Tons of fun ideas for instant desserts (surprise, company's coming!), plus our go-tos for quick, easy weeknight meals made from pantry staples.
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Gina Homolka, best nown for her Skinnytaste blog and now bestselling cookbooks, has found a way to take your all-time favorite meals and reimagine them as healthy, low-calorie recipes that you’ll want to make over and over again. We’re so excited about the recipes in this book (Hello, swimsuit season!) that we’re offering it up as a thank you gift when you support The Faith Middleton Food Schmooze® during our February fund drive.
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Cookbook author Kathy Gunst shares recipes from her new book Soup Swap. In addition to recipes for soups, stews, and chowders, Kathy also tells you how to start a soup swap party of your own. Tomato Soup, French Onion Soup, New England Clam Chowder, Black Lentil Soup and more.
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Dumpling recipes for your Chinese New Year party (yes, you can make them at home!), sheet-pan dinner ideas, and two awesome wines for $10 a bottle—and one is a refreshing, lip-smacking rosé.
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Ideas for your Super Bowl party, plus tips and product reviews from our favorite magazines, and Raghavan Iyer joins the party with potato recipes from his new book, Smashed, Mashed, Boiled and Baked—And Fried Too!
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Homemade soup recipes to warm you inside and out (Pasta Fagioli, Smoked Fish Chowder, and more), plus we taste new cooking oils, and Appalachian food expert Ronni Lundy shares recipes from Victuals.
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A busy new year means we're looking for ease and simplicity. Our 3-ingredient recipes ideas will inspire you to stock your pantry and cook at home. Julia Turshen, the power-writer behind some of your favorite cookbooks has finally written her own! Small Victories is full of big flavor and loaded with recipes (and spin-offs) for breakfast, weeknights, Sunday dinner, and dessert. Her Happy Wife, Happy Life Chocolate Cake makes everybody happy. Plus, Mark Raymond recommends Passimento, a red...
Chris Prosperi's Slow-Cooker Cola-Braised Brisket is a hit, plus Dinner: A Love Story blogger Jenny Rosenstrach shares recipes from her new book, How to Celebrate Everything. Recipes for Potato Latkes, Chocolate Pudding Pie, New Year's Eve Lobsters, and more. Plus, our wine experts explain the difference between Champagne, Cava, and Prosecco so you can walk into your wine store with confidence and grab a bottle you're bound to love.
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Dorie Greenspan talks about her new book and shares recipes for Christmas and Hanukkah cookies. Anthony DeSerio, our cocktail expert, shares the freshest eggnog you've ever tasted. Plus, Amy Traverso, food editor at Yankee magazine, offers up plenty of holiday party food and (local!) gift ideas.
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It’s a Food Schmooze® holiday road trip! This week, we got in our cars and headed to the Clarke Kitchen and Design Showroom in South Norwalk, CT, where we learned you can “test drive” all of their kitchens and top-of-the-line appliances. While we were there—in kitchen heaven—we made a showstopper of a holiday meal: Provençal […]
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The turkey was a success. . .now it’s time to start thinking about all the delicious things you can make for Christmas and Hanukkah gifts. We’ve got some ideas for the family and friends on your gift list. Think: hot sauce, homemade vanilla extract, and the simplest caramels you’ve ever made (mix in sea salt […]
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To win Thanksgiving, all you've got to do is get the gravy right (you'll win leftovers that way, too). Chris Prosperi shares his gravy tips. Also coming up this week: Art of the Pie author Kate McDermott shares her pie-baking tricks along with recipes for Pumpkin Pie, Cranberry Pie, Gluten-Free Nutty No-Bake Pie Crust (talk about a winner for everybody!), and a savory supper pie that elicits deep, deep comfort. Plus, Alex Province pours two wines: one for your host, and one for your feast....
For a juicy Thanksgiving turkey, dry-brine your bird this year. We'll tell you how. Plus, two showstopper dessert recipes from novelist-turned cookbook author Jane Green: a pumpkin gingerbread trifle (with a great story behind it) and an airy flourless chocolate cake.
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Time to talk turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and wines to go along with Thanksgiving dinner. What are your Thanksgiving food traditions? What do you do to freshen up your holiday meal every year? We’re sharing ideas and stealing tips from Chris Prosperi, a man who makes Thanksgiving dinner for hundreds of people every year. We’re big believers in stress-free holidays, so we’ve asked Lucinda Scala Quinn to share her “Straight-Talk Turkey” recipe, which is about the simplest bird you’ll...
We’ve cooked up a way for you to get Saveur magazine and support The Food Schmooze® at the same time. Editor Adam Sachs joins the party for the entire hour!
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This week: Armchair travel! Faith reports back on her trip to the Piedmont region of Italy with 40 WNPR listeners. You’ll get to hear about the most notable things the lucky group ate and drank while they were there, plus Faith describes the region’s staggeringly beautiful landscape and what it’s like to sip the most […]
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Ideas for what to do with acorn squash, a tip from Fine Cooking magazine for 15-minute polenta, and a cozy early-autumn bourbon sipper. Plus, Terry Golson, author of The Farmstead Egg Guide & Cookbook joins the party.
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Cheese lovers, this one’s for you. This week, New Haven cheese expert Jason Sobincinski—one of our all-time favorite guests—joins the party once again with ideas for your fall cheese plate. Alex Province pours both a red AND a white wine to go with those cheeses, and Chris Prosperi shares a quintessential Oktoberfest meal: bratwurst and sauerkraut. […]
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We celebrate the most important meal of the day with shout-outs to our favorite breakfast spots around our region, a new nitro-brewed coffee, Anthony DeSerio's brunch punch, and breakfast recipes from John Currence of Big Bad Breakfast (the restaurant and the cookbook!).
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It’s our late-summer spectacular, with a little bit of everything to bridge the seasons and get a jump on holiday cooking and homemade gifts. We've got the Easiest Yummy Ratatouille for right now, and a Slow-Cooker Apple Butter for your post-apple picking gift-making. Plus, food writer and cookbook author Charlotte Druckman shares recipes for Cheesy Colombian-Style Arepas, Apple-Quince Pie, and a Carrot-Currant Crostata.
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