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How to Make a Better Gluten-Free Cake

(1) Comments | Posted December 23, 2014 | 9:08 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.

Attention, gluten-free bakers: Cornmeal is your friend.

Having an extreme sweet tooth and a gluten allergy can be rough. I get a little too excited when I...

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The Best Way to Wrap a Quick Bread

(0) Comments | Posted December 23, 2014 | 9:01 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: Quick bread’s answer to paper vs. plastic.

If you are searching for the right holiday or hostess gift, fresh-baked quick breads are always the answer: They're comforting,...

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How to Make Frosted Cinnamon Rolls at Home

(0) Comments | Posted December 22, 2014 | 1:10 PM

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

Today: If there's anyone who can make a mean cinnamon roll, it's Top With Cinnamon's Izy Hossack. Follow her recipe and you'll...

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The Mid-Winter Margarita

(0) Comments | Posted December 22, 2014 | 11:55 AM

We’re strong proponents of having a good home bar. Welcome to Cocktail Hour, where we’ll show you the best ways to put your liquor cabinet to use. This cocktail is brought to you by thebar.com.

Today: The quickest -- and most delicious -- way to make it not feel like December. 

Margaritas -- like...

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One Chicken Sandwich, Many Ways

(1) Comments | Posted December 22, 2014 | 11:42 AM

There are 3 million chicken recipes on the Internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.

Today: A perfect chicken sandwich (and pesto, and caponata). Mix and match, or go all in.

Parmesan Pesto Chicken Sandwich with Caponata

This is...

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How to Make Mulled Wine Even Better

(0) Comments | Posted December 19, 2014 | 10:24 AM

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

Today: How do you make mulled wine even better? Just add booze. 

Sommeliers in the...

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How to Make Vegan Eggnog

(1) Comments | Posted December 18, 2014 | 12:16 PM

Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.

Today: An eggnog for vegans and eggnog skeptics alike. 

When I told my boyfriend that I was whipping up a vegan eggnog for The New Veganism, he scrunched up his nose and...

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The Best Reason to Drown Your Kale in Cream

(0) Comments | Posted December 17, 2014 | 12:01 PM

If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook -- or what to drink. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.

Today: A gratin so full of cream it will make you cackle -- and so easy it requires...

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How to Build a Gingerbread House

(0) Comments | Posted December 16, 2014 | 12:59 PM

This week, a Small Batch special edition in three parts: Do you like small-scale construction projects, all things miniature, holiday cheer, and farm life? Lucky for you, Molly Yeh of My Name is Yeh is taking us on a tour of her gingerbread farm and giving plenty of helpful instructions along the way so that...

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How to Make Corn Dogs

(0) Comments | Posted December 12, 2014 | 12:14 PM

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

Today: What's better than a hotdog? A hotdog on a stick that's been deep-fried in a cornmeal batter, that's what. Molly...

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How to Make Pecan Milk From Scratch

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2014 | 11:50 AM

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

Today: Join Amber Wilson of For the Love of the South as she bottles the essence of Louisiana pecans in...

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A DIY Baked Potato Bar, at Your Desk

(0) Comments | Posted December 10, 2014 | 10:44 AM

As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.

Today: A warm, hearty lunch that's all about the toppings.

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No-Fuss Vegan Cornbread

(1) Comments | Posted December 9, 2014 | 12:46 PM

Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.

Today: A cornbread that's everything you want it to be.

This is my Goldilocks cornbread. It’s a little sweet, but not too sweet; a little salty, but not overly so. I use fine...

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17 Hits From the '90s

(2) Comments | Posted December 8, 2014 | 2:59 PM

The 90s brought us Surge Cola, the Macarena, and some totally unforgettable food trends. Millennials recall the excessive use of sun-dried tomatoes and the ubiquitous Chinese chicken salad, but this decade really belonged to snacks like

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5 Rules for Pairing Wine With Food

(0) Comments | Posted December 5, 2014 | 1:31 PM

Today, Guest editor Mimi Thorisson is sharing her favorite ways to enjoy Bordeaux wines.

Acceptable wine pairings have come a long way since James Bond could (almost) spot a traitor by his ineptitude at the table. ("Red wine with fish. Well, that should have told me something.")

It seems that these days,...

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Bacon-Wrapped Fish (Or: Weeknight Surf and Turf)

(0) Comments | Posted December 5, 2014 | 9:48 AM

This summer, Christine Burns Rudalevige of The Family Fish Project is on a mission to help us cook and eat more seafood at home. 

Today: This surf calls for some turf. Let two opposites attract and never look back.

Wrapping flaky white fish (like cod, halibut, haddock, or...

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How to Make Dunkaroos at Home

(0) Comments | Posted December 2, 2014 | 8:06 PM

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

Today: Dunkaroos may not be available in the U.S. anymore (grieving, commence), but frostable fun is still available...

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One Jar of Kimchi, 5 Dinners

(0) Comments | Posted December 2, 2014 | 3:38 PM

Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples every which way.

Today: It might seem counterintuitive, but fermented cabbage can add a burst...

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Gifts for Lovers of Books, Coffee, Cocktails, and Good Food

(2) Comments | Posted December 1, 2014 | 11:54 AM

Remember that feeling of panic when Christmas is days away and you have no gifts wrapped? Not this year! We're introducing our 2014 holiday gift guides  -- with ideas for everyone on your list, arranged by personality and price.

Today: Got a friend who only drinks Ecuadorian coffee, or one who will only drink whiskey from a whiskey glass?...

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Dominique Ansel's Top 10 Pastry Tools

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 11:24 AM

As home cooks, we rely on our instincts, our knowledge, and our curiosities -- but we also have to rely on our tools. Which is why we're asking the experts about the essential tools we need to make our favorite foods attainable in our own kitchens.

Today: How does Dominique...

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