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Your Mom's Best Recipe

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

With Mother's Day approaching, many of us have mom on the mind. Memories of our mothers are often dominated by food, especially if your mom was a spec...

Chef Art Smith's Common Threads Brings Us Back Together

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 07.08.2012 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Last Thursday evening brought one of those rare events where you feel that you have been transported to another dimension in time.

PHOTOS: The Big Winners Of The 2012 James Beard Awards

AP | J.M. HIRSCH | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — Compost, "crack" and something called cereal milk – unlikely ingredients that have propelled Christina Tosi to the head of her ...

Live Updates From The 2012 James Beard Awards

Posted 05.08.2012 | Home

UPDATE: Here are all the winners: Best New Restaurant Next, Chicago Outstanding Chef Daniel Humm of Eleven Madison Park in New York Outstan...

The Beginning of the End to My Journey Through Culinary School

Heidi Brod | Posted 07.07.2012 | Women
Heidi Brod

I made 84 recipes and spent over 100 hours in the kitchen. I did it at the risk of my marriage (Con Ed turned my electricity off twice), my children's well-being and in the face of turning 40.

No Need to Cry Over Onions

Hillary Mickell | Posted 07.07.2012 | Home
Hillary Mickell

Many onion varieties seem interchangeable -- considering most recipes call for something less-than-specific, like "one onion, chopped" -- but you can make a dish sing that much more by using the right onion for the job.

Cinco De Mayo

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

With Cinco de Mayo around the corner, we've planned a Mexican fiesta full of spicy cocktails, guacamole, tacos, and more!

13 Smashing Recipes For Derby Day

Food52 | Posted 05.04.2012 | Taste
Food52

Place your bets, put on your finest hat, and make room for a smashing Derby Day feast. We've got plenty of Bourbon (for drinking and cooking with) and other Kentucky favorites.

6 Essential Kitchen Tools

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure For years I lived in tiny Manhattan apartments with microscopic...

Are You There, Chef? It's Me, Menopause

Gillian Clark | Posted 05.03.2012 | DC
Gillian Clark

I'm pushing 50 now and Mother Nature is about done with me. It's Father Time's turn and he is determined to make a man out of me.

The 'Steaks' Are High When it Comes to Relationships

Heidi Brod | Posted 07.03.2012 | Women
Heidi Brod

When I arrive, she's giddy as a schoolgirl, and I'm forced to remind her that the only thing extra-virgin in the room is olive oil.

9 Eggy Dinners

Food52 | Posted 07.02.2012 | Taste
Food52

Eggs are healthy, cheap, and quick-cooking. They can be prepared in any number of ways: poached, scrambled, fried, frittata-ed, or any combination of the above.

Asparagus, At Last!

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

We've watched the days get lighter, felt the sun get warmer. We've been going to the farmers' market, eagerly grabbing (and gobbling) those hallmarks of spring: ramps, artichokes, and now, asparagus!

Useful Hacks For Beginner Cooks Who Work During the Day

Quora | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Quora

Make it a habit to spend 30 minutes on the weekend to sit down and dream up some dishes for the coming week.

What Soufflé and Sex Have in Common

Heidi Brod | Posted 06.30.2012 | Women
Heidi Brod

One crème brûlée, two caramel custards and three types of buttercream later, we have officially cooked our way through Lisa's depression.

Bake Biscotti or Finish the Book?

Debra Weiner | Posted 06.30.2012 | Books
Debra Weiner

I really, really want to make parmesan black pepper biscotti. But I also want to write more. My blog is seriously envying the amount of attention I am paying to my kitchen.

Food and Music: Perfect Partners

Susan Feniger | Posted 04.28.2012 | Los Angeles
Susan Feniger

For me, the story that music tells is not that different from the story that food tells. In the kitchen, just as with a composition, there's a build up as you near the completion of a dish, a crescendo of everything coming together

Cock-a-Leekie Soup

Laura Kumin | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Amazingly addictive, this soup is a great weekend one-dish supper and freezes well. It has a few steps, but the result is well worth the effort.

The Knish Lives In Israel

Laura Silver | Posted 06.26.2012 | Religion
Laura Silver

Israel, on my first visit in 1994, was teeming pitas, tomato-and-cucumber breakfasts and fresh-squeezed Jerusalem juices. Still, I could not find a cornerstone of my culinary upbringing.

'The Art Of Cooking' Will Make Your Mouth Water

Posted 04.26.2012 | Arts

Although the perfect burger is like a work of art in itself, we are especially excited about a new exhibition opening tomorrow at Royal/T in Los Angel...

Preserve Spring: Pickle Ramps And Other Onions

Meathead | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Meathead

Ramps, like other onions, are an underground bulb with long, tall green grasslike stalks. Ramps are much smaller than leeks, more like scallions, but the leaves are flatter.

Food, Sex and Fifty Shades Of Grey . Part Six: Have You Ever Dreamed of Going To Culinary School?

Heidi Brod | Posted 06.26.2012 | Women
Heidi Brod

Fifty Shades of Grey has been turning up at brunches all over the Upper East Side.

Tapas Party!

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

A traditional Spanish meal is made up of tapas, or, in other words, small plates: just enough of flavor-packed food on one plate to keep you moving onto the next.

A Tasty Cooking Class In Sorrento

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 06.24.2012 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

We arrive for our cooking class in Sorrento, Italy, on Pasquetta, the Monday after Easter -- a national holiday celebrated by families throughout Italy. It seems appropriate that today everyone is focused on food and camaraderie.

Light Greenmarket Feast

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

We're fully ready to welcome spring's bounty, and to do so, we will be cooking a feast, a light Greenmarket feast full of recipes highlighting the best of this season's fruits and vegetables.