Did you know that the White House selects a "theme" every Christmas for its holiday decor?
I didn't either, until I got a hold of the press release announcing it. This year it's "Shine, Give, Share." I'm guessing that the recipe for Pumpkin Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting included in a press release the White House sent out Wednesday (and found below) was part of the "sharing" initiative.
What's your Thanksgiving appetizer, main, side, pie and beverage of choice? Let us know by taking our quiz.
If wine is not your thing at Thanksgiving, watch our video of how to make a batch of festive Cornucopia Punch from mixologist Eben Freeman.
There always seems to be a new vendor or two at Brooklyn's DeKalb Avenue Market, and yesterday, I discovered Mayhem & Stout, and their slow-cooked beef, pork and chicken sandwiches.
About 100,000 canned goods — stacked in the shape of shoes, candles and even the Brooklyn Bridge — are on display at the World Financial Center in Lower Manhattan for one last weekend as part of a design and build competition to bring attention to world hunger.
It pains me to say this, but WNYC business editor Charlie Herman took the prize for best pie in this year's pie throwdown.
For another year, the crown of pastry greatness has eluded me. What will it take, judges? WHAT WILL IT TAKE?
A Crack Pie made by WNYC Business Editor Charlie Herman won the 2011 WNYC Pie-Off. Second place went to WQXR's Will Jameson for his Streusel "Irish" Apple Pie, and third place went to Tracie Hunt, a local producer for The Takeaway, for her Salted Caramel Apple Pie.
The annual WNYC staff Pie Throwdown is today and I've got my pie cutter -- and elbows -- sharpened. Yes, I'll say it: "I WANT TO WIN."
The creator of the vegan, gluten-free energy Bum Bar seeks a bigger foothold in a crowded field.
I'm not a big soup fan, but I changed my mind after I made some mind-numbingly awesome roasted beet soup.
I'm still on the hunt for the perfect burger. Got any recommendations?
Every place has its food institutions, its "bests" (best pizza, best tacos, best cheesecake, best chicken feet). What are your food institutions? Tell us where you like to shop, and why ... especially if it's in Cleveland.
The blocks around the Roosevelt Avenue subway stop in Jackson Heights, Queens offer a culinary tour of South Asia. Listen to a recent trip Food in Two Worlds took with some of the people behind the neighborhood's booming food scene.
Every night at Zuccotti Park, dinner is served around 7 P.M. What protesters may not realize is that their meals are made from fresh, organic produce donated by a dozen or so small farms located throughout the Northeast. Watch a video of how OWS meals are made here.
A regional candy and childhood favorite gets a makeover.
At Roman's Famous Meats and Seafood, an Eastern and Northern European specialty store in Honesdale, Penn., I expected to find spaetzle, flatbreads, herring and stollen.
I didn't expect to find a little man made of marzipan, excreting a silvery paper coin.
During the Festival of Lights, which is observed by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains for five days, sugary confections and snacks are given as gifts and shared at home among family and friends. While some people make their own or order them from South Asia, many head to sweets stores in Jackson Heights.
On the city's first annual Food Day Monday, an array of tempting foods and delicacies were on display at Baruch College. Mayor Bloomberg and Speaker Christine Quinn marked the day by attending the first city-sponsored food manufacturing expo.
The Brandenburger Pastry Bakery in Jeffersonville, NY has only been open since April, but it's already got loyal customers.