The Takeaway

This revelatory Pumpkin Mousse recipe became one of the smudgier, most commonly dog-eared pages owners of the original Frog Commissary Cookbook back in the 1970s and 1980s. The airy texture and delicate… Read More

Sweet Talk: Pie Eyed

It’s officially pie time, but unless you’ve perfected your crust or have a signature filling that would make Paul Hollywood drool, there’s no reason to labor over a slab of… Read More

Seasonal Musings: Retro Comforts

By Elisa Ludwig Your family may very well be embracing upside-down or spatchcocked turkeys, miso butter gravy and Brussels sprouts tart tatin. But no matter how forward-eating the crowd, there’s… Read More

On the Road – A Half Dozen Dublin Restaurants

Christina and I recently spent time in Dublin. It was a to-and-from transit spot for a longer trip to Sicily. Since far more readers are likely to visit Dublin than… Read More

Party in Focus: Vikings

On Wednesday, October 10, The Franklin Institute ushered in the North American premiere of its newest blockbuster exhibition, Vikings: Beyond the Legend, with a gala event worthy of the bravest… Read More

By the Glass: Riesling: The World’s Noblest Grape (and Most Underrated Holiday Dinner Wine)

by Larry Sterner Let’s be honest: The most important activity during the holiday season is eating. We gather around a table with our friends and family and eat and talk… Read More

Fresh from the Oven: A Letter from CEO Christina Sterner

We can’t believe it, either, but this year, Frog Commissary is celebrating its 45th anniversary. We’re proud of our history as a long-running family-owned business in Philadelphia, and we’ve included some… Read More

TFI News: Here’s what’s new at The Franklin Institute!

This fall and winter, experience Vikings: Beyond the Legend, the largest-ever collection of Vikings era artifacts to visit North America. On display through March 3, Vikings is an immersive exhibition… Read More

The Dish

Served at the Vikings exhibition opening gala at The Franklin Institute, Chef John Perralta’s short rib braise wowed the crowds with its rich plum vinegar-spiked sauce. Try it at home… Read More

A Reminder of What is Most Important

A reminder of what is most important came via an email a guest sent to The Franklin Institute Guest Services recently: ___________________________________________________________ From: Maria M Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2018… Read More