All We Can Eat: Holiday


Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 04/04/2012

Jewish Soul Food dinner set for Monday, April 9

Just in time for Passover, the new Feastly start-up is hosting a six-course pop-up dinner at Blind Dog Cafe.

By Tim Carman  |  02:45 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 02/07/2012

All-American cupcakes, or how we got the shot

Why go the Photoshop route when you can order 355 patriotic specimens, and eat them after the pictures are taken?

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  02:00 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Comfort Food | Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/03/2012

Hoppin’ John’s name tied to hungry Civil War vets?

Its title could have origins in Confederate soldiers returning from war, a reader notes.

By Tim Carman  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 12/29/2011

Black-eyed pea recipes for the New Year

Kick off 2012 with a wish for luck and some added fiber in your diet.

By Becky Krystal  |  03:00 PM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 12/23/2011

Christmas recipes: Breakfast

Add further joy to your family’s Christmas morning with any of these dishes from our Recipe Finder.

By Becky Krystal  |  12:15 PM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 12/22/2011

Christmas recipes: Prime rib, standing roasts and baked ham

For a memorable main course, try one of these recipes that require little prep.

By Cara Kelly  |  03:10 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Cara Kelly

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 12/20/2011

Whole Foods pulls matzoh from Hanukkah display

The Foggy Bottom store apologizes for featuring the symbolic food of Passover in its Hanukkah display.

By Jessica Goldstein  |  12:10 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Jessica Goldstein

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Smoke Signals: Get your mitts on these BBQ gifts

Looking for a last-minute gift for the grill jockey on your list? Jim Shahin has ideas.

By Jim Shahin  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Hanukkah at Whole Foods: Now with matzoh!

The Foggy Bottom Whole Foods display is so eight months ago.

By Jessica Goldstein  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Jessica Goldstein

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Get your jelly doughnuts here for Hanukkah

The popular Kosher Pastry Oven is not your only source for the raspberry-filled treats in Silver Spring.

By Tim Carman  |  07:30 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 12/19/2011

Hanukkah recipes: How to build better latkes

Even if you’ve gotten past a fear of frying, these tips from the pros may improve your season’s best efforts.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  04:00 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 12/15/2011

Red Apron Organic: Flour power

A Frederick mother turns her hobby into an organic flour business that benefits her family and their favorite causes.

By Nevin Martell  |  05:00 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Nevin Martell

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 12/09/2011

Which holiday cookie are you? Take our quiz.

Take our quiz for recipe suggestions.

By Cara Kelly  |  03:45 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Cara Kelly

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 12/08/2011

Chocolate cookies for holiday baking

Whether you like your cookies with a chocolate dough or studded with chocolate morsels, you’ll find these recipes enticing.

By Cara Kelly and Becky Krystal  |  02:10 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal, Cara Kelly

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Ed Sands: People want value with their wine

Dave McIntyre talks to the Calvert Woodley co-owner about the wines people really want to drink.

By Dave McIntyre  |  09:15 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Wine | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Sugar cookie recipes for holiday baking

Whether you’re in search of a basic or jazzed-up sugar cookie, our Recipe Finder has the answer.

By Becky Krystal  |  04:56 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/05/2011

Seasonal beers to make your Christmas very merry

Tis the season for holiday seasonal beers from the area’s newest breweries.

By Greg Kitsock  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Beer, Holiday | Tags:  Greg Kitsock

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 12/01/2011

Holiday candy: Fudge, marshmallows and more

Fill out your dessert spread with these bite-sized treats.

By Becky Krystal  |  03:49 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Books for the wine lover on your gift list

Wine columnist Dave McIntyre has more gift ideas for those who like to drink and read at the same time.

By Dave McIntyre  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wine, Books, Holiday | Tags:  Dave McIntyre

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 11/23/2011

Vegetarian and vegan recipes for Thanksgiving

Meat and other animal products don’t have to be a part of the holiday.

By Becky Krystal  |  02:57 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/23/2011

William Shatner warns about dangers of turkey frying

The Department of Homeland Security and Star Wars actor released videos warning people about deep frying fires.

By Cara Kelly  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Cara Kelly

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Thanksgiving menus that are Staff Favorites

If you’re looking to update or upgrade your Thursday feast, the Food section offers personalized options, start to finish.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  12:11 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick, Joe Yonan, Tim Carman, Becky Krystal

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Gluten-free recipes for Thanksgiving

If you or someone you’re hosting is eating gluten-free, we have some suggestions.

By Becky Krystal  |  03:51 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Becky Krystal

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 11/17/2011

Turkey: recipes for roasting, smoking and glazing

These recipes will help ensure an excellent main course for any Thanksgiving meal.

By Cara Kelly  |  10:13 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Cara Kelly

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Where to buy fresh, local turkeys

Here’s the 2011 list of farms in the Washington area that offer birds for your Thanksgiving spread.

By Becky Krystal  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  All We Can Eat, Holiday | Tags:  shopping, Thanksgiving, Becky Krystal

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 10/04/2011

Halloween costumes good enough to eat

Are food-inspired getups funny, sexy or just plain weird?

By Tim Carman  |  01:45 PM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 07/11/2011

The Family Dish: Flatbread for all

A Fabio Trabocchi recipe is easy and adaptable.

By Domenica Marchetti  |  03:00 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Domenica Marchetti

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 07/05/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Edible homework

Your kids don’t like math? Here’s one way to get them interested: Bake their homework.

By Tim Carman  |  12:50 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Beer, Holiday, Media, Spirits | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 07/05/2011

What did you make for the Fourth of July?

Did you fire up the grill? Put together a picnic? Let us know what you ate to celebrate our nation’s birthday.

By Tim Carman  |  11:00 AM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 07/01/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Chef-driven picnic food

It’s 4th of July weekend, and several chefs want to help you put together an All-American feast.

By Tim Carman  |  12:30 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Food Politics, Holiday, Media, Sustainable Food | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/01/2011

A food snob’s guide to the Folklife Festival

Looking for authenticity at the Folklife Festival may be a fool’s errand, but you can still eat well.

By Tim Carman  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 06/30/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Manure is your friend

The EPA has discovered that potentially dangerous manure from dairy farms can be beneficial for soil.

By Tim Carman  |  01:45 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Holiday, Media, Sustainable Food | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 06/29/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: How to stop a dog-meat festival

Protests put a dent in Korea’s consumption of canines.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  12:00 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Media, Sustainable Food, Holiday | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Timothy R. Smith

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 06/29/2011

Raise your BBQ IQ with our Facebook chat

Need help this Fourth of July with your backyard barbecue? Turn to the Food section’s experts on Facebook.

By Tim Carman  |  10:08 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Smoke Signals | Tags:  Tim Carman, Fourth of July

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/28/2011

Smoke Signals: Pork Barrel puts old guard on notice

Pork Barrel‘s victory at the Safeway battle has locals drooling for the Del Ray restaurant — and competitors quaking.

By Jim Shahin  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Smoke Signals, Holiday | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Smoke Signals: Fuel dad’s fire for Father’s Day

Jim Shahin suggests the perfect Father’s Day gifts for the man who isn’t afraid to smoke.

By Jim Shahin  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Smoke Signals | Tags:  Jim Shahin

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 05/27/2011

The gas grill debate rages on...

Time’s Josh Ozersky fanned the flames about cooking with gas. We’ll fan them some more.

By Tim Carman  |  08:00 AM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Holiday, Media | Tags:  Tim Carman

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 05/26/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Telling Wal-Mart where to go

D.C. Mayor Gray plays hardball with Wal-Mart on where to place stores. Plus: Jewish delis ponder their future.

By Tim Carman  |  12:00 PM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Holiday, Media, Recipes, Sustainable Food | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 05/05/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: The motorcade ecologist

Prince Charles talks sustainability at the Future of Food conference, then leaves in his seven-car motorcade.

By Tim Carman  |  11:15 AM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Food Politics, Holiday, Media, Sustainable Food | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 04/25/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Ovie likes cupcakes

Alex Ovechkin loves Georgetown Cupcake. One writer fears cooking for Jose Andres.

By Tim Carman  |  11:15 AM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Food Politics, Cooking for One, Media, Holiday | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 04/22/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Moms make you fat

Feeling fat? Blame your mom and her pregnancy diet. Plus: Restaurant composting is cool!

By Tim Carman  |  12:30 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics, Holiday, Media, Television, Recipes | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 04/21/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Eminently quotable

Sexism in a Gordon Ramsay kitchen. New food rules. These and other quotable news in today’s Lunch Room Chatter.

By Tim Carman  |  12:15 PM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Chefs, Food Politics, Holiday, Media, Recipes | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Pizza man gets sliced

A famous piemaker gets stabbed, then charged for attempted murder. Plus: Olive Garden’s bogus cooking school.

By Tim Carman  |  12:50 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Books, Chefs, Holiday, Media | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 04/13/2011

A brisket for beginners and slow cookers

If you haven’t made this Passover entree before, here’s a good place to start.

By Bonnie S. Benwick  |  08:00 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes | Tags:  Bonnie S. Benwick

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: The hungry ghosts of Singapore

The angry apparitions require feeding. Plus: The mysterious Mediterranean diet that doesn’t actually exist.

By Tim Carman  |  12:30 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Media, Sustainable Food | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 03/28/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: St. Joseph’s Day Massacre

The religious holiday turned nauseous after some ate tainted pastries. This and other stomach-churning news in Lunch Room Chatter.

By Tim Carman  |  11:30 AM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Food Politics, Holiday, Media | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman

Posted at 07:01 PM ET, 03/07/2011

How to secure a last-minute king cake

Still looking for king cakes? We got you covered.

By Tim Carman  |  07:01 PM ET, 03/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Holiday, Recipes