Ashley Holder

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How to Make Cocktails at Home: The Serious Eats Guide to Essential Cocktail Techniques

So it's booze o'clock on a Friday, and you're ready for a drink, but you're new to the mixing game and you're not quite sure how to get started. You've come to the right place: after three and a half years of writing about cocktail technique on Serious Eats, I've gathered my tips, essential …

Wine Pairing Advice: What to Drink With Italian-American Classics

The Italian-American dishes we've been sharing all week—red sauce (quick or long-cooked), tender meatballs, crisp-crusted chicken parm, creamy Fettuccine Alfredo, gooey baked ziti, and garlicky shrimp scampi—are pretty darn delicious. But there's one more key to the dinner puzzle: the bottle of …

11 Foods That Make People Happy

Here, 11 of F&W's most happiness-inducing recipes ever.<p>As Jacques Pépin explains in today's Chefs in Conversation video, your goal as a cook should …

5 Crowd-Pleasing DIY Happy Hour Snacks

Here, five tasty snacks to make that will be a hit at any home happy hour.<p>Master chef Jacques Pépin knows that a good host makes people happy. Here, …

7 Argentinean Wines to Drink Right Now

Here are seven picks from Laura Catena, one Argentina's best winemakers.<p>Here are seven picks from Laura Catena, one Argentina's best winemakers.<p><b>2013</b> …

9 Cocktails Every Host or Hostess Needs to Master

Even at the most streamlined party, you’ll still always get a guest who asks for something specific. Be prepared for those rebel guests by mastering …

11 Best Things to Drink with Southern Food

Here, the best things to drink with fried chicken, shrimp and grits, and more classic Southern dishes.<p>In today's Chefs in Conversation video, Hugh …

The People's Best New Bars

The People’s Best New Bars award, presented by Roca Patrón, is Food & Wine’s first-ever poll to rank the most incredible drink destinations in the …

How to Get Into the World's Best Wineries

Rely on these pros to get you into small, off-the-beaten-path wineries in great wine regions.<p><i>Rely on these pros to get you into small,</i> …

10 Tips for Winery Tastings

Tip number 1: don’t drink too much. Here’s what else you need to know for an exceptional experience.<p>Tip number 1: Don’t drink too much. Here’s what …

5 Puglian Wines to Try Right Now

Puglia's whites tend to be dry, crisp and minerally; its best reds are intensely fruity but balanced.<p>Puglia's whites tend to be dry, crisp and …

7 Must-Have Wines from a Royal Wine Adviser

Reigning British critic Jancis Robinson, a wine adviser to the queen, has influenced world opinion for almost 40 years. Here, seven bottles she loves.<p>…

Nancy Silverton's Best Fall Salad

When Nancy Silverton looks at a menu, her eyes instantly go to the salad section. She especially loves a Cobb-style salad, which also happens to be …

7 Lessons from 2,500 Miles of Wine Travels

Dan Dunn is taking a road trip across America to research his forthcoming book, American Wino: A Story of Reds, Whites and One Writer’s Blues on the …

5 Perfect Steak Wines

Here, F&W's Ray Isle discovers the best wines for juicy steaks.<p>Summer is done, grilling season is over, life is meaningless, and really, why not just …

3 Best-Ever Sweater-Weather Reds

With their spicy fruit and rustic character, reds from France’s southern Rhône are as cozy as your newest cable-knit. They’re also some of the wine …

Southern Cocktails: Make It A Double – Garden & Gun

Diamondback No.5

A new version of Baltimore’s classic Diamondback<p>Once upon a time, Maryland was the cradle of rye whiskey in the United States. Prohibition put an end to that, but today at Rye, in Baltimore, bartender Doug Atwell pays tribute to the Charm City with his version of the classic Diamondback, which was …

Rise & Dine: The South’s Best Breakfast Joints

Whether you’re craving corned beef hash, quail and eggs, or just need a hangover cure––stat––we’ve scoured the South for the best places to get the day started right<p>Biscuit House <b><br>Biscuit King’s Fun Barn</b> <i><br>Fairhope, AL</i><p>This low-slung building—a popular stop for Mobilians on their way to the beach—would …

High Plains Vintners

Amid drought and freezes in a rugged stretch of the Lone Star State, winemakers are blazing a trail toward a true taste of Texas<p>I looked down from the 757 at crop circles cut in dirt by irrigators on wheels, a vast dun-colored landscape pinned to the geology by galloping telephone poles. The plane …

6 Ways to Upgrade a Hot Toddy

A classic hot toddy is ridiculously simple. Hot water, liquor and sugar are all that's necessary to make this cozy, curative drink—but here are six …

The Easiest Fall Cocktail Ever

Chef Tory Miller, of L’Etoile in Madison, Wisconsin, has come up with the ultimate fall cocktail.<p><i>After a night on the line, most chefs have a go-to</i> …