Caramel Lollipops

Need something sweet to send along with the plethora of Thanksgiving leftovers? Look no further. These delightful free-form lollipops are infused with...

Barolo Chinato is a wine from the Piedmont region of Italy, and it is a small, somewhat rare offshoot of traditional Barolo wines. (Read more about Piedmont...

Cranberry Tart

Fresh cranberries are the best for this recipe, but it’s fine to substitute frozen cranberries if you can’t find fresh. Just be sure that the...

Tom's Cheery Cherry Cherry Berry Pie

Tom’s Cheery Cherry Cherry Berry Pie Crust: 1 1/2 cups of flour 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 1/2 cup Crisco shortening Mix all...

Poached Egg

I love a good poached egg. However, my poached eggs turn out far from pretty. Now I know why: I should have left them in their shells! Try this trick from...

What’s the most important element in a home? According to Hope Alexander, the owner and designer of this airy, modern kitchen, it’s the “relationship...

Iced Tea

If you enjoy Earl Grey and hibiscus teas, then try this mash-up of the two. It’s simple to make, with stunning results, and can be served chilled...

healthly food

Healthy cooking does not mean you have to be gourmet cook. You just need to use basic food selection and cooking techniques that will turn fresh food into...

chocalate cake

Great swoops of glossy frosting make this a wonderfully exuberant cake with a dark backdrop for birthday candles. But this cake is just as suitable for...

Kitchen Tips Oven

I’m always surprised when people tell me that they do not like to cook. Admittedly, this is coming from someone who has worked in several professional...

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