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.

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.

Tzatziki is a Greek sauce made with yogurt and cucumber

Tzatziki

Tzatziki is a Greek yogurt sauce made with cucumber and garlic. Often used with gyros, this recipe is also wonderful with grilled pita, chicken, or lamb.

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.

Tender Slow Cooked Pork Tacos

Tender Slow Cooked Pork Tacos

These slow-cooked pork tacos are fall-apart tender with a sweet, spicy citrus flavor. By using a slow cooker, it’s easy to get the tacos ready the night before and let cook all day long.

Grilled cheese going headlong into tomato soup

Tomato Soup

This is a simple, quick tomato soup recipe full of fresh vegetables that brings interesting flavors and textures together to create a hearty tomato soup. This tomato soup pairs perfectly with chilly days and plates full of grilled cheese.

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.

Manhattan cocktail

Manhattan

Our Manhattan Cocktail recipe uses the classic 2 to 1 rye to vermouth ratio with the addition of a bing cherry to compliment the smokiness of the rye whiskey and is served on a big rock to keep everything ice…

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.

This buffalo chili is hearty and delicious

Buffalo Chili

This hearty buffalo chili recipe gets its tangy sweetness from the BBQ sauce and red pepper that play well with the lean ground buffalo and kidney beans.