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Entries from the ‘Food’ Category

5 DIY Valentine’s Day Ideas

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Valentine’s Day is a month away. Have you started planning? Homemade gifts, like the ones below, are a thoughtful way to show your love. Polka dot champagne glasses take your celebratory toast to the next level. Let your love know how you really feel with the help of these conversation heart cookies. Surprise your loved [...]

The Living Staff’s New Year’s Resolutions

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We are midway through January, are your New Year’s resolutions still in place? We’re all in this together—check out some of the Living editors’ resolutions below… Many of us want to stay organized in 2014—including finding a space for all those shoes! Another mess to tackle: the dreaded junk mail pile. (Photo: Ryan Liebe) Living‘s [...]

American Made: Red & Brown

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Happy New Year’s Eve! If you’re like me, you’ve been indulging in lots of treats during the holidays and, come summer, Red & Brown‘s cocktail cherries are next on my list. Made with fresh New York State cherries, these flavored garnishes taste delicious in your favorite drink, but they also shine on top of milkshakes, ice [...]

Must-Read: Keepers

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How many times have we pondered that age-old question, “What should I make for dinner tonight?” Caroline Campion and Kathy Brennan hope to take the guesswork out of that daily conundrum. Their new cookbook, Keepers, features 125 reliable, no-stress and, most importantly, delicious recipes (think sausage and white bean gratin or kale salad with pumpkin seeds and [...]

Gorumando’s Gift Guide

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Christmas is only a few days away! In case you’re in the market for a few last-minute goodies, check out this food-centric gift guide by Gorumando. You can buy most of these exotic finds at your local specialty grocery store. Last week we shared a selection of our favorite gifts of cookware and cutlery, but [...]

Dansko’s in the Test Kitchen

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You may think that the Living test kitchen’s favorite cooking tool is a stand mixer, a wooden spoon, or a silpat. But really, it’s our Dansko shoes. We particularly love the XP Pros; we are able to stand comfortably for hours on end due to their cushy yet unparalleled stability. Each of us has our own [...]

Links We Loved This Week

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It’s been a chilly couple of days in New York City, but we still plan to bundle up and check some things off our holiday to-do lists. (Ice skating and a tour of the neighborhood lights, anyone?) Stay warm this weekend! Here are few of my favorite links from the week… I can’t stop staring [...]

Holiday Cookie Swap

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I’ll be home in Missouri for Christmas, but I’m starting my festivities early with some holiday parties in the city. First up, my neighbors are throwing a cookie-swap party! One of the pressures of being a Martha Stewart Living employee is that my friends expect something scrumptious from me. However, I’m embarrassed to admit that baking [...]

9 Holiday Dinner Recipes

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When my colleagues in the test kitchen happened upon my red folder titled “Holiday Recipes” they poked a little good-humored fun (it was the first week of October). Now that December has finally arrived, let’s talk Christmas! Some of my friends think it’s extreme that I plan dinner before I’ve had breakfast, so this is [...]

Many Kitchens Giveaway: Winners Announced!

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We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! Did you check out our Many Kitchens giveaway last week? It’s time to announce our three lucky winners of the Breakfast in Bed Gift Box… Joanne: I enjoy everything Martha! Such a feast for the senses. This blog and print media…fill me with holiday delight. Breakfast in Bed…wow. Delonia: I would [...]