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9 Dazzling Oscar Night Menus

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

We bow to the over-the-top fizzy silliness that is Oscar night by offering up not one but nine menus -- one for each Best Picture nominee -- for whatever festivities you have planned.

Roasted Garlic Spinach Pesto

Honest Cooking | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Honest Cooking

Pesto has always been my all time favorite sauce for pasta, spread for bread and dip for chips. It's so easy to make that I never buy it from the store.

Cooking With Scissors

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 04.24.2012 | Comedy
Maggie Van Ostrand

What do I take every time I go into the kitchen? A toolbelt, that's what. And that includes the most important household implement: Scissors.

9 Recipes For Apres Ski

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

No matter if you're in weirdly-balmy NYC, on the slopes or off the slopes, you could all use some time indulging in all of the joys that skiing (or not skiing) has to offer. Who needs snow when you've got food this good?

Indulgent Chocolate And Fig Gelato

Honest Cooking | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Honest Cooking

The favourite frozen dessert of Italy has been around for centuries, although it was originally a specialty limited only to royalty. The Medici family held the secret to this delectable dish for a long time.

7 Pancakes For Fat Tuesday

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

This Mardi Gras, put your regular pancake recipe on the back burner, and mix in a few of our sweet and savory favorites. 

Food Terms From 'Blood, Bones & Butter' Explained

Posted 02.18.2012 | Books

Here are some lesser-known culinary terms from our Book Club pick "Blood, Bones & Butter" in the order that they appear in the book. Add any of your o...

WATCH: Conscious Cooking

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 04.18.2012 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Food that has been cooked in this consciousness and which has become sanctified by the simple offering process purifies the mind of anger, greed, pride and envy and helps us to connect our existence with the Divine.

Cheftestants Ski And Shoot In 'Top Chef: Texas' Culinary Olympics

Posted 02.16.2012 | TV

The action shifted from Texas to Whistler, British Columbia as the "Top Chef: Texas" (Wed., 10 p.m. EST on Bravo) Final Four battled for a place in ne...

5 Cocktails for Your Valentine

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

Need a little last-minute romance to add to your Valentine's Day? Look no further. Treat your Valentine to an artfully-made cocktail before or after a night out.

A Valentine's Day Dinner Plan: A Classic Steakhouse Dinner

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

This Valentine's Day, why go through the hullabaloo of dinner at a crowded, pricey steakhouse when you can make it (better) at home?

Just Say Cheese: 7 Culinary Creations Made Creamier (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Sharp, soft, round, and even blue -- there are a lot of different cheeses out there. And whether you think feta is bettah or queso is king, one thing ...

The Lesser-Known Aphrodisiacs

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.14.2012 | Home
The Daily Meal

As stores stock their shelves with boxes of chocolates, stuffed animals, and balloons, it's hard to find something outside the figurative heart-shape...

Laura Steiner

Chef Teaches Cooking As Lifestyle, With All The Trimmings

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Steiner | Posted 02.12.2012 | Latino Voices

Class is in session. The guests mingle over a glass of wine and some appetizers. The ingredients and food produce -- all carefully picked to assure th...

A Valentine's Day Dinner Plan: Somewhere Beyond The Sea

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

There's no need to trek out to an expensive restaurant this Valentine's Day; we've got a fool-proof menu for a romantic meal to make at home.

Big Mike's Astonishing 'Fat Chef' Weight Loss

Posted 04.11.2012 | TV

"Fat Chef" (Thurs., 10 p.m. EST on Food Network) combines two of the hottest trends on reality television right now-- cooking and weight loss. On T...

Turkey Pot Pie -- Easy Comfort Food

Laura Kumin | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Recently, my darling spouse reminded me that we still had 2 packages of Thanksgiving turkey in the freezer.

Seduction by Cooking

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 04.10.2012 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

There are only two human activities that involve all five senses simultaneously. One is eating. The other is sex.

Valentine's Vittles: Vegan, Gluten Free and Va-Va-Voom Recipes

Carolyn Scott | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Carolyn Scott

You want a romantic evening but you don't want to deal with reservations. You want to knock your socks off of your Valentine with your mad, slick kitchen skills. Well, this menu will be your chance to shine and get your romance on.

9 Edible Valentines

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

Valentine's Day is a wonderful mid-February excuse to celebrate, indulge, and nostalgically recall the grade school days of exchanging paper cards and carnations.

Should Everyone Avoid Gluten for Good Health?

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 04.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

So many people in recent years have been completely eliminating gluten, which is found in wheat and grains, from their diet. And while for some people this is important to good health, most of us can be more moderate. My advice: Instead of wheating yourself out, vary your carbohydrates.

6 Dinner Sandwiches

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

Whether it's a wrap or a panini, on a baguette or a bun, nearly every culture has recognized that there's something to be said about putting the perfect combination of ingredients on bread.

The Soup-er Bowl

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

At the parties you'll all be throwing this Sunday, give the chili a year off. Because 2012 is the year of the chowder: New England vs. Manhattan, clam vs. clam.

10 Super Bowl Classics

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

If you're going to be parked on the couch for several hours heavily invested (or not) in a sporting event, might as well have some great food to keep you company.

Bark Butter: Why Every Hot Dog Needs a Little More Pork Fat

Liza de Guia | Posted 04.04.2012 | Home
Liza de Guia

"We're in New York. We have dirty water dogs. But, I'll be honest, I don't love a boiled hot dog. I'll probably never eat one again." Meet Josh Shar...