dorm room. DwellStudio founder and creative director Christiane Lemieux's tips include creating a chandelier with a hula hoop, duct tape, two curtain panels, a string of lights and washi tape. Instructions are in Lemieux's "Industrial Bohemian Luxe" YouTube tutorial. (Laura Moss Photography/Wayfair via AP)

For teenagers heading off to college, it’s both a design dream and a challenge: What to do with a small, nondescript dorm room — a space you may have to share? A space that may include furniture you can neither remove nor alter?

Beyond AC: Savvy ways to keep your home cool

This undated photo provided by courtesy of Big Ass Fans shows a Haiku fan in a sitting room. Haiku, by Lexington, Ky., manufacturer Big Ass Fans, is recognized by Energy Star as the most energy efficient fan available. It replaces expensive air conditioning with cooling airflow. (Big Ass Fans via AP)

As summer temperatures — and utility bills — rise, there are some easy ways to keep cool that are cheaper and greener than air conditioning.

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