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Bubbly Cocktail Recipes

Looking forward to toasting in the New Year, but cocktails are more your scene? Don't worry, we've got you covered.

Christmas Day breakfast recipes

If there’s ever a time to go all in on a warm, cozy breakfast spread, it’s Christmas morning. Your family will be impressed.

I'm drooling just looking at this picture. Formaggio Kitchen, the South End. Credit: Formaggio Kitchen

Need a hostess gift for that last minute holiday party? No clue what to get for your mother-in-law? We've got your back, dear reader. Here are fifteen gift ideas that range from fun to elegant, festive to year-round. 

New Year's Eve Parties Around Boston

Will this be the year you ditch your couch and TV on NYE? With celebrations like these, we think so.  

Boston restaurants open on Christmas

There are plenty of fabulous options around town that are ready to do the heavy lifting of holiday cooking for you.

Check Out These Holiday Deals On WGBH's Craft Beer Fest Tickets

It's never too early to start thinking about our craft beer festival... or the perfect holiday gift.

Leftover candy recipes

It seemed like such a great idea when you were buying all that candy for the holidays. Having fun treats on hand, to offer family and friends bent on making merry, is a critical part of the festivities, is it not? Why not brighten things up with one more bag of holiday themed chocolates, so delightfully wrapped in colorful foil?

Classic Appetizers for your Holiday Party

The hosts of generations past knew how to throw a party. Bring back these retro hits for your holiday gathering.

A Thing or Two About Apples

True story: In the early 1800s, Leominster, MA native John Chapman traveled America’s frontier barefoot, planting apple seeds. Most of us can say we've heard of Johnny Appleseed, as he was dubbed, but we are perhaps less familiar with what happened next.

Joshua Lewin: Juliet, Somerville

Chef Joshua Lewin is chronicling a wide range of experiences and interests through the revolving menus at the popular Union Square restaurant. 

Foods from New England

The area is full of culinary opportunity for those willing to dig a little deeper and go off the beaten path.  

Thanksgiving leftovers

Even with a mountain of containers and an army of guests to off-load leftovers onto, most hosts will still end up with extras for days. And while the Thanksgiving sandwich is a thing of beauty, it can start to feel stale after day three. Here are some fresh ways to mix and match your holiday bounty into meals you’ll be thankful for.

Stuffed pumpkins for Thanksgiving

Looking for something new — but also easy to make — to add to the holiday table? This is your recipe.

Where to get cider in Massachusetts

The secret is out: ciders are the new craft beer. Everywhere you look, a new cider house is popping up with a delightful (and delicious) range of flavors. So, to celebrate fall in New England, we'll be releasing a new regional round-up of ciders each week for the fall!

Boston restaurants that are open on Thanksgiving

If you decide to take the plunge and dine out for a Thanksgiving feast this year, these are the places you're going to want to go.

pumpkin history

The popular fall fruit (yes fruit) has deep roots in the culinary history of the Americas that date back to before it became a staple on our Thanksgiving Day table.

dipping bread in cheese fondue

Dust off those fondue sets and start prepping all the dippers; it's yummy, melty cheese time! A recent trip to Switzerland delivers us a crash course on different cheese fondues, and some recipes you can make at home.

Creepy Halloween Cookies

A fun recipe that's a sure shot hit with the kids, the adults, and the sweet tooth. Happy Hallow's Eve!

black magic cocktail

Get your creep on this Halloween with ArtBar’s Black Magic cocktail. It's as sinister as it is delicious, and comes complete with eerie fog and bubbles.

boozy soups

As the weather turns colder and the days get short, this is the perfect time to add a little kick to those bowls.

Post 390

We talked to Post 390's Executive Chef about catering the Eliot Bridge Enclosure at the Regatta, and he's confident that this year's tent will be one of the best on the river. 

Pony Shack Barrel-Me-Over Cider

On my drive through the middle of the state, I learned a lot about apple selection… and what, exactly, goes into a good cider.

Israeli hummus

This weekend's episode of Milk Street Kitchen pulled the tahini out of the Middle Eastern pantry and made use of it in a variety of recipes, including a traditional hummus that'll wake up your taste buds. And it's love at first bite for Chris when he learns how to make tahini swirl brownies.

As the weather cools down, get your fall cooking inspiration in order with back - to - back cooking show premieres on WGBH 2. The full schedule below plus an amazing recipe for furikake popcorn to snack on the entire day.

Thai fried rice

This weekend's episode of Milk Street Kitchen traveled to Thailand to get lessons in Thai cooking, and learned how to use its big, bold and fresh flavors to add new life to leftover rice. And Chris learns how to make pickled chilies, a pantry staple for any Thai kitchen.

Saintly Cider

As our exploration of Massachusetts’ cider scene headed into the Metro area’s beyond Boston, we found ourselves exploring distinct orchards, each with their own ideas on how to use their apples to create some really divine drinks.

Craigie on Main

Ice cream parlors might be a dime a dozen in Massachusetts. But there are still places in and around Boston that you might be surprised to know are making their own ice cream behind the scenes.