The Fermenting Revolution: The Latest Food Trend You Have to Try

It seems like every five minutes someone, somewhere is discovering the latest superfood that promises everything from preventing cancer to combatting the signs of aging. But the latest healthy eating food trend to sweep the country — fermenting — isn't actually a trend at all, it's an age-old process that's been around... read more

Delicious (and Gluten-Free!) Coconut Macaroons are Perfect for Passover

Did you know that baking your own Coconut Macaroons is incredibly easy? In under 30 min and with only five ingredients you can whip-up a own batch for the upcoming holiday. Even if you don't celebrate Passover, these gluten-free treats are a perfect afternoon sweet fix. What You'll Need: (makes, 30 macaroons) 4 egg whites, large 1/2... read more

Everything You Need to Know to Buy and Cook the Perfect Easter Ham

Trying your hand at ham this Easter? Here's everything you need to know. Ham 101 Let's get one thing straight, right off the bat. A ham is a cut of pork that comes from the hind leg of a pig. The traditional Easter ham, however, is a little bit more complicated. The iconic... read more

Brunching Best With White Hart Inn’s Smoked Salmon Tart

smoked salmon tartPhoto: White Hart Inn
Chef Annie Wayte is known for her farm-to-table style dining at Connecticut's charming White Hart Inn, so we wanted to get the scoop on what she's serving up this Easter. Her go-to crowd-pleaser? A savory smoked salmon and leek tart with dill. Sounds too delicious to pass up so we got the easy-to-follow recipe just... read more

Instant Expert: Cooking with Alcohol — Why You Should Do it

You've probably noticed that beer, liquor and wine seem to frequently find their way into recipes. Do poached pears, French onion soup or shrimp scampi sound familiar? They're just a small sampling of some popular dishes that use alcohol as an ingredient. But what business does your favorite beer or spirit have in... read more

Instant Expert: Amaranth — The Gluten Free Grain You Need to Try

You may not have heard of it, but amaranth is super tasty, versatile and is the perfect substitute for your go-to gluten-free grain. Here's everything you need to know: What it is: Amaranth refers to over over 60 different types of tall plant species, both edible and non-edible, with broad leaves and bright... read more

The Simplest Recipe for Easter-Worthy Deviled Eggs

For this deliciously classic deviled eggs recipe, we kept the filling simple but maxed-out with flavor. Made in under thirty minutes, this party appetizer is ideal for your Easter festivities. What you'll need: (Serves 4) 4 large eggs 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/2 tablespoon dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon white wine vinegar 1 small shallot, minced... read more

Instant Expert: Blanching — How to Get Incredibly Delicious Vegetables

Chances are you've heard of blanching, but while it might sound like a fancy technique the average Joe wouldn't use in the kitchen, it's actually a useful cooking skill every cook should know. Oh — and it's super easy. What is it? Blanching is a process that involves boiling vegetables or fruit for... read more

Instant Expert: Basic Cutting Techniques Every Cook Should Know

You've probably seen the terms julienne, mince and dice in recipes and maybe you know what they mean, or maybe you turn a blind eye and start hacking away. But mastering the different types of cuts isn't just a fancy way to show off your culinary skills, it can drastically change the taste of food. Why?... read more

Simply Delicious Recipes for Creamed Potatoes Done 5 Ways

Creamed Potatoes
Dressed up or down, creamy potatoes are always a fan favorite. Nix the boxed version and try these five easy-to-make variations on the classic recipe: What You’ll Need: 2 1/4 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes 1/3 cup warm milk 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 3 1/2 tablespoons butter sea salt and freshly ground black pepper... read more
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