Cook on a Whim: Chocolate Ganache-Filled Jack-o’-Lantern Cookies

This cookie dough is soft and buttery and uses only brown sugar, so you can imagine how delicious. Well, then we add cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and vanilla.

Cook on a Whim: Spiced Rye Waffles with Roasted Apple Topping

Full of the coziest fall spices, these waffles are the perfect weekend breakfast for these crisp, cool mornings.

Cocktail of the Month: The Boulevardier

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: Moldovan Borscht (Chicken and Vegetable Soup)

Regardless of its origins and history, this soup is delicious, healthy and comforting — hearty enough for a cold winter night, but light enough for warmer months, too. It’ll cure what ails ya.

The Latest Dish

Curt Large of Roofers Union, Geoff Dawson of Tin Shop, Franklin Hall and TallBoy and Ryan Seelbach of Takoda and Cortez plan to open...

L’Annexe: New Neighborhood Hot Spot

At the Oct. 9 opening, neighbors stopped by to congratulate co-owner Fady Saba and his wife Joanna and say hello to each other amid a festive aura of mixed drinks and small plates.

Cook on a Whim: Classic Crème Brûlée

This is sneaky, sexy French simplicity at its finest — four simple ingredients composed in a way that mystifies people while simultaneously knocking their socks off.

Michelin Giveth, Taketh Away Stars

Four D.C.-area restaurants joined the Michelin club: Gravitas, Maydan, Little Pearl and Sushi Nakazawa.

Cook on a Whim: Equestrian Season Cheese Board

Whether you’re practicing, competing or spectating, no doubt there will be lots of good food to add to the experience. The perfect fit for the sport's sophistication? A seasonal cheese board.

Cook on a Whim: Cinnamon Sugar Cream Cheese Muffins

Sugar, spice and everything nice. These muffins are soft, moist and stuffed with tangy cream cheese.