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Not Your Average (Garlic Cheddar) Biscuit Recipe

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: Never say no to light, lofty, cheese-laced garlic biscuits.</i><p>Oh, what's that? You don't need another biscuit recipe? Stop that. Take it …

51 Mother's Day Breakfast & Brunch Recipes For an Easy Gift

From french toast to fail-proof frittatas and all the rosé spritzers in between, we've got you covered.<p><b>Everyone knows that Mother's Day is all about brunch</b>. Oh, right, and showing your mom you really appreciate everything she's done for you. Even after that thing last Thanksgiving. Our favorite way …

Breakfast

The ONE Dish You Must Eat In 28 European Countries

It's a great time to go to Europe, and not only because flights are cheap. The food is having a major moment. London's dining scene is hot, Nordic cuisine is innovative as ever, and Paris will always be, well, Paris.<p>With so many countries to visit and so many foods to try, it's hard to know where …

Baking Secrets: Spectacular Ultra Thin Chocolate Chip Cookies

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52—with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Sure, this recipe is a little bit bossy, but the results—super thin, shatteringly crispy chocolate chip cookies—will make your attention to detail worthwhile.</i><p>Some cooks …

Bacon and Shrimp Fried Rice

1 cup cooked Japanese sticky rice, cooled<p>1 egg<p>1 tbsp. toasted sesame oil<p>1 tsp. Chinese chile bean paste (tobanjan)<p>2 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 (1”) piece …

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Your Guide to the Best Cinnamon Rolls of Your Life

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: Erin un-curls the cinnamon roll, from the dough to the filling to the frosting</i> …

Your Favorite Soups for a Spring Party

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline</i>—<i>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</i>—<i>and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Need a simple yet substantive party dish to kick off the spring season? Read on.</i><p>Spring …

14 of the Best Cookie Recipes Ever... Seriously

Do we need a reason?<p><b>Nutella Sandwich Cookies</b><p>Because everything is better with a little chocolate-hazelnut spread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Gingerbread Lattice Cookies</b><p>Weave dough instead of decorating it. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Whoopie Pies</b><p>Little red velvet cakes sandwiched together with cream cheese and …

A Creamy Weeknight Chicken Marsala

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: Chicken breasts go Italian with the addition of Sicilian wine and cremini mushrooms.</i><p>We've all been there: It's 7 o'clock in the evening and, after a long day of work, all you want is a glass …

22 Places All Book Lovers Must Go

Travel by the book.

Sidewalk Flowers: An Illustrated Ode to Presence and the Everyday Art of Noticing in a Culture of Productivity and Distraction

A gentle wordless celebration of the true material of aliveness.<p><i>“How we spend our days, of course, is how we spend our lives,”</i> Annie Dillard wrote in her magnificent defense of living with presence. But in our age of productivity, we spend our days running away from boredom, never mind its creative …

Here Are The 52 Most Successful Airbnbs In The U.S.

Imagine a sprawling villa in the heart of California wine country, a Hawaii home overlooking a 19-foot waterfall and swimming grotto, or a rustic Alaska cabin with nighttime views of the northern lights. These aren't fantasies; they're actual rental properties on Airbnb and they're among the site's …

14 Essential Baked Goods Every Baker Should Master

Thanks to Erin McDowell, baking has never been easier. She is a complete boss in the kitchen, knocking gorgeous pies, towering cakes, and sparkling cookies out of the ballpark.<p>Erin writes an authoritative recipe, but she's also sweet enough to hold our hands through the scary processes of …

A Creamy Cornbread Cake That Needs Nothing Else

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: Resist the urge to dress this cake up -- it's perfect just the way it is.</i><p>I saw my future in this cake, and in my future, I was an …

17 Bread Recipes to Bake Your Way to Yeasty, Chewy Goodness

These 17 homemade breads are impressive, delicious, and (bonus!) will make your whole house smell great.<p><b>Nothing makes us feel quite as accomplished</b> as a homemade loaf of bread fresh out of the oven. From pillowy, salt-topped Parker House rolls to the ultimate sandwich loaf, here are 11 ways to …

Breakfast

The Five Mother Sauces Every Cook Should Know

<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: The five sauces every home cook should know how to make and customize.</i><p>In the 19th century, Marie-Antoine Carême anointed Béchamel, Velouté, Espagnole, …

6 Warm, Fresh-Baked Breads That Steal The Spotlight

These warm, fresh-baked breads and biscuits make a delicious addition to any meal -- don't be surprised if they upstage everything else on the table!<p><b>1. Rosemary Focaccia</b><p>Expecting company? Focaccia is a flavorful and easy-to-make Italian flat bread that feeds a crowd. This classic version is topped …

The Onion's Top 11 Food Stories This Month, Ranked

The Onion is one of the internet's bright spots. Here's a look at their latest and greatest food-related coverage.<p>11.<p>10.<p>9.<p>8.<p>7.<p>6.<p>5.<p>4.<p>3.<p>2.<p>1.

How to Make Restaurant Quality Pomme Rosti (AKA Hash Browns) at Home

Here's the great thing about hashbrowns: they're crispy, they're greasy, and they can be eaten with eggs for breakfast or steaks for dinner. And if you're feeling fancy, you can call them <i>pomme rosti</i>. Check out the precise 10-step recipe on how to make them perfect over at ChefSteps.

Farro with Wild Mushrooms Recipe - How to Cook Farro - Ancient Grain Side Dish

9 Rice Krispies Treat Recipes for Any Occasion

Having trouble deciding on the right dessert? Rice Krispies Treats are a culinary giant. Everyone is glad to see them at a party or potluck table, …

Where to Buy Amazing Tea Online

So you've fallen in love with tea. You've learned how to tell your high mountain oolongs from your shade-grown gyokuro. Now you're ready to buy some tea of your own.<p>Whenever I buy tea these days, I think back to a story from Verdant Tea's David Duckler:<p>When I was studying tea, one tea master forced …

Make These Rainbow Heart Cookies And Prove You're Truly In Love

What is true love? True love is meticulously crafting Rainbow Heart Cookies. Your swain will fall for you all over again, once they see the special gift that calls for butter, confectioners sugar, egg yolks, flour, sprinkles, food coloring, salt, vanilla extract and equal parts love and labor.<p>Yes, …

16 Great Food Loves Throughout Time

Peanut butter and jelly, pretzels and beer…some food combinations are just meant to be together. Here's how the greatest food loves of all time met their matches.<p><b>From tomato soup and grilled cheese</b> to chocolate and peanut butter, these foods have found their better halves. Celebrate the greatest …

Lobster Mac and Cheese Recipe - How to Make Lobster Macaroni and Cheese

Matcha Culture: Everything You Need to Know About the Next Big Thing in Tea

The next big thing in tea is here: It's matcha<p>It's no secret we at <i>Bon Appétit</i> love the powdered green tea known as <b>matcha</b>. Heck, we even put it in our holiday cookies. But we're not the only ones smitten by matcha. With one finger on the mug of our green tea latte and the other on the pulse of all …

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How to Turn a Giant, Melty Cookie Into a Dinner Party Dessert

<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> <i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Ghirardelli</i> <i>-- try their 60 percent cacao chips in a skillet cookie this holiday season.</i><p><i>Today: Our favorite dinner</i> …

The Best Recipes That Came From Food Bloggers In 2014

If there's one thing the world doesn't need more of, it's food bloggers. The Internet is packed -- stuffed and basically bursting at the seams -- with thousands upon thousands of food blogs. After a while, they all sort of look the same and if you spend too much time browsing, you run the risk of …

16 Recipes for a Swanky New Year's Eve Soirée

You can have a casual dinner party any night of the week. Take advantage of New Year's Eve to finally cook the recipes that caught your eye last winter (and to put your favorite plates to use, too).<p>Don't worry about dirty dishes or wine stains on the carpet -- you can deal with those next year. For …

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The Most Popular Recipes of 2014

2014 was a stellar year for recipes here at Serious Eats. We're talking an epic series on waffling...just about everything, ridiculously gorgeous crown roast rack of lamb, and a massive collection of some of the best vegan food you'll ever eat. Out of the hundreds of recipes we brought to you over …