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I'm a Domestic Disaster: Does That Make Me a Bad Woman?

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 08.25.2014 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

I think I'm a pretty fun girl to have around. Yet on some level, despite my progressive ideals, I've always feared that my domestic inadequacies will prevent any man from wanting a real future with me -- when there are, presumably, Martha Stewart minions just waiting in the wings.

8 Herbs And Spices That Fight Off Disease

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Deborah Long | Posted 08.25.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com You already know how important your diet is for health; you know to eat your greens and sample a variety of fresh fru...

Alice Medrich's 7 Magic Ingredients

Food52 | Posted 08.22.2014 | Taste
Food52

Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes. Today: This is what your de...

Sherry: The Home Cook's Best Friend

Food52 | Posted 08.22.2014 | Taste
Food52

We may have food down cold, but wine? This is where we'll conquer it. Join us on Food52; we don't want to drink alone.  Today: Take a cue from Ju...

How to Make French Onion Dip From Scratch

Food52 | Posted 08.25.2014 | Taste
Food52

Do you want to eat French onion dip without feeling weird about it?

On The Menu: 7 Questions For Scott Gottlich

Lesley Nagy | Posted 08.20.2014 | Taste
Lesley Nagy

I spoke to Chef Gottlich about his food philosophy, Dallas, his business partner and more.

This Top Nutritionist Knows Why Monday Is the Best Day to Teach Your Kids to Cook

Diana K. Rice | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact
Diana K. Rice

And while some parents may balk at the idea of corralling the kids into the kitchen after a long first day of the week, starting the week off by engaging in this habit is well worth the effort.

The Best Way to Soften Butter, Fast

Food52 | Posted 08.18.2014 | Taste
Food52

You can leave the stick on the counter and wait forever (it seems) or you can tempt fate in the microwave and end up with melted butter instead. There is a better, faster way.

Got More Herbs Than You Know What to Do With?

Food Politic | Posted 08.18.2014 | Taste
Food Politic

I decided to save herbs in every way possible and had to get creative to find uses for all of my herbs. Here are eight helpful hints I have used to put up your herbs so you can enjoy them year-round.

10 Last-Minute Potluck Dishes

Food52 | Posted 08.18.2014 | Taste
Food52

As you look back at the invitation for today's festivities, you realize that it says "potluck." Wait, what?

How to Mellow Garlic and Onions

Food52 | Posted 08.12.2014 | Taste
Food52

Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun. Toda...

Your New Summertime Oatmeal Alternative: Raw Buckwheat Porridge

Food52 | Posted 08.11.2014 | Taste
Food52

What's a girl to do when it's summer and she's craving a hearty bowl of porridge, but the thought of something piping hot is a little less than appealing? For me, the answer is this raw buckwheat porridge.

Do You Really Want Consistent Flavor?

Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C. | Posted 08.11.2014 | Taste
Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C.

Consistency is a highly desired and even required attribute in a wide variety of contexts.

'My Husband Pounds His Meat in the Kitchen'

Lisa R. Petty | Posted 08.11.2014 | Women
Lisa R. Petty

Yes, I actually said that to someone, out loud, in public, without shame. My husband and I were standing by the meat case in Scott's, chatting with his boss's wife about chicken breasts.

Make Your Own Champagne Rhubarb Jelly Shots

Food52 | Posted 08.07.2014 | Taste
Food52

I know what you're thinking. Jell-O shots? Don't those belong at a sorority party, stuffed stickily inside a fleet of wilting Dixie cups, on a tray resting haphazardly on a beer pong table?

7 Healthy Tex-Mex Ideas for Your Next Summer Fiesta

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 08.07.2014 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

Since it happens to be bikini season, why not trade in the usual carne asada for a few taco fillings that are a little less, er, filling?

Charlie Trotter Day Is August 17

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 08.07.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

I am grateful to have been affected by the passion and drive that was Charlie Trotter. As his sister Anne noted during the memorial service last year, Charlie felt that "If you are willing to work hard enough, no obstacle is too big to overcome."

Make Grilled Corn Even Better With Miso Butter

Bon Appetit | Posted 08.07.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Surely you've grilled an ear of corn or two in your day. It's a classic because it's always tasty.

Blue Cake and Cheese Cloth: Why I'm Not Mad Nobody Cooked for Me Growing Up

Annie Battles | Posted 08.04.2014 | Comedy
Annie Battles

Every year for my birthday my dad would pick up Chinese food on his way home from work, while my sister would make me a cake filled with blue food coloring. My mom would pick up a chocolate orange to give me.

How To Break Down An Avocado

Food52 | Posted 08.04.2014 | Taste
Food52

Amanda shows us a no-frills method for breaking down an avocado in three steps.

Yes, You Can Pickle That

Food52 | Posted 08.01.2014 | Taste
Food52

Pickling is so hot right now. And when done at home, it's so cheap.

Chicago's Top Chefs at the Screening of The Hundred-Foot Journey

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 07.29.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

The success of the movie, produced by Steven Spielberg, Juliet Blake and Oprah Winfrey, is that it serves to remind us of the joy of eating together and the connection that food can bring to families, communities and love affairs.

Why Sun Noodle's Product Means You Can Make Restaurant-Quality Ramen at Home

Blue Apron | Posted 07.29.2014 | Taste
Blue Apron

When Sun Noodle came to the East coast, after crafting the finest ramen noodles for West coasters for decades, the company had one goal: to supply ram...

Summer Seafood Essentials (Lobster Bibs Included)

Food52 | Posted 07.23.2014 | Taste
Food52

Don't be crabby! It's summer seafood season.

A Real Overnight Success

Jacquie Jordan | Posted 07.23.2014 | Media
Jacquie Jordan

In Allen Salkin's new book, From Scratch: Inside the Food Network, he describes Rachael Ray's rise to TV fame. What I love about his take on her, is that she is the perfect example of the overnight success, that was years in the making.