The Latest Dish

Writer Anita Parris Soule loves cooking with matcha, which lends a beautiful, soft green color to baked goods, ice cream recipes, puddings, glazes and frostings.  

Cook on a Whim: Blueberry Streusel Muffins

This recipe is one of Anita Parris Soule's favorite ways to use up all the blueberries we will soon be finding at the local markets. And these muffins are always a hit. 

Cook on a Whim: Quick Asian Noodle Soup

Since nothing comforts quite like noodles, this quick, slurp-worthy soup is one of my go-to meals this time of year.

Cook on a Whim: Dreamy Orange Pound Cake

If you’ve ever had an Orange Julius or a Dreamsicle, imagine that taste — the tart orange/sweet vanilla combo — in cake form.

Cook on a Whim: Crisp and Chewy Strawberry Sugar Cookies

These cookies are naturally pink, and they are unmistakably strawberry. They are the perfect treat for Valentine’s Day.

Cook on a Whim: Spanish Sparkling Saffron Scallops

Pair this dish with some good crusty bread for mopping up the sauce — and maybe a fresh salad — and you have the perfect romantic dinner.

Wisconsin Ave. Cafe Is Now Lutèce by Bonaparte

After a recent renovation, the former Cafe Bonaparte is doubling down on its Frenchness by eighty-sixing the crepes, according to new chef Martin Senoville.

Cook on a Whim: Southeast Asian-Style Chicken Wings

Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday, these wings are beautiful and almost too easy to believe, but — most important — they are delicious little flavor bombs.

Cook on a Whim: Sweet & Salty Graham Cracker Toffee

This is one of the easiest little snacks you could ever whip up. I bet you have all of the ingredients in your pantry right now. Feel free to mix up the type of nuts you use.

Cook on a Whim: Cream of Mushroom Soup

This soup is rich, creamy and comforting, but not overly thick (as some “cream of” soups can be). While my amount of mushrooms might seem excessive, I promise it’s worth it.