food and drink

This Roasted Leg of Lamb is a Spring Feast

Looking to impress your guests this spring? Give this foolproof leg of lamb recipe a try. Roasted in fresh garlic, fragrant rosemary and olive oil, this savory meal is sure to satisfy your guests. What You'll Need: (Serves 6) 5 to 7 pound leg of lamb (bone in) 3 tablespoons olive oil 5 cloves... 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

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

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

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

A Guinness Cocoa Cake You Need to Bake

Guinness Cake
Whether or not you're a fan of Guinness, this is one cake you have to try. A bitterness thanks to the beer and the sweetness of the vanilla icing create a perfect balance of dessert-y goodness. While it's ideal for St. Patrick's Day, we think you'll want to bake this rich chocolate cake all year long. read more

A St. Patty’s Day Recipe of Corned Beef and Cabbage

corned beef and cabbage
Channel your inner Irish and make a traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage for the perfect St. Patrick's Day feast. What You'll Need: (Serves 6) 1, 3 lb. (pre brined) corned beef brisket, including spice packet 1 large red or yellow onion 2 carrots, peeled and halved 4 stalks of celery, chopped (including leaves)... read more

Japan Meets Jamaica With This Refreshing Rum Cocktail

Blackwell Rum osaka 79 cocktail
Named for the year of Bob Marley's first tour of Japan, the Osaka 79 at NYC's The Leadbelly, will have you wishing for a trip Japan. With notes of vanilla, jasmine and stone fruit, this balanced cocktail is refreshing and completely refined in that yūgen (that means grace and subtlety in Japanese)... read more

The No-Fuss Dinner Idea: Classic Chili for the Win

classic chili recipe
Serve up this hearty all-time classic on game day, or as a causal, no-fuss weeknight dinner. This one-pot comfort food made with ground beef, beans, and spices is sure to hit the spot. What You'll Need: (Serves 6) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large yellow onion, diced 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 pound ground beef... read more
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