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Gourmet Food and Cooking

Lists and Tips for the Gourmand

Move over pumpkins. It's the season for Brussels sprouts!

Love to cook and try out new gadgets and gourmet foods? We do, too. Here you will find our latest must-haves and must-knows, from cookbooks and kitchenware to healthy foods to reviews of coffee, tea, cooking utensils and more.


Alcove Red Velvet Milk Chocolate, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Chocolate Bars

CUCKOO FOR COCOA
Top 10 Chocolate Bars

Handcrafted using the finest cocoa from around the world, GAYOT's Top 10 Chocolate Bars are a far cry from your typical checkout lane candy fix. Take a look at the entire list to find luxurious artisan chocolates from iconic confectioners and modern innovators alike.

Get a taste of the world's best chocolate


The Kitchenaid Artisan Series 5-Quart Mixer, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Thanksgiving Cooking Tools

BIRD'S THE WORD
Top 10 Thanksgiving Cooking Tools

A great Thanksgiving starts with the correct set of tools, which is why we've compiled this list of must-have kitchen helpers. Take a look at these chefs' essentials to make sure your meat is tender, your potatoes are creamy and your pie crust is crispy.

Mix it up with these must-have holiday helpers


Chef Kostow celebrates Napa Valley with his first cookbook, A New Napa Cuisine

KOSTOW'S COOKBOOK
A New Napa Cuisine Cookbook
If you’re enchanted by The Napa Valley, or a fan of Christopher Kostow’s work at The Restaurant at Meadowood, then you’re in luck. His first cookbook, A New Napa Cuisine, beautifully explores both Kostow’s journey as a chef, and the ever-developing valley.

Learn more about Kostow's debut cookbook

Check out our Brussels sprouts feature to learn how the nutrient-rich winter vegetable can help keep your immune system strong through flu season.

A great Thanksgiving starts with the correct set of tools, which is why we've compiled this list of essential holiday kitchen helpers