A vegetable-packed pasta satisfies a teen — and the rest of the family

With two parents and a teenager with different dietary needs and schedules, we needed something to please and nourish everybody. Enter pasta with vegetables.

By Joe YonanMay 28, 2023

6 cookout sides ready in 20 minutes or less

Last-minute summer recipes ready in about 20 minutes to bring to a potluck or cookout during the season.

By Aaron HutchersonMay 28, 2023

9 summer drink recipes for backyard sipping, with and without alcohol

Whether you're chilling on the patio or hosting a party, check out these refreshing drinks, including boozy and zero-proof options.

By Becky KrystalMay 27, 2023

How to store bread to keep it fresher longer

Storing bread is all about moisture control, and the best method for doing so depends on the type of loaf.

By Aaron HutchersonMay 26, 2023

A food critic’s week: Eating highs and lows, with workouts in between

Food critic Tom Sietsema chronicles a week of scouting, eating, emailing, training and more.

By Tom SietsemaMay 26, 2023

Wineries’ new covid reality: Higher tasting prices and kegs

As wineries adapt to a post-pandemic environment, we consumers need to be adventurous -- and patient.

By Dave McIntyreMay 25, 2023


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 KrystalMay 31, 2023

2023 Spring Dining Guide

Tom Sietsema's 25 favorite new restaurants in the Washington region offer a world of flavors.

By Tom SietsemaMay 17, 2023

A trio of red, white and rosé wines, each under $20, and all delicious

This week, the trio of recommended wines are all terrific bargains.

By Dave McIntyreMay 25, 2023

Beets and berries mingle with goat cheese in a stunning spring salad

A colorful salad that highlights juicy, flavorful bites of beets and raspberries, punctuated by bits of goat cheese.

By Ellie KriegerMay 25, 2023

Cheese-stuffed Romanian flatbreads start with a simple dough

Author Irina Georgescu shares a Romanian recipe for placinte, stuffed griddle breads, from her new cookbook, "Tava."

By G. Daniela GalarzaMay 25, 2023

How much to tip after D.C. raised the minimum wage for tipped workers

D.C. has raised the minimum wage for tipped workers — which has made settling the bill complicated. Here’s a guide on how to tip in the District.

By Tim Carman and Justin Wm. MoyerMay 25, 2023

Starbucks is shifting to ‘nugget ice.’ Why are Americans so obsessed?

Everyone seems to have a preference. Now even Starbucks is entering the fray.

By Anne BraniginMay 24, 2023

Cooking Q&A: How do I cook without garlic and onions? And more vegetable tips.

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

By Aaron Hutcherson and Becky KrystalMay 24, 2023

12 recipes to throw on the grill this Memorial Day weekend

Kick off grilling season on a high note with these delicious grilled starters, mains and desserts.

By Anna Luisa RodriguezMay 24, 2023

Dining Q&A: How do you include diverse perspectives in your reviewing process?

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.

By Tom SietsemaMay 24, 2023

How a simple soup can be a gateway to 3 additional meals

While you make this soup, you can also be prepping and sometimes even finishing several other dishes.

By Ronna WelshMay 24, 2023

Acclaimed Moon Rabbit restaurant to close in face of union fight

Moon Rabbit chef Kevin Tien said he is parting ways with the restaurant's hotel, a move union leaders say the hotel engineered to kill the unionization move.

By Tim CarmanMay 23, 2023

The flavor of Sichuan peppercorns has no substitute

Australian chef Sarah Tiong shares her love for Sichuan peppercorns, and her mom, in an orange chicken recipe.

By Ann MaloneyMay 23, 2023

How to grill a juicy burger

We may not agree on how we like to adorn our burgers, but we all want a patty that retains its shape and flavor, and remains juicy but doesn’t soak the bun.

By Ann MaloneyMay 23, 2023

Flaw in Virginia whiskey lottery wildly skewed results, stirring backlash

Virginia ABC officials acknowledged “statistically abnormal” results in its liquor lottery, after several bourbon aficionados flagged some entrants winning multiple bottles.

By Fredrick KunkleMay 22, 2023

6 platter recipes for sharing and customizable eating

These recipes allow diners to choose their own adventures when it comes to building their plates, which is ideal for feeding a group with different tastes.

By Aaron HutchersonMay 22, 2023