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.
Safe Sustainable Seafood
To help you choose the “healthiest fish in the sea,” chefs, pediatricians and sustainable food experts have collaborated on a program called KidSafe Seafood (KidSafeSeafood.org)….
Using Agave Nectar
As a sweetener for smoothies or tea, as a syrup for pancakes and waffles, there are lots of ways to use agave nectar.
The Mexican “Potato”: Jicama
Jicama has a mildly sweet taste, and its texture resembles a crispy, just-picked apple
Extracted from a succulent grown primarily in Mexico, agave nectar is a great natural sweetener.
The Scolville Scale
The Scoville Scale, developed by chemist Wilbur Scoville in 1912, measures the heat produced by chile peppers. The scale demonstrates what adventurous eaters already know:…
With special treatment and some unexpected ingredients, catfish gets the respect it deserves.
Cognac for Connoisseurs
Winter is a great time to get to know Cognac, a rich, warming spirit that begins as a grape (like wine) but takes a different turn from vineyard to glass.
Have a surplus of tomatoes this summer? Roast them up! It will concentrate and transform the tomato flavor into a versatile mix for pizza, pasta or bruchetta.
Vegetarian Wine Pairings
From salad to beans to mushrooms, there’s a beautiful wine pairing for most meatless dishes.