Cook’s Essentials: A Wish list

Chef's wish list |

Salivating over the latest gadget for your kitchen? Read our curated list of favorite tools, and separate the chaff from the wheat when choosing your gear.

A Spanish Noche Buena Christmas Dinner

Spanish Fish Chowder |

Ready to start a new holiday tradition, with menu items that can be prepared in advance? Celebrate Christmas Eve Spanish style, with a selection of tapas and plenty of wine, seafood chowder, and homemade roast lamb with potatoes. Get the menu and tips for preparing the perfect holiday feast now on Foodal. Read more.

Tips to Minimize Dish Cleaning During the Holidays

A woman wearing dish washing gloves and an apron contemplates doing the dishes.

Dinner is over, and your guests leave the table with smiles on their faces. But who’s going to deal with the dishes after they leave? Check out our tips for cutting down on the mountains of plates, silverware, and cookware that pile up during the holidays, and share dish duty to cut your time spent scrubbing in half.