Cooking

Cooking is about more than producing delicious, nourishing food--it's a chance to be creative, work together with friends and family members, and learn something new about how and what we eat.
Sam Sifton cooking in his home in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Photo by Stephen Speranza
Stories of Hope

Sharing Food and Faith During This Difficult Holiday Season

The acclaimed New York Times food writer offers five ways to celebrate the joy of Christmas—even from afar.  

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A Southern Casserole at a New York Thanksgiving
Family

A Southern Casserole at a New York Thanksgiving

The coronavirus pandemic made it impossible to spend the holiday with her family down South. So, she decided to bring a little Southern comfort to her northern celebration.

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Variety of vegetables in a pan
Recipes

6 Ways to Savor Your Vegetables This Fall

Use these methods to keep your appetite satisfied and health in check.

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Comfort foods for winter
Recipes

5 Cheap, Healthy Comfort Foods

Soothing, nourishing foods to ease you through the cold season.

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Tonya May Avent. Photo credit: Jim Graham
Blended Families

Why Sweet Tea for Christmas?

Over the years, this delicious beverage became the cornerstone of her family’s holiday celebration.

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Katie Turner and her daughters. Photo credit: Katie Turner
Children

The Making of Christmas Mother-Daughter Tradition

This tasty date balls recipe was perfect for her two sous-chefs with little hands.

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Ina Garten's Tuscan Turkey Roulade; photograph by Quentin Bacon.
Dinner

Ina Garten's Tuscan Turkey Roulade

TV's Barefoot Contessa says this dish is best when assembled in advance because the flavors start to permeate the turkey before cooking.

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Ina Garten's Roasted Garlic with Cheddar; ; photograph by Quentin Bacon
Dinner

Ina Garten's Roasted Broccolini and Cheddar

You’ll love the pairing of sweet, tender broccolini with a sharp Cheddar cheese.

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Katie Turner's Date Nut Balls; photo courtesy Katie Turner
Dessert

Date Nut Balls

This recipe was handed down to Katie from her mother, and now her own daughters help her make it at Christmastime

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Ina Garten. Photo credit: Quentin Bacon
Stories of Hope

Holiday Comfort Dishes with Chef Ina Garten

The author and star of The Barefoot Contessa shares her favorite, simple dishes to try and enjoy this holiday season.

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