Entertaining

August 19, 2016 4:37 PM
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May 2, 2016 5:41 PM
Cinco de Mayo, in which we celebrate Mexico’s victory against the French at the Battle of Puebla, is this Thursday. Here in the U.S., it’s...
Chinese New Year Seattle
February 2, 2016 5:54 PM
I was born in Taipei, but I grew up in small-town Missouri, where my name and culture triggered many conversations among my classmates....
January 22, 2016 10:43 PM
A red carpet-ready bash starts with ample planning and a few expert tips and tricks up your fashionable sleeve. I love to entertain and...
December 9, 2015 6:53 PM
You’ve put all that thought into the celebration spread for your holiday meal—don’t lose steam before getting to the beloved, holy staples...
December 9, 2015 6:52 PM
If there’s ever a time for home cooks to show off their culinary chops, it’s the holidays. Unfortunately, the festive season is also a time...
December 9, 2015 6:46 PM
ChefShopBest for: Boxed and ready dinner party sweets From escargot to chutney, verjus to heritage beans, ChefShop (Interbay, 1425 Elliott...
December 9, 2015 6:37 PM
Seattle is teeming with gourmands and grocers ready to offer up a full meal deal. So why not take them up on it? Here’s where you can bring...
December 9, 2015 6:30 PM
The food focus come December is heavily weighted toward big turkeys and honey-roasted hams, rich side dishes and decadent desserts. But the...
December 9, 2015 6:17 PM
Let’s face it: We’re not all bakers. But banning Betty Crocker from our lives doesn’t mean we can’t take post-dinner celebrations seriously...
December 8, 2015 12:04 AM
FizzyA bubbly cocktail kicks off any celebration with flair. There’s the classic Champagne cocktail: a sugar cube dashed with angostura...
December 7, 2015 11:59 PM
Yes, yes, it’s a busy time of year. So you might talk yourself out of having friends in for a holiday gathering, because there’s too much...
December 7, 2015 11:40 PM
Our go-to farmers’ market stops have the best fall and winter produce for classic (or not so classic) side dishes—all made with vegetables...
December 7, 2015 11:26 PM
If there’s one way to catch your guests’ attention, it’s with a stunning main course—which means starting with the best star player you can...
November 4, 2015 9:34 PM
With TV appearances on shows from Ellen to The Nate Berkus Show to Rachael Ray, Tacoma native Kelley Moore has become the lifestyle...
October 28, 2015 8:27 PM
Halloween is right around the corner! For many, this brings anticipated delight, but for those who put off celebrating until the last...