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8 Rules for Altering Baking Recipes

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Go rogue the right way with Alice's tips for changing up baking recipes.</i><p>Altering recipes is a fantastic way to invent whole new dishes, but tinkering with cakes and …

Drum Roll: 11 Recipes for Chicken Legs

Eating a meal with your hands always feels like an exciting and novel experience -- even if it means way more napkins and a whole lot of cleanup ahead. Remember when you were a kid, and the whole silverware deal just wasn’t your style? Well, we’re here to help you bring that mentality back.<p>One of …

Dinner Tonight: Lamb Biftekia + Greek Mahogany Potatoes

For tonight's dinner, we'll rely on our senses. Our hands will do most of the work, picking up a tool or two along the way to muddle a sauce and grill our meat. The biftekia, a cross between kebabs and hamburgers, encourages us to play with our food to form purposefully imperfect patties to our …

How to Break Down an Avocado

On Monday, we kicked off our fourth video series with Panna, a subscription cooking app and website dedicated to sharing recipes from master chefs in HD video -- and we previewed our fourth issue, in which Amanda made thechocolatefig's Smashed Pea Guacamole with Cilantro, Ginger and Lime.<p>Today, …

5 Links to Read Before Grilling Steak

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Show dad how much you care -- with grilled steak.</i><p>Raise your hand if you made reservations at a fancy steakhouse for Father's Day. You know what sounds …

How to Make Big Batch Cocktails

<i>When he's not busy running the cocktail program at New York City's Maialino, Erik Lombardo is giving us the rundown on all things spirits -- and showing us the best ways to drink them.</i><p><i>Today: Making drinks en masse is easier than ever with some strategic batching.</i><p>At the risk of giving myself too …

The Best Ways to Use Bread Loaf Heels

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: The bookends of bread can be put to good use.</i><p>It's a vicious cycle: We take a …

Alice Medrich's Guide to Freezing Baked Goods

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Alice explains proper freezing technique, so you can save that cookie dough or those extra muffins for (much) later</i>.<p>Whenever possible, I like to freeze items unbaked so I …

Why -- and How -- You Should Eat Yogurt for Lunch

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: So you're eating yogurt for breakfast? Great. You should be eating it for lunch, …

5 Things to Look For When Buying Meat

<i>Today, Tom Mylan of The Meat Hook is sharing the 5 things he looks for in a butcher shop, so you can make sure you're getting the very best.</i><p><b>1. Find a shop that does whole-animal butchering.</b> Whether or not they focus on grass-fed and pastured meat, a butcher shop that works with whole animals knows …

Zucchini Pasta with Lentils

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: Bulk up your summer pasta with hearty lentils.</i><p>Zucchini pasta is …

All About Pork Ribs (Babyback and Otherwise)

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: Cara shares the lowdown on pork ribs, babyback and otherwise. So</i> …

9 Tricks for Grilling Scallops

<i>This summer, Christine Burns Rudalevige of The Family Fish Project is on a mission to help us cook and eat more seafood at home.</i><p><i>Today: Nine tips for perfectly grilled scallops, plus the grapefruit and chile glaze you should put on them.</i><p>I recently saw a bumper sticker on a Subaru with Maine plates …

8 Savory Breakfast Toasts

As the peak of summer approaches, we inevitably fall into a breakfast rut. Our go-to oatmeal gives us heat stroke, blended smoothies wake up the neighbors, and standard cereal leaves us snacking a half-hour later. Enter the endlessly adaptable, highly portable breakfast toast. We're not talking …

The Best Ways to Find, Store, and Use Apricots

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more. This post was brought to you by our friends at Evolution Fresh, who like fresh, flavorful ingredients as much as we do.</i><p><i>Today: Don't get</i> druped <i>into thinking that apricots aren't anything</i> …

20 Gluten-Free Summer Mains

Avoiding gluten has never been easier<p>Awareness of the gluten-free diet has risen significantly lately. Avoiding gluten can be difficult, but with our …

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How to Poach Eggs

A foolproof technique for poaching eggs<p>WHAT YOU'LL NEED<p>• 4 cups water<br>• ½ cup vinegar<br>• slotted spoon<p>WHAT TO DO<p>1. Add ½ cup vinegar to 4 cups gently …

Black Bean Burger with Salsa Fresca and Avocado Crema

Make the burgers: Heat 3 tbsp. oil in a 12" skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions, and cook, stirring, until soft, about 4 minutes. Add the …

Alabama-Style Chicken Sandwiches with White Sauce

In a bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, horseradish, vinegar, sugar, 3 tsp. salt, 1½ tsp. pepper, and cayenne. Place half sauce in another bowl; set …

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Grilled Appetizers and Sides

Ribs, burgers, and other main dishes aren't all a grill is good for—we love throwing vegetables, marinated shrimp, and breads over the fire, too, for …

Vintage Blacksmith Flatware Caddy

Overview<p>Three mango wood coffers are set inside a blackened iron frame to create this handsome caddy, perfect for sharing serving utensils, napkins …

Dispatches From Potty Training

I remember having a notebook. A notebook filled with breastfeeding times, which boob my child latched on to, the number of pees and poops. I remember saying, "I never thought a peed or pooped-on diaper would bring me such happiness." It meant my baby was hydrated, being fed properly and I could …

5 Reasons Your Child Eats Differently Than You

Kids are learning about food in the same way that they learn to read and write. But as a society, we don't always look at kids eating this way. And as parents, we often forget that kids are not little adults when it comes to food.<p>In fact, there are distinct ways kids' eating is different than …

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I found the purest organic vodka and mixed it with the finest organic (and fair trade!) madagascar vanilla beans. And then I let it mingle in a dark, …

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Pork Loin Recipes

Pork loin and tenderloin are versatile, easy to prepare cuts of meat<p>Pork loin and pork tenderloin are versatile, easy, delicious cuts of meat. From a …

5 to Try: Luscious Layovers

Airports are upping their gastronomic game, giving food-minded travelers a reason to linger between flights. Here, five great airports to eat in:<p>Hong …

17 Reasons to Cook With More Fennel

Fennel recipes from the bulb to the pollen<p>Recognized for its subtly sweet flavor reminiscent of licorice and anise, fennel is absolutely delicious. …

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18 Desserts That Have Us Going Bananas

Banana recipes that go way beyond banana bread<p>If only eat your bananas on the way out the door in the morning or as a quick snack at your desk, …

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