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9 Amazing Pumpkin Recipes

Craving all pumpkin, all the time right about now? Then you’ll want to try every single one of these tasty dishes

17 Recipes for Oktoberfest—i.e., They're Great with Beer

From schnitzel and sausages to cabbage and pretzel, 18 recipes for food that goes great with beer—for Oktoberfest or whenever you like


24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook


The Shocking Reality Of The World's Strongest Beers

How many "regular" beers does it take to get the same punch as these monsters? The answers might surprise you.

Pantry Essentials: All About Liquid Seasonings

"Seasoning" is a rather broad concept. The word is used to describe any additive that changes or enhances the flavor of a dish without changing its basic composition—something added in a sprinkle or a dash. Often that means salt, but it can also mean spice, herbs, acid, or sugar.<p>There's no strict …

38 Sweet Facts About Candy

From the early name for Starburst to how long it takes to make a single Peep to what stood in for Junior Mints in that episode of <i>Seinfeld</i>, John Green …

Homemade Twix Candy Bars

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: It's Halloween come early! Kristin Rosenau of Pastry Affair shows us how to make homemade Twix bars, just in time for trick-or-treaters.</i><p>These …


How to Eat—and Eat Well—After the Zombie Apocalypse

The End of Days doesn't have to mean the End of Dining. Survival expert Shane Hobel shows how to keep your post-apocalyptic cooking standards high<p>There's two things in this world that we can be sure of: We'll always want to eat well, and the Zombie Apocalypse is definitely going to happen. …


Make the Country's Best Ballpark Food at Home

Now that baseball stadiums have gone gourmet, ballpark favorites—like Baltimore crab cakes, San Francisco garlic fries, and dressed-up hot dogs—deserve a spot on your dinner table


Coffee+Coke+Alcohol=Your Friday Salvation

A coffee cocktail that will give you a little boost of caffeine along with your buzz.<p><i>Welcome to our cocktail series, "The Happy Hour." It's Friday afternoon. Make yourself a drink.</i><p>The Dark Moon is the most appropriate end-of-the-week cocktail ever. Let us explain why.<p>It's Friday, which is great, …


6 Essential Pro Tips for Cooking Burgers at Home

The 9 Greatest Pumpkin Recipes

You spot a flash of orange out of the corner of your eye. There it is again! Either you really wanta Fanta, you're being followed by a rogue basketball team's fall! You're finally allowed to buy the tiny, adorable day-glo-orange pumpkins from the grocery store and arrange them on your …


9 Reasons Why Beer Is Even Better Than You Thought

Happy National Beer Day!<p>In honor of this great and extremely important holiday, we've decided to round up all the reasons why you should love this awesome drink. It turns out that beer has many uses you may have never known of before. Did you know that in many places in Europe people use it to …

The Homemade Remedy That Will Bust Your Cold

This homemade, herb-packed elixir is what BA editors drink when they feel a cold coming on.<p>There’s a secret we have at the <i>Bon Appétit</i> offices. At the first sign of a cold, many of us will head downstairs one floor to the test kitchen and visit our resident healer, Brad Leone.<p>Okay, Brad’s no voodoo …


Malted Walnut Pie

Adding barley malt syrup offers a rounder, less-sweet note in this take on pecan pie. Look for it at health food stores.<p>Ingredients<p>graham cracker crust<p>14 graham crackers (about 8 oz.)<p>2 tablespoons raw sugar or granulated sugar<p>1 tablespoon all-purpose flour<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>8 tablespoons (1 …


10 Rules for Cooking with Pumpkin This Fall

Here are some tips and rules for dealing with pumpkins and pumpkin products this fall.<p>The Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte is only the beginning of the onslaught of pumpkin products that fall brings. And yes, we get it: you want to be festive. You want to wash your hair with pumpkin pie shampoo and …


47 Pie Recipes for Every Season


How to Turn 1 Batch of Caramelized Onions into 5 Dinners

I will never forget my first taste of caramelized onions.<p>I was 23 years old, and some dear friends had made an extra-large batch of Ina Garten’s pan-fried onion dip just for me. At this point in my culinary experience, I didn’t really <i>do</i> onions, or any kind of creamy-dip that could possibly contain …


A Warm Artichoke Dip That Says, 'Winter, Begone!'

Stay warm and cozy with this savory blend of artichokes, olives, basil, and cheese<p><i>In the market for finger food? (Who isn’t?) Need a party-friendly starter course? There’s an app for that, and every Tuesday we’ll bring you one from the BA recipe archive.</i><p>You can pray for unseasonable warmth in …


5 Tips for Brewing Better Coffee

<i>Here at Food52, we're serious about our coffee. So we got our friends over at Stumptown Coffee to teach us everything there is to know about it -- and to make our morning (and afternoon) routines a little bit brighter.</i><p><i>Today: Five ways to make your cup of coffee even better, no matter how you brew</i> …


The 8 Stews You Should Cook This Season

Yes, we know, it feels like we were just talking about tomatoes. And peaches. And hell, spring break. But it's time to face it; it's time to get out that Dutch oven, it's time for a glass of red wine, it's time -- oh yes -- to make some stew.<p>Whether it's for a weeknight dinner or a Sunday project, …


8 Foods These Experts Avoid At All Costs

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

10 Non-Boring Oatmeal Recipes

Raise your hand if you've ever had an unpleasant experience with oatmeal. Yeah, we thought so. Even the staunchest oatmeal advocates have encountered gloopy, bland, oddly textured oatmeal that looks like an alien life form. The culprits can be hotel breakfasts, school cafeterias, or even your …


4 Must-Have Bottles to Stock Your Holiday Bar

<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></i><p>The holidays are upon us. If your liquor cabinet is still reeling from last season’s assault of port you won’t …


15 Delicious Red Wines for Thanksgiving

More Thanksgiving Wine Picks<p><i>Delicious White Wines »<br>Sparkling Wines »<br>Essential Thanksgiving Wine Tips »<br>Understanding Beaujolais »<br>Sommelier Recommendations »</i><p>Ask any wine writer about Thanksgiving, and they'll groan, they'll roll their eyes, they'll complain until it's time to start whining about …

Try this simple steak and potatoes recipe for a hearty, filling dinner.

What’s inside Sony’s PlayStation 4: Upgradeable hard drive, 8GB fast memory, internal power

<i>Corrected 10:30 a.m. Pacific</i><p>This might be a first: Instead of waiting for gadget butchers* like iFixit to post their own disassembly videos, Sony, (working with <i>Wired</i>) has published its own teardown of its upcoming PlayStation 4 — before the new console even hits the streets. Check out the …

Shigeru Miyamoto Shares Nintendo Secrets

The revered video game designer on Nintendo's history, the next wave of gaming and the 'Year of Luigi'<p>Nintendo visionary Shigeru Miyamoto, known as …


How Do You Solve A Problem Like Nintendo?

Yesterday brought the news that though Nintendo continues to dominate the handheld scene with the 3DS, even up against all the smartphones and tablets in the world, the company is still being dragged down by one constant issue, the Wii U.<p>The Wii’s exploding popularity allowed Nintendo to “win” the …

Back to the future: Preserving the history of video games

In an industry constantly focused on where it's going, one group set out to preserve where it's been.<p>Video games aren't made to last.<p>The vast majority of floppy disks aren't readable by today's computers. Hardly a year goes by before another online game disconnects its servers, closing its doors to …