Chocolate Chip Cookie Margarita Recipe: Pairing Chocolate with Tequila

What’s better than chocolate to satisfy a sweet tooth craving? How about a little tequila? It might sound strange, but chocolate with tequila are a match made in heaven. The toasted notes of agave pair well with the creaminess of  high quality chocolate, and the bitterness of each create complex flavors that complement, rather than clash, […]

Game Day Burgers: Vegetarian Portobello Mini Sliders

If you haven’t figured it out yet, our staff is rather divided when it comes to game day delights. Some of us prefer to live the carnivorous life, devouring every bit of beef and chicken (wing) in our path, and the rest of us want to eat something delicious, but (still) a bit more figure […]

Game Changing Recipes For The Perfect Super Bowl Party

It’s getting close to kick off time and for those of us not willing to venture out into the cold but plan on having our close friends over to watch the game, here are some fantastic recipes to satisfy your Super Bowl cravings.

Getting Healthy: Top 5 Ways To Use Kombucha for Stress Relief

The fermented food revolution is here, with brews like Kombucha is leading the way. A nationwide hot topic, this fermented tea can be bought in stores and health food shops, but Hannah Crum and Alex LaGory, authors of The Big Book of Kombucha, have compiled the equivalent of a Kombucha Bible to guide first time […]

How to Cook Octopus: Local 92’s Spanish Octopus With Spaghetti Squash and Leek Emulsion

Octopus as a dish, may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of summer inspiration. Typically found on high end restaurant menus, it can be a bit daunting to prepare-either because of those squiggly tentacles, or perhaps that beak, reminding you of those childhood nightmares from watching Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the […]

7 Anti-Aging Secrets for the Perfect Party Face

How to Get The Perfect Party Face – The secret to that perfect party face like Beyoncé? Here are seven tips to getting the perfect party face

Wine 101: How to Choose Riesling Wines for Food Pairing

With the rise in demand for alternative white wine pairings and something different on the menu, Americans are turning to new and old varietals like Riesling wines. What Does a Riesling Wine Taste Like? Generally, Riesling wines are very fruit forward, with flavors of apple, pear, and peach. The nose is highly floral, with high acidity, […]

Kid Friendly Coconut Eggnog Recipe (And One For Adults)

If you’re like many folks, an adult version of eggnog is great, but you need a non-alcoholic version that’s also kid friendly.

Does Higher Thread Count Mean Higher Quality Bedding?

For many years, it has been commonly thought that the higher the thread count, the better the quality of sheets and bedding. We interviewed Vicki Fulop, founder of startup Brooklinen, to get her thoughts. CL: We’ve always heard that high thread count means better sheets and bedding. A lot of brands charge hundreds for bedding with […]

5 Pumpkin Cocktail Recipes To Enjoy All Winter Long

Good for more than just carving, here are a few of our favorite pumpkin cocktail recipes-some old, some tried and true.

The Best Gingerbread Cookie Recipe You’ll Ever Make

There’s not much better than warm gingerbread cookies, right out of the oven. For softer gingerbread cookies, keep the time low, and let them rest to cool for a little longer.

Chef Recipes: Winter Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin soup is a delicious winter season dish so to help you warm up during those cold months, here is the perfect recipe to enjoy all winter long.

Classic Cocktails With a Twist: Eggnog Three Ways for National Eggnog Day

December 24th is more than just the day before Christmas—it’s also National Eggnog Day! Here are three ways to enjoy an eggnog cocktail.

Chef Annette Picha’s Eggnog Creme Brulee

From Executive Pastry Chef Annette Picha of Tender Greens Restaurant Group, this warming crème brûlée is perfect for the holiday season.