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The Easiest Way to Seed a Chile Pepper

(0) Comments | Posted July 29, 2015 | 12:30 PM

We're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun. 

Today on Food52: A fuss-free way to remove the seeds from hot peppers without hurting yourself.

I inadvertently wince each time I even read a recipe that calls for removing the...

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Over 30 Recipes to Reduce Kitchen Waste

(23) Comments | Posted July 27, 2015 | 11:40 AM

Even if you’re doing your best to cook root-to-leaf and nose-to-tail, there are probably still some edible bits you’re missing. 

Today: Three dozen recipes to make sure your kitchen scraps don't get scrapped.

Kitchen Scraps

If you cook, you're going to end up with kitchen scraps....

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10 Ways to Cook With Coconut Milk

(0) Comments | Posted July 27, 2015 | 11:15 AM

Good things come in tin cans. Case in point: sardines, whole tomatoes, beans galore—and coconut milk. We've said it before and we'll say it again: Coconut milk is one sexy, dreamy canned good. It's sweet but not cloyingly so, rich but not heavy. It's cheap! It adds depth to the...

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Space Saving Solutions for Every Room in Your House

(5) Comments | Posted July 24, 2015 | 1:51 AM

Whether you live in a studio apartment or a sprawling estate, here are some of our favorite space saving tips for every room (or nook) of your home.

When you first moved in, you had good intentions: You bought...

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Cheesecake Meets Brownie, Falls in Love

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2015 | 1:09 AM

If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find. 

Today: A cheesecake walks into a bar and meets a brownie.

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Terrible bar-related double...

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All About Goat Cheese (& How to Use It in Every Meal)

(1) Comments | Posted July 22, 2015 | 1:37 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: We've paired up with Goat Cheeses of France to show you how to use a variety French goat cheeses in different dishes—no matter the meal.

There's good news...

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Cookie-Shaped Churros Are Easy to Make (& Easier to Eat)

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2015 | 1:25 PM

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

Today: The long, fluted churros are easy on the eye, but this rustic, puck-shaped...

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How to Navigate Dinner Party Seating Politics

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2015 | 1:01 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: Tips to get your dinner party seated for success.

Anyone who has planned a wedding with a sit-down dinner (or witnessed said planning, or thrown any...

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Do You Really Need to Refrigerate Butter? And 7 Other Debated Foods

(592) Comments | Posted July 16, 2015 | 3:01 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 fear of spoiled food has many of us quaking in our kitchens. We uncovered the chilling truth about whether these 10 items really need to...

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Follow These 10 Steps to Bake Your Best Cake Yet

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2015 | 1:48 PM

Follow Alice's 10-step guide and your cake will turn out better than you ever expected.

Whether you're making a towering skyscraper of buttercream or a one-bowl wonder, baking a cake is an investment--in time, in ingredients, and in pride. And with so much on the line, it's only logical that...

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Nova Scotia, Spain's Costa Brava and 5 Other Food-Filled Honeymoons

(0) Comments | Posted July 9, 2015 | 11:51 AM

We teamed up with Squarespace and illustrator Libby VanderPloeg to pinpoint seven memorable honeymoon locations from around the globe.

Honeymoon Map


Thinking about the moments after the buzz of getting married—when not every waking hour is dedicated...

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5 Common Homemade Ice Cream Issues (And How To Fix Them)

(0) Comments | Posted July 9, 2015 | 9:46 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: Stef Ferrari of Hay Rosie Craft Ice Cream Co. troubleshoots homemade ice cream issues, so you, too, can churn with confidence. 

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The 5 Pastas You Should Always Have In Your Pantry

(1) Comments | Posted July 6, 2015 | 5:33 PM

Today: Former Top Chef contestant and chef Fabio Viviani shares with us the five pastas that are always in his pantry -- and should be in yours, too.

When Fabio Viviani visited our offices this past winter, he had a thing or two to say about...

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How to Eat Your Way Through Coastal Maine

(6) Comments | Posted July 6, 2015 | 4:31 PM

Every week we'll be asking you to come with us to some of our favorite small towns and cities—and we'll show you the places, secret spots, and nooks we love. 

Today: When it comes to coastal Maine, lobster rolls aren't even the half of it (but they're a lot of...

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3 Ways to Frame Art That Are Actually Affordable

(1) Comments | Posted July 6, 2015 | 2:36 PM

None of the frames pictured below cost more than $10, and all of the art was framed by (a non-professional) hand. Intrigued? Read on to find out how to use thrift-store supplies and a few DIY smarts to frame like a pro.

Knowing a reliable custom framer in your town is essential...

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A Handy Chart For How Long Fresh Produce Will Last

(1) Comments | Posted July 2, 2015 | 4:19 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: Stop letting your produce go to waste. Follow our guide for the week and enjoy your fruits and vegetables when they're at their best.

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13 Recipes That Should Be on Your Summer Bucket List

(1) Comments | Posted July 1, 2015 | 10:44 AM

There's something about summertime that makes us so prone to making bucket lists, lists that grip us with the same voracious enthusiasm as New Year's resolutions—but instead of bracing ourselves against the cold, we're expanding. Summer is wonderful in this way.

What's on your summer bucket list? Have you vowed to join a CSA,...

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Strange But Good: 8 New Things to Do With Tortillas

(6) Comments | Posted June 30, 2015 | 5:08 PM

To quesadillas, and beyond! Here are 8 new and exciting ways to use tortillas. 

You bought that bag of tortillas (or made a batch yourself, you go-getter, you) because you were excited about upcoming taco night or dreaming of a unabashedly gooey quesadilla. And we're certainly not ones to knock taco night nor the...

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An Easy Technique for Better Frozen Drinks

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2015 | 11:19 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 technique is brought to you by thebar.com.

Today: Your blend just got better.

I learned how to blend a frozen...

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The Best Way To Cook Bacon

(90) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 10:53 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 re-running one of our favorite tips for mess-free bacon with ease. Here's why you should bake your bacon.


No, we're not trying to...

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