Kitchen

Blueberry-Basil Lemonade

I recently helped my college-aged daughter host her first dinner party for her friends. (She said they were just “hanging out,” but it was, in fact, a dinner party.)

Kid helping cook in the kitchen.

Start teaching your kids to cook early and slow with safe, confidence-boosting challenges before progressing to more complicated or hazardous undertakings.

Ham Egg and Cheese Slab Pie

Pie–she’s often the underappreciated sister in the dessert family. Cake gets all the glory—candlelit entrances at birthdays and tiered seating at weddings, and all eyes are on her first slice at a host of gender reveal parties.

Curried pork with salted cabbage

There’s no place like home. Of course, for most of last year it seemed like there was no place but home. Like so many others, I eventually grew bored of life within the same four walls.

Smoky Fish Chowder

By now, even the most fervent cooks have grown a bit weary as the holidays and high entertaining season begin to fade into the distance.

Risotto plated and garnished

Warm, creamy, endlessly versatile and impressive enough for guests—it’s a comfort dish that ticks all the boxes.

Food prep in the kitchen.

My New Year’s resolution last year was, “Never touch something twice when touching it once will do.” As much as 2020 gave me loads of time to get things done, I gained great satisfaction in learning culinary shortcuts and kitchen time savers.

By now, even the most fervent cooks have grown a bit weary as the holidays and heavy-food season begin to fade into the distance.

A woman cooks a solo meal while reading a recipe off of an iPad.

Tips for cooking—and enjoying—a solo meal.

Chicken Orzo Soup, Angelina's Kitchen, soup recipes, chicken soup recipe

Angela Verrastro, owner of Angelina's Kitchen, shares her recipe for chicken orzo soup.

Parrillada Grill Party menu from The Global Chef

As spring arrives, personal chef Orlando Castro, aka The Global Chef, recommends bringing out the grill and trying some new techniques.

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