Category: Food

Food & Wine

In Paris, Hot Chocolate Isn’t Just a Drink — It’s a Ritual Yes, the French dedicate an entire season to hot chocolate. By Kristy Alpert  It had been a hard week. The sheen of moving to Paris dimmed slightly as my son started his first week of moyenne (the French equivalent…

Cosmopolitan

This Is Your Sign to Book a Food Trip to Portland If only to understand what a micro-restaurant actually is? But also, obviously, to take in all the innovative eats this food-centric Oregon city keeps delivering. KRISTY ALPERT You can pretty much thank Portland for your city’s food scene. Food…

Cosmopolitan

PSA: These Are the 10 Best Rooftop Bars in Charleston, South Carolina Cocktails with a view > literally everything else.  by KRISTY ALPERT Rooftop szn is officially here, and there may be no better place to ~drink it in~ than Charleston, South Carolina. The steamy city is filled with all sorts…

Cosmopolitan

Your Guide to the Best Food in Nashville Right Now Don’t you dare visit without ordering hot chicken… KRISTY ALPERT  BECCA WILDSMITH The odds that you’ve been invited to at least one Nashville bachelorette party are extremely high, so if you haven’t already visited Music City, you’re in for a real (re)treat. Whether you’re…

Wine Enthusiast

Six Veteran-Owned Breweries That Make Great Beer BY KRISTY ALPERT There’s more to brewing than making good beer. A good beer needs balance; it needs distinction. Brewing good beer requires commitment, decisiveness and the ability to adapt and overcome obstacles. It’s no wonder, then, that many of our country’s most determined are…

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These Are the Peanut Butter Cookies You’ve Been Craving By Kristy Alpert We love peanut butter cookies. And while it’s hard to beat a traditional homemade peanut butter cookie recipe, we’re smitten by variations. With these recipes, you can make peanut butter cookies all kinds of ways—from scratch, from mixes, and…

Better Homes and Gardens

Flavorful Fall Slow Cooker Recipes Perfect for Chilly Nights By Kristy Alpert Our best fall slow cooker recipes are perfect for warming yourself up on a cool autumn night. This collection of recipes offers delicious comfort food favorites, like pumpkin bread (yes, from your slow cooker) and spiced chili, plus…