As we gear up for festive feasts and cocktail parties with friends and family, here are five ways to set the stage for a well-dressed table.
This seasonal sensation will be a treat for your dinner guests’ taste buds!
Meet Aaron Zitar, executive chef at The Midway Grill and Brews.
As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and foodie, I want to encourage you to enjoy the festive foods of the holidays without overindulging. So let me share with you some different views on experienci...
For those who have never tried sushi, I've got great news for you, which I'll share later in the article. But, first, let's unwrap the mystery of this ancient dish that is currently taking the western...
Jack Wang is the executive chef at Fancy Sushi, the beloved Billings restaurant that has been treating us to various Asian cuisine delights for more than a decade.
Rolling your own sushi can be slightly intimidating, yet if you give it a try, you will find that the process is quite enjoyable and not all that difficult. All you need is patience and a light hand.
Sushi cakes are amazingly versatile because you can serve them on any occasion. You can make your sushi cake any way you like. There's a sushi chef hidden inside you, and this is how you can let them...
Sarah Skarsten, new owner of Yellowstone Cellars and Winery offers us some tips on creating perfect pairings.
“I want people to feel like they're coming to eat at our house, to feel like they're part of the family." -Jen Marble
Celebrate summer's end with a rosé refresher
Who would have ever guessed that the humble cauliflower would grow up to become a veggie garden rock star. Check out these delectable recipes to try this summer!
Go behind the scenes with Healthy By Design's Gardeners' Market!
Bring this Korean staple to your table but with a flavor that's fit for our Western taste buds.
The whats, whys, and wheres of fermenting vegetables.
Set up your refrigerator to support your fall fresh foods reboot and use these 11 tricks to formulate your plan of attack.
Allow us to introduce you to Halo-Halo, not your average summer shaved-ice treat; it's a celebration of ice!
While a perfectly marbled ribeye grilled to a marvelous state of juicy tenderness can melt in one’s mouth, a well-crafted side dish can complete the meal, making it an even more memorable experience f...
Next time you visit the butcher, give petite sirloin a chance. Despite its reputation as a less tender cut of meat, it grills beautifully in just minutes, and it can be quite delicious if prepared pro...
"I never improvise when I am baking, but I do when I am cooking. As the saying goes, cooking is an art, baking is a science." - John Thomas
This easy and versatile festive dessert, paired with chocolate-dipped red, white, and blue pretzel sticks, is destined to make a big bang on your 4th of July table.
Billings Seafood Guys' owner and operator, Jon Wanderaas, has brought his knowledge and passion for Alaskan seafood to Montana and made fresh, delicious seafood readily available not only to landlocke...
According to MyPlate, the nutrition guide published by USDA’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, we should all be eating at least eight ounces of seafood every week.
Preparing this culinary delight at home is easy and requires little time to make; a perfect dish for a busy day.
Up your brunch game with these 7 recipes!
Eat. Share. Give. Everyone deserves a seat at the table and that's what Billings' first pay-what-you-can restaurant is all about.
One great illustration of our big little life here in Billings is found at 115 North 29th Street. Folks around here call it The Sassy Biscuit, a little bruncherie that brings ample flavor to the table...
If brunch were a person, it would turn to mimosas and say, "You complete me," so up your Mother's Day brunch game with these MOMosas!
Life is busy, check out these 5 lunch ideas (and 3 salads!) that you can make ahead of time so that you can grab and go!
"Our goal is to help change the way people eat by making eating healthy simple; this remains at the core of everything we do." - Nicole Griffith, Well Pared
This Easter Egg Flan recipe is sure to delight!
In honor of Earth Day (April 22), check out our Editor's Picks for Aprils eco friendly Fun Finds!
“Macarons only have a few grams to stir our senses.” - Pierre Hermé
Andrea Vacek of Bluebird Sweets Custom Cakes creates the most stunning of delectable delights.
St. Patrick's Day or not, this Guinness chocolate cake comes together quickly and effortlessly and is a delight any time of year.
Explore the *sweeter* side of Billings (just in time for Valentine's Day!)
Mix this for a drink that will take you and your special someone from Italy to the Caribbean, via a French château or two. It is the perfect cocktail to fuel your wanderlust.
Twenty year old Amberlea Lynn Mouser has taken a love a baking and cultivated it into her own business, Amberlea's Confections.
Want cheesecake in a hurry? Then this delectable no-bake recipe is just what you need!
This creamy and fragrant soup is the perfect comfort food.
Lucky’s Ramen Noodles in Shiloh Commons invites Montanans to discover the glory of Ramen as it was meant to be served, while also serving many different types of noodle dishes.
In late 2017, François Morin followed his passion and opened Le Fournil, an artisnal French bakery.
With a crunchy crust and a chewy, soft crumb, this French baguette will have you saying more, please, as soon as you taste it.
As soon as you step into the little bakery at 2513 Montana Ave, you know you're in for a treat. The air is heavy with the sweet aroma of freshly baked pastries and flaky, crunchy goodness fills the wo...
This is a very simple recipe requiring only three ingredients. You can make the cookies sweet or savory.
Scrumptious food is synonymous with the holidays and the staff at Simply Local gathered up some of our favorite appetizer, dessert, and drink recipes to share with you.
Let Isabela Asian Market bring Asian cooking into your kitchen!
Try Mercy Vannett's recipe for Pork Sinigang. Find all the ingredients for this delectable dish at Isabela Asian Market!
We all love stories of success originating from humble beginnings, those rags-to-riches tales that inspire us and energize our spirits. One such story began in war-torn Southeastern Asia and ended rig...
Making delicious pizza at home doesn't have to be complicated. All you need is a handful of ingredients that you probably already have in your pantry, a bit of planning, and a very hot oven. In this s...
Imagine a dining experience where every member of your family is happy. There are no arguments as to which pizza toppings make the pie—they all do. This dream-like, family-friendly atmosphere is a rea...
Montana and her breweries have an on-again off-again relationship. Luckily, we're on again and with a vengeance. If you are an avid fan of this timeless beverage, our state is one of the happiest plac...
What's your pizza personality?
From the moment your foot crosses the threshold at Candy Town USA, your senses sizzle with everything from the sights and delectable scents.
Past the hustle and bustle of Montana Avenue, just as the street starts to quiet, Last Chance Pub & Cider Mill awaits you with its giant doors, gorgeous atmosphere, great food, and a glass or two of c...
There’s nothing quite like the aroma of fresh baked apples filling your home on a crisp fall day. This family recipe is a fall favorite that can easily be modified for our gluten-free guests.
Despite brief summers and challenging weather conditions in the Big Sky state, Montana has its fair share of beautiful, productive apple orchards producing around 70 different varieties each fall.
Don't throw out those kitchen scraps...Re-grow them!
When the pandemic made school closures necessary, Sarah Moyers sprung into action to help fill the gap for students who were dependent upon school lunches. #projectlovebillings
Instead of using the term “healthy eating,” I prefer a lifestyle of “eating well.” This means the quality of the food on the plate is good and nourishing, but it also means...
To help bolster the confidence of the hopelessly challenged (like the author) and grilling newbies, alike, we turned to Kim Hager, owner of Blue’s BBQ for these hot barbecuing tips!
The tale of how Rick Hamilton and his sons Ty and Justin came to be the World Reserve BBQ Champions is a story of giving, meet the family behind Montana Outlaw BBQ.
Try these 4 easy recipes on your next outdoor adventure!
Hit all the best summertime sweet spots in and around Billings!
Support our local businesses while you’re creating something delicious. Check out a few of our favorite places to shop for charcuterie essentials.
Today, the glorious charcuterie board has become a central statement piece that delights guests while expressing your creativity, whether served as a solo piece, or in combination with hors d'oeuvres...
The iconic martini has become an appetizing treat for all as it has evolved to include a wide range of recipe options for all taste buds.
What is Dalgona coffee? In my own words, it's the coffee form of pineapple upside-down cake.
Our convenience was challenged with the threat of the novel coronavirus, and for many, a beautiful thing happened. We started to take a look at where our food comes from and how sustainable it is.
When it comes to eating healthier, Billings Clinic registered dietitian Anna Kasperick offers a key point to remember: hunger always wins. Building vegetables into your diet doesn’t have to mean a com...
Set the tablets aside and learn the ways of naturally dyeing your Easter eggs!
Spring-cleaning isn’t necessarily synonymous with clean eating. While clean eating carries essential principles, in many cases, it might also insinuate cutting out, cutting back, and cutting down on a...
Within Swanky Roots’ greenhouse, you can find lettuce (of course!), herbs, microgreens, kale, and swiss chard.
Healthy eating advocates are often telling us to “eat the rainbow," but what exactly does this mean, and why is it so important?
Fondue revolves around an inconspicuous, innocent little pot. Dip small pieces of food into the hot medium, chat with friends and family about nothing in particular, and enjoy the delicious bounty.
Meet Sam Walter, the baker and artist behind Sweets by Sam.
Know what to ask when selecting a caterer for your next special event.
This authentic recipe from Elena Paravantes shows the simplicity and nutritional power of the Mediterranean Diet.
Being a trained Chef, as well as a Culinary Arts teacher at Billings Career Center put a bit of a different spin on the aftermath of Chef Bill Jensen's cardiac event.
Meet the Chef: Jason Corbridge of Parasol
Montana is a place steeped in a rich history of meat. From cattle ranches to an abundance of wild game, meat has become an integral part of the Montanan lifestyle. The butcher is the “to” in farm-to-t...
How did a California girl-next-door end up in Big Sky country as the owner and driving force behind Montana’s own High Five Meats? The answer lies down a secluded gravel road in Molt, Montana.
Asian/Mexican Fusion Flap Steak Sandwich recipe
Meet Austin Stewart, executive chef at Buffalo Block at the Rex.
A good-quality knife can make all the difference when it comes to food prep. But what constitutes a good kitchen knife and which ones are the best for everyday cooks to use in the kitchen?
Set your kitchen up for success in 2020 with January's Fun Finds!
Sara Hollenbeck of High Five Meats shares her favorite go-to recipe that makes mealtime a snap!