Baking spices add complexity to savory dishes. Here’s how to use them.

Spices such as cinnamon, ginger, allspice, cloves, star anise, cardamom and nutmeg can add great flavor complexity to savory dishes in addition to sweet ones.

By Aaron HutchersonSeptember 30, 2022

Tom Sietsema’s fall dining guide countdown: Tail Up Goat is No. 3

Counting down Tom Sietsema's Top 5 D.C. area restaurants of 2022.

By Tom SietsemaSeptember 30, 2022

What’s the best frozen chicken nugget? We tried 10 brands to find out.

There are a lot of frozen chicken nugget options, but a few rose above the rest in our 10-brand taste test.

By Emily HeilSeptember 30, 2022

Mi Vida 14th Street continues the Mexican fiesta started at the Wharf

There's nothing subtle, but a lot that's delicious, at this three-floor outpost, home to a 26-foot-high "Tree of Life" and a barge of an appetizer platter.

By Tom SietsemaSeptember 30, 2022

Roast pork tenderloin, apples and shallots for a weeknight fall feast

Roasted pork tenderloin with apples, shallots and lightly wilted spinach make an autumnal meal worthy of a weekend but attainable on a weeknight.

By Ellie KriegerSeptember 29, 2022


Trouble in the kitchen? Ask Voraciously your cooking questions.

Every Wednesday at noon Eastern, Aaron Hutcherson and Becky Krystal answer your cooking questions.

By Aaron Hutcherson and Becky KrystalOctober 5, 2022

2022 Spring Dining Guide

Post Food critic Tom Sietsema highlights 25 of the best new restaurants in the Washington region.

By Tom SietsemaMay 18, 2022

Italian pinzimonio turns vegetables and olive oil into a magnetic meal

Serve pinzimonio with a simple garlicky bean dip to make it a meal.

By G. Daniela GalarzaSeptember 29, 2022

10 dinner party recipes to create your own signature menu

You can still throw a great dinner party with time, budget or space constraints. These 10 recipes help plan a soiree that will be remembered.

By Anna Luisa RodriguezSeptember 28, 2022

Make a chili worthy of Kevin from ‘The Office’ with Brian Baumgartner

The actor who played Kevin on "The Office" spills his chili secrets.

By Ann MaloneySeptember 27, 2022

A chili pasta casserole that’s great for game night — or any night

Weeknight football game? Potluck dinner? Assemble this chili pasta casserole the night before.

By Ann MaloneySeptember 27, 2022

These delicata squash recipes will expand your fall gourd appreciation

A collection of delicata squash recipes, including nachos, croquettes and a sheet pan Persian-style meal.

By Aaron HutchersonSeptember 26, 2022

Dessert for one? 5 tips for small-batch baking satisfaction.

Baking for one? We have tips on small-batch baking, thanks to two new books.

By Becky KrystalSeptember 26, 2022

A single-serving chocolate chip cookie recipe for dessert emergencies

When you need nothing other than a warm chocolate chip cookie, here’s a quick and easy recipe that makes just the right number: one.

By Becky KrystalSeptember 26, 2022

A pantry-friendly veggie burger starts with canned mushrooms and beans

Canned mushrooms and black beans pack these pantry-friendly veggie burgers with umami and earthiness. Balsamic onions bring sweet acidity.

By Aaron HutchersonSeptember 25, 2022

6 apple cake recipes that smell and taste like home

Apple cakes with sugar, spice and everything nice are just the thing for simple, homey fall desserts.

By Becky KrystalSeptember 24, 2022

Fresh pasta vs. dry: The differences and when to use which

All you need to know about choosing between and cooking with fresh and dry pasta.

By Aaron HutchersonSeptember 23, 2022

Mission, the first European grape planted in U.S., is coming back

A once-popular grape -- mission can trace its roots back to Europe -- is seeing renewed interest.

By Dave McIntyreSeptember 22, 2022

Skillet cake with honey and pears is a beauty with rustic charm

a subtly-sweet cake made with whole-grain flour, polenta and caramelized pears.

By Ellie KriegerSeptember 22, 2022

Top creamy ricotta with squash and plums to toast the end of summer

Ricotta or cottage cheese, whipped until smooth, becomes a base for simply sauteed squash and plums.

By G. Daniela GalarzaSeptember 22, 2022

Butter boards are the latest food trend churning through TikTok

Butter boards — which are exactly what they sound like — are the latest iteration of the food-on-boards trend. They might also be delicious.

By Emily HeilSeptember 21, 2022