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A Lotta Ricotta

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

With its delicate, creamy texture and mild sweetness, ricotta is a wonderfully versatile ingredient. It tastes luxurious on its own, but it can also lend richness to pastas and a grounded rustic quality to desserts.

WATCH: How To Cook A Beaver Tail

Posted 03.27.2012 | Home

When you go to culinary school, you expect that you'll get all the basics in fast: chopping, sautéing, grilling, braising. From there, you might move...

How To Make DC Mumbo Sauce (Or Is It Really Chicago Mumbo Sauce?)

Meathead | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Meathead

There aren't many indigenous local D.C. dishes, but there is one concoction the locals proudly claim as their own: Mumbo Sauce.

For the Love of Baking

The Technician | Posted 05.20.2012 | College
The Technician

Now you may be asking yourself what does make someone a good baker. There are a few simple ways to succeed without having to be a professional. The tips I offer are far from professional, because I bake to relieve stress and have fun.

Wildly-Affordable Food: Flax 'Eggs'

Linda Watson | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Watson

Should the rising price of eggs put a crimp in your baking? No! Mix up flaxseed "eggs" in less than a minute. They're good for you and good for the planet.

7 One-Pot Dinners

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

One-pot meals are the gastronomical equivalent of the friend that everyone likes to have around -- they're pleasant, flexible, low-key and great with crowds.

My Latest Resolution: Clean While I Cook

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 05.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I find that when I make the effort to prepare properly, and then to clean up after myself as I go, tasks proceed much more smoothly. And almost nothing is more satisfying than working easily and well.

A St. Patrick's Day Picnic

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

There are many reasons to celebrate this Saturday: it's the weekend, it's St. Patrick's Day and it's the beginning of spring. Dust off those baskets, those blankets, and those sunglasses -- and grab a few beers.

You Are What You Eat: A Food Blogger's Dilemma

Jamie Schler | Posted 05.15.2012 | Home
Jamie Schler

I have been rather stunned, confused and dismayed by the deluge of junk food posing as the homebaked and homecooked on so many American food blogs, and I am not alone.

What Makes A Great Female Chef

Posted 03.15.2012 | Books

Excerpt from "Blood, Bones & Butter" (Random House) by Gabrielle Hamilton, our latest HuffPost Book Club pick. Read the thoughts of HuffPost Wome...

Obama's Cool Grill Gift To The Camerons

Meathead | Posted 05.15.2012 | Home
Meathead

Last time the Obamas didn't do so well. They gave Cameron's predecessor, Gordon Brown, a set of movie DVDs that didn't play on the devices sold in the UK.

6 Ways To Cook With Beer

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

Take a break from the standard corned-beef-and-cabbage fare this St. Patrick's Day, and celebrate another highlight of Irish culture -- its beer.

Cooking To The Core: Using Cabbage And Cauliflower Hearts

Gilt Taste | Tamar Adler | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

From Gilt Taste I like the edible parts of everything. I have a particular commitment, though, to the underappreciated leaves and hearts of caulifl...

Corned Beef And Cabbage: Let's Do It Right!

Meathead | Posted 03.12.2013 | Taste
Meathead

Surprisingly, corned beef and cabbage is not an Irish tradition. Corned pork and cabbage is more common in the Emerald Isles.

6 Baked Pastas

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

There's something beautiful about a pan of baked pasta. It's hot. It's cheesy. And it has that crusty cap crowning the top of it, the accessory that mere bowls of pasta can't match.

Blood, Bones and Butter: A Discussion With Gabrielle Hamilton

Annemarie Dooling | Posted 03.13.2012 | Books

We're nearing the end of our HuffPost Book Club reading of 'Blood, Bones and Butter," Gabrielle Hamilton's book about the coming of age of a reluctant...

The Nutrition Month Challenge: Get Acquainted With Your Kitchen

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 05.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

March is Nutrition Month, and you might think that means I'm going to talk about what you should eat. But instead of talking about what we eat, I want to talk about how we eat it.

Wake Up To A Healthier Breakfast: 15 Recipes For Cooking With Egg Whites (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

It's hard enough getting out of bed in the morning. Why should making a healthy breakfast be any harder? While non-morning folk might reach for proces...

Literary Recipes: Louisa May Alcott's Apple Slump

Nicole Villeneuve | Posted 05.09.2012 | Books
Nicole Villeneuve

2012-03-09-Screenshot20120309at12.08.47PM.jpgAlcott loved the dish so much that she nicknamed her house after it. Orchard House famously provided the setting for Little Women.

Recipes With No Name

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 05.09.2012 | College
Fabio Parasecoli

I vividly remember the Afro-Brazilian recipes of Bahia in Northeast Brazil. But I cannot recall the names of the ladies who taught me how to cook them.

5 Ways To Cook With Guinness

Cooking Light | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Cooking Light

There's more to St. Patty's Day than shamrocks and pots of gold. We're bringing you recipes featuring a famous Irish stout that has become beloved by the masses. Cheers to celebrating this decidedly jolly holiday to the fullest.

Bachmann Celebrates Bipartisanship With 'Hot Dish'

Stillwater Patch | Shawn Hogendorf | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

Sixth District Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) was fixin' up some servings of the old "The Croix River Crossing Hot Dish" on Capitol Hill tod...

Did 'Top Chef: Texas' Finalist Curse At Emeril When She Lost?

Posted 03.08.2012 | TV

Things got uncomfortable at the "Top Chef: Texas" (Wed., 9 p.m. EST on Bravo) reunion when Andy Cohen asked defeated finalist Sarah Grueneberg about h...

10 Cooking Oil Tips

Laura Kumin | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Experienced cooks may not find much new in these tips. But for those who find the array of cooking oils in the grocery store to be mystifying, if not confounding, these tips may help.

A Chef -- Neither Man Nor Woman

Gillian Clark | Posted 05.06.2012 | DC
Gillian Clark

Not many people outside of the business of food know the meaninglessness of gender that food industry workers experience. Gender is insignificant when tickets are piling up and you wish you had another arm to get through the night.