For a lot of reasons, Halloween 2020 is pretty scary; but it can also be pretty sweet.
Halloween has long been the holiday that uses candy and confections as the reward of the evening ... both for children and the young at heart. Costuming and dress up are historically wonderful, fun expressions of the day, but it is really all about the candy!
Made by slow cooking apples mixed with autumn-favorite spices like cinnamon and allspice, apple butter is a highly concentrated jam-like spread filled to the brim with apple flavors. It’s essentially fall in a jar, and incredibly easy to make. All you need is some basic spices, a slow-cooker…
If it’s one thing I’ve learned in the past eight years since losing my husband, it’s how hard it is to cook for just one person. For the year after his death, our son lived at home, so it wasn’t that bad. And then he moved to the eastern part of the state and I found myself in the position o…
Cocktails are having a moment, and because of the pandemic, that moment is happening most often at home.
Have you ever asked someone where they got the recipe for a great crowd-pleasing dish and they were less-than-specific with the answer? Chances are, they probably got it from the back of a box, or can of something.
A welcomed road trip this weekend was highlighted by the vivid colors of the fall foliage all along the way. Thank you, Mother Nature, you’ve outdone yourself this year.
The cooler weather has made me interested in cooking again, despite six months of hunkering down and amping up my meal planning.
For at least the past three years, I have been trying to pick a paint color for my living room and kitchen. I never liked the color we originally chose (well, actually my husband chose), when rebuilding our home after a house fire 11 years ago. It’s a café au lait color and, since we were pi…
Our favorite new books of the season, selected by Food reporters and editors from The New York Times.