Molly’s Toffee from Heartlandia

While making Molly’s Toffee, Assistant Travel Editor Megan McCrea learned the importance of reading directions. All of them. Before starting to cook.

Butterscotch pudding from Heartlandia

Senior Copy Editor Trina Enriquez, an ardent butterscotch pudding admirer, overcame several cooking challenges to create this sweet, silky-smooth version of the classic dessert.

What to eat instead of Dungeness crab this year

Given the gloomy outlook for Dungeness crab season this year, we crab-lovers might need to contemplate a whole new holiday tradition. I have two suggestions.

Top 3 holiday hosting hacks

I did an unofficial survey around the office and asked 10 people the same question: “What’s your favorite part of the holidays?” Nine of them gave some variation on “being together with my family” or “enjoying a meal with loved ones.” The other person said, “My favorite part of the holidays is when they’re over. I’m always the hostess!” So […]