The thing that makes sparkling wine sparkle is the introduction of carbon monoxide into the base wine

Understanding the Difference Between Champagne, Prosecco, and Cava

Have you ever walked into a wine store and wondered what the difference is between Champagne, Prosecco, and Cava? Explore where and how sparkling wines are made and how to make the right choice when you’re buying wine.

Sweet Potatoes with Andouille Sausage

Brown Sugar and Maple Syrup Sweet Potatoes with Andouille Sausage

This sweet potato recipe gets its sweetness from the maple syrup that is balanced by the spiciness of the andouille sausage.

Classic Smoked Salmon Dip

Classic Smoked Salmon Dip

With its rich flavors and creamy texture, this smoked salmon dip recipe hits all the right notes in this classic appetizer.

Shrimp Cocktail

Tender Shrimp Cocktail

For tender shrimp cocktail that tastes great try slow poaching the shrimp with some lemons and limes.

Spit Roasted Leg of Lamb

Why You Should Spit Roast Your Next Leg of Lamb

For one of the world’s great culinary treats spit roast your next leg of lamb. Spit roasted leg of lamb is tender and delicious and oh so fun to watch as it spins slowly over the grill.

Tuscan White Bean Soup

Tuscan White Bean Soup with Italian Sausage and Spinach

This hearty Tuscan white bean soup is full of rich Italian flavors and is a great companion on a cold winter night.

Wouldn't it be nice if the holidays were simpler

At the Bar: Trying to Make the Holidays Worthwhile

As the holidays wind down we take a look at overcoming the holiday paradox and figuring out how to enjoy the holidays.

Classic old fashioned cocktail

Classic Old Fashioned

Since its earliest days as the original cocktail, the Old Fashioned has undergone an evolution with thousands of variations. This classic Old Fashioned recipe uses bourbon, strips out the mid-century addition of soda while keeping the orange slice and cherry that…

Tomato soup and grilled cheese

Why You Should Try Not Your School Lunch Tomato Soup

Growing up tomato soup was my least favorite school lunch item. It tasted like the lunch ladies just watered down a big pot of water with a small can of V8 and a dash of red food coloring. It took…

A Bite And A Shot

Bourbon Apple Bread Pudding

When you’re looking for a delicious bread pudding recipe to serve with something roasted or barbecued, try making Bourbon Apple Bread Pudding.

A whole pan pancetta and leek bread pudding

Savory Pancetta and Leek Bread Pudding

Savory Pancetta and Leek Bread Pudding is an amazing side dish that goes with anything roasted. The smell of pancetta, leeks, and garlic sautéing in butter should be enough to get you to try this savory bread pudding.

Sliced Lamb Closeup

Sous Vide Leg of Lamb with Rosemary and Garlic

Sous vide leg of lamb is an easy and delicious way to cook lamb. The bright herb flavors in the rosemary and thyme, coupled with the sliced lemon and garlic give this recipe a warm Mediterranean vibe.

Chocolate amaretto bread pudding with cherry amaretto coulis

Chocolate Bread Pudding with Cherry Amaretto Coulis

Rich and dense, this chocolate bread pudding with cherry amaretto coulis recipe begins on the stovetop and finishes in the oven before becoming one with a cherry sauce and whipped cream.

Sauteed Gree Beans Balsmic Vinegar

Sautéed Green Beans with Balsamic Vinegar

In this sautéed green bean recipe, the balsamic vinegar helps create a bright, summery marinade with the lemon juice and basil that take regular green beans to another level.

Sous Vide Rack Lamb Featured

Sous Vide Rack of Lamb with Rosemary and Garlic

This sous vide rack of lamb recipe uses rosemary and garlic to bring the flavors of the Mediterranean to life with lamb so juicy and flavorful that it will melt in your mouth.