Gravy is to turkey as frosting is to cake. As coffee is to donuts. As leggings and knit hats are to autumn days. Neither is really complete without the other. Get the picture? Although the turkey is often thought of as the Thanksgiving centerpiece, a good gravy is actually your secret weapon.
A dinner roll done right is a thing of beauty, especially for a special-occasion meal when you're busting out the pretty dishes. And don't get us started on the aroma that fills your house when fresh bread's in the oven. They should bottle that stuff.
Nothing lures guests to the dinner table like an overflowing basket of homemade rolls! Here, learn how to make Yukon Gold potato rolls, super-seed dinner rolls and fresh popovers. Plus whip up luscious honey butter to top them all off.
It's official: fall is here. I know because I just roasted a squash. And of all the many rituals that mark the change of seasons, this one seals the deal for me. Once you roast a squash, there's no going back.
There are salads and there are great salads. Martha walks you through the bounty of lettuces and herbs you can combine for a refreshing variety of tastes and textures. Learn the principles of making your own delicious vinaigrette and you'll never need to buy another bottle. Martha also shows how easy it is to make your own crispy croutons from leftover bread.
Cruciferous vegetables are crunchy and bright in Nicki's kitchen. Cook her Caramelized Brussels Sprouts & Mushrooms with HoneyGarlic Balsamic Vinaigrette & Fried Shallots and Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Almond CaperCauliflower Salsa and change the way your guests perspectives on these fall and winter staples.
Hearty greens such as Swiss chard, kale and beet tops can be the centerpiece of a colorful and flavorful meal. Anna shares tips for washing, prepping and storing such greens, then walks you through a a recipe for orecchiette pasta with lacinato kale and sun-dried tomatoes, perfect for a weeknight dinner. If you have greens left over, try making crunchy kale chips!
Pro floral arrangements might look like complex, intricately crafted works of art, but if you know the right techniques they're much easier than you’d think. Carly Cylinder from The Flower Kitchen is here to give us some pointers just in time for party season.
Orange pumpkins will always hold a special place in our hearts, but we're ready for something a little more original. These faux-marbled pumpkins totally do the job, and they're incredibly fun to make. Get in there and play around with your color scheme to make a Halloween palette that's 100 percent fresh.
You gotta love this: DIY wine tags that combine your love of wine with your love of crafting. This project adds a personal, seasonal touch to any bottle of wine, whether it be a gift for a fall b-day or your contribution to the Thanksgiving table.
We love a good mashup, and this fall wreath/chalkboard is no exception. It's easy to make from a repurposed picture frame, and it brings that cozy vibe we're all craving hard right now. Think of it as a pumpkin spice latte for your walls.
Don't mess with tradition. That's the rule behind this old-fashioned cake, and one bite will tell you why. It's got all the fall flavors you crave (think cinnamon, brown sugar, ginger and cloves), and you can mix the whole thing up in just one bowl, literally in minutes.
Sugar, spice and everything nice! Nicki's mini pumpkin spice loaves make for the sweetest holiday gifts. And they're equally delicious when served as dessert or delightful breakfast treats. Not to mention the bourbon cream-cheese frosting, which takes them totally over the top.