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How To Brew Beer At Home: A Beginner's Guide

Food52 | Posted 11.13.2015 | Taste
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The act of brewing isn't all that complicated, but it's a very precise process that doesn't allow for much error. Before you get started, here are some basic things to keep in mind.

The Most Genius Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Is Also Vegan

Food52 | Posted 11.11.2015 | Taste
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It's not genius for a vegan chocolate chip cookie or in spite of it. This cookie can rest entirely on its own merits: its soft-bellied, chewy, caramelly-crisp-edged, rippled and ringed and puddled with melty chocolate, well-salted, incidentally vegan merits.

Homemade Scallion Pancakes Are Way Easier Than You Think

Food52 | Posted 11.06.2015 | Taste
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This classic dish is wildly popular (and not just in China!) and, like any traditional food, has many variations per region and family.

Turns Out You Can Make Pretty Much Any Recipe In The Slow Cooker.

Food52 | Posted 11.05.2015 | Taste
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Picture this: You throw everything into a pot. Then it's off to go run errands or even go to work for the day. Hours later, you unlock the door, and return to a perfectly cooked dish. This can happen for most traditional recipes -- because they can be adapted for a slow cooker.

Why Red Wine Gives You A Headache

Food52 | Posted 11.03.2015 | Taste
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Why do I feel like I already have a hangover the same night that I've been drinking? All I had was two glasses of red wine. With dinner. What gives? Why do some people sometimes get headaches from drinking red wine?

How To Make Homemade Candy Corn

Food52 | Posted 10.30.2015 | Taste
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I've now found a solid solution to keeping a stash of candy corn past October: Make them yourself! Not only can you have homemade candy corn year-round, long after Halloween has come and gone, but you can also get a little crazy and mix up the colors and flavors, too.

Why You Should Be Saving Your Apple Peels And Cores

Food52 | Posted 11.02.2015 | Taste
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There are a number of time-consuming kitchen tasks that are not fun (or at least I do not think they are fun) -- washing dishes, cleaning gritty greens, planning meals. Peeling apples, on the other hand, is time-consuming yet enjoyable. It's meditative, almost.

How to Pair Wine with Candy This Halloween

Food52 | Posted 10.23.2015 | Taste
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Wine and candy are the couple I always wanted to end up together but that never quite made it. On paper, they have all the qualities of happily-ever-a...

10 Recipes to Show Off Fall Vegetables

Food52 | Posted 10.22.2015 | Taste
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It's no shocker that amidst our modern world of packaged foods and convenient lifestyles, the culinary movement has been steadily shifting towards a m...

10 Pies For Fall

Food52 | Posted 10.23.2015 | Taste
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Leading up to Thanksgiving, we think it's completely reasonable to practice on as many pies as possible -- those apples aren't going to cook themselves into a warm, buttery crust, after all. Whether you stick with the classics or experiment with something new, grab a fork and dig in.

15 Gluten-Free Baked Goods that Don't Miss Gluten One Bit

Food52 | Posted 10.16.2015 | Taste
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As a baker (and a baking instructor), I could talk about gluten all day. But while gluten may be fun for some of us, many people live with some form o...

How To Make Cracker Jack At Home

Food52 | Posted 10.28.2015 | Taste
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Whether or not you're a fan of the original Cracker Jack, you'll love this updated version: Airy fresh popcorn, crisp buttery caramel, and crunchy salty peanuts make this caramel corn hard to stop eating. It's seriously good.

15 No-Fuss Fish Dinners For Any Night Of The Week

Food52 | Posted 10.18.2015 | Taste
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Whether you're cooking fish for the first time, a vegetarian returning to the field (ahem -- waters), or just looking for an easy weeknight seafood meal, here are 15 of our favorite no-fuss fish dinners.

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

Food52 | Posted 10.12.2015 | Taste
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There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in...

How To Turn Chicken Tenders Into Adult Food

Food52 | Posted 10.09.2015 | Taste
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There are dinners made to push my kids' little evolving taste buds -- ones where I encourage ruffled greens and spices that originate from far-off lands. Then there are others I make for comfort -- the sort that I hope they will recall and crave long after they've left the house.

How To Get Lots Of Protein As A Vegan

Food52 | Posted 10.09.2015 | Taste
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At some point or another, every vegan will be asked what he or she does for protein. It's a fact of life, as inevitable as daylight savings or taxes. The fact of the matter is that yes, it's relatively easy to get the protein you need if you're eating a well-rounded, calorically adequate plant-based diet.

How To Bring Wilted Herbs Back To Life

Food52 | Posted 10.15.2015 | HuffPost Home
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If you've ever tried to store basil at room temperature, with trimmed ends dangling into water like flowers, like everyone tells you to do, then you know it's all lies.

The Best Vegan Egg Substitute For Baking

Food52 | Posted 10.02.2015 | Taste
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Substituting in cooking is typically fair game: Having all the exact ingredients on hand is a rarity, then there are those times when you omit something out of preference and taste -- or dietary restrictions. But when it comes to baking, it gets a little trickier.

Is It Worth It To Buy Fancy Butter?

Food52 | Posted 09.25.2015 | Taste
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I expect to pay high prices at the grocery store for pine nuts, imported tomatoes, and almonds, but butter always makes me do a double-take. When is expensive butter worth the price, and when can you trim the fat?

How to Make Cinnamon-Raisin Swirl Bread

Food52 | Posted 09.22.2015 | Taste
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We bet you're already thinking about how great the French toast will be...More: How to make frosted cinnamon rolls at homeWe still have a few more da...

How to Use Local, Sustainable Fish Instead of Non-Local Ones

Food52 | Posted 09.22.2015 | Taste
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More: Sustainable seafood 101There are certain fish we all know the names of: salmon, bass, tuna, halibut. They're well known because they're delicio...

21 of Our Favorite Recipes Made with 3 Ingredients or Fewer

Food52 | Posted 09.11.2015 | Taste
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By Caroline LangeMeals should not be brief. We like to linger at the table, sneaking cold potatoes with our fingers and refilling our wine glasses and...

The Best Cutting Boards & How to Care for Them

Food52 | Posted 09.11.2015 | Taste
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By Leslie StephensToday: Cutting boards are some of the most-used kitchen tools, so it's important to choose the best one for your cooking style. Here...

16 Easy Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Weekday Mornings

Food52 | Posted 09.11.2015 | Taste
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Somewhere between plain old cereal and drawn-out weekend brunches lies the totally achievable, make-ahead weekday breakfast. A good make-ahead breakfa...

Everything You Need For A Well-Stocked Bar Cart

Food52 | Posted 09.23.2015 | HuffPost Home
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Chris Bowman and Benjamin Harrison, co-founders of the podcast Let's Drink About It, let us in our their strategy for stocking (but not cluttering)...