Annelise McAuliffe

Mandatory family outings to the Detroit farmers' market and nightly home-cooked meals cultivated Annelise's respect and curiosity for food. A graduate of The Culinary Institute of America, she spends her free time in New York City recipe testing, eating breakfast all day, and dreaming up international culinary adventures.

Favorite Dog-Friendly Hotels in the US

We love our dogs like they are our own kids. And while vacations are fun, we are always sad when we have to leave our four-legged friend behind. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite dog-friendly hotels in the US. While there are many more than those listed here, these are the ones we can vouch for and are really excited about.

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Feast by Firelight: Tips to Eating Well While Camping

Camping season is here and rather than relying on canned biscuits and Oscar Meyers, we’ll be eating in style around the fire, but without the stress. This year, we’re packing Emma Frisch’s new book, Feast by Firelight. Check out a few tips from the book to make packing and cooking camp or cabin food a breeze.

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Coffee Flour Brownies

Revamp your brownie recipe to be gluten free and include the flavorful, nutritional powerhouse of coffee flour.

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A Complex Rosé You Can Drink this Winter

Does rosé make you think of sunny spring days and summer patio sessions? It’s time to change that! Check out this Italian wine that is complex enough for the cooler months and heavier dishes.

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Flour Restaurant Brings Italian Philosophy to a Cleveland Kitchen

Situated just outside of Cleveland, Ohio, you will find Flour restaurant. A traditional Italian eatery opened by Chef Paul Minnillo and Matt Mytro, Flour is keeping things real while leaving the all too trendy term “rustic” in the past. The sleek dishes that emerge from their kitchen, run by Chef Matt Mytro, are memorable and truly unique. Believe me, their chorizo stuffed dates, cozily wrapped in pancetta will haunt your tastebuds long after you have left.

Gift Guide: Favorite Cookbooks of 2016

From the bookworm who loves to gaze at food and read about its history to the avid home cook, here are just a few of our favorite cookbooks of 2016 that are perfect for holiday gifts. This year saw a delicious trend, international cooking.

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A Taste of Noble Vines

Great news! Sustainable wines can taste supple, unique, and be food friendly. Check out these wines from Noble Vines.

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Perfecting Your Holiday Gingerbread

There’s nothing quite like the smell of warm, baking gingerbread cookies or the nostalgia most of us feel when looking at a decorative gingerbread house. Check out these tips to perfecting your holiday gingerbread.

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The Goodness of Garlic

Discover the healing benefits of cooking with garlic from a garlic expert and try a flavorful halloumi lentil salad too.

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A New Book for Bread Heads

Check out a new cookbook that is a bread-lover’s dream. Plus, try a recipe for sweet dough that is fried for heavenly donuts.

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Pairing Wines with Holiday Flavors

The holidays will be upon us in no time at all! Check out these tips to pairing traditional spices and flavors with wines from France’s Languedoc region.

Favorite Red Wines for Fall

Cool days with warm sunshine and crisp leaves deserve to be paired with wines as versatile and variable as the season’s autumn weather. Check out these red wines that are light enough for a warm fall day, but have enough body to be served with heartier dishes.

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Wines that Know How to Party

The holiday season is coming and we need fun, bubbly wines to bring out at parties that won’t take away from our gift fund. Try these affordable Proseccos.

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Ten Things to Devour in Myrtle Beach

Once the land of over-done, cheesy seafood buffets that lined the streets one after another, Myrtle Beach is now the proud home of refined restaurants, historical cooking museums, and a thriving culinary school. Here are ten delicious bites everyone should devour in Myrtle Beach.

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Ultimate Spicy Cocktails

Drinks with spice bring a fun element to cocktails. The trick is to add enough heat to make the beverage exciting, but not too much that you can’t finish the glass. Grab your jalapeños, cayenne, chilies, and horseradish and prepare to get refreshed, with a zing.

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Go-to House Wines for Fall

Looking for a versatile wine for chilis, stews, and braised meats? Try these bottles priced for a casual weeknight, but delicious enough for a dinner party.

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Autumn Wines Perfect For a Picnic

Head outside to enjoy the vibrant colors on the trees and the last of the snow-less weather with a bottle of wine and good food.

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Wine Tip: The Best Rosé Bang For Your Buck

We’ve jumped on the rosé bandwagon, and even if the current trend may one day fade, we will forever be on board with a glass of rosy wine. Here’s one of our favorite bottles for a great price.

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Everyday Sparkling Wine

Just because you love sparkling wines, doesn’t mean you have to have something to celebrate in order to pop a bottle. As production of bubblies increase, the prices are falling. Here’s what you should drink.

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