Cook on a Whim: Guava Margaritas

These margaritas are fruity and super tart, made with good tequila, lots of fresh lime juice and guava nectar, with a splash of coconut milk to make things creamy and round out the flavors.

Cook on a Whim: Coconut Kiwi Parfaits

This is a cool, totally no-bake/no-cook dessert — or, heck, even a breakfast treat you can whip up in minutes. Use any fruit you have lying around.

Cook on a Whim: Spicy Thai Duck Salad

This salad hits all the right notes. The buttery, savory duck is perfectly complemented by all of the sharp, sour, spicy, sweet flavors of the dressing and veggies.

A New Role: Chef de Quarantine

Despite my family’s tendency to retreat to our respective personal spaces during the day, we’ve spent more time together, largely because of dinner.

Cook on a Whim: Brown Butter Pecan Ice Cream

Prepare yourself for the easiest and most delicious butter pecan experience of your life. Browning the butter amplifies the buttery taste and adds a toasty, caramel flavor and aroma.

Cook on a Whim: Grapefruit-Basil Gin & Tonic

This sunny cocktail was created with Malfy brand Gin Rosa, an infusion of Sicilian pink grapefruit, Italian juniper, Italian rhubarb and five other botanicals.

Rose Park Market Is Back; Voting Begins

D.C. is coming back to life this post-Memorial Day week. Plan to shop at the Rose Park farmers market and don't forget to vote!

Resort Travel: What to Expect

The morning buffet will likely be a relic of the past, as hotel managers have moved to serve breakfast in large ballrooms, either with to-go boxes or in-house dining six feet away from other tables.

Cook on a Whim: Patriotic Cheeseboard

This red, white and blue cheeseboard is a great big “thank you” to all who have served, those who are currently serving and those who will serve in the future.

Cook on a Whim: Warm Mushroom & Arugula Salad

It's that glorious time of year when we can go outside, nibble on some delicious snacks and sip some cool rosé on a warm afternoon.