A Winter Grapefruit Punch for Your Next Party – Cocktails

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 10, 2014 | Category : Cocktails

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Photo: William Hereford Billingsley Punch I wanted to build a punch around Aperol, so I paired it with a bunch of refreshing flavors, which always works with this aperitif. The combination of gin, Aperol, and grapefruit is something we use a lot. It turned out to be quite a festive... more

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5 Warming Tequila Cocktails – Cocktails

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 6, 2014 | Category : Cocktails

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Are you a reposado devotee or an añejo admirer? No matter which way your tequila preferences spin, there’s always room to spice it up—especially during the chillier months. Enhance your glass of agave with a hint of spice in the form of hot chiles or snug cinnamon and nutmeg. With... more

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It Costs What? The $116 Spiny Lobster – Sea Foods

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 6, 2014 | Category : Sea Foods

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Welcome to It Costs What? We get the details on one luxurious, over-the-top, super-expensive dish to find out how it was dreamed up, what’s in it, and whether it might just be worth it.  Chef Michael Lofaro and some of those hard-to-get Hawaiian spiny lobsters. Photo: Courtesy Grand Wailea The Dish: Hand-Caught... more

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How to Shuck (and Eat!) Oysters – Sea Foods

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 5, 2014 | Category : Sea Foods

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Photo: Jim Henkens The next time you visit The Walrus and the Carpenter, watch the shuckers. When they open a Northwest oyster, they start at the hinge end, prying the oyster open with what looks like almost zero effort. Then they cut the oyster’s muscle from its shell, turning the... more

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Salt Isn’t Always the Enemy: 5 Cool Tricks – Kitchen Hacks

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 4, 2014 | Category : Kitchen Hack

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Maybe it was all of that turkey salting we did over Thanksgiving, but right now, all we can think of is how to use more salt in our cooking. Nope, not just to season our food and bring out the flavor of other ingredients (we do plenty of that already).... more

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New and Improved Eggnog (With Tequila!) – Cocktails

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 3, 2014 | Category : Cocktails

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If you’re like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook — or what to drink. Get to the market, and we’ll show you what to do with your haul. Today: A sassy, slightly blasphemous version of a classic to make your holiday season better.  After we try... more

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How To Grill Indoors All Winter Long – Kitchen Hacks

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 2, 2014 | Category : Kitchen Hack

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Summer is gone. I know it hurts, but it’s time to accept that fact and move on. Besides, just because you packed up the backyard barbecue for its winter hibernation period doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to all of summer’s grilled food pleasures.  Enter the cast-iron grill pan. One... more

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5 Colorful Cocktails – Cocktails

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 27, 2014 | Category : Cocktails

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Sophisticated cocktails don’t have to be brown or colorless. After a long, dreary day, that glassy Martini can sometimes feel lackluster. And while classic films might look best in black and white, your cocktails need not be confined to the same fate. Take a walk on the kaleidoscopic side, with... more

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T-fal GC702 OptiGrill Stainless Steel Indoor Electric Grill, 1800-watt, Silver – Kitchen Hacks

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 27, 2014 | Category : Kitchen Hack

buy now $166.99 T-fal introduces OptiGrill, the first electric grill with Precision Grilling Technology which cooks food to your preference based on the program selected (burger, poultry, sandwiches, sausage and pork, red meat or fish) and by measuring the thickness of the food. The T-fal GC702D53 OptiGrill automatically adapts its... more

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C.R. Gibson Pocket Page Recipe Book with Recipe Cards, 4 by 6-Inch, Perfect Setting – Kitchen Hacks

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 26, 2014 | Category : Kitchen Hack

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buy now $18.95 Pocket page recipe book lets you organize and store your most widely used recipes. Measuring approximately 9-Inch wide x 9.5-Inch tall x 1.75-Inch thick when closed, this organizer has durable 3-ring construction which allows you to redistribute pages and recipes into the correct category heading with the... more

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