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4 Secret Butcher's Cuts to Try

(6) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 2:48 PM

Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest...

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How to Be a Weekday Warrior

(0) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 3:09 PM

Over at Provisions, we're all about collections of beautiful, useful products to help make the most of good food -- and we don't want you to miss out on the fun.

Today on Food52: Monday, we're ready for you. And Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday too.

Early September is a...

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The Best Doughnuts. Ever.

(0) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 2:58 PM

Every week on Food52, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.

Today: Adrienne Kane of Nosheteria gives us the best doughnuts, ever.

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Start Your Morning With a Gingery Vegetable Smoothie

(0) Comments | Posted September 10, 2014 | 12:50 PM

Each Thursday on Food52, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.

Today: Emily throws a beet in a blender, and something wonderful comes out.  

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In Praise of Lard, and How to Render Your Own

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 10:17 AM

Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.

Today: Start cooking with lard -- and rendering your own. Jenny McGruther, author of The Nourished Kitchen: Farm-to-Table Recipes for the Traditional Foods Lifestyle, gives...

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How to Make Spicy Indian Mango Pickles at Home

(1) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 9:58 AM

It's always more fun to DIY. Every week on Food52, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.

Today: Nik from A Brown Table puts unripe mangoes to use in a spicy condiment that's easy to make and even...

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How to Make Quinine Syrup for a Better Gin and Tonic

(1) Comments | Posted September 4, 2014 | 12:53 PM

Jeffrey Morgenthaler of Portland's Clyde Common and Pepe Le Moko are sharing recipes and techniques from his new book, The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique. Follow along on Food52 to perfect your at-home...

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Everything You Need to Know About Rib Eye

(0) Comments | Posted September 2, 2014 | 2:44 PM

Each week this summer on Food52, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it...

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How to Make Red Bean Ice Cream From Scratch

(0) Comments | Posted September 1, 2014 | 10:29 AM

It's always more fun to DIY. Every week on Food52, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.

Today: Cynthia of Two Red Bowls is placing the long-neglected red bean where it has always belonged: in ice cream. 

When...

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Alice Medrich's 7 Magic Ingredients

(0) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 9:30 AM

Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.

Today: This is what your dessert has been missing. 

Does your best chocolate mousse seem a little plain? Brownies need a bump? Biscotti, ice cream, strawberries simply too boring...

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Sherry: The Home Cook's Best Friend

(0) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 9:08 AM

We may have food down cold, but wine? This is where we'll conquer it. Join us on Food52; we don't want to drink alone. 

Today: Take a cue from Julia Child and stock your cabinet with the best beverage for the home cook. 

For many of us, the thought...

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How to Make Ginger Ale at Home

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 9:24 AM

It's always more fun to DIY. Every week on Food52, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.

Today: Ashley Centola of Simple Craves and Olive Oil shows us how to make natural ginger ale for those...

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One Bowl Chocolate Cake

(0) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 9:59 AM

Every week on Food52, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.

Today: Heidi Sze of Apples Under My Bed shows us how to make a simple,...

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How to Make French Onion Dip From Scratch

(1) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 9:38 AM

It's always more fun to DIY. Every week on Food52, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.

Today: Do you want to eat French onion dip without feeling weird about it? Sarah Coates of The Sugar Hit has...

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What to Bake for New Neighbors

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2014 | 11:03 AM

There are so many great conversations on the Food52 Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.

Today: Love your neighbor as yourself -- with boxes and bags...

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The Glassware You Really Need at Home

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 10:54 AM

When he's not busy running the cocktail program at New York City's Maialino, Erik Lombardo is giving us the rundown on all things spirits -- and showing us the best ways to drink them. 

Today on Food52Do your cocktails justice with the right glassware -- because your drinks...

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5 Ways to Eat Raw This Summer

(0) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 9:29 AM

Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.

Today on Food52: Raw foods aren't as foreign as you might think...

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Alice Medrich's Guide to Freezing Baked Goods

(0) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 9:17 AM

Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.

Today: Alice explains proper freezing technique, so you can save that cookie dough or those extra muffins for (much) later.

Whenever possible, I like to freeze items...

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The Best Way to Soften Butter, Fast

(0) Comments | Posted August 18, 2014 | 2:57 PM

Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.

Today: A fast, foolproof way to soften butter when spontaneous baking calls. 

The Best Way to Soften Butter from Food52

When...

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10 Last-Minute Potluck Dishes

(0) Comments | Posted August 15, 2014 | 11:53 AM

It’s the middle of the summer and you are excited to get to your picnic, barbecue, or cookout on this afternoon. But as you look back at the invitation for today's festivities, you realize that it says “potluck.” Wait, what? Oh no. You definitely didn’t see...

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