A West African vermicelli and rice dish stirs up Rice-A-Roni memories

A recipe for vermicelli, rice and spinach from Marie Kacouchia's book "Vegan Africa" came from her mother, but is globally relatable.

By Jim WebsterFebruary 5, 2023

This queso is a cheesy dip that begs for another scoop

This recipe for the Tex-Mex dip results in layers of flavor and spice and its texture remains smooth and creamy for as long as you’re scooping.

By Aaron HutchersonFebruary 6, 2023

Arlington’s King of Koshary serves Egyptian food fit for royalty

The family-run restaurant features two chefs who push each other to create some of the finest Egyptian dishes in the D.C. area.

By Tim CarmanFebruary 6, 2023

School’s vendor served chicken, watermelon at start of Black History Month

A New York middle school principal blamed vendor Aramark, which has a history of similar incidents and apologized for a meal change that included racist tropes.

By Kyle MelnickFebruary 6, 2023

This simple, dark chocolate cake will win your heart

Almost flourless, this chocolate cake recipe melts in the mouth. It's even better with a dollop of whipped cream and a few raspberries.

By G. Daniela GalarzaFebruary 4, 2023

10 chicken soup recipes to warm your body and soul

Whether you want a chicken soup with noodles, rice or lots of veggies, we have something to keep you cozy.

By Becky KrystalFebruary 4, 2023

Highlights

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 KrystalFebruary 8, 2023

2022 Fall Dining Guide

Food critic Tom Sietsema shares his 40 favorite dining destinations from around the D.C. region — and this year, value is the key.

By Tom SietsemaOctober 5, 2022

10 ways to streamline meal prep for more efficient weeknight cooking

Cooking tasks to help make the most of your time in the kitchen.

By Aaron HutchersonFebruary 3, 2023
Review

By never veering from its recipe, Obelisk remains a top draw in D.C.

Obelisk chef-owner Esther Lee presides over the hushed and delicious Italian dining destination introduced in 1987.

By Tom SietsemaFebruary 3, 2023
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This fizzy red wine conjures up an Italian vacation

Two terrific sparkling Italian reds and an Oregon rosé ideal for Valentine's Day are in this week's recommendations.

By Dave McIntyreFebruary 2, 2023

Naturally sweetened pine nut cookies are a treat worth smiling about

Made with dried fruit, almond flour coated with pine nuts, these cookies are delightful in every way.

By Ellie KriegerFebruary 2, 2023

Roast a cabbage to make grain bowls, then more meals through the week

Ease into meal planning with this simple, smart recipe for roasted cabbage grain bowls that leaves leftovers for you to play with all week long.

By G. Daniela GalarzaFebruary 2, 2023

School worker stole $1.5 million worth of chicken wings, prosecutors say

Vera Liddell, a former employee at an Illinois school district, is accused of taking 11,000 cases of chicken wings, which allegedly cost taxpayers over $1.5 million.

By María Luisa PaúlFebruary 2, 2023

How induction stoves work

Washington Post food reporter Becky Krystal explains how cooking on an induction stove differs from gas and electric stoves.

By Jackson Barton and Allie CarenFebruary 1, 2023

7 macaroni and cheese recipes, whether you want classic or bold

These creamy, flavorful takes on classic macaroni and cheese are anything but ordinary.

By Anna Luisa RodriguezFebruary 1, 2023

A multi-layered spice paste recipe unlocks the cuisine of Bali

To make delicious Balinese cuisine, master this recipe for base genep spice paste.

By Pat TanumihardjaFebruary 1, 2023

Balinese spice paste turns leftover chicken into a delicious souvenir

This recipe for a shredded chicken dish was inspired by a trip to Bali and the spice mix prevalent there.

By Pat TanumihardjaFebruary 1, 2023

Ultra-processed foods may increase ovarian, other cancer risks, study says

Scientists say the consumption of ultra-processed foods such as pizza, bread and fizzy drinks is linked to a greater risk of cancer — particularly ovarian cancer.

By Adela SulimanFebruary 1, 2023

Great white shark meat cooking video gets Chinese food vlogger fined

Police in China say the woman, who filmed herself buying, cooking and eating the shark, was issued a fine of about $18,000.

By Emily HeilJanuary 31, 2023

Step up steak and potatoes with a punchy horseradish cream

This steak-and-potatoes supper comes together in just 30 minutes.

By Ann MaloneyJanuary 31, 2023

Chocolate-covered peanut butter pretzels are best made at home

Let the kids help you make these 4-ingredient confections.

By Olga MassovJanuary 31, 2023