With names that can be hard to pronounce if you’re unfamiliar, casings (do you eat them or not??), unknowns weights and sometimes seemingly high prices, a charcuterie counter can seem more daunting than a fish or meat counter at times. We want to change that! Here’s how to not feel so intimated when you’re standing in front of the charcuterie counter.
From traditional Irish recipes to the super inauthentic, but still delicious, American versions with beer stirred in, check out these yummy St. Patrick’s Day-inspired recipes.
Pastry Chef Kaley Laird of Rhubarb and its sister café-bakery-pantry, The Rhu, in Ashevile, NC are dishing up some delicious matcha sweets. Check out these awesome green creations that are flavorful and boosted with antioxidants from the ground green tea powder.
We love Mexican food all year round. Authentic Mexican dishes, Tex-Mex, you name it, we’re on board. Check out these vegetarian or seafood dishes that are perfect for the Lent season. Plus, a traditional Lent dessert too.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s day with these green-hued or Irish-themed liquor or beer cocktails that are refreshing and call for no green food coloring.
Loaded with crisp citrus notes, hints of agave and a touch of salt, this Tequila Barrel Lime Gose from Boulevard Brewing is a sour beer we are currently obsessed with. It easily pairs with food too!
Check out these helpful hosting tips from Clodagh McKenna, cookbook author, chef and dinner party superstar. These often overlooked dinner party details will make your next hosting gig a success.
Mushroom cocktails are ACTUALLY a thing. Don’t know it before you try it. Mushroom broths and more have been showing up in cocktails, coffee and tea. Here are some of the best creations.
Yeah, cereal is great simply served with milk in a bowl, but it’s also a great baking ingredient. Check out these awesome recipes to make with cereal.
National Margarita Day is coming up on Friday, February 22nd. Get ready to celebrate with these fun twists on the tequila drink. Choose the cocktail that fits your taste and cheers to the well-loved margarita!
Recipes don’t necessarily have to be loaded with meat to be cozy and comforting. Check out these crave-able vegetarian comfort food dishes to make on the next cold day.
Whether you are hosting friends or just enjoying the Oscars on your own couch, these popcorn and wine pairings from Will and Coral Frischkorn of Cured in Boulder are about to knock your socks off. Sweet, salty and gourmet, each pairing will make your tastebuds sing.
No matter the reason you’re pinching pennies, you don’t have to give up wine completely and you definitely don’t have to drink bad wine to stick to your budget. Check out these two high-quality Chilean red wines that you can find for around $15 or less.
We made it through one Polar Vortex and if you live in the east or midwest, you know that another one is never too far off. Hunker down this weekend and stay warm, but you’ll need to do some (minimal) prep work first. Chef Amanda Cohen – the James Beard Award-nominated owner of NYC’s Dirt Candy – has complied some tips and tricks to tucking in while not breaking the bank with delivery costs. And as a Toronto native she’s a pro at battling the cold!
Whether you are looking for decadent gift ideas or want to treat your Valentine to a chocolate pairing date night at home, this ultimate spirits and chocolate pairings guide is for you.
Evoking a romantic evening for two or a fun party with friends, these festive cocktails are perfect for all of your Valentine’s Day celebrations.
Love is in the air! Whether you’re bringing a treat in to work or school or you are looking for a special sweet something for your special someone, check out this list of swoon-worthy homemade treats that are perfect for Valentine’s Day.
Super Bowl Sunday isn’t just for drinking beer. Whip up a big batch of these winning Super Bowl sips to serve to a crowd. They’re the perfect cocktails to go with salty or spicy snacks. Or, pair one of these wines with your food spread.
Soy sauce brings more than a salty flavor to a dish, it packs rich, umami notes that can’t be beat. Check out these four flavorful Super Bowl foods made even better thanks to soy sauce.
China’s Yunnan province is one of great diversity. It is diverse when it comes to geography, biology and ethnic groups. Such diversity leads to a wider variety of cuisines and a beautiful blend of flavors. Here are just a few of the foods that can be found in the Yunnan province.
Guacamole. It’s great for game day dip, but it can be used for so much more than that. Check out these delicious dips, wraps and apps to make with guacamole.
‘Diet’ is a four-letter word that evokes thoughts of restrictions, bland food and a temporary change. Rather than a diet, let’s think about a lifestyle. Check out the key elements of a Mediterranean lifestyle and its good food and lasting changes.
January 19th is Popcorn Day and we are so down to celebrate. Check out these sweet and savory popcorn recipes that are more exciting than just digging into a buttered bowl of warm kernels.
Sip a red, white or rosé wine from Costières de Nîmes, an appellation in Southern Rhône, and you will be immediately transported to the old world vineyards. Here are a few bottles to start with.
Eating well doesn’t have to mean sacrificing great flavor, delicious dishes or your satisfaction. Annie Bell is out with a new cookbook, Low Carb Express: Cut the carbs with 130 deliciously healthy recipes, to help us eat well while we boost our fruit, vegetables and proteins.
Tex-Mex is literally a blend of American and Mexican flavors. What’s more Tex-Mex than a spiced Mexican hot chocolate with a dash of Louisiana Tabasco sauce? Sip on this flavorful mug on the next snowy day. Spike it with tequila or mezcal for the adults!
All-You-Can-Eat? Really, Honest Cooking? We know what you’re thinking, but just like every other food lover, the thought of unlimited or bottomless food or drinks can be quite enticing. We have found our favorite. Especially for meat lovers, Fogo de Chão, takes the cake as our favorite all-you-can-eat restaurant.
We miss summer’s tomato bounty. While we dream of warm days, we’re happily digging into these recipes that use preserved tomatoes. We like to cook with Pomì’s Italian tomatoes that are such high quality and full of the taste of summer.
A wine that represents California’s beautiful farmland? That may sound weird or boring, but stay with us! Winemaking always sounds so idyllic and romantic, but farming? Not so much. We tried Elysian, an organic California Merlot that highlights all the crucial parts of farming, growing grapes and the land itself. It’s delicious and its story is beautiful and important too.
There are few things better than taking in the snowcapped Rocky Mountains by moonlight. Check out these two favorite moonlit mountain dining events happening now in Colorado.
Everyone loves pancakes. And just about every culture has some sort of a cake batter cooked in a pan or oven. Check out these 10 pancakes from around the world, sweet and savory.
Don’t just serve the usual bubbles at your New Year’s Eve shindig, open a bottle of Prosecco Superiore. This high-quality sparkling wine is the perfect way to elevate a low key night at home ringing in 2019 or to bring to a gathering with friends.
Need a delightful party appetizer? Make and serve fried oysters with a deviled egg sauce from Chef Kevin Johnson of The Grocery. They’re perfect with a glass of bubbly!
Mix up one big bowl of punch to serve on New Year’s Eve instead of spending time shaking together a cocktail for each of your friends. Set out a bucket of ice, festive glasses, the big-batch punch cocktail and a bottle of bubbles for the traditionalists. We’re ready for you 2019!
There’s nothing that kills conversation at the holiday dinner table like mentioning the diet you are going to start on January 1st. Instead of jumping on a fad food regimen that is hard to stick to, check out these food resolutions that you should make and are fun to keep.
Want to cook a vegetarian dinner party? Or do you have vegetarian guests coming over for the holidays? The new cookbook, Feasts of Veg brings together recipes that are beautiful for gatherings.
Need an easy and delicious dairy-free dessert for the holiday? Look no further! This “cheesecake” is made with simple food like dates and almond milk to create a creamy peppermint cheesecake.
The perfect pour for celebratory sipping and all of winter, this big-batch mulled cocktail recipe is super easy to make and features seasonal spices, citrus and berries. Grab a bottle of Spanish Rioja wine and Brockmans gin and you are set for success!
Norwegian food has a lot to do with its landscape and its culture. Nevada Berg’s new cookbook, North Wild Kitchen: Home Cooking from the Heart of Norway, delves into foraging, fishing, harvesting and more that is common to Norwegian life.
It’s easy to focus on the bread, the main dish, the drinks and dessert, they’re often more exciting. But don’t forget the veggies! Check out these festive holiday sides that are flavorful and far from boring. They might even steal the spotlight.
Known as the “Breadbasket of the World”, Kansas is a top grower of wheat so it’s no wonder that they make some awesome wheat vodka. Check out this creamy and sweet brown bread vodka cocktail featuring TILL Vodka.
Located in central France, a breathtaking part of Europe, Loire Valley wines are fresh, fruity and food-friendly. Here are five fast facts and why you should be drinking more wine from the region.
It’s the perfect season to spend time in the kitchen cooking and then share that good food, paired with Loire Valley wines, with good company. Check out these favorite winter food and wine pairings.