As you down Guinness and green-dyed beer this weekend in celebration of St. Patrick's Day on Saturday, you'll want a little something in your stomach to soak up all that liquid. Try Martha Stewart's recipe for traditional Irish Soda Bread.
Finalists for the James Beard Awards, often called the Oscars of the food world, have been announced, and Chicago has ten nominees up for prizes. Watch interviews and Check, Please! reviews, get recipes, and learn a bit about them here.
Pi Day may be about the mathematical constant, but it's also the perfect excuse to enjoy some pie. Not that you need an excuse when you can whip up a key lime pie as easy and delicious as this one from the legendary Morton's of Chicago.
It may be inching towards spring, but there's a still enough of a chill in the air to make you crave a warm, hearty dish like scalloped potatoes. Try Martha Stewart's delicious version here, courtesy of PBS Food.
It's the ideal afternoon treat, light breakfast, or not-too-sweet dessert: the humble English scone. Simple as they may be, they're often made badly, too dry or gummy to be enjoyable. Try this recipe from The Great British Baking Show instead.
Dishalicious is a fast-paced, live demonstration cooking show and event featuring some of Chicago's top chefs that will be filmed live at WTTW. Meet the outstanding chefs taking part in three episodes, including the James Beard winning host Sarah Grueneberg.
While everyone drinks eggnog, spiked or not, at the holidays, there are a lot of other festive beverages out there. Try recipes for three unique options: a coffee-flavored one, a tropical drink, and a nutty, minty Christmas shot.
"Christmas is all about showing off," says Mary Berry. While this Christmas trifle isn't quite as elaborate as some of the things she and Paul Hollywood make in their Great British Baking Show Christmas Masterclass, it's still impressive, and delicious.
Because Hanukkah commemorates a miracle in which a single day's supply of lamp oil lasted for eight days, fried foods are traditional for the holiday. And what's more ubiquitous than latkes? Try both a cheese version (the original), and a classic potato one.
You survived making a delicious Thanksgiving meal, but what do you do now with the heaps of leftovers? Try repurposing your extra turkey, mashed potatoes, and gravy in this homey, single skillet shepherd's pie.
If you're making an outstanding turkey, you don't want to waste any of that fantastic flavor that drips off into the pan. Instead, turn those rich drippings into gravy, using a broth made from the giblets and neck bone of your bird.
Turkey is arguably the most difficult part of a Thanksgiving meal to make, especially if you brine it in a liquid salt mixture. Try this dry-brine recipe, which is easier to manage, less messy, and more effective.