Food & Drink

Baked mac and cheese

If you need a little comfort-food inspiration this season, check out these time-tested recipes from members of Woodbury Magazine’s editorial staff and advisory board.

A couple brings wine and presents to a family Christmas gathering.

My mother and stepfather were wonderful cooks. They are the reason I love spending most of my time in the kitchen, even when there’s nothing to cook. Leaning against the kitchen counter is my default position. When I showed up at their house, I’d join in the chopping, stirring and tasting.

A tomahawk steak from Ren + Bos sits on a TAZ cutting board.

Get a jump on your shopping list with a few favorite grilling items, from a guy who knows a thing or two—local foodie Instagram influencer Justin Konopaski (@cooking_with_justin).

A reverse sear tomahawk steak cooked by Justin Konopaski, aka @cooking_with_justing.

A tomahawk steak is a ribeye with at least five inches of rib bone left intact—giving it a bit more drama, and a handy spot to grab it with your tongs.

Justin Konopaski, who runs the foodie Instagram @cooking_with_justin.

Woodbury’s Justin Konopaski is a 3M facilities engineer by day and foodie influencer by night.

A chef prepares food for two guests at the Woodbury Community Foundation's Chef Fest.

Leave this year’s Chef Fest with a full tummy and a fuller heart—the Woodbury Community Foundation’s annual fundraiser returns for its fifth year.

A table stocked with healthy Thanksgiving and Christmas dishes.

Survive the six weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas by creating healthy, alternative dishes.

Smoked salmon and brie appetizer, made from a recipe by Lunds & Byerlys.

FoodE Expert Amy Goetz offers up a smoked salmon and brie appetizer that's perfect for your next gathering.

A family gathers around a table for Thanksgiving dinner

Our Woodbury Senior Living columnist reflects on how traditions help bond us to the ones we love.

Various items from United Noodles in Woodbury

Eric Fung's lap cheong fried rice is a classic no-recipe recipe—a dish with just a few ingredients that you make the way you want.

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