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.
This & That: April 2012
From flourless chocolate cake to trendy street food trucks, here are our favorite seasonal tidbits from April’s Issue.
Roasted Red Peppers
Why buy jars of roasted red peppers when the DIY version is so much more delicious—and simple too. Our how-to video walks you through the process step by step.
A Feast of Mediterranean Flavors
Steve Petusevky’s secrets to creating authentic Mediterranean meals both vegetarians and meat-eaters will love.
Red Wine Blends
Wine expert Wini Moranville seeks—and finds—moderately priced, flavorful red wine blends from California and France.
Tips on how to make homemade lemonade perfect for springtime porch sittin’ and sippin’
Cooking with Frozen Blackberries
The possibilities are endless with a bag of healthy frozen blackberries on hand.
Cheesecake Swirl How-To
Give homemade cheesecakes a beautiful berry swirl in just four simple steps.
Top-Secret Chili Ingredients
Just plain tired of the same-old same-old chili? Here are a few top-secret ingredients that will put the spice back in your favorite chili in no time.
Pasta Recipes That Feed a Crowd
From lasagna to chicken tetrazzini, get the party started with our favorite and fabulously filling pasta recipes.
Wine for Tailgating
Team spirit indeed: We’ve got a perfect wine pairing for all your tailgating favorites, from brats and ‘dawgs to burgers and barbecue.
Cooking with Dried Cherries
Tart dried cherries are perfect in winter recipes or for out-of-hand snacking.
Cooking Fish in Parchment Paper
Learn how-to cook healthy and delicately steamed fish in parchment paper (or shall we say en papillote) with our simple steps and paired aromatic recipe.
How Their Gardens Grow
From composting to sharing the wonders of vegetables, these individuals show us why gardens are flourishing!