Colten Bailey

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Is Grilling Bad for You? Good for You? What Does Science Say?

Is grilling good for your health—or bad? We looked at scientific studies over the years to try to suss out the truth of this deliciously controversial topic<p>Listen, we love to grill, and we will grill until our hands can no longer grip a metal spatula. Not no one, not no how, can tell us we …

The Best Summer Apps for Cookouts, Dinner Parties, and Just Because

20 summer appetizers to get your party started, from mini shrimp rolls to guacamole with a twist.<p><b>Nothing kicks off a cookout like some small bites</b> (and, okay, cocktails). Get the party started with these light and summery apps.

Cooking

Gentlemen's Chocolate Whiskey Cake

According to The Chocolate Bible, a <i>Gentlemen's Torte</i> is a many-layered Sachertorte that is soaked with booze. Other books on the subject say that …

Knife Skills: How to Cut a Pineapple Like a Badass

I remember the first time I saw one of the Salvadoran prep cooks at a restaurant where I worked slice up a pineapple for us to eat as a cool snack on a particularly hot night. The pineapple was great, but the truly awesome part was the way in which she prepared it. Up until then, I was of the <i>just</i> …

Caramelized Onions Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

It's surprisingly tricky to make caramelized onions. Here's what most people get wrong when cooking them.<p>Caramelized onions are good on pretty much…everything. The only problem? They're surprisingly tricky to make. They take time to slowly brown and caramelize. It's easy to burn them—and it's easy …

Onions

The Best F&$king Grilled Chicken Sandwich Ever

There are a lot of things I could tell you about a trip I took to Colombia several years ago. I could tell you about the shootout that erupted on the street in Cali just seconds after I had stepped inside my flat. I could tell you about the bonfire-roasted wild rat I ate one night on a remote …

Everything You Need to Know About Chinese Food

The real stuff, that is, with wisdom gleaned from a trip to Hong Kong, the capital of Cantonese cuisine.<p><b>What is the deal with Chinese BBQ? I know they eat spare ribs and chicken but is it really barbecued or just grilled.</b><p>Doug Keiles, Hillsborough, NJ<p>It's actually neither grilled nor barbecued, …

Hong Kong

Too Many Cooks: The Perfect French Fry

<i>You'll be hearing from the staff at Food52 in Too Many Cooks, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more.</i><p>We're finally nearing grilling season, which means burger nights -- which means fries. Lots and lots of fries. It's a reason to get out of bed …

Cooking

8 CommonMisteaksMistakes People Make When Cooking Steak

Cooking a perfect steak is trickier than you may think. Here are the most common steak mistakes—and how to avoid them.<p>We love a juicy, well-cooked (though not well-done!) steak. When you've got a quality piece of meat, you don't have to gussy it up with complicated cooking techniques and …

BBQ

10 Pancake Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

How to make pancakes like a short order cook. Just avoid these common mistakes!<p>For many Americans, pancakes evoke a certain kind of nostalgia. People make pancakes because they're delicious, crowd-pleasing, and easy. Well, sort of easy. There are a few crucial mistakes that home chefs commonly make …

Breakfast

How to Make Your Own Pickled Ginger from Scratch

<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: With help from Molly Yeh of My Name is Yeh, pickled ginger is stepping out of wasabi's overbearing shadow.</i><p>I feel sorry for pickled ginger.<p>It’s …

Ginger

Juices and Smoothies

Sometimes we like to eat fruits and vegetable in their whole, pure glory. Other times we just can't fight the appeal of brightly colored juices and smoothies. As the weather gets warmer, there's no better way to mix and match our favorite produce -- strawberries and beets, anyone? -- than to blend …

Food

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

Cooking