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11 Hot Drinks for Winter, including Warm Cocktails!

Are you looking for a hot drink to warm the belly this winter? Here are 11 of our favorite warm drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) to take the chill off all winter long.

5 Food Gifts to Make & Give This Christmas

This year, stand out from the gifting crowd and leave these savory bites on a few doorsteps.

How To Choose a Chef's Knife

If you could have only one good knife in your kitchen, the right chef’s knife is the one to own. All knives can cut, but a good chef’s knife does that plus more. Consider it as an extension of your hand.

Worcestershire Sauce – An Unsung Hero

Whether you say WOOS-tuhr-shuhr, WUSS-terr-sherr, or simply the “W” sauce, I hope you will agree with me that this sauce is a workhorse, and should be on everyone’s cooking radar.

Relishing Scallions: Scallions vs Green Onions and Why I Love Them

Too many scallions? I would argue there's no such thing.

From classic to flavored, Mojitos are the cocktail you should be drinking all summer long!

With the dog days of summer in full swing, everyone needs a refreshing cocktail to cool down with. And if you ask me, you can never go wrong with a classic mojito.

Scads of Zukes! 21+ Zucchini Recipes for that Prolific Summer Squash

It’s that time of year when everyone has so much zucchini it’s nearly impossible to give away, let alone use! Put your summer squash to use in delicious new ways with these creative recipes.

Crazy for Cobbler: An Ode to Peach Cobbler and its Fruit-Crisp Cousins

The dog days of summer are upon us which means it’s fruit cobbler, grunt, and slump season (and let’s throw betties and crisps in, too!) — time to cobble together your ingredients. Peach cobbler is classic, but basically, any seasonal stone fruit or berry makes a welcome stand-in.

Let's Salsa! A Salute to Pico de Gallo

The fresh flavors and simple ingredients of pico de gallo help to make this salsa a summery favorite.

The Beauty of Egg Salad

Did you know May is National Egg Month? I love that they are so versatile — always at the ready from breakfast to dessert. One of my favorite ways to enjoy eggs, since I was a young girl, has been to make egg salad. It’s quick and easy to make, plus there are so many variations — it’s never boring.

All About Risotto: The History & Fundamentals of a Favorite Italian Dish

One Margarita, Two Margaritas… 3 Margarita Recipes We Adore, Plus Perfect Salted- or Sugared-Rim Tips!

Stirred, blended, or shaken — no matter how they're mixed up, margaritas are one of my favorite drinks. And what I love most is that they are so versatile. Learn about a few of my favorite recipes, plus tips for a perfectly salted (or sugared!) rim.