Breaking News
Home » local flavor » Recipes

Recipes

Find Better Balance for Family Meals This Year

This New Year, set a realistic resolution to take time to sit down with your family and eat balanced meals together. A few simple solutions and a dash of inspiration are all you need to set the tone for a year of health and wellness. Last year, Americans were only meeting the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPlate recommendations for vegetables, …

Read More »

Five Tips to Tackle a Tasty Game Day Menu

Just like your favorite sports team, hosting a winning big-game party or tailgate takes planning, preparation and teamwork. To make your festivities fun-filled, remember these entertaining tips that are sure to score big with your fans. Scatter the refreshments. Help direct movement and traffic flow by setting up food stations. Using different rooms or areas helps prevent congestion and encourages …

Read More »

A Complete Holiday Menu

When the holidays approach, it’s the perfect time to up your game in the kitchen with standout recipes. A knockout holiday meal starts with a main dish like filet mignon topped with Roasted Garlic Compound Butter for a rich treat, paired with cheesy a sidekick like these Crispy Cheddar Mashed Potato Puffs. Finally, top off the night with Honey and …

Read More »

Serving Up an Easy Holiday Brunch

Serving up brunch is never better than during the holidays, when friends and family gather together to celebrate the best moments of the season. You’ll have plenty of time to join in the merry-making and fun with these simple ideas for a sensational brunch menu. Keep things simple. A brunch spread doesn’t have to be elaborate or expansive. The key …

Read More »

Connect Kids with Food for Healthy Habits

More than nine in 10 millennial moms think it’s important for their kids to learn about where their food comes from, and more than three-quarters of those moms actively do things with their kids to help learn just that, according to recent findings. Building healthy habits is the top reason moms cite for encouraging more learning when it comes to …

Read More »

Take Holiday Hosting to New Heights

For many families, the opportunity to host cherished relatives and house guests is a treasured holiday tradition. This year, take your entertaining to a new level with distinctive recipes and decorating ideas featuring a signature ingredient. A familiar, yet unexpected, ingredient such as California grapes can elevate a wide array of dishes in flavor, texture and appearance to help make …

Read More »

Holiday Hacks

Simple seasonal solutions The air is getting cooler, leaves are changing colors and days are getting shorter. All of these seasonal changes signal that the holidays are fast approaching. While many people love gathering with family and friends at this time of the year, entertaining can take the jolly out of the holiday. This year, take the stress out of …

Read More »

How to Have Your Own Farm-to-Table Thanksgiving in the Washington Metro Area

Provided by Trilogy at Lake Frederick The head chef at Region’s 117, Northern Virginia’s hottest new farm-to-table restaurant, has some advice for people in the greater Washington area cooking at home this Thanksgiving on finding locally sourced ingredients to prepare a farm-to-table meal. Executive Chef Scott Bilstad shares some of his top choices for Northern Virginia farms, wineries and meat …

Read More »

Crowd-Pleasing Game Day Grilling

For millions of football fans, the grill is as important as the gridiron when enjoying a weekend of games. There’s nothing like team spirit, the anticipation of kickoff and the smell of a delicious pregame tailgate wafting through the stadium parking lot. National barbecue expert Rocky Stubblefield of Stubb’s Legendary Bar-B-Q offers tips and recipes for game day grilling that …

Read More »

A New Take on Turkey

There are more ways to enjoy turkey than as part of the traditional mashed-potatoes-and-stuffing feast you’ve grown up with. That’s why Carlos Rodriguez, executive chef of Orinoco in Boston, reinterpreted a Latin American favorite to put a new spin on the season’s favorite dish. “It’s turkey like you’ve never had it before,” Rodriguez said. “Barbecue meets Latin fusion, meets the …

Read More »