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Best Winter Soups In Washington, D.C.

As the temperatures go down, you have to do what you can to stay warm. One of the best ways is to treat yourself to a hot, steaming bowl of soup. Here are some of the tastiest soups in town, all of which showcase the best of the winter season’s bounty.

12/31/2014

Tailgate Recipe Mini Buffalo Chicken balls

TGF: Recipe: Mini-Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Camille Ford and Tailgate Fan visit The Meatball Shop in NYC for Buffalo chicken meatballs.

12/29/2014

The Finest Fruit and Vegetables On Display At The RHS Harvest Festival Show

In the Kitchen: Cauliflower Cheese Pie with Potato Crust

Even if you don’t, this is interesting and delicious: rich, satisfying and relatively easy–as long as you have a grater.

12/28/2014

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Best Lunch Spots Near D.C.’s Jury Duty

Jury duty can be a real drag, but the good news is you can cheer yourself up with a tasty lunch. There are several good restaurants near the courthouse in Judiciary Square. Five of the best options are listed here.

12/24/2014

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In the Kitchen: Cauliflower à la Polonaise

This side dish is as easy as it is memorable. The trick is sautéed bread crumbs in butter. The vegetables are blanched in salted boiling water until fork tender. The drained vegetables are mixed with warm toasted bread crumbs. Parmesan is added at the end, off heat.

12/21/2014

Brunch.

Best Places For New Year’s Day Brunch 2015 In D.C.

Head to one of these five restaurants in D.C. that will be featuring a festive New Year’s Day brunch. Be sure to make a reservation as these spots will book up quickly.

12/17/2014

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10 Beers To Try At Your Next Football Watch Party

Nothing goes better with football than an ice cold beer. Chad Polenz, author of The Handbook Of Porter’s & Stouts, has 10 beers to try at your next watch party.

12/17/2014

Virgil's BBQ gumbo recipe tailgating

Recipe: Gumbo

Camille Ford and Tailgate Fan visit Virgil’s BBQ in NYC for some chicken, sausage and crawfish gumbo.

12/16/2014

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Dominique DeVito’s Chocolate Mousse Holiday Recipe

Dominique DeVito shares her holiday simple recipe for chocolate mousse. DeVito is the author of Christmas Slow-Cooking, available now wherever books are sold.

12/16/2014

Hosting Cooking

In the Kitchen: Lightning Bolt Apple Cake

If you are asked to supply a dessert for a holiday party, try this amazing take on a traditional fall classic, the apple cake. Have fun with this; make it your own. Don’t like apples? Try pears; sub walnuts or almonds for the pecans. Endless variations. Not too much stress. Rave reviews.

12/14/2014

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