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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.

Cocktail of the Month: Global Warming

In Poland, bison grass vodka is most commonly served with apple juice in a cocktail called the Tatanka. If the name of this drink rings a bell, you can thank Kevin Costner.

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.

The Latest Dish

Ch-Ch-Changes: Tony & Joe’s Seafood Place on the Georgetown waterfront recently opened a new cocktail lounge named The Gardens, managed by Dean Cibel. The...

Annabelle Opens Friday, Replacing Nora’s

Ashok Bajaj worked closely with restaurant designer Martin Vahtra of Projects Design Associates of New York on the reputed $6-million renovation of the former Restaurant Nora.

ANC Approves Bagel Shop as ‘Corner Store’

After a lively, sometimes heated debate on Jan. 7, ANC 2E voted 6-2 in favor of a proposal giving the owner of Call Your Mother a corner store zoning variance.  

Cook on a Whim: Vanilla Bean Scones

Of all the sweets on my blog, this is probably the recipe I’ve referenced and made the most. My kids adore them and I love making them, so it’s a win-win.

Cook on a Whim: Hearty Beef and Barley Soup

Serve this soup with some warm, crusty bread and good, salted butter, a glass of red wine or a rich, dark beer and you’ve got the coziest dinner.

Cook on a Whim: Slow-Roasted Salmon

Slow-roasting might sound strange when it comes to fish, but, I promise you, this is the softest, most buttery salmon — so packed with flavor, so elegant and so easy to prepare.