Holiday Shopping Guide

Shop like a local

This winter, search for holiday gifts for family and friends at these six independently owned D.C. shops. Hill’s Kitchen 713 D St., SE, open Tuesdays to Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Though trekking to Hill’s Kitchen’s cozy townhouse requires leaving the familiar Northwest D.C., this quick sojourn along […]

Save & Splurge

The Hatchet’s holiday season event guide for both thrifty and luxury spenders Splurge: The Yves Saint Laurent Holiday Set from Sephora includes signature YSL items (eye pencil, lip gloss, highlighter and mascara) all presented in a chic, black make up bag – $65 Save: Smashbox Tryit Kit from Sephora includes lip enhancing lipgloss, Hyperlash Mascara, […]

Holiday Recipes

Hanukkah Blintzes Blintzes: Neither a football play nor a military tactic, but a delightful Hanukkah dish. I took the classic preparation – tender crepes stuffed with ricotta and cream cheese and topped with a type of fruit syrup – and simplified it. Basic Crepe Batter Ingredients: 1 cup milk 1/4 cup cold water 2 eggs […]