Food & Cooking

Spark your culinary creativity! Rule the kitchen with our experts’ posts on conquering tricky techniques, making mouthwatering meals, and more on the Craftsy Food & Cooking Blog. Plus, enjoy free recipes!

Cooking In Season: Quick and Easy Asparagus Recipes for Spring

Posted by on Apr 19, 2014 in Food & Cooking |

Asparagus is one of the first vegetables of spring. Since it doesn't stick around for too long, I like to cook my fair share before the season comes to an end. Forget bland steaming or boring boiling. You are about to learn three quick and easy cooking methods for asparagus, along with a simple appetizer recipe you'll want to eat all day long! Read more

Eat More Dessert: Free Spring Dessert Recipe & Giveaway!

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Contests & Giveaways, Food & Cooking | Comments

As a busy mom of two, I’m constantly dreaming up desserts that look beautiful, taste amazing, and can be created quickly and easily. In my new book EAT MORE DESSERT, you’ll find just that. More than 100 simple-to-make and fun-to-eat treats for any occasion. Today, I'm sharing an delicious spring dessert recipe from my book, PLUS an exclusive giveaway for Craftsy blog readers! Read more

Every Starter Has a Story: How Sourdough Bread Is Made

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in Food & Cooking |

The story of sourdough bread, from ancient starters to baking techniques, can leave you scratching your head. But the secret behind this delicious bread doesn't have to be so elusive. Let's explore the history and health benefits behind this delightfully tangy loaf. Read more

Free Pattern Friday: Advanced Patterns in Quilting, Sewing & More!

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing |

Ready for a challenge? We’ve gathered a collection of fun projects that are sure to spark your creativity. From an advanced paper-piecing dragonfly quilt to a tricky children’s kimono set, these patterns will hone your crafting techniques while simultaneously producing a delightful project! Read more

Refresh Your Technique With 6 New Craftsy Classes!

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Photography, Quilting, Sewing |

Ready for a tune-up? This roundup of new Craftsy classes is the perfect way to polish up your proficiency! Whether you quilt, sew or photograph, be prepared to rev your engine and zoom into challenging new projects, conquering essential skills and techniques! Read more

The New Craftsy App Is HERE and It’s FREE!

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Home & Garden, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

Craftsy’s engineers have been busy, and we can’t wait to show you what they’ve created! Cue the launch of the newest version of the Craftsy app for iPhone and iPad, packed with amazing updates that makes it easier than ever for you to watch and enjoy your favorite classes. Of Craftsy’s three million members, more than one million are already using our app. Join the club and find out what you’ve been missing! Read more