There's a new trend sweeping through the dating scene -- cooking classes! When you get right down to it, cooking classes as a popular option for dates makes a lot of sense. So many date nights involve eating out at a restaurant, so it's only natural that people would begin learning to make a meal themselves as an extra flourish.
There's one way to cook fresh, delicious meals at home without doing all the planning, preparing and shopping: meal-kit delivery services. These services deliver a box of ingredients to your door, and you do the cooking at home. Most kits offer the option to serve two, three or four people, and you can customize how many meals per week you would like.
From a slow-smoked Southern barbecue to Argentinean gaucho-inspired open fire asado cooking, and everything in between, America is having a love affair with outdoor cooking. Pellet grills, gas grills, hybrid fuel grills, kamado cookers, every kind of device for cooking outside keeps getting better, and for years here at Forbes and for many magazines I have reviewed the best grills and gear in a wide range of price points.
To make the Casamigos blackberry popsicles, combine all the ingredients listed above, except the dried thyme, in a blender and blend until smooth.
While there's a wealth of cocktails to celebrate Independence Day, it's not easy to come by dishes that get into the spirit. The ones out there though are super fun!
Hotel San Francisco, a trendy bar in the Financial District named in reference to the Eagles song Hotel California, has officially opened its new downstairs extension, Downunder.
I am a big fan of locally guided food tours, and try to take them wherever I go. There's no better way to explore the cuisine of a place than with a knowledgeable local guide, and instead of being forced to choose one spot for a meal, you usually get a broad sampling while learning the story behind them.
The dining and shopping habits of Millennials have become fairly clear. But now, the food world is looking at the young consumers behind them: Generation Z.
After writing about some of our most memorable First Ladies' Favorite Foods, I noticed Laura Bush
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Campbell Soup has announced it will sell its Danish baked snacks manufacturer Kelsen Group to CTH Invest, a Belgian holding company affiliated with the Nutella maker Ferrero, for $300 million. The transaction is subject to customary purchase price adjustments, and it is expected to be completed in the first quarter of fiscal 2020.
The newly appointed editor-in-chief of Esquire Magazine, Michael Sebastian, recently told the press that he wants to get away from the idea that the magazine's reader is "a middle-aged white guy who likes brown liquor and brown leather"). Which should send chills down the ad dept's spine working on those Scotch and bourbon accounts!
Adding a squeeze of fresh lime and a dash of salt to a lager or pilsner has long been Mexican tradition, and in the 1980s, this practice evolved into the refreshing beer cocktail known as a michelada. The popularity of the drink grew across Mexico and, thanks to the influx of immigrants, it translated well to restaurants and bars across the U.S.
Rosé wine is made in almost every region in the world, from many different grape varieties. And rose-colored wine is produced in a sweet, dry, sparkling, and even fortified style. Yet the classic style of dry rosé wine from Provence sets the trend that many other wine-producing regions around the world want to emulate.
Dominique Ansel moved from Paris to New York City to work at Daniel Boulud's French flagship Daniel as the executive pastry chef, a position he held for 6 years. Fast forward 15 years later, and Ansel has become a household name after the invention of a certain croissant-donut hybrid, and his namesake bakery has expanded beyond SoHo to include branches around the world.
As if you ever really need an excuse to order a piña colada, today is National Piña Colada Day, so go ahead and order that creamy, sweet, cocktail-meets-dessert libation that is best served on a sunny, tropical beach somewhere exotic.