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.
Summertime Bean Salads
Kidney, Black, Green, Pinto and Garbanzo beans all get their chance to shine this season in these refreshing salads.
Bed & Breakfast Secrets
Top bed and breakfasts from across the country share their secrets—and recipes—to keeping guests in hospitality heaven.
Back to School Guide
We have gathered a collection of must-have kitchen and foodie gadgets for K-12 to college-bound students to help start the school year off with a “yum.”
Fire Safety in The Kitchen
How not to play with fire is one of the most important safety lessons to teach kids in the kitchen.
How To Pan-Sear a Steak
Learn to cook restaurant-quality pan-seared steaks with these tips from Chef in Your Pocket, Brian Morris.
How to Cook with Wine
Learn the essentials of cooking with wine with these helpful tips and guidelines.
How to Cook Bluefish
Got a fresh catch of bluefish? Fire up your kettle grill and grab some hardwood chips.
How to Grow Shiitake Mushrooms
Love shiitake mushrooms? Grow them: all you need is the right materials and a little know-how.
How to Boil Lobster
Those delicious crustaceans can be bears to cook—here’s how to cook a perfect lobster every time.
How To Make a Dry Rub for Steaks
A dry rub for steaks before grilling makes all the difference in flavor and tenderness.
How to Choose the Perfect Cut of Beef
From flank to sirloin, a simple guide to basic beef cuts plus delicious dinner recipes for practice.
The Hangover II: Cocktail Recipes
Want to avoid a crazy Hangover II night? Follow these four drink mixing tips and make your own from our inspired menu.
Teach your kids baking traditions by introducing them to the six main members of the cookie family.