Growing up, I always wished I were Italian. Don’t misunderstand me; I love my German heritage, but there was always a little part of me that was envious of my friends’ lilting last names, multi-course Christmas Eve dinners, and brash yet lovable family members. But the real reason that I longed to live la dolce […]
When it comes to cooking with wine, conventional wisdom suggests a tried and true rule: one for the dish, two for the chef. But the truisms don’t end there, and some of them are downright contradictory. We’ve all heard that you should never cook with a wine you wouldn’t drink (thank you, Ina Garten!), but then, who wants to […]
Looking for a fun, easy-to-make adult treat that your friends will love? Look no further than these Spiked Baileys Cookie Shots, which feature Captain Morgan Spiced Rum!
Come March 17th, many of us who don’t normally go for stout will be clutching bottles and cans of Guinness for dear life, slurrily toasting the guy or gal or empty barstool next to us. But there are other, much classier ways to enjoy Guinness this month (and all year long).
Tia Mowry has been very busy since her Sister, Sister days, but most of her projects still revolve around family. Her Cooking Channel show, Tia Mowry at Home, shares Tia’s tricks to balancing a hectic schedule as a full-time mom and working actress. When she’s not on set cooking up a storm, she stars on […]
Unless you’re a high roller or work next to a plethora of bodegas, chances are you bring your lunch to work. But you probably also experience Lunch Regret from time to time. Lunch Regret is when you pack yourself a meal the night before or at the last minute the morning of, only to realize […]
Unless you’re having company (or a really bad day), chances are you won’t drink a whole bottle of wine in one night. You may not even drink half a bottle. Okay, who are we kidding. You’ll probably drink half a bottle. But, given wine’s propensity toward spoiling, you’ll probably want to do something with that […]
Boxed wine gets a bad rap. That’s because when most of us hear that we’re about to be served wine from a box, our memories immediately return to an earlier time in our drinking journey, most likely college, and to a box of Franzia and a game called slap the bag.
While it’s highly unlikely you’re ever going to have leftover wine, sometimes it happens. What happens more regularly though is the need to open a bottle of wine just for that cup or so you happen to need for a recipe, leaving you to finish the bottle, even if you wanted to perhaps drink something […]