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How To Break Down An Avocado

Food52 | Posted 10.04.2014 | Taste

Amanda shows us a no-frills method for breaking down an avocado in three steps.

Cookbook Nirvana: The Roger Smith Cookbook Conference

Rozanne Gold | Posted 03.17.2013 | Home
Rozanne Gold

Nirvana -- a place of bliss -- is my word for a cookbook conference taking place in New York City in a few weeks. The conference's promise? A tantalizing array of panels, distinguished guests and illuminating workshops, all under one roof at the Roger Smith Hotel on Lexington Avenue.

A Week In The Life Of The Food52 Founders

Posted 06.13.2012 | Home

Food Informants is a week-in-the-life series profiling fascinating people in the food world. We hope it will give you a first-hand look at the many di...

What Amanda Hesser Got Right

Carey Polis | Posted 06.11.2012 | Home
Carey Polis

Will you be a millionaire by exploring relatively uncharted food careers? It is highly unlikely.

Passover Inspiration: Elegant Dishes For A Delicious Seder

Food52 | Posted 06.19.2011 | Home

15 elegant dishes for a delicious Passover Seder, from the spirited community over at Fair warning: some of these recipes aren't strictly ...

Amanda Hesser: How Google Recipe Search Comes Up Short

Amanda Hesser at | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The entity with the greatest influence on what Americans cook is not Costco or Trader Joe's. It's not the Food Network or The New York Times. It's Goo...

Edible Radio Episode 56: Kitchen Sync with Amanda Hesser

Edible | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Listen to the Edible Radio podcast with Amanda Hesser. Edible Radio host and publisher of Edible Santa Fe, Kate Manchester, talks to Amanda Hesser, a...

Food52's Best Beef Burgers Showdown: Vote For The Best Dish

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For the past year, readers have been voting in weekly showdowns of reader-submitted recipes on a given theme. The winning recipes of each w...

Stracciatella to the Rescue

Merrill Stubbs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Merrill Stubbs

When I first signed up for the Week of Eating In, I thought, "Okay, great. I'm always looking for an excuse to cook more at home -- not for work, but ...

When Food is War: Media Battles Over the Dinner Table

Elissa Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Elissa Altman

The food writing world is a strange amalgam of civility and arrogance, conviviality and snark, anger, pomposity, delusion, and fear; I've always said ...

Depictions of Julie & Julia Years Apart Show Their Differences

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

After seeing Julie & Julia I decided to read what was written about Julie Powell back when she was still actively engaged in her project.