A Tuscan Cooking Vacation with Marco Canora Marco Canora’s devotees follow the star New York City chef across an ocean to learn his cooking secrets during a weeklong class at his mother’s beautiful Tuscan villa.
Party Essentials: Hot Dogs Larry Bain’s Let’s Be Frank caters hot dog parties in L.A. and San Francisco (letsbefrankdogs.com). At right, some of F&W’s favorite hot dog recipes.
A Party for Red Hook Winery by Katie Lee World-class wine from Brooklyn—really? Abe Schoener and Robert Foley, two of the winemaking megatalents behind Red Hook Winery, celebrate the release of their first Brooklyn bottlings at a party hosted by cookbook author Katie Lee.
Party Essentials: Cocktail Parties In San Francisco, Greg Lindgren and Jon Gasparini’s Rye on the Road serves fresh artisanal cocktails for as many as 1,000 people (ryeontheroad.com).
A Cook’s Dream Vacation: Rental Cottages in Maine People who want to cook on vacation tend to opt for a rental house over a resort. But Maine’s gorgeous Hidden Pond offers the best of both, with one extra: a garden at guests’ disposal 24-7.
3 Ingredients, 9 Superfast Recipe Fixes Quick dips and snacks are easy to create with high-quality supermarket staples like tuna in olive oil and pickled piquillo peppers. Here are nine superfast ideas for them with eight stellar recipes at right.
Cool & Quick Recipes The recipes here combine summer’s best green-market ingredients with supermarket staples—from rotisserie chickens to pickled peppers to peanut-butter cups—to create fabulously cool-and-quick dishes.
New Italian Cooking Schools Cooking schools in the Italian regions of Campania, Le Marche, Tuscany and Umbria.
Chefs’ Top Cheap Eats F&W’s Kate Krader asks chefs around the country to tell her where they go for food that’s inexpensive but deeply satisfying—whether it’s a burger, an enchilada or (for the nose-to-tail crowd) whole roasted goat.
The New American Homesteaders When did a basket of figs from one’s own tree become the ultimate housewarming present? Three writers who’ve embraced the DIY food trend tell their stories.
How to Teach Yourself to Cook A surprising number of sensational chefs learned their kitchen moves by reading cookbooks. Here, some of their most memorable lessons.
Fresh Founders Lev Glazman and Alina Roytberg’s Beauty Pantry Lev Glazman and Alina Roytberg, founders of Fresh beauty, use superfoods like mangosteen and açai in their company’s lotions and creams
Using Mediocre Wine for Cooking F&W’s Kristin Donnelly actually looks forward to opening a not-so-stellar wine once in a while, just so she can cook with it. Here, her best recipes.
Simple Acts of Sandwich Genius Now that so many chefs are opening sandwich shops around the country, our lunch options are exponentially better. Here, a few creative ideas to replicate at home.
An Irish Country Dinner with Ceramicist Peter Ting Yes, the party is in Ireland, but when star ceramicist Peter Ting entertains friends, his simple, delectable recipes range from French to Chinese.
Party Essentials: Pizza Mark Bello of NYC’s Pizza a Casa can create crisp pizzas in any home oven for pizza dinners and cooking classes (pizzaacasa.com).