Pop star Kelly Clarkson on the best mushrooms of all time and the "hippie" way she drinks her fair-trade coffee. Read more >
Noted Halloween fanatics Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka made headlines last week for their family's impressive, adorable Alice in Wonderland costume ensemble, which became an Instagram hit to the tune of almost 100,000 likes. Since then, Harris has posted a couple of shots of the prep for his and Burtka's annual Halloween bash. Here, F&W's look at last year's edition of their over-the-top event. Read more >
Getting a chef to pick a favorite cookbook is like asking a parent to choose her most-loved child. But F&W pressed great cooks around the country to reveal their top picks of all-time.
Chef: Michael Cimarusti
The Book: Le Livre de Michel Bras by Michel Bras, 1991
“It was one of the first serious cookbooks I got when I was just 22 or 23,” Cimarusti says. “I was lucky to get it when it came out—it’s out of print now, and would probably cost more than $700, if you can even find it. I didn’t speak much French at the time, but it had a big impact. It was the first time I’d ever seen a Japanese knife, the first time I’d seen his vegetable-driven cooking. The idea of using what surrounds you, his whole aesthetic completely changed the way I thought about food.”
It's not only for sugar-ravenous youths and bored customers in line at the drugstore. Halloween candy tempts serious food and wine lovers this time of year as well. Here, three sommeliers share expert wine pairings for their favorite brands. Read more >
Credit Mr. Chocolate, Jacques Torres, with turning crispy cereal into a not-too-unhealthy candy-snack hybrid. He sells chocolate-covered corn flakes at his eponymous shops in New York and shared the recipe with F&W. Requiring just two ingredients and a microwave, the crunchy sweets would make an awesomely quick addition to a Halloween party. Follow the step-by-step guide in this new slideshow from Matthew Armendariz of mattbites.com: How to Make Chocolate Corn Flakes