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How to Make the Most of Your Slow Cooker

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2014 | 12:09 PM

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: Your weeknights just got infinitely better. Stay tuned for our collection all about slow cooking on

Weeknights weren’t made for slow braises and roasts; they're often too...

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A Cranberry Ginger Upside-Down Cake to Steal the Show

(2) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 5:36 PM

Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.

Today: A cranberry cake that's ready to be front and center at your Thanksgiving dinner. 

If there's anything...

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A Meatless Loaf for Thanksgiving and Weeknights Alike

(1) Comments | Posted November 18, 2014 | 12:50 PM

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

Today: A vegan version of a childhood classic.

I wasn’t a big meat eater growing up, but I was a big meatloaf eater. It was one of...

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Genius Recipe: Torrisi's Turkey

(0) Comments | Posted November 17, 2014 | 12:46 PM

Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.

Today: A just-crazy-enough-to-work technique for outsmarting dry turkey. 

There are lots of sensible reasons to cook a turkey breast instead of a whole bird. Maybe you want to...

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How to Make Cereal Milk Ice Cream

(2) Comments | Posted November 14, 2014 | 10:21 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: Lactose intolerant ice cream lover and ex-New Yorker Catherine Lamb shows you how to make a hacked version of Momofuku's Milk Bar's...

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Basic Table Manners: A Refresher

(0) Comments | Posted November 13, 2014 | 1:29 PM

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: Brush up on your etiquette basics to wow fellow diners (and make your mom proud).

The holiday season will be here soon, and...

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5 Reasons to Serve Thanksgiving Buffet-Style

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 12:26 PM

Imagine yourself on Thanksgiving morning: You’ve got dishes on the stove, rolls in the oven, and a table to set. As dinnertime looms, you’re trying to remember which cousin likes dark meat and which one likes white, who hates Brussels sprouts, which of your nieces is vegan, and how to...

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9 Essential Thanksgiving Tools

(1) Comments | Posted November 11, 2014 | 4:00 PM

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: This Thanksgiving,...

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13 Ways to Use up a Bunch of Cheap Beer

(1) Comments | Posted November 10, 2014 | 11:23 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: Having a bunch of leftover beer doesn't need to turn into a drinking game. Here's how to put your leftover booze to work in the kitchen.

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How to Make Deep-Fried Apple Pies From Scratch

(1) Comments | Posted November 7, 2014 | 5:08 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: Tieghan Gerard from Half Baked Harvest makes a miniature version of her favorite pie that's better than what you'd get from the Golden...

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The Best Way to Reheat Pizza at Home

(3) Comments | Posted November 5, 2014 | 12:17 PM

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: Talia Ralph -- host of Heritage Radio's weekly Pizza Party -- brings us the best way to heat up leftover pizza. Which is an excellent reason to order...

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How to Make Japanese Milk Bread at Home

(0) Comments | Posted November 4, 2014 | 1:08 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: You don't have to go all the way across the Pacific in search of the fluffiest, lightest, tallest bread of your life; Cynthia from 

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6 Make-Ahead Staples for Weekday Lunches

(4) Comments | Posted November 3, 2014 | 2:21 PM

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: Prep some basics on Sunday to make packing lunch a breeze for...

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How to Make Funfetti Cake From Scratch

(0) Comments | Posted October 31, 2014 | 12:25 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: Make an artificially delicious childhood treat a little bit more authentic. Molly Yeh from My Name is Yeh shows us...

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How to Scale and Gut a Fish

(0) Comments | Posted October 30, 2014 | 11:03 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: We're showing you how to prep a whole fish at home, so you can impress friends, family, and yourself.

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How to Recreate Soda Shop Classics

(0) Comments | Posted October 29, 2014 | 6:01 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: Reviving the sweetest part of the 1950s, one egg cream at a time. 

Each of...

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How to Make Duck Confit

(0) Comments | Posted October 28, 2014 | 2:45 PM

Each week, 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 butcher.

Today: We're conquering confiting -- a French technique for tenderizing even...

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How to Eat a Lot of Apples, on the Cheap

(0) Comments | Posted October 27, 2014 | 12:40 PM

Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety. 

Today: How to handle cooking enormous amounts of...

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How to Make Homemade Pop Tarts

(0) Comments | Posted October 24, 2014 | 11:12 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: Take a walk down memory lane with Kathryn of London Bakes as she makes a sweet childhood treat.

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How to Make Traditional Cantonese Mooncakes at Home

(0) Comments | Posted October 23, 2014 | 5:08 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: Cynthia of Two Red Bowls is bringing traditional Cantonese mooncakes stateside, right in time for the Chinese Mid-Autumn festival.

For those who celebrate...

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