Italian Wedding Soup

Cooking for a Crowd, Recipes, Weekend Cooking, Worknight Dinners

In some households, the approach of Fall means pumpkin spice, sweaters and apple picking. It used to be that way for me too, until last year when Brad and I moved in together. In my household, “Fall” starts the day Ohio State plays its first football game and the only Saturday I can drag my boyfriend out for some pumpkin patch and apple cider shenanigans is on bye week.…

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How To Stock a Basic Bar Cart [Plus: Cocktails!]

Entertaining, Home

We’ve talked about how to style a basic bar cart for your home, but how do you make stock your basic bar cart to make it practical and functional, too? A good assortment of spirits, mixers, garnishes, glassware and a few pieces of key barware are paramount to getting your at-home bartending game on. Whether you’re stocking your first basic bar cart or replenishing your spirits for upcoming entertaining needs, here’s how to do it without breaking the bank. What You Need…

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Five Things You “Knead” to Know About Homemade Pasta

Food, How-To

The first time I tried making homemade pasta I was sure I was going to break it, drop it or roll the delicate sheets so thin that I could barely lift them without poking finger sized holes into the pliable dough. I wish I could finish this anecdote with a heroic tale of how I hit my linguine out of the park but actually? I did all three of those things and at the end of my class, still ate some…

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Grilled Taco Lime Chicken with Fresh Mango Salsa

Cooking for a Crowd, Recipes, Worknight Dinners

It’s August, so you might think that everyone is already well past summer grilling recipes and on to what they’re going to pack in their kids’ lunch boxes. Yeah, there will be none of that around here. What I do have though is a grill. Brad and I just moved to a new apartment in a brand new construction, full-amenity building. This means there are two four-burner Coyote outdoor grills for residents’ use, each with over 875 square inches of…

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The 10 Best Rosé Wines You Can Still Drink This Summer


The rosé season is in full swing and there is no reason to stop drinking it when you put your white pants away after Labor Day. Club W, the world’s only personalized wine club, has some incredible bottles this summer, including their latest introduction, a 2014 Cocomero Rosato from Italy.…

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