Becky Somodi

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Make homemade ketchup more flavorful with canned tomatoes

Ketchup is the all-American condiment. Food writer Karen Solomon, author of <i>Jam It, Pickle It, Cure It</i>, shares her techniques for making plum ketchup …

Yucatan Pork in Banana Leaves

<b>Yucatan Pork in Banana Leaves</b><i><br>Cochinita Pibil</i><p>You can start the pork two days before serving since it needs an overnight seasoning before cooking, and …

Shrimp and Mango Summer Rolls

When this roll comes together, it's almost like a stained glass window. You can see the shrimp, mango, and herbs through the thin rice paper wrapper. …

Lion's Head

• 1 large head (about 1-1/2 pounds) napa cabbage<br>• 4 ounces bean-thread (cellophane) noodles<br>• 1 pound lean ground pork<br>• 1/4 cup (about 4 ounces) drained and …

Salt, lime and DEEP-FRIED tequila shots! It sounds like something from a state fair, but these boozy bite-sized treats can be made at home

A new, enticing and potentially lethal culinary hybrid - deep fried tequila shots - has been invented by Amy Erickson for her food blog, Oh, Bite …

Mormor's Aquavit-Cured Salmon with Mustard Sauce

Every year for the holidays, Mormor would make her famous gravlax. It wouldn't have been Christmas without it. She would buy whole wild salmon at the …

Seafood

5 easy ways to update your kitchen

What does a trained architect see when she looks at a kitchen? Possibilities.<p>Christine Hanway, the U.K. editor at Remodelista, shares five kitchen …

Basic Beer-Can Chicken

• 1 can (12 ounces) beer<br>• 1 chicken (3 1/2 to 4 pounds)<br>• 2 tablespoons All-Purpose Barbecue Rub (recipe follows) or your favorite commercial rub<br>• 2 teaspoons …

BBQ

Basic Dipping Sauce: Nuoc Cham

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1/3 cup fresh lime juice (2 or 3 limes)<br>• 1 tablespoon unseasoned Japanese rice vinegar (optional)<br>• 3 tablespoons sugar<br>• 2/3 cup lukewarm water<br>• 5 …

Everything You Need to Know About Rib Eye

<i>Each week this summer on Food52, 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: This summer, forget the usual suspects -- rib eye is</i> …

BBQ

Crispy Oven Baked Beet Chips

Crispy Oven Baked Beet Chips<p>I have an awful weakness when it comes to a certain snack.<p>Chips.<p>I just can’t say no to them.<p>Typically, I’m pretty …

Holy Guacamole! 18 of the Best, Most Guac-tastic Recipes EVER

Truth: If guacamole didn’t cost extra in our favorite restaurants, we’d happily slather it on everything. But as much as we love digging in while eating out, we know DIYing the avocado DIP at home is just as good. Now we’re going to tell you how to make it even BETTER. With just a few wild card …

11 Fish Taco Recipes That Make Weeknight Dinners a Breeze

Fish makes for a light and flavorful taco filling that's perfect when you're short on time.<p>1 of 11<p>Sautéed Tilapia Tacos with Grilled Peppers and Onion<p>…

Cooking

Oaxacan Red Chile Enchiladas (Enchiladas de Chile Ajo)

3 oz. dried guajillo chiles<p>8 cloves garlic, peeled<p>6 plum tomatoes, cored<p>2 serrano chiles, stemmed<p>1 large white onion, cut into 1⁄4" slices, divided, …

Zucchini Fritters

4 Servings<p>Squeeze out as much liquid from the grated vegetable as possible. The little bit of cornstarch that the recipe calls for in the batter also helps these zucchini fritters get nice and crispy.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Soy Dipping Sauce<p>3 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1 tablespoon reduced-sodium …

Mmm, biscuits: Southern chefs spill the secrets to fluffy, flaky, perfect homemade biscuits

Need some consolation now that summer is almost over? September happens to be National Biscuit Month—the perfect excuse to bake up a buttery, fragrant, comforting batch (or two, or three). And you don't have to be Southern, or even a professional baker, to make the fluffiest, flakiest, tastiest …

Baking

9 Fatty Foods That Could Help You Lose Weight

It’s no secret that fat is making a comeback. Now a new study shows that a low-carb, high-protein, high-fat diet helped subjects lose weight, build …

A Make-Ahead, Flavor-Packed Vegan and Gluten-Free Noodle Dish

Buckwheat–based soba noodles make a perfect base for a healthy meal—they’re great hot or cold and they’re also gluten-free.<p><i>These healthy recipes are</i> …

Everything You Need To Know About Keeping Your Food Fresh

Americans throw away nearly half of their food every year, according to a 2012 report by the NDRC. This is alarming -- as Reuters puts it, "Just a 15 percent reduction in losses in the U.S. food supply would save enough to feed 25 million Americans annually."<p>Part of this waste, no doubt, can be …

101 Juice Recipes

• <b>Author:</b> Joe Cross<p>The latest recipe book from Joe Cross, star of the inspiring weight loss documentary <i>Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead</i>, contains 101 delicious juice recipes (with 101 pictures!) to optimize your health, help you slim down, and satisfy your taste buds. The recipes include everything from Joe’s …

5 Cocktail Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following

Do you have your phone with you right now? Yeah, we thought so. Whether commuting or passing time before a meeting, a smartphone is our nigh constant companion. And according to Nielsen, Americans spend about 11 hours a day staring at a digital device of some sort, whether it's a desktop computer …

10 Incredible Fish Dishes You Should Definitely Be Eating

According to a recent study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, eating fish once a week could increase brain health and prevent cognitive …