Apples: A Seductive Fruit

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In recent years you may have begun to take apples for granted; since they are available year-round in supermarkets, apples have lost their connection to a season.

Roasted Garlic & Red Pepper Hummus

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Tantalize your taste buds with this richly spiced hummus spread. Roasting large amounts of garlic helps to impart a sweet, smooth flavor.

Stone Fruit: Drupey Drawers of Goodness

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Beyond coloring our landscapes with clusters of elegant blooms, stone fruit trees produce sweet and utterly juicy treats. ‘Tis the season for stone fruit celebration, and our test kitchen is overflowing with all kinds of color.

Summer in the Woods Cocktail

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Imagine buttered pan-seared pineapple, warm as a garnish, and chilled as juice in a sensuous champagne coupe. Oh my, yes.

Our 10th Anniversary: A Retrospective

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Ten years ago today, Jennifer sat down with a laptop and a tray table and made a conscious decision to try her hand at food writing. The rest, as they say, is history. And some of it historic.

My Food “Sabbatical”

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Sometimes in life, there comes a moment when you are willing to put everything on pause because there is something you MUST do. This past summer, that moment arrived for Jennifer.

A Spoonful of Sugar

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Congratulations to our Pastry Princess, Monica Glass, named one of the top 5 Pastry Chefs for 2013 by Food & Wine magazine!

FP7: Chef Thomas Keller

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A goodie from the archives: Thomas Keller joins Jennifer for a chat on food philosophy and what that means in the world of The French Laundry and its siblings.

Rosemary & Honey Roasted Pears

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When it comes to simple desserts, there are few things as comforting and satisfying as warm pears.