Couples planning a wedding are always looking for special touches to make their big days stand out. One of the hottest trends in the culinary category for weddings is the concept of a food bar. Whether brides and grooms want to offer something as whimsical as a retro candy bar for guests or …

We know that it isn't always enough for a holiday recipe to be delicious. When you are knee-deep in holiday cooking and baking, it can feel like you never turn your oven off. So the most helpful recipes are the ones we can prepare ahead of time, and our cheese and onion tart recipe fits the bill.

The French love to cook fish by poaching it in a flavored liquid, usually a combination of white wine and water, leeks or onions, and some herbs. It's a notably lean way to roll because there's no fat involved. And the finished product is reliably tender because it's been cooked at a low tem…

The holidays may be all about tradition, but there are delicious twists to some holiday classics that will give you that sense of comfort and satisfaction while updating those tastes to bring them out of the ordinary.

As soon as the first frost hits—and let’s face it, often weeks before—our fickle food cravings begin their seasonal migration as well. Seemingly overnight, we find it easier to resist the balmy weather temptations of margaritas, potato salad, ribs and ice cream, instead seeking out comfortin…

I remember the first time my daughter tried lasagna. She loved pasta, yet it took some serious “trust me” coaxing. Today, I’m going to ask you to have the same faith when I share an amazing little recipe for a lower calorie whipped cream, whose main ingredient is garbanzo bean juice.

Any time capers mingle with anchovies and garlic, I'm happy. You might think these are very strong flavors, but when they are used sparingly they add a lovely layer of salty/savory flavor to whatever dish they grace.

I'm a fan of stocking my kitchen with healthy, nutrient-dense ingredients that can be used on the fly on those busy days when 5 p.m. sneaks up without notice. Even if I pay a little more at the store for "healthy convenience food," I'm still coming out ahead, financially and health-wise, if …