Thanksgiving, the official kickoff of the holiday season, is a day devoted to being near loved ones and eating delicious home-cooked food — but it can also trigger painful memories, lead to dinner-table confrontations and simply stress many of us out. Learning to embrace our mixed emotions about the holidays may be key to truly enjoying the day, a psychotherapist says.
Most glazed roast chicken recipes offer some variation on these instructions: Roast a chicken as you would normally, painting on a sweet glaze 15 to 30 minutes before the bird is done. It sounds simple,…
When the food processor was introduced in the 1970s, it suddenly made difficult or time-consuming recipes so much easier. The fast blades combine ingredients in just seconds. Hummus is a perfect example— this creamy spread…
Beautifully braided, rich, and lightly sweet, freshly baked challah is delicious on its own or smeared with softened butter. After a few days, it’s great dunked in custard and made into French toast for a…
Applesauce cakes don’t have a singular definition; they run the gamut from dense, chunky fruitcakes to gummy “health” cakes without much flavor. We wanted a moist and tender cake that actually tasted like apples. To…
Also known as posole, this fragrant and spicy New Mexican stew combines toothsome hominy and tender chunks of pork in a mildly spicy, verdant base. We wanted to use the multicooker to make a streamlined…
Perfectly roasted turkey? Check. Creamy mashed, roasted or scalloped potatoes? Check. Pie? Uh oh. But fear not: There are grocery stores open in the Washington region for those last-minute Thanksgiving dinner needs. WTOP has what’s open and what’s closed.
The District’s decade-long restaurant boom didn’t slow down the 17-year-old pizzeria, 2 Amys, and neither did a recent flood. The Northwest D.C. neighborhood restaurant is back this fall and better than ever.
A line of cookie lovers greeted the Kapoor family when they opened their new business on Saturday, a franchise of Nestle’s Toll House Cafe, in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Specialty can events, customer interaction and product desire have become more important during a time when industry experts are wondering if craft beer has hit a saturation level.
The last thing you want on Thanksgiving is for people to get sick. Here are some common mistakes people make and have been making for generations when it comes to baking the holiday feast.
WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and Food and Wine Sommelier of the Year Greg Engert to talk about Talking Hands Brewing Co.’s Tired Hands SaisonHands Saison.
From tart cranberries to sweet potatoes, there is a plethora of complex flavors that makes picking the right wine on Thanksgiving a genuine challenge.
D.C’s brewing scene has exploded in recent years, giving craft beer lovers more options than ever when it comes to drinking local. But 100 years ago, there was pretty much just one label in town: Christian Heurich. And a new exhibit is diving into his legacy.
When the temperatures dip, it’s only natural to want to snuggle up to your favorite warm and hearty comfort foods. These recipes will give you all of the energy you need for a full day of shoveling snow … or watching Netflix.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.
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