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6 Easy Holiday Recipes For A Memorable Meal

Special meals deserve a special effort, and this dream team of dishes is just the ticket. First, a gooey cheese with figs — set it on the table and forgo any other finicky hors d’oeuvres. The main event is roasted pork with pretty pink applesauce and collards. Only the rosemary…


Laura Calder’s 10 Tips For A Fuss-Free Thanksgiving Feast

Master the art of hosting like this celebrity chef.


Summer Entertaining Ideas: 5 Foolproof Ways To Host An Outdoor Party

With lots of sunny weekends coming up, it’s a great time to start planning.


How To Cook Thai Food At Home

Chef Nuit Regular shares her go-to recipes and best advice.


Must-Experience Moments At The Fairmont Empress Hotel In Victoria, B.C.

Peek inside the Fairmont Empress hotel in Victoria, British Columbia. Experience afternoon tea, Fairmont Gold and Q at the Empress bar.


5 Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes To Treat Mom!

These big-flavor recipes will make you crave breakfast all day long.


Make Entertaining Easy With Devin Connell’s Recipes & Tips

See inside her laid-back family home!


How To Choose The Best Champagne This New Year’s Eve

Food editor Kristen Eppich demystifies Champagne with tips from an expert.  Want to know a little bit more about the bottle of Champagne you bring to your holiday party this year? I reached out to Montecito’s Heather McDougall for a lesson — and boy did she give me one! Thanks to Heather,…


How To Make Seedlip’s Alcohol-Free Garden & Tonic

UK-based brand Seedlip, purveyor of non-alcoholic spirits, shares their recipe for guilt-free Garden & Tonic. Distilled from peas, hay and spearmint from founder Ben Branson’s farm in the English countryside, Seedlip’s Garden ($45) adds a delicate edge to mocktails.


How To Cook Like A Pro With Ina Garten

After 24 seasons of decadent dining in East Hampton, the Barefoot Contessa is back — and she’s looking to stir things up. In her new Food Network show Cook Like A Pro, Ina Garten is all smiles as she teaches fans her tricks of the trade. “People email me the craziest questions,” Ina told…

Decorating & Design

Find Your Outdoor Decorating Style With This Quiz!

Get your outdoor space in shape for summer.


Amazing Wines For Summer Meals

Whether you’re hosting a summer barbecue, an elegant dinner party or an afternoon picnic, choosing the right white wine can elevate your meal. So it’s no surprise that finding a high-quality wine at a great price is the ultimate summer score. See two must-try wines for summer!


Watermelon Cocktail

Jackie Kai Ellis, owner of Beaucoup Bakery & Cafe in Vancouver, shares her Watermelon Cocktail recipe.


Host The Perfect Cocktail Party With These Recipes

Get chef Melanie Dunkelman's one-bite recipes for the perfect cocktail party, and get her tips for holiday entertaining.


How To Host A Holiday Party In A Small Space

When designers say they find inspiration all over the place, they’re not kidding. Case in point? This holiday soirée, hosted by designer Philip Mitchell and his partner, advertising executive Mark Narsansky, which owes its very existence to some pretty fabric. “We were at the Brunschwig & Fils showroom one day,…