You don't need a special occasion for sparkling wine.
Valentine’s celebrations aren’t relegated to just the night. For those who want to enjoy a special morning or afternoon as well, we love this well-priced bottle of prosecco that’s great on its own or with a splash of juice for the ideal brunch beverage. $22 at Wine Access
Few dishes beat beef short ribs for festivity and reheatability
During my North Carolina childhood, we celebrated Christmas in all the traditional baby-boomer ways.
No matter the size of your holiday guest list, don’t forget to put drinks on the menu.
I grill bone-in chicken the way the tortoise runs the race against the hare in Aesop’s fable: slow and steady.
Have no fear, gluten-free folks! Tequila is perfectly all right for you to drink. Tequila is made from fermenting the juice from the blue agave plant, which has a core called piña because it looks a little like a pineapple. Once the piña is harvested, it's brought to a distillery to be roasted to unleash its juices, which are fermented, distilled and aged before being bottled.
It's summertime! The sun is out and so are the insects! Which includes ants! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.
Lemons bring out the best in other foods. Use juice in vinaigrettes and marinades, drizzled over seafood, poultry, sauteed vegetables, whole-grain side dishes and fruit or as a color-pop garnish for foods and drinks, or use zest in baked goods and desserts. Choose thinner-skinned fruit that’s heavy for its size to ensure the most flesh. Avoid any green on the skin, which means it’s under-ripe; lemons don’t ripen off the tree. Over-ripe fruit will be wrinkled, dull-colored and overly soft or hard.
Americans eat more chicken every year than any other meat.
The results were — well, mostly not great, with only one of the options turning out to be something we would feel really confident serving our friends.