Beth Badrak

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12 Easy Fall Crockpot Recipes That Will Have You Begging for Seconds

It’s no secret that fall is the time of year when cooking becomes more of a welcome endeavor. Once summer’s temperatures have subsided and ovens are …

Cooking

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

19 of Our Best Restaurant Copycat Recipes

Whether it's a seasonal favorite that you just can't get your hands on this time of year, or you want to enjoy endless breadsticks in your pajamas, …

Cooking

37 Show-Stopping Gluten-Free Desserts for Summer | Epicurious.com

Just the right mix of crisp, creamy, and slightly sweet, this frozen treat is exactly what we want to snack on all summer long.<p>Photo by Chelsea Kyle, …

3 Sauces Every Home Cook Should Know How to Make

Forget store-bought. These essential seafood sauces are not only whipped up with everyday pantry staples, they enhance the flavor of some of our …

Cooking

43 Heirloom Desserts Made With Brown Sugar

Many old-fashioned desserts start with brown sugar. It adds a natural, earthy sweetness to the body of a cake, a crunch to the crumb topping on a pie …

Dessert

Skillet Brownie à la Mode Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Since you make the brownie batter in the pan, this recipe requires no mixing bowls. My favorite way to serve it is warm with a few scoops vanilla ice cream in the middle. You could, of course, scoop it into bowls but I prefer to pass forks around the table and have everyone dig in. …

Dessert

Don't chuck those beetroot tops

Beetroot grows with a bountiful plumage of nutritious, iron-rich leaves that taste and look similar to rainbow chard, which is from the same family. They’re usually thrown away, either at the farm or the market, but those stems and leaves are delicious cooked or raw. Try finely shredding the stalks …

Recipes

Weeknight Skillet Lasagna Recipes So Easy and Delicious You'll Make Them Again and Again

Don’t know what to cook tonight? This. Do this.<p>There’s a lot to love about your skillet. Whether frying up some country ham in the morning or baking …

These Kimchi Pancakes Are My Favorite Pantry Meal

By Emily Schultz<p>Because I always—always—have kimchi in the fridge, and they come together fast enough for weekday mornings.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down.</i><p>Like all siblings, my sisters and I have very specific jabs and digs …

When Should You Decant Wine?

There's no doubt decanting offers a visual flourish to serving wine. But did you know decanters can sometimes do more harm than good? We take a deep …

Carbon Dioxide

Meet Your Two New Favorite Grilling Recipes

And then there were two.<p>A couple weeks ago, we told you all about our grilling contest’s top five recipes. Though these hinge upon the same appliance, they could hardly be more different: a veggie pasta and steak sandwich, blueberry BBQ-sauced chicken and miso ginger pork skewers, even a coconutty …

No-Cook, No-Sweat, No-Churn Lemon Ice Cream From a Southern Cooking Legend

<i>Every week in Genius Recipes—often with your help—Food52 Creative Director and lifelong Genius-hunter Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that will change the way you cook.</i><p>No matter how sticky-hot it is—or how slim the supplies in your kitchen happen to be—if you have a working freezer, you can …

Here's How to Pickle Any Vegetable

I love pickles <i>so</i> much, I can never make my jars last more than a day before I devour them. It's like once I crack open that lid, I've been put under …

Martha Stewart's Genius Mac & Cheese Is What We're Bringing to Every Summer BBQ

<i>As Food52 gets older (and wiser), and our archive of recipes grows, we’re making the effort to revisit some good-as-gold recipes. Today, we're highlighting a home-run mac and cheese from Martha Stewart.</i><p>I’ve never met a mac and cheese I didn’t love—from velvety noodles swimming in sauce to sheet …

Cooking

This Is the Secret to the Best Shrimp Boil Ever

The easy, fun, one-pot feast known as a Shrimp Boil would benefit from a more precise and descriptive name. Sure, it features fresh shrimp, but the …

The Why, When and How of Wine Blending

The majority of the wines you drink are blends, but why do winemakers blend and what does each variety bring to the final wine? Washington State …

Wine & Spirits

Alex Guarnaschelli's Mac and Cheese Recipe Is Out of This World

Food Network star Alex Guarnaschelli knows a thing or two about getting a delicious dinner on the table. But if you really want to wow your guests, …

12 Slow Cooker Recipes That Are Perfect for Summer Cookouts

The slow cooker is our secret to success for summer cookouts. Yes, this famed facilitator of one-pot cooking lets you get the work done in advance …

The Only Sauce You'll Need This Summer

It’s officially Summer Sauce season. When fresh herbs start popping up in gardens and at farmers’ markets, it’s time to break out your food processor …

Recipes

5 Experts on the Best Wine You Can Buy at Trader Joe’s — Shopping

Trader Joe's is one of my favorite resources for everyday wines. Good, inexpensive wines are hard not to love. But I never would have guessed that …

How to Make Exceptionally Tender, Fluffy Scones

The next time you think about making flaky, buttery biscuits consider trying your hand at making scones—the biscuit’s slightly sweeter …

Jacques Pépin's Crispy, Genius (Grater-Free!) Potato Pancakes

No more grating and squeezing pounds of potatoes. No need to even make mashed potatoes first. On any tired weeknight, we can now have all the joys of crisp, golden potato pancakes, going from sack of potatoes to sneaking bites of those crackling, lacy edges in—oh—about 15 minutes. <i>But how?</i><p>We have …

The Super-Soft Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe Big Ma Didn’t Want Us to Find

<i>Good food is worth a thousand words—sometimes more! In My Family Recipe, a writer shares the story of a single dish they've inherited, and why it's meaningful to them.</i><p>Lerotha Guy, my Big Ma, was everything you could need in a grandmother. She was the matriarch of our bloodline. She kept her …

The 3-Ingredient, Microwavable Treat That Got Me Through College

It was my senior year of college and my journalism professor had assigned us the fairly straightforward task of making a dish and writing about it. But I had a problem: I lived in a sorority house where an antiquated microwave, communal refrigerator, and beat-up toaster comprised our entire kitchen.<p>…

The Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef That Is Better than Chipotle's

Potluck parties are full of dips, deli trays, and desserts. While you can try to make that a meal, why not be the one to bring the dish everyone …

11 Instant Pot recipes we keep coming back to

Whether the Instant Pot is the kitchen helper you never knew you needed or the appliance that puzzles you, this electric countertop pressure cooker has become the talk of cooking blogs, Pinterest boards and entire Facebook communities.<p>We're not immune to the buzz. In fact, we're a part of it. …

Lemon Icebox Cake

Preparation<p>Make the lemon filling<p>Put the lemon zest in a 4-quart or larger bowl and set a medium-mesh sieve on top. In a heavy-duty 4-quart saucepan, …

This Was the Most Popular Southern Living Recipe Last Month-Here's Why

Sun-ripened, straight from the patch strawberries were made for springtime desserts. And, when paired with another fruit, they get even better. …

Bake Like a Brit: 5 Cakes Every English Baker Loves — Recipes from The Kitchn

Cake is the key to the British soul. Generations of us have been comforted by cake, we celebrate with cake, and we comfort and celebrate others with …