Already Excellent Olive Oil Shortbread Finds 3 New Ways to Show Off

We’ve teamed up with La Tourangelle—makers of artisan oils, salad dressings, and cooking sprays—to show you all the wonderful ways you can use their specialty oils (think: roasted walnut oil, toasted sesame oil, and more) at home.

If ever there were…

We've teamed up with La Tourangelle—makers of artisan oils, salad dressings, and cooking sprays—to show you all the wonderful ways you can use their specialty oils (think: roasted walnut oil, toasted sesame oil, and more) at home.


If ever there were a cookie that epitomized the phrase, “The sum is greater than the parts,” it would be a classic shortbread. In its most pared-down iteration, shortbread is a mixture of fat (most often butter), flour, and sugar. Sure, it’s simple, but after a short blast in the oven it becomes crisp at first bite—then melt-in-your-mouth toasted sweet and buttery bliss.

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Crispy Chicken Thighs With Garlic & Artichokes Are a Weeknight Win

We’ve teamed up with Miele to streamline your weeknight dinner routine with smart, delicious recipes the whole family will want to dig into. Here, cookbook author and recipe developer Samantha Seneviratne shares her go-to ingredient for making one-pan …

We've teamed up with Miele to streamline your weeknight dinner routine with smart, delicious recipes the whole family will want to dig into. Here, cookbook author and recipe developer Samantha Seneviratne shares her go-to ingredient for making one-pan chicken thighs—roasted to golden-crisp goodness in the Miele M Touch Convection Oven—a winner, winner.


Back in culinary school, learning how to “turn” (aka clean and trim) an artichoke was considered an essential part of the core curriculum. One day in class, Jacques Pépin—world-renowned chef and one of the deans of my school—was mulling about the kitchen, watching and critiquing everyone’s form. I prayed that he wouldn’t look my way, but he pulled up right beside me.

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From Walnut to Avocado, Here Are 6 Specialty Oils to Add to Your Pantry

We’ve teamed up with La Tourangelle—makers of artisan oils, salad dressings, and cooking sprays—to show you all the wonderful ways you can use their specialty oils (think: roasted walnut oil, avocado oil, toasted sesame oil, and more) at home.

Take …

We've teamed up with La Tourangelle—makers of artisan oils, salad dressings, and cooking sprays—to show you all the wonderful ways you can use their specialty oils (think: roasted walnut oil, avocado oil, toasted sesame oil, and more) at home.


Take a look inside your pantry. What do you see? Olive oil, certainly. Vegetable oil? Check. Always stocked in the most basic of cupboards, these two kitchen workhorses will help you make just about any dish.

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The Savory-Sweet Caramel Sauce I’m Drizzling Over Everything

We’ve partnered with Hood Cream, makers of great-tasting, high-quality cream, to share a contest-winning caramel sauce that gets its silky-smooth texture from heavy cream.

Watching granulated sugar melt down, simmer, and transform into golden carame…

We've partnered with Hood Cream, makers of great-tasting, high-quality cream, to share a contest-winning caramel sauce that gets its silky-smooth texture from heavy cream.


Watching granulated sugar melt down, simmer, and transform into golden caramel is one of my fondest childhood cooking memories. The syrup, destined to line the bottom of the baking dish that we used exclusively for crème caramel, smelled both buttery and bitter as it morphed into amber magma. I burned myself more than once trying to taste it.

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The Secret to Extra-Crispy Chicken Cutlets

We’ve partnered with Shun Cutlery to share expert-approved kitchen tips and techniques. Here, cookbook author and food stylist Samantha Seneviratne reveals the secrets to her never-dry, super-crispy chicken cutlets (psst: You’re going to need a sharp k…

We've partnered with Shun Cutlery to share expert-approved kitchen tips and techniques. Here, cookbook author and food stylist Samantha Seneviratne reveals the secrets to her never-dry, super-crispy chicken cutlets (psst: You're going to need a sharp knife!).


My notoriously picky almost-three-year-old has impeccable manners. He’ll usually say, “No, thank you,” before he throws whatever I’ve cooked onto the dining room floor and runs away.

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3 Weekend Baking Projects for When Your Heart Needs a Little Help

Several years ago, at the worst possible time, my dresser began to fall apart.

The drawers groaned complaints when I pulled at them. Splinters pricked my palms as I grabbed for socks in the middle of the night. The handle of the bottom drawer had come…

Several years ago, at the worst possible time, my dresser began to fall apart.

The drawers groaned complaints when I pulled at them. Splinters pricked my palms as I grabbed for socks in the middle of the night. The handle of the bottom drawer had come off altogether, so I just left it open, and the legs of my jeans were always trying to sneak out to party on their own. Even though it had seen better days, I didn’t want to let it go.

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