Alan Pacholsk

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20 Amazing Under-the-Radar Albums of 2015

I listened to more than a thousand new albums in 2015. Family and friends tell me I need to get a life—but fortunately I can block out their advice …

Albums

16 Emma Watson-Approved Books to Add to Your Reading List

Because who better to get a rec from than Belle/Hermione?<p>As we all know by now, Emma Watson is playing Belle in the live-action remake of <i>Beauty in the Beast</i>. As we also know (from our<p>childhoodlifelong obsession with Disney princesses), Belle is the ultimate bookworm. Therefore, by the transitive …

How to Cook Steak 4 Different Ways

Want to make steakhouse-quality steaks at home? Here's how to cook the perfect steaks on the grill, on the stove, broiled in the oven, or cooked <i>sous</i> …

What Exactly Are Bitters, Anyway?

If you don't know what bitters are, you're not alone.<p>We spend a lot of time pretending to know what we're talking about when we're ordering cocktails. We feel comfortable saying this out loud, because we know you do it, too. No shame necessary. Cocktails are confusing and mixologists (not …

Bitters

How to Make Miso Soup Without a Recipe

Let a savory, warming broth be the blank canvas of your winter meals.<p><i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Let a savory, warming broth be the blank</i> …

Flavors

The nuts and bolts of drinking, buying and tasting wine

How do you drink wine? As Lauren Bacall might put it, you just pucker up your lips and sip -- right? After all, meaningful, authentic, even enviable …

7 Tasty, Warming Breakfasts to Make with Oatmeal

From a hearty breakfast casserole to crispy oat cakes, here are seven fantastic recipes to make this winter.<p>From a hearty breakfast casserole to …

Super Bowl 2015: Beer Cocktails for the Big Game Day

If you can’t bring yourself to drink another Keystone Light during the Super Bowl, fear not: Shaken, stirred, sometimes just poured—these beer …

5 sub sandwiches that'll make you a Super Bowl party hero

Hoagies. Grinders. Subs. Heroes. Whatever you call them, these gigantic sandwiches are the perfect game day fuel. They can be made ahead of time, aren’t expensive, and — most importantly — feed a crowd! Let one of these large-format beauties inspire your Super Bowl fare.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Classic Italian sub:</b> …

How to Make the Grain Bowl of Your Lunchtime Dreams

Still searching for the tricks needed to get your grain bowl to taste as great as the one at your favorite little luncheonette? Search no more.<p>These days, it seems like <b>Instagram-ready grain bowls</b> are popping up everywhere at spots like Egg Shop in NYC and Baker Miller in Chicago. Still searching …

Food

17 Sauces for Chicken Wings

Whether you go the classic buttery hot-sauce route or the sticky fruit-glazed or Asian-sauced route, hot wings are the ultimate messy finger food. …

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A DIY Wire Utensil Rack Is Such a Smart Solution for Behind the Stove

(Image credit: A Beautiful Mess)<p>If you've ever wondered what to do with that empty space behind your stove, this is one stylish yet practical …

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14 DIY Coasters To Cheer Up Your Coffee Table

These 14 easy-to-make coasters are great for gifting (or for yourself!)<p><b>1. Geometric Clay</b><p><i>Pretty Nice</i><p>These black-and-white geometric clay coasters from Pretty Nice can be decorated however you'd like to fit into your living room decor—but we love the striking black designs she's chosen, which would …

Living Rooms

The Biggest Mistakes You're Making With Your Dishwasher

Major don't: Mixing stainless steel and silver flatware.<p>1. Overloading<p>If you try to pile in too many dishes, you'll end up having to do twice the work. If dishes are blocked and water can't reach them, then they won't get clean.<p>2. Arranging dishes incorrectly<p>You'll want to be strategic when loading …

Stainless Steel

7 Ways To Make Your Home A Greener Place

Want to go green, but don't have the time or budget for a complete renovation? Easily make your home more eco-friendly with these seven simple DIY projects.<p>"Living a greener life" seems like a tall order, especially if you're renting or can't afford to renovate your home using eco-friendly …

Living Rooms

18 Little Grocery Shopping Mistakes That Will Cost You Money

Check yourself before you wreck yourself with this list of food shopping mistakes that could bruise your ego — and your wallet.<p>This is a no-brainer, for sure, but we're all guilty of taking a trip to the supermarket when there's a <i>rumbly in our tumbly</i>.<p>Heck, it might even be our own subconscious way …

Healthy Cookbook for Two: 175 Simple, Delicious Recipes to Enjoy Cooking for Two

• <b>Author:</b> Rockridge Press<p><b>The Healthy Cookbook for Two: Your go-to guide for healthy meals when time is the only ingredient you’re missing.</b><br>Wholesome cooking for two can seem next to impossible to do—but sitting down to the table isn’t just for special occasions. <i>The Healthy Cookbook for Two</i> practically …

The Only 3 Knives You Need

Please meet The Epicurious Three, the only knives a basic kitchen needs.<p><i>by Rhoda Boone</i><p>Has this happened to you? It's 2 a.m., you've cleaned the freezer out of gelato, maybe had a few beers. Without warning, a gentleman on TV starts cutting through a tin can--with a kitchen knife! Or maybe it's the …

Knives

Don't overlook roasting as a cooking technique for beans

<b>Dear Lynne,</b><p><b>Since we relegated meat to weekends, weeknights we've gone the plant route -- veggies, beans and grains, but mainly beans because we love</b> …

4 Wholesome and Hearty Bean Soups to Get You Through Winter

If you're in need of a little winter pick-me-up, this vegetarian soup is just the ticket. You can make it with ingredients you likely have on hand, it's ready in 30 minutes yet tastes like you spent all day in the kitchen making it, and it's hearty enough to be a complete meal.<p><b>1. Pasta e …

Recipes

Blogs | Food & Wine

They're just doing their best!<p>Wolfdown, Bites & Bashes, and Makani go beyond traditional bulgogi and bo ssam.<p>The company says plastic straws will be …

How to Store Your Food Better in 2015

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Cut back on food waste by learning how to store your food better. Your wallet -- and you kitchen -- will thank you.</i><p>It's a safe bet that a few of you …

Neat

Make Perfect Homemade Granola by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Avoid these common mistakes to turn out perfect batches of golden-brown homemade granola every time.<p><b>Granola is the blank canvas of breakfast foods.</b> A simple base of oats and nuts plus a little oil or butter and your sweetener (hello, maple syrup) of choice, and you've just paved the way to dozens …

Breakfast

Why You Should Roast a Ton of Vegetables This Weekend

If you're going to roast vegetables, you might as well roast a large batch. Here's why.<p>Want to organize your week's meals, knock out an easy cooking project, and get a head-start on eating healthier? One of the easiest weekend kitchen tasks you can check off your list is to <b>roast a large batch of</b> …

Food