Erin Aronowitz

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The Glossary of Happiness

Last summer, Tim Lomas flew from London to Orlando to attend the fourth annual congress of the International Positive Psychology Association—held, naturally, at Walt Disney World. As Lomas wandered around the event, popping in and out of various sessions, he stumbled upon a presentation by Emilia …

Why Are Strawberries So Cheap Right Now?

Plus, what to do with slightly sour, out of season berries.<p>Were you putting strawberries in your smoothies all through winter? If so, you might have noticed that the prices at the supermarket right now have dipped. Two cartons for $5? We’ll take six and figure out what to do with them later, …

Strawberries

The Food Lab: Follow the Rules for the Best All-American Beef Stew

We've been stewing up a storm on Serious Eats recently, and we're not stopping any time soon. This time: All-American beef stew.<p>Sounds great, but what exactly is it? American beef stew doesn't have the same history or rules (thankfully) as some of the vaunted European stews like boeuf bourguignon …

The Fondue Manifesto

<b>(In which we learn how to make the Fondue King’s “007” fondue)</b><p>Fondues are a bit like Bloody Marys in that everyone has their own way of making one, …

Grilled Spicy Kefta Brochettes

This favorite of street stalls, simple <i>c</i>afés, and roadside stops is ideal for a casual meal for friends. Serve with a selection of fresh and cooked …

The Best Pizza Dough

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Pasteles: A Puerto Rican Christmas Tale

For many, food is the centerpiece of the holiday season.<p>This Thanksgiving, I couldn't help but visually feast on Facebook images showcasing a diverse range of traditional and non-traditional fare. From pictures of good ol' turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes to tables covered in pernil, arroz con …

Say Cheese: Make Fondue Without a Recipe

<i>Inspired by the storied history of Wisconsin cheesemakers, we paired up with Wisconsin Cheese to share recipes to make for the holidays—and beyond.</i> <i>Today: The cheesiest dish around—without a recipe.</i><p>If the words “molten cheese” aren’t two of the happiest in the English language, then the sky isn’t …

Recipes

Happiness Isn’t the Absence of Negative Feelings

Happiness feels intolerably elusive for many of us. Like fog, you can see it from afar, dense and full of shape. But upon approach, its particles loosen and suddenly it becomes out of reach, even though it’s all around you.<p>We put so much emphasis on the pursuit of happiness, but if you stop and …

How Cooking Helped Giada De Laurentiis Through a Rough Year

Giada De Laurentiis’s upcoming cookbook, Happy Cooking (out November 3), is going to be different. No, she’s not suddenly taking on Szechuan cuisine …

Calling All Cooks: How I Stocked My First Kitchen

<i>Last month, I asked for your advice for stocking my first kitchen from scratch. Today, I'm sharing some of your best advice and the kitchen it helped create.</i><p>Last month, I moved into my first real kitchen and faced the daunting task of stocking the entire thing from scratch. Luckily, when I …

Kitchens

The Secret to Better Food Photos

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Food photos have become an essential part of life in this era. You can't go out to eat without instagramming or tweeting your latest burger for all your followers to see. Yet there's nothing less inspiring than a grainy, dark, …

Natalie Morales makes feijoada, a classic Brazilian stew, in the slow-cooker

Growing up in a Brazilian and Puerto Rican household, I’ve always had a love of rice and beans. But it wasn’t until I lived in Brazil when I was 7 years old that I really learned to appreciate feijoada. There are many variations of this hearty but delicious meat and black bean stew but it is …

How to Make the Most Epic Grilled Cheese of All Time

The best part of every grilled cheese sandwich is the little bits of cheese that get crisped up in the pan and become crunchy, savory goodness. Turns out this little cooking "mistake" is actually called frico, and happens to be essential in making the best grilled cheese ever.<p>Don't settle for a …

Like Butter, Baby: Why Churning Your Own Is Worth the Effort

Learning how to make butter is easy—and it's also one of the most satisfying DIY kitchen tasks there is.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow may work on the internet, but when it comes to cooking, she prefers to keep it old-school. From making her own butter (seriously) to grinding her coffee beans</i> …

New York State

Cheese on the Grill

April is officially "Grilled Cheese Month." So there's no better time to point out that there's grilled cheese, and then there's <i>grilled cheese</i>.<p>Sandwiches and quesadillas aside, several cheeses are designed to be seared directly on the grill grate. Look for them at cheese shops, Greek grocery …

Crazy for cookie butter? Make a homemade version of Ben & Jerry's speculoos core ice cream

As if a jar of cookie butter wasn't already one of modern life's greatest miracles, Ben & Jerry's has gone one further with its latest “Core” flavors: creamy, deluxe ice cream swirled around a thick cookie butter core, including Spectacular Speculoos, Boom Chocolatta and Peanut Buttah.<p>And while …

One-year wait: Eating at the 'best restaurant on the planet'

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>After more than a dozen courses, and almost as many …

Sous-vide Cooking

13 Shame-Free Ways to Eat Eggs for Dinner

<i>Pictured: Baked Eggs with Kale, Portobellos and Feta recipe from CHOW</i>Forget breakfast for dinner. You don't need a side of pancakes or sausage …

11 Recipes from the Genius Yotam Ottolenghi

<i>This week, to celebrate the launch of the Genius Recipes cookbook, we're taking a look back at a few of our Genius Recipes cooks.</i><p>There is an undeniable genius behind the well-executed vegetables, open-armed embrace of fresh herbs, and wonderful personality in every one of the Yotam Ottolenghi's …

Sweet Potatoes

Engineering students extinguish fire with sound

Imagine if all you needed to put out fire was a subwoofer. It's an idea that has been toyed with, theoretically, over the years -- DARPA demonstrated an acoustic extinguisher in 2012, following prior experiments from other researchers. Now, for the first time, a handheld extinguisher exists that …

Engineering

Amazon rainforest soaking up less carbon as trees die young: study | Reuters

OSLO (Reuters) - The Amazon rainforest’s ability to soak up greenhouse gases from the air has fallen sharply, possibly because climate change and droughts mean more trees are dying, an international team of scientists said on Wednesday.<p>The world’s biggest rainforest has soaked up vast amounts of …

All About Parsley and 8 Green Sauces to Use It In

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Get sauced on St. Patrick’s Day -- with parsley, not green beer.</i><p>Few things are more depressing than an all-you-can-eat buffet: It's where food goes to die. Diners are unwitting …

Bone Broth, 2015’s First Official Food Trend, Mapped

Back in November, New York chef Marco Canora launched Brodo, a walk-up window serving bone broth in to-go cups to cold (and collagen deficient?) Manhattanites. And now, just a few months later, restaurants across the country are getting in on the bone broth action.<p>Bone broth, in and of itself, is …

The Insanely Easy Way to Poach a Dozen Eggs at Once (VIDEO)

There's nothing more impressive than serving friends a brunch featuring runny-yolked, perfectly poached eggs. But if you're cooking for a crowd, there's a problem: The classic technique only allows for poaching one or two eggs at a time. Thankfully, F&W Test Kitchen maestro Justin Chapple has a …

Piping Hot Paleo Pizza Crust

This paleo pizza crust couldn't be simpler to make - there's no kneading, no rising, and it only takes a few minutes to put together! Completely yummy too.<p>My husband and I are in the middle of a 10-day grain-free, sugar-free and potato-free detox, which pretty much just leaves meat, cheese, fruit, …

Impress Your Guests with this Slow-Roasted Pork

This slow-roasted pork shoulder is succulent, tender, and delicious—totally worth spending a few hours on<p>What better way to wind down the week than with this mouthwatering pork recipe? Slow-roasted and succulent, tender but easy to slice, impressive for a dinner party but equally great as a family …

Cooking

In Praise of Lard, and How to Render Your Own

<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: Start cooking with lard -- and rendering your own. Jenny McGruther, author of The Nourished Kitchen: Farm-to-Table Recipes for the Traditional Foods</i> …