If you want a unique cocktail to make for Valentine’s Day, look no further! Celebrate your sweetheart with dreams of the tropics in the Rum Sunset cocktail. This recipe makes two, so celebrate with whoever you choose, and dream of a romantic, tropical getaway together. It’s easy to scale up …

February is one of those months where you can really sense a change in the air. You start to notice the days getting longer, and you can begin to see nature coming back in after the cold winter. We aren’t out of the woods yet, but February always makes us feel like we just might make it after all. That’s why we recommend the Clover Club cocktail, a Philadelphia classic. The sweet and tart combination and bright color of the raspberry is perfect with Valentine’s Day coming up, and an egg white cocktail is a great way to hold out until spring gets here.

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Fish has long been considered “brain food.” Some studies have shown that people who eat fish maintain more gray matter — that is, greater brain volume — than those who don’t. But the benefits of eating fish actually cast a much wider net. “Fish and other marine life are some of the best sour…

Try this heart-healthy recipe for Walnut "Chorizo" Tacos this February. Walnuts are high in omega-3 fats. While a small handful of walnuts offers superior snackability, we’ve used walnuts to create a unique spin on the classic meat taco. Top these meat-less Walnut “Chorizo” Tacos with pickled vegetables or take it up a notch by adding avocado mash, pineapple salsa or purple cabbage slaw. Trust me, your heart will thank you!

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If you are looking for a romantic environment this Valentine’s Day without the hassle of reservations, head up to the top floor of the Hilton at the Ballpark to experience Three Sixty. The restaurant’s inventive small plates, craft cocktails and romantic surroundings will be sure to impress …

It’s January 24 – the official birthday of the beer can! Even though it had actually been around before that day (shh, it was still Prohibition when it first showed up!), Krueger’s released the first official canned beer in Virginia stores on this day in 1935. Let’s celebrate with some beer …

Gerard Craft came into the St. Louis culinary scene with a bang when the opened the original Niche in 2005. Ten years later, he became the first St. Louis chef to take home the coveted James Beard Best Chef: Midwest award in 2015. And as his Niche Restaurant Group grows, he has added mentoring younger chefs to his list of job descriptions.

Across the Atlantic in the United Kingdom, medjool dates stuffed with marzipan are a traditional holiday snack. But dates here in the U.S. aren’t as commonly tied to a specific season, so any time is a good one to get to know these sweet, tropical stone fruits.

Berries are wonderfully diverse — if occasionally confusing — fruits. Botanists are quick to point out that, technically speaking, bananas and eggplants are berries while strawberries and raspberries are not. Some varieties can thrive even in freezing temperatures. For others, only the tropics will do. “Heading into the cold and often gray winter months, there’s something special about adding some color to your meals.

This is my favorite time of year, but it’s also probably the busiest and most stressful. Our calendars are booked with parties and special events. We are hosting guests, traveling and shopping for gifts. It’s not the time of year anyone wants to transform their diet. So instead, think of small swaps you can make to your classic recipes to make your holidays a little healthier.