Alexis McCowan

Steak is a great main course for a family dinner or special occasion, and you want the perfect sides to go with it. From grilled vegetables to light salads to Wild Rice Tabbouleh, this collection of side dishes for steak is guaranteed satisfaction served on a well-thought-out platter. Garlic and Herb Mashed Potatoes are great for when you're in a time crunch. Have a little more time? Prepare this Potatoes Au Gratin recipe that combines cheddar and Gruyère. Read on for more delicious pairings with steak.
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Rye whiskey is a classic American spirit offering bold, dry and spicy elements to any cocktail. It pairs well with everything from brandy and vermouth to nutmeg and apples. Rye cocktails are perfect for the cold weather and there are plenty of ways to enjoy them. Try an updated classic like the Memorial Union Old Fashioned or try something appropriately seasonal like the Mott & Mulberry which features apple cider, maple syrup, and lemon. Here are seven rye cocktails guaranteed to keep you feeling cozy.
You can't go wrong with pork. It's versatile, tender, flavorful, and works with spices from ginger to mustard to cumin. These pork recipes are perfect for dinner, and whether you've picked up pork loin or pork belly, we've got you covered. From Balsamic Pork Chops to Pork Bakso Dumplings, here are some delicious pork dishes. Let's dig in!
Nothing brings people together like a great pie. Any season, every month, there are excellent pie recipes to be made and shared with family, friends, nice neighbors and grateful coworkers. Even the best pie recipes for beginners are some of the most timeless you'll ever learn (we're looking at you, apple pie). From Banana Pudding Pie to Sweet Potato Honey Beer Pie, or a summery strawberry slab to a Boston Cream Pie, these are the pie recipes to live for all year-round. There are plenty of classics as well as delicious riffs you'll want to make again and again. So pull out your favorite vanilla ice cream or whipped cream topping, grab some seasonal fruit for pie filling and get to work on one (or more) of these delicious desserts.
Nothing screams fall like apple pie—the warm, sweet, flaky results of apple-picking season—and in this roundup, we're giving it the love it deserves. You'll find all kinds of variations including salted caramel apple pie, and even apple pie ice cream sandwiches, in case you feel like switching it up. With 13 recipes to choose from, all you have to do is pick which one to make first.
Dip recipes are always the life of the party. There are so many different kinds that can be served with everything from crunchy chips to delightful bread.  Whether you're looking for a delicious side at a dinner party or a creamy addition to a charcuterie board, you can't go wrong with these savory dips. Smoky ranch dip, five onion dip, and green goddess dip are a few dishes tsure to make you smile
Hearty and rich vegetable soup recipes make for great appetizers and main courses. Here is a collection of Food & Wine's best vegetable soups that are easy to make, delicious and work well with dishes year-round. Some dishes are innovative and others are more traditional; from miso roasted soup to tomato and quinoa soup, these stellar vegetable soups are some of our favorites.
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Tender roast beef recipes are quick and delicious and perfect for family and friends. A good-sized roast serves a whole dinner party and the leftovers make for excellent sandwiches. Try a few of our favorite recipes including rare roast beef with pickled green tomatoes, fajitas, and horseradish crusted roast beef.
Alexis McCowan's mother Yan wasn't the world's best baker, but she cooked with love and adventure.
Hearty and rich vegetable soup recipes make for great appetizers and main courses. Here is a collection of Food & Wine's best vegetable soups that are easy to make, delicious and work well with dishes year-round. Some dishes are innovative and others are more traditional; from miso roasted soup to tomato and quinoa soup, these stellar vegetable soups are some of our favorites.
Tender roast beef recipes are quick and delicious and perfect for family and friends. A good-sized roast serves a whole dinner party and the leftovers make for excellent sandwiches. Try a few of our favorite recipes including rare roast beef with pickled green tomatoes, fajitas, and horseradish crusted roast beef.
Alexis McCowan's mother Yan wasn't the world's best baker, but she cooked with love and adventure.
Nothing says #thisisfall like creamy, velvety pumpkin soup. Here, Food & Wine's top 10 best pumpkin soup recipes to make during the crisp, cool autumn months.
Cauliflower recipes are super versatile, and taste great in everything from roasted side dishes to comfort food-inspired casseroles. Whether you're looking for a vegetarian-friendly entree or an easy appetizer, these savory cauliflower recipes are great for any occasion. Some of our favorite recipes for cauliflower include cauliflower tinga tacos, sausage-spiced cauliflower steaks, cheesy gratin and more.
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Ground sausage recipes are guaranteed to make your taste buds do a dance, preferably the tango. As herbs and spices like sage, garlic, and pepper work together, ground sausage steals the show. Whether your style is sweet or spicy, we've got options. Ground sausage works beautifully in casseroles, lettuce wraps, burgers, and finger food galore. This recipe collection features cheesy broccoli and rice casserole, sausage-stuffed fried olives, and Italian sausage burgers. If you want to turn up the heat or keep it sweet, here are our best savory ground sausage recipes.
Whether you're twirling slim linguine around your fork or taking in the aroma of fresh cracked pepper over a bed of perfectly salted noodles, you can't deny the comfort that pasta can bring. Food & Wine has an incredible collection of irresistible Italian pasta recipes and we have picked some of our favorites including ricotta-filled pasta and classic Bolognese. Gather your oregano, basil and thyme and let's get cooking.
Eggplants are the perfect vegetables for a summer dish because they're all about versatility. Their mild flavor complements bold dishes like spicy eggplant stir fry or eggplant bread gratin.
From savory baked beans to grilled vegetable pasta salad, the sides on this list are nothing short of extraordinary to serve with hot dogs.
Whether you're tackling cheesy pizza for family night, a quick sandwich for lunch, or a rich broth for a light dinner, Italian sausage makes any meal a little more savory. Italian sausage pairs well with a variety of vegetables including bright peppers, crunchy kale, fennel, and briny olives. If you want to turn up the heat, you can always add a few extra red pepper flakes. Here are our top 17 Italian sausage recipes.
Chicken breasts are convenient, but they can also be your worst enemy in the kitchen. They have potential to be tender, juicy, and flavorful, but if you're not careful they can turn out dry, rubbery, and tough. Have no fear! We're here to bring you 26 recipes that will reignite your love for chicken breast. Reimagine chicken with these flavor-packed, well-spiced, tender, and juicy cutlets.
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