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How to Make Sipping Chocolate

(0) Comments | Posted January 30, 2015 | 2:44 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: Don't be surprised if this incredibly rich Mexican sipping chocolate from Heather Hands at Flourishing Foodie becomes your go-to winter beverage (it...

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Eat This Dutch Baby for Breakfast -- and for Dinner, Too

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2015 | 2:44 PM

For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each week, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals to rescue anyone who might be anxiously eyeing a box of minute rice.

Today: Forget the Swedish and their pancakes. Forget the French and their toast. In the...

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How to Spend Less Money on Your Favorite Ingredients

(0) Comments | Posted January 27, 2015 | 1:35 PM

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

Today: This New Year, resolve to hack your way to a better, fancier...

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How to Make Miso Soup Without a Recipe

(0) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 11:40 AM

Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.

Today: Let a savory, warming broth be the blank canvas of your winter meals.

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Demystifying Sous Vide

(0) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 2:12 PM

For our Provisions shop, we search for the best and most beautiful things for our kitchen and home. We want to spread the love, so we're talking about some of our favorite products and why they're tops.

Today: Unpacking the mystery of sous vide. (Hint: It's not as intimidating as...

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10 Ways to Cook Chicken Thighs

(0) Comments | Posted January 20, 2015 | 12:55 PM

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

Today: Chicken thighs were made for low-stress weeknight meals.

When we think of easy weeknight chicken dinners, we tend to think of boneless -- often skinless -- chicken breasts. But...

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Whole Slow-Cooker Poached Chicken

(0) Comments | Posted January 16, 2015 | 11:22 AM

Nicholas Day on cooking for children, and with children, and despite children. Also, occasionally, on top of.

Today: A better -- and lazier -- way to poach your chicken. 

This is the time of year when I catch myself thinking things like, "For...

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The 14 Nerdiest Things We Learned About Food Last Year

(0) Comments | Posted January 14, 2015 | 1:52 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: The food facts, science, and tricks we geeked out on last year.

In 2013 I came to terms with the...

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Our 11 Favorite Italian Cookbooks

(1) Comments | Posted January 13, 2015 | 12:46 PM

You know how some people are obsessed with stamp collections or fantasy football teams? Well, we're obsessed with cookbooks. Here, in Books We Love, we'll talk about our favorites.

Today: When we're dreaming of Italy, these are the books that we turn to.  

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How to Make Homemade Chocolate "Munchkins"

(2) Comments | Posted January 8, 2015 | 9:37 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: Grab a tall glass of milk and get ready to dunk a few homemade chocolate "munchkins". Samantha Seneviratne of Love, Cake is explaining...

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15 Vegan Recipes for a Very Green 2015

(2) Comments | Posted January 7, 2015 | 12:41 PM

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

Today: If you're looking to add more vegan dishes to your diet in 2015, start here.

I don’t love New Year’s resolutions, especially those that involve the words “diet,” “detox,” or “cleanse.”...

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How to Make Your Own Egg Replacers for Vegan Baking

(4) Comments | Posted January 6, 2015 | 1:13 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: How to make truly excellent baked goods -- without the eggs.

There are many reasons why you might need to replace eggs in a recipe. You...

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The 9 Best Things to Do With Your January Kale

(0) Comments | Posted January 5, 2015 | 11:10 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: You're likely going to buy some kale in January. Here are the best things to do with it.

Whether you're working on a very green resolution...

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How to Turn a Giant, Melty Cookie Into a Dinner Party Dessert

(0) Comments | Posted December 29, 2014 | 3:10 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. This post is brought to you by our friends at Ghirardelli -- try their 60 percent cacao chips in a skillet cookie this holiday season.

Today: Our favorite...

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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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