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Gourmet Macaroni and Cheese: Penne With Garrotxa, Serrano Ham, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

This macaroni and cheese recipe is awash with comforting Iberian flavors -- deep, rich, full tastes that put the "heart" in hearty.<p>When you're looking for hot dishes to warm your chilly digits, can you think of a better place to look than the Spanish countryside? This macaroni and cheese recipe is …

Recipes

The Best Gluten-Free Pastas

Gluten-free pasta doesn't have to feel like a sacrifice. To prove it, a panel of Bon Appétit editors gathered in the Test Kitchen for a blind taste test.<p>Gluten-free pasta doesn't have to feel like a sacrifice. To prove it, we procured 35 types (in five different shapes) from over a dozen producers: …

Cooking

5 Common Cookie Mistakes

Milk can't save you from turning up at a holiday party with tough, flat or, worse, fugly cookies.<p><i>Milk can help wash down failed baking experiments at home. But it can’t save you from turning up at a holiday party with tough, flat or, worse, fugly cookies. The F&W Test Kitchen’s Kay Chun, however,</i> …

Christmas Cookies

Taste Test: Is Better Vanilla Extract Worth the Price?

Real vanilla extract doesn't come cheap. Depending on where you buy it, it can range from a little under a buck an ounce all the way up to several dollars. Add real vanilla beans into the mix and prices can climb even higher. But does more expensive vanilla make for better flavor? Tastier cookies …

Learn how to make our delicious chai tea cookies and then download our FREE stickers to gift them to friends and family. RECIPE: Chai Tea Cookies - http://thekitc.hn/1hWMesw Stickers: http://thekitc.hn/1hWNfAR

Drinks That Go Pop: 8 Must-Try Sparkling Cocktails

Chocolate-Covered 7-Layer Gingersnap Pan Cake with Espresso Cream

Using a blender, grind the cookies at high speed. Add the flour, milk, eggs, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt; blend until smooth. In a small …

Dessert

7 Endangered NYC Foods You Should Eat Before They Disappear Forever

Hurry, eat everything now, before it's too late. Especially the bagels.<p>Robin Raisfeld and Rob Patronite issue a sobering reminder in the latest issue of <i>New York</i> magazine that "Today's Cronut could be tomorrow's Charlotte Russe." No food, no matter how traditional or locally beloved, is ever really …

Staten Island

Healthy Gifts to Give

Though a box of chocolates or batch of cookies might be welcome presents for many a giftee, I prefer to offer my loved ones a respite from sugary …

New Orleans folks know a thing or two about the good life (and great food) and these "heavenly" treats are definitely no exception. RECIPE - Heavenly Hash Bars: http://thekitc.hn/1hWLCmN

How To Make The Cutest Cookies On The Planet

SO TWEE. And you love it.<p>These Embroidered Sugar Cookies are the work of Jackie Alpers, the author of <i>Sprinkles!</i>, a cookbook full of things like Sprinkles-Stuffed French Toast, Sweetheart Party Popcorn, and a step-by-step photo guide on how to cover a cake in sprinkles (i.e., a groundbreaking work …

Dessert

10 Foods That Rarely Achieve Greatness

Holiday Gift Guide: Spirits for the High-Roller Drinker

Forget about your diet and your budget; the holidays are all about over-indulging. So it's time to say yes to that second piece of cake and have that second (or third) cocktail.<p>And if you really want to treat yourself or a very special friend, check out our gift guide for the high-roller drinker. …

Gift Guides

The 44 Worst People in Every Restaurant

The Communal Dining Thief: Did he actually just ask to try my drink? And where are my fries?<p>There's nothing better than spending a night out to dinner at one of your favorite restaurants (or bars!), reveling in the food and the service, and those quality after-dinner mints in the little wrappers. …

French Fries

Our Favorite Culinary Gifts Under $50

Thanksgiving's come and gone, which means 'tis officially the holiday season, and various gift-centered celebrations are just around the corner. If you, like me, are obligated to purchase presents for a wide variety of friends, family, and acquaintances, then you're probably also, like me, on the …

ALERT: You Are Peeling Oranges Wrong (PHOTOS)

How could we have been doing this so incorrectly for so long?<p>How do we know you are peeling oranges wrong? Because you're peeling them at all.<p>Since citrus season is about to get into full swing, we should really be eating oranges correctly. We're already well-acquainted with having a tiny bit of …

Screw Fruit Cake, These 9 Christmas Breads Are Way Better (PHOTOS)

If you like the concept of fruit cake but you HATE FRUIT CAKE, there are a lot of delicious options out there.<p>I have a vivid memory of nearly starving to death in the Christmas of 1987, when my family's jam-packed station wagon was stuck for hours in a freak snowstorm outside Savannah, GA. We were …

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Orange Cream Cheese Icing

Cinnamon rolls like you have never seen them before: with pumpkin, cream cheese, and more cream cheese.<p><i>Every other Friday on Food52, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: Cinnamon</i> …

Cream Cheese