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12 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dishes To Make Omnivores Jealous

Food52 | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
Food52

From a hearty, lentil shepherd's pie to a creamy carrot bisque.

3 Fish Recipes You Can't Mess Up

Posted 11.25.2013 | OWN

By Curtis Stone People always tell me they're intimidated by cooking seafood, and though I'm a chef, I understand where they're coming from. They w...

The Fusion of a Lifetime: Hanukkah and Thanksgiving

Matthew Robinson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
Matthew Robinson

To squeeze everything we can out of this big opportunity, here are a few ways to make your Thanksgiving/ Hanukkah mash up a "Channu-copia" of great-tasting fun!

All About Pie Fats: Butter Vs. Oil Vs. Lard Vs. Shortening

Food52 | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
Food52

It's not unusual for us to ask each other, "What's your favorite fat?" around here.

How Do You Get Your Guests Dancing at Your Thanksgiving Dinner?

Georgie Smith | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Georgie Smith

Take the time this thanksgiving to inspire your guests to convey their thanks in the most expressive way they can. Make it fun. Make it an occasion your guests will always want to repeat. Spread the joy.

Veggie Queen: Executive Chef Heather Terhune

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Chef Terhune isn't from Chicago and I wondered how she felt about being in one of the most culinary cities in the world.

Pretzel Challah For Hanukkah

Food52 | Posted 11.21.2013 | Taste
Food52

If it's a good squishy loaf, I can eat it all in one sitting. And, please, hold the crust.

Let's Get People Cooking at Home

Matthew Robinson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
Matthew Robinson

Giving people a sure path to eating what they see on blogs and food TV could be the powerful enabler we need to get people cooking.

5 Thanksgiving Disasters And How To Fix Them

Food52 | Posted 11.21.2013 | Taste
Food52

Even the most seasoned of home cooks is susceptible to a kitchen disaster, especially on such a high-stress occasion as Thanksgiving.

7 Recipes for a Blowout Cajun Thanksgiving

Sam Hiersteiner | Posted 11.21.2013 | Taste
Sam Hiersteiner

Six short days are left until Thanksgiving and you're in a bind. You haven't mapped out a menu. The food mart only has gimpy turkeys left. You threw a...

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipe: Sweet Potato Squash Puree

Caroline Phelps | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

After three years of blogging about food I thought it was time to get in front of the camera and film my first video recipe.

A Dad Reacts to His Daughter Becoming a Vegetarian

Jeff Bogle | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

My oldest girl announced something out of nowhere at the dining room table last week. We were roughly 75 percent of the way through her current favorite home-cooked meal, Orange Chicken when she made her proclamation, as casual as anything. Pass the rice. My sock has a hole in it. "I don't want to eat animals any more."

Happy Thanksgiving: Allow Me to Remind You That There Is "GOOD" In This World!

Laura Wellington | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News
Laura Wellington

I spied an endearing act of kindness the other day while picking up a few items at a local store. A young boy standing in the check-out line holding a piggy bank received both a gift and a lifelong lesson when the store manager refused to take the little boy's money to pay for the bank.

The Top 6 Reasons 'Real' Men Don't Cook

Robert Rosenthal | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
Robert Rosenthal

I am constantly surprised at how many men still actively avoid the kitchen.

Two Reasons You Should Always Truss Your Turkey

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

Sure, it looks beautiful, but properly tying up your bird also helps promote even cooking by achieving uniform density.

10 Most Important Kitchen Gadgets

Epicurious | Posted 11.18.2013 | Taste
Epicurious

These must-have implements and appliances make our lives so much easier.

Homemade Sweet Potato Chips

Food52 | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
Food52

Laura Wright from The First Mess walks us through the ins and outs of homemade sweet potato chips.

How To Make A 'To Be Cooked' List

Food Riot | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Food Riot

Whether you keep a rough mental list (me) or a meticulously manicured Excel spreadsheet, if you see the kitchen as a creative and adventurous space, you've got a running list of recipes you want to get creative and adventurous with.

How To Deep Fry A Turkey

Food52 | Posted 11.13.2013 | Taste
Food52

Let's deep fry a turkey. And as long as we're at it, let's deep fry a half dozen or more.

'Love Spell' Tea Cookies

Elsa Giannakoudaki | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Elsa Giannakoudaki

This recipe has been developed exclusively for Tay Tea by pastry chef Lizabelle Burke. Master tea blender Nini Ordoubadi's loose-leaf teas are a mild...

Charlie Trotter: We Are Forever in Your Debt

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

At the memorial service on Monday, there were at least 400 people and an estimated 50 of them were wearing white chef jackets.  The pastor likened eating with Charlie Trotter to the sacrament of breaking bread.

10 Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes

Food52 | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Food52

Thanksgiving has a reputation for being the most delicious holiday around, but it can also be the most stressful if you're in charge of the meal. We've rounded up 10 recipes from an earthy stuffing to a creamy mash that can be made ahead of time and simply reheated on The Big Day.

What Is Giada De Laurentiis Cooking Up Now? You Might Be Suprised

Joshua Estrin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Joshua Estrin

A chat with Giada De Laurentiis is like a date with my favorite dessert... Sweet, full of unexpected surprises and always leaving me with a bit of a sugar buzz.

Latkes 101

Laura Kumin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Laura Kumin

What do you need to know to make latkes? The basics here will work with almost any latke recipe.

My Dreams of Jiro

David D. Burstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
David D. Burstein

The eel which came second to last, had the lightest touch of wasabi between the fish and the rice. In one fluid motion, Jiro painted it with the sauce and put the sushi down in front of me. Eel is one of my favorite sushi dishes and I had never tasted anything like this eel before.