We believe that good things happen around the kitchen table and the more you cook, the better and more healthfully you’ll eat—naturally. Our decorating tips, handmade crafts and cooking how-to’s will make your kitchen a happier, brighter and better place to be.
Dried Beans: A Cheap Trick
Dried beans do a slow simmer with onions, herbs and stock for meals that are high on taste and low on cost.
Rum and Peach-Tea Grog
Our January cocktail of the month, Grog, is a festive drink to enjoy with friends.
Pinot Noir for January
Our weekend wine pick from Santa Maria Valley that’s tailor-made for winter enjoyment.
Wine Under $12: Pinot Grigio
Our affordable wine pick for January is a bright and lively Pinot Grigio.
Root Vegetables and Norwegian Tradition
Parsnips, rutabagas and carrots—Norway’s abundant roots—get their day in the sun.
Broccoli: The Tree of Life
High in vitamin C, beta carotene and antioxidants, broccoli is in full force in January.
Potluck Club Tips and Ideas
Nancy Vienneau is a seasoned pot-lucker. Read her suggestions for starting a successful supper club at your home.
Health Claims: From “Whole Grain” to “Boosts Energy”
With excessive health claims on products, navigating the grocery aisle is more difficult then ever.
Learn how-to make béchamel sauce in a quick video then use it in our fantastic lasagna.
Well-Priced Party Wines
The challenge: It’s the holidays. You’re hosting a houseful and need to lay in a supply of well-priced wines that don’t taste (or look) like…
Holiday Cookie Tips and Recipes
Learn how to make the best holiday cookies from baker and cookie lover Mary Carter.