Martha Stewart

  • Calendar

    October 30, 2014
  • Blogs

    October 21, 2014

    Hayden Flour Mills Named 2014 Food Winner in Martha Stewart American Made Awards

    For more than 20 years, Martha Stewart has been selecting a few American companies each year to showcase at the annual American Made Awards. Held in New York City, the event spotlights American artisans and makers in various categories. This year, Phoenix-based Hayden Flour Mills is one of a small ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    Proof Artisan Breads in Mesa Named A Finalist in Martha Stewart American Made Awards

    Every year the Martha Stewart American Made program recognizes a group of artisans and producers around the country for their work making well-designed, quality goods. Earlier this year a long list of nominees was announced, which was then broken down into a list of finalists. Included in that lis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2013

    10 Crazy Recipes for Your Holiday Cookie Exchange

    Tired of chocolate chip? These cookie recipes use unexpected ingredients like avocado, garlic, and beef jerky.

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    Chocolate Pumpkin Swirl Brownies: Chow Bella's Pumpkin Showdown

    From time to time, Chow Bella's contributors challenge one another to a showdown: Make the best dish you can, using one common ingredient. This time (naturally), it was pumpkin. For the past few weeks, we've been sharing the results, and tomorrow, we'll let you know who won. Today: New Times managi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 14, 2013
  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Squares: Chow Bella Pumpkin Showdown

    From time to time, Chow Bella's contributors challenge one another to a showdown: Make the best dish you can, using one common ingredient. This time (naturally), it was pumpkin. For the next few weeks, we'll be sharing the results, and at the end, we'll let you know who won. Today: Lauren Saria sto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2013

    Last Minute Chocolate Valentine You Can Make Yourself

    AndyTalk: Salt - It's So Much More Than Sodium Chloride It's Valentine's Day and that means stress, especially if you're a bit of a procrastinator and/or you think that the card you bought just isn't enough. If you've got some chocolate on hand, even in bar form, you can make the best hand-made va ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    Five Christmas Pinterest Trends to Avoid at All Costs

    Let's be honest right off the bat. Only a small fraction of the shit you "pin" actually makes an appearance in your real life. Those runway dresses, that Martha Stewart craft room with the organized detail only a serial killer could recreate -- and let's not forget the food porn. All of our recipes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    Five Terrifyingly Delicious Halloween Cocktail Recipes, Including Black Vodka (Yes, Really)

    See also: DIY Pumpkin Latte See also: Jack-O-Lantern Sweet Potato Fries -- Thanks, Pinterest

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    26: Korina Adkins

    From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Pop Your Cocktail Party Cherry with Advice from Chow Bella's Resident Bartender

    Since I sling drinks for a living, I get to hear quite a bit about people planning soirées at their houses. These descriptions of upcoming cocktail parties always come with an implication that they are looking for feedback on how to better throw their party. So, since many of you likely have the sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Shannon's Who-Cares-About-Chocolate Lemon Crunch Sugar Cookies

    Tedd Roundy Shannon's lemon cookies.​Our latest Chow Bella showdown: a traditional holiday cookie exchange. From now through Christmas, we present Chow Bella's 12 Days of Christmas Cookies. Today: 11. Shannon Armour's Who-Cares-About-Chocolate Lemon Crunch Sugar Cookies. I don't make coo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Wounded Warrior's Wine Dinner and Chocolate Pear Tarts in Today's Eater's Digest​ Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives? Wounded Warrior's Fundraising Dinner  Need a few extra karma points? Your answer should be yes, which means you'll want to consider joining Rancho Pinot in Scottsdale fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Chef Christopher Gross Cooks for Martha Stewart (It's a Good Thing)

    ​Last night, while the rest of us were watching Modern Family and putting the finishing touches on our Transformers costume for Halloween, Christopher Gross, the James Beard Award-winning chef and owner of Christopher's and Crush Lounge in Central Phoenix, was busy with his own evening activit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    "Screw the Skinny Bitches....I Want to Eat" Cures the Break-Up Blues With Booze, Food and a Fun Read

    "Screw the Skinny Bitches...I Want to Eat!"​If Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda bumped into Martha Stewart, hit it off, became gal pals and then one of them got dumped -- this book would be the result.   "Screw the Skinny Bitches...I Want to Eat" is a sassy hybrid of break-up bi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 15, 2011
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    February 28, 2011

    Pantry Raid: The Virgin Takes a No-Recipe Challenge

    ​"So, you've made a few recipes without burning anything. Big deal! Bet you can't make something without a recipe, using just the ingredients in your pantry!" I have a lot of friends who cook well. One stay-at-home mom is always whipping up soft, chewy chocolate cookies from scratch every time ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    Martha Stewart Radio Welcomes Chow Bella's Carol Blonder

    Chow Bella's resident chef, Carol Blonder, caught the attention of producers at Martha Stewart Radio with her recent "Ask the Chef" post on keeping herbs and spices fresh. Now, Blonder's about to spice up the airwaves. Although Blonder herself isn't keen on tooting her own horn, I'm more than happy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    The Best of Monday Night Martha

    After a year of making Monday Night Martha, we're looking back. Last week we brought you the flops, this week, as promised, here are our favorites.  What did we learn from preparing a Martha Stewart recipe each week? Well, for one, that even when the recipes turned out less-than-perfect we he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    PJ's and Eggs, Cheuvront Wine Dinner and Caramel Apples in Today's Eater's Digest​Hungry for your early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives?PJs & EggsTomorrow is World Egg Day and we can't think of a better way to spend it then eating breakfast for dinner in our jammies. Friday October 8th, starting at 5 p.m., join Hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    Spinach, Egg, and Bacon Salad

    ​There's something fun about a late night dinner that you throw together with whatever you happen to have on hand. That's what we did this week when we got home on the later side after seeing a movie. Of course, as is our habit here at Monday Night Martha, we turned to Martha Stewart for a little ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Pot Roast and Summer Vacation

    ​We decide to make a pot roast mainly because our husband spent the vast majority of his childhood summer vacations sharing the backseat of a silver stationwagon with his two brothers, while the family made their way from Philadelphia to Pine Knoll Shores, North Carolina. They were on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Gazpacho! For One and All

    ​Gazpacho? There's a scene in the Pedro Almodovar film, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, where gazpacho is offered to the police who come to the apartment of central character, Pepa Marcos. Candela get me a drink. What kind? There's gazpacho. Right! Gazpacho! Wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Salmon Cakes

    ​It's funny how certain meals you dreaded as a kid, somehow turn into the ones you kind of really miss. So it is with Salmon Cakes, or salmon patties as they were known around our house. I never much cared for them except that my mom always served them with homemade macaroni and cheese that was s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern in Arizona Is Made Even More Bizarre, Thanks to Confusing and Creepy Play-Date With Chris Bianco

    ​So last week, Andrew Zimmern goes on a quest for real Sonoran cuisine in Arizona on Bizarre Foods and hooks up with Chris Bianco, the wait-in-line-for-two-hours pizza guy of Pizzeria Bianco. Huh? What? Why? Were all the Mexican foodies in the Valley busy? Did Silvana Salcido Esparza, owner of Bar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Let's Have Our Own Top Chef Masters Office Pool!

    Oh man, are there Top Chef Masters office pools out there? If not, there should be. Wait, what are we waiting for? We could totally make our own, kinda, through the world wide interweb -- whee! Sorry, still psyched up from last Wednesday's Top Chef Masters on Bravo. The classy reality show ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    TLC Launches Best Food Ever (or Yabba-Dabba-Done-to-Death)

    Napoleon Dynamite: This is pretty much the worst video ever made. Kip: Napoleon, like anyone can even know that. Let me go, I need to narrate. Wilma!​Kip's right. How can anyone know what's the worst (or the best) of anything? TLC's hoping we'll trust their judgment with its new show, Best Food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    Huntington, West Virginia, Needs More Than Jamie Oliver, in This Week's "TV Dinner"

    Ding! Ding! Ding! America, thanks to Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution (the best reality show on TV right now) we now have a winner for the Glad-I-Don't-Live-in-This Hellhole award: Huntington, West Virginia! Great job, Huntington! What's your secret? Children who don't know how to cut food with a knif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    Deviled Eggs : Monday Night Martha

    ​It's officially less than a week until Easter -- a time when hard-boiled eggs will be taking up space on refrigerator shelves. So, we've decided to have a deviled egg tasting, trying out two of Martha Stewart's many recipes. In one corner, Deviled Eggs with Cucumber, Dill, and Capers and in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Anthony Bourdain's Spring Break Plans, Food Wars Flops, and This Week's Must-See Shows, in "TV Dinner"

    OMG! Spring breaaaaaaaaak! Quick, pull out anything Abercrombie, Hollister, or Forever 21 and get your ass down to Dos Gringos Tempe Trailer Park for Jägerbombs, now. And don't worry about Anthony Bourdain. He'll just be in China for the fourth time, eating, suffering through cold temperatures, eat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    Women Call Bullshit on Dodge's "Man's Last Stand" Commercial, and Falling in Love with Marcela Valladolid, in "TV Dinner"

    Looking for the latest in tasty television? Need to know the need-to-watch episodes of your favorite foodie shows? Chow Bella is here to help with reviews of the delectable and dreadful along with a handy, must-see schedule so you won't miss a thing. Wow, men sure have it tough with us masculinity- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2010

    How to Eat a Carrot, and our Favorite Food Shows This Week on TV Dinner

    Looking for the latest in tasty television? Need to know the need-to-watch episodes of your favorite foodie shows? Chow Bella is here to help. We're reviewing the most delectable and dreadful with a handy, must-see schedule so you won't miss a thing. If there's one thing we need to get our hearts ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Monday Night Martha: The Croquembouche Chronicles, Pt. 3

    ​Two weeks ago we began reporting on an epic project, the creation of Martha Stewart's holiday showstopper, the croquembouche.  Here's Part One and here's Part Two. This week we bring you the conclusion. We wake up grumpy and taciturn. While making coffee we start playing with the word cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Entertaining Book from Komali Nunna, the "Indian Martha Stewart"

    We couldn't resist checking out a coffee-table cookbook called, Entertaining From an Ethnic Indian Kitchen because the author Komali Nunna bills herself as the "Indian Martha Stewart". (Nunna is a California-based cook born in Southern India). The book is full of pictures, recipes and tips f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Skip the Hassle, Pre-Order Your Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, giving thanks for all you have. And for slaving away at a hot stove for six hours -- basting and checking and basting and checking the turkey, peeling and mashing potatoes, cooking green beans, dicing onions and celery, stirring the gravy, e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    No-bake Spiderweb Cheesecake

    ​ Halloween is nigh and we are busy getting ready. For this week's Monday Night Martha we decided to spin a web of artery clogging goodness and make Martha Stewart's No-bake Spiderweb Cheesecake. This recipe is not for the faint of heart as it calls for 32 oz. of cream cheese and 1 1/2 cups ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Beach Bites: Martha Stewart's Cupcakes

    Some like it hot. This time of year, though, there's a huge difference between a hot kitchen and a hot beach. Somehow the latter inevitably wins out. But that doesn't mean you can't plot your future kitchen adventures while soaking up some rays. In fact, the new Martha Stewart's Cupcakes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2009

    "Handmade Nation" at Modified Arts Crafty Antidote to "Prozac Nation"

    While some of us race to the SSRIs for serenity, others of us have decided that taking up a craft for comfort and creative expression is the way to go. Actually, some of us, like me, for instance, do both for balance. Blame it on either early 60's back-to-nature hippie culture or maybe Martha Stew ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2008

    Martha Stewart wants to get you tipsy

    Attention, Martha fans: America's favorite domestic goddess is launching her own limited-edition line of wines, called Martha Stewart Vintage. She's teamed up with E & J Gallo Winery to create a 2006 Sonoma County Chardonnay, Merlot, and Cab. And lucky us, we're one of only half a dozen U.S. metropo ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 3, 2008
  • Calendar

    January 18, 2007

    How to Eat a Cholla

    There's more that one kind of righteous bud

  • Calendar

    October 7, 2004
  • Best of Phoenix

    September 30, 2004


    Ruby Beet Gourmet

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 26, 2002

    Best Granola

    Arcadia Farms' Apricot Granola

  • Dining

    November 8, 2001

    Let Them Eat Leftovers

    Making the best of the remains of the day

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    Rod Stewart

    Human (Atlantic)

  • Film

    August 10, 2000

    Straight Dopes

    Seriousness of anti-gay 'therapy' sidelined in fluffy But I'm a Cheerleader

  • Music

    December 11, 1997

    Rhymes of Passion

    Hip-hop court jester Busta Rhymes rides high with new album and groundbreaking tour

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