Winter is for Soup

You might notice a few more soup recipes here and there this time of the year. That's because winter is for soup and embracing our favorite flavor combinations in its warm embrace. This time around, stuffed cabbage rolls are the inspiration.

How to Pick Out the Perfect Fruit

Whether it’s figuring out how to pick out a good watermelon or cantaloupe, finding that perfect lime for your cocktail, or grabbing the best avocado for your guacamole, there really is nothing more satisfying than picking out the perfect fruit.

Weeknight Shorts: Mexican Comfort Food

Everyone has a go-to comfort food. South of the border, it's pozole - a thick soup loaded with lots of vegetables and tender hominy and featuring roasted meat, usually pork or chicken. It's a joy when made entirely from scratch over many hours, but a quick version using leftovers, convenience items, and the InstantPot is a weeknight joy!

Flavor Pairings

Whether it's putting together a menu of complementary dishes or building layers of flavor in one dish, spending a bit of time thinking about what kinds of flavors play well together can help you become a better cook and enjoy the time at your table more.

Not a Boring Fruit Salad

When winter offers you nothing more than snow and ice, fight back with a fruity coleslaw that is bright, beautiful, and nutritious. In a month where the dominant colors are grey and white, embrace purple, green, orange, red, and more!

Pressing Matters

Make a sandwich extra special by roasting pork and then pressing it with your favorite ingredients into a warm, crisp panini. Everything from roasted red peppers to fresh mozzarella come together to make your meal memorable.

Bacon, Mushrooms, Crepes … Oh My!

Halfway through January, it's time to reward ourselves for not being frozen solid (yet) with a glorious breakfast or brunch of savory crepes. Congratulations for staying thawed!

Easy Decadence

With the holidays over and winter setting in, it's easy to find more than the weather cloudy and grey. Brighten things up with an easy treat that will have you remembering recent holiday gatherings and the brightness of the season.

How Sweet It Is

Eating healthier in the New Year doesn't have to be a chore if you choose foods that contain their own natural sugars and give them their own stay in a hot oven for a bit. You get a healthy side dish and a warm kitchen!

Easier Than Pie

If making dough, rolling it out, and putting together a pie from scratch isn't quite where you are right now, consider making an apple pie quesadilla and you'll have a fun, simple dessert up your sleeve any time you're in the mood for pastry but out of energy.

What Food Labels Really Mean – Start the New Year Right!

Did you know that the word ‘Natural’ helps sell $40 billion worth of food alone every year? Discover the key differences between the terms natural and organic and more.