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A Few Favorite Thanksgiving Family Recipes

Happy as we are to dream up exciting new Thanksgiving recipes (every side dish in pot-pie form, anyone?), one of our favorite parts of Thanksgiving is the tradition of favorite family recipes. In a quick survey, we found that office favorites include Grandma’s crazy-addictive stuffing, bourbon chocolate pecan pie (booze in everything, please) and my own mom’s sweet-potato praline […]

Cookbook Giveaway: Mediterranean Vegetarian Feasts

Enter to win a copy of fabulous Greek-inspired cookbook Mediterranean Vegetarian Feasts, and nab a recipe for a crispy cheese pie.

Hump Day Snack: Dinner in a Pumpkin

Pumpkin gets a lot of love in the sweet category. And happy as we are to dive into pumpkin pie, sticky buns or cheesecake, it’s time to give a little love to the savory side. Witness: dinner in a pumpkin. This clever, ultra-homey idea bakes a classic casserole (think: cream of mushroom soup, wild rice, water chestnuts, ground […]

You Should Go to South Beach Food & Wine Festival

We’re still stuffed from last weekend’s 2014 New York City Wine & Food Festival, but it’s already time to start thinking about flying south for the winter. The 2015 South Beach Wine & Food Festival is coming quickly (February 19-22), and trust us: Feasting in Florida in February is a genius idea. For four days, […]

Fall Fest: A Week of Apple Recipes

You know what they say about an apple a day. So why not commit to getting in your red (or green) all week long. We’ve developed the perfect meal plan for a week of all-apple eating. Sunday: With an eye toward Monday breakfast, make a giant apple crisp. Kelsey’s 5-star apple crisp recipe (pictured above) […]

Summer Soiree: 6 Dips to Make in a Dash

When company is coming and time is short, keep one mantra in mind (admittedly inspired by the band Devo): Dip it. Dip it good. These no-fail ideas all come together in mere minutes, and are guaranteed to cover you through all seasons, types of gatherings and guest dining preferences. The key is to always have […]

Summer Soiree: Why You Should Eat Avocados All Day Long

We think avocados are pretty great. They’re the basis for guacamole, which might be the world’s most perfect food, and the ideal companion to a margarita. They’re pretty versatile, too. They’re versatile enough, in fact, that we’d eat them all day long if we could. If you feel the same way, here is our suggestion of how to eat […]

Summer Soiree: 4 Ways to Shake Up Your Sandwich Routine

No matter how clever you get with your nut butter and jam, the sandwich routine can get stale pretty quickly. Shake up your back-to-school (or work) lunch options by swapping out bread for tortillas*. Here are a few filling suggestions to get you rolling. And then keep the cylindrical theme going with Kelsey’s homemade fruit leathers. That’s a wrap! Bacon-Hummus Roll-Ups: […]

Summer Soiree: Cooking Channel’s Ultimate Labor Day Menu

Whether you’re celebrating a three-day weekend, the start of the school year or the (hopeful) end of humidity for the year, Labor Day weekend is the perfect reason to host a final backyard party. Stumped on what to serve? Here are Cooking Channel’s best-ever summer recipes to help you wrap up the season with a barbecued, […]

Burning Love: Char Your Vegetables

Remember when burning your vegetables was considered a bad thing? These days, though, chefs are using high heat and chars to draw out the caramel flavors of fruits and vegetables without needing extra sauces and flavoring. At Del Campo in Washington, DC, chef Victor Albisu serves South American barbecue with a focus on burnt items, so […]

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