Phoenix: The Wigwam Resort

To Stay, Travel

Visiting Phoenix for the first time? There’s so much to do in the desert but no matter what is on your agenda, you’ll want to consider a hotel that’s just a short drive away from the hubbub of downtown that offers peaceful ambiance, golf, spa, great dining and four, yes, four pools. The Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park (no relation to Orange is the New Black), just west of Phoenix, is a historic hotel with 331 “casitas” and suites across more than…

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Must Eats: 9 Casual Restaurants in New York City

To Eat, Travel

It’s easy to go to New York City and find 7,000 options perfect for when you want to go out for a really special dinner. It’s not easy to go to New York City and identify which bakery has the best cookies, which pizzeria has the best pizza, or which café has the best soups and sandwiches.…

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Slow Cooker Chicken with Asian-Style Barbecue Sauce

Cooking for a Crowd, Recipes, Worknight Dinners

Everyone loves sauces, dressings, dips and spreads. I wrote an article for the November/December Chef Magazine, Dressing Saucy, all about how chefs can capitalize on consumers’ cravings for a spicy kick with sauces, condiments and dressings that crank up the heat. Before I get to my recipe for slow cooker chicken with Asian-style barbecue sauce, you need to hear about some of these sauces. …

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