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Sometimes a light dusting of powdered sugar is all the decoration a cake needs.
Nuts are pretty comfortable in their own skin, but we can help you to do a bit of cajoling to get them out.
Meet the best pork buns you'll ever have.
Skip the grocery store -- this spring, we're making our mascarpone at home.
This idea was inspired by the Italian Easter tradition of wrapping chocolate eggs in colorful paper with a surprise inside.
I like to think I am flexible and easygoing about most things. And I try not to be dogmatic... But honestly, I think there absolutely are things that belong in a well-equipped baker's kitchen. Here's my list.
Grits, much like porridge, are the ultimate comfort food. Most Southerners love grits, and I am no exception.
You'll be rewarded with silky aiolis, mayonnaise that won't break, and vinaigrettes that hold together for days in the fridge.
Peter Piper may have picked a peck of pickled peppers, but the jury's still out as to whether he peeled them.
Where its bitter leaves will relax for a raw salad, kale's tough stalks don't let down their walls.
It's time to return you the favor, Mom -- with a meal that shows just how much we appreciate you.
Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.
Today: Our foremo...
While you can certainly throw in a a few sizeable pinches of salt and leave it at that, let's dig a little deeper.
The dialogue about MSG is giving us a headache. Let's clear the air.
Next time you over-season your dish, don't panic -- just follow these tips.
After a winter of braising, roasting, boiling, and baking, we are eager for the low-maintenance vegetables of spring.
Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week.
I collected this recipe from scraps found in my grandma's old notebook, which had been buried in a closet for several years.
The true sour is a study in simplicity -- of whiskey, sugar, and citrus.
Just in time for Easter!
This chewy, crunchy, sweet, and slightly salty chocolate treat takes only 10 minutes of prep and 10 minutes in the fridge.
If there's any excuse to part with your seasonal sensibility, it's a Game of Thrones premiere.
Passover means lots of rules: no leavening, no flour, and, for those who keep kosher, no mixing milk and meat.
Forget those metal things sold as "cake testers."
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