I’m weary of New Year’s Eve prix fixe dinners. Visions of assembly line steaks and rubbery fish give me the shivers.

Residents around town pull out all the stops when it comes to decorating for the holidays.

We're all familiar with store-bought eggnog, the creamy, sw

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There are few things as lovely as getting a gift of bottled goodness – as long as you’re like me, a person who loves tasty spirits, liqueurs and cocktails!

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 of bread and butter. As with everything else, ’tis the season to consider some new options.

If there’s ever a time for home cooks to show off their culinary chops, it’s the holidays.

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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 home an entire holiday feast, from the appetizer all the way to dessert. Sweet.

The food focus come December is heavily weighted toward big turkeys and honey-roasted hams, rich side dishes and decadent desserts. But the beloved brunch can be just as good a means for celebration, with the advantage of a relaxed vibe.

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. Here’s where to start if you want to make a great dessert without actually making dessert.