Food

Parties around a Punch Bowl

Parties around a Punch Bowl

Lifestyle and entertaining expert Kimberly Whitman introduces the lively, rich history of the punch bowl, from India to England & Europe to the American South and beyond. She creates a dozen festive party ideas organized around a punch bowl: an Easter Egg Hunt, a classic […]

Uncomplicated Home Cooking

Uncomplicated Home Cooking

Gingerbread Bundt Cake with Lemon Glaze Serves 12 | Prep 15 minutes | Ready In about 1½ hours Bundt cakes are especially simple since they don’t need to be frosted to look gorgeous; in fact, frosting them would be a nightmare! This glazed beauty was […]

Trick-or-Treat

Trick-or-Treat

Green Halloween Zombies 2 ½ quarts popped popcorn 6 tablespoons butter or margarine 3 cups mini marshmallows 4 tablespoons lime gelatin powder Red gum balls, candy corn, flat green candy strips (or fruit leather), green sugar sprinkles Place popcorn in a large bowl; set aside. […]

The Weeknight Mediterranean Kitchen

The Weeknight Mediterranean Kitchen

Pomegranate-Glazed Lamb Chops | 4 servings This dish is the ultimate showstopper, not only for looks, but for flavor as well. The marinade base is pomegranate molasses, a thick syrupy sauce made from reduced pomegranate juice with sugar and lemon. It’s potent and tangy and […]

Prep-Ahead Breakfasts & Lunches

Prep-Ahead Breakfasts & Lunches

Peaches & Cream Stuffed French Toast | Makes 12 These taste like you are eating a peach hand pie instead of French toast. Instead of maple syrup, drizzle Apple Cinnamon Syrup over this delicious breakfast. FILLING 6 oz cream cheese, softened ½ cup powdered sugar […]

Just desserts with a patriotic flair

Just desserts with a patriotic flair

Blueberry Vanilla Ice Cream Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting Prep: 20 minutes | Freezing time: 6-12 hours  | Servings: 10-12 10 ounces (about 2 cups) fresh blueberries, cold, plus extra for decorating 16.9 ounces heavy whipping cream, cold 6 ounces white granulated sugar, chilled 1 packet […]

Simple Salads

Simple Salads

Orange Galette with Beet Gorgonzola Salad Recipe courtesy of Momma Cuisine Prep: 30 minutes | Cook: 15-20 minutes | Servings: 12 1 jar (16 oz) Aunt Nellie’s Sliced Pickled Beets nonstick cooking spray 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, approximately 16-by-11 inches 1 tablespoon olive oil, […]

Grape Tomato and Blue Cheese Tart

Grape Tomato and Blue Cheese Tart

This “Grape Tomato and Blue Cheese Tart” from Betty Rosbottom and Susie Cushner’s “Sunday Brunch” (Chronicle Books) makes the perfect flaky food to serve at brunch. Grape Tomato and Blue Cheese Tart | Servings: 6 Crust 1cup all-purpose flour 4ounces cream cheese, chilled and cut […]

Cooking under Pressure

Cooking under Pressure

Chipotle Cheese Potato Soup with Fresh Summer Corn | 6 to 8 servings COOK TIME (UNDER PRESSURE) 15 minutes Potato soup is on our dinner table often due to its ease of preparation, low cost and the fact that everyone in my family loves it. […]

Irish Stew | Servings: 6

Irish Stew | Servings: 6

Reprinted with permission from the American Institute for Cancer Research 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 1/4 pounds beef, top round, cut into 3/4-inch pieces 3 cloves garlic, minced salt, to taste pepper, to taste 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped 3 medium carrots, peeled and […]