Cynthia Kay

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Grilling Without Aluminum Foil

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Aluminum foil isn't the only answer to grilling delicate or small items.</i><p>Summer …

Grilling

Fresh Fig and Almond Breakfast Cake

This skillet cake was divided into four pieces and eaten without apology. There was coffee: two cups each. There were a few dishes in the sink: no …

Tortilla Española of Summer Squash

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Gabrielle Arnold of Honest Fare gives us a new egg dish, straight from her yaya's kitchen.</i><p><i></i><p>I couldn’t tell you how many times I’ve eaten tortilla Española in my life -- …

Onions

Homemade peach ketchup – Condiment of my dreams » delicious:days

August 20th, 2013<p><i>“What do you mean ‘you made ketchup’?” – “Well, just that. I made ketchup.”</i> It still amuses me when people get astounded by a simple …

Green Beans Vinaigrette

<i>Merrill's baby Clara has quite the appetite -- and it's all Merrill can do to keep up. Armed with her greenmarket bag, a wooden spoon and a minimal amount of fuss, she steps into the fray.</i><p><i>Today: Vinaigrette, for green beans and everything else.</i><p>Videos like this of babies reacting to the taste of …

Recipes

Raw and Charred Zucchini Salad

Before summer slips away, we’ve been trying to pack in some fun. This weekend Bryan’s parents were in town and we took a road trip up to Harbor …

Easy Cioppino Recipe

Mussels can be substituted for the cockles, but if you use clams, then put them in a few minutes before the other seafood as they usually take a couple minutes longer to cook.<p><b>Read more: One-Pot Wonders: Easy Cioppino</b><p>Ingredients2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling1 medium …

Italian Easy: Grilled Octopus

I learned how to make grilled octopus many years ago, after discovering it while dining along the Tuscan coast. It's now one of my favorite seafood dishes and I prepare it often at home. Octopus is made up of a lot of water, and it needs to be boiled or braised to release that excess moisture and …

Charred Corn and Cherry Tomato Salad with Zucchini and Radishes

I love cooking corn in cast iron indoors. Unlike green vegetables, which can quickly go from bright, crisp, and vibrant to dull and mushy, corn pretty much <i>can't</i> be overcooked. As it cooks down and picks up color, it only intensifies in flavor and sweetness as complex carbohydrates break down into …

Blend Fresh, Chilled Gazpacho

When summer hands you tomatoes, make this cold soup<p>As a supermarket shopper, you’re used to eating whatever produce you want, whenever. Want strawberries in December? Go for it! Peas in February? Sure, what the heck. Seasonality, schmeasonality.<p>But if there’s one time of year you should pay …

The most important step in a salmon recipe, according to @rapo4 and @paulkahan: buy really good salmon.

Parsley Root: The Herb's Dirty Little Secret

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Parlsey root is more well-known in Central Europe than it is in the U.S., but not for long -- it deserves an introduction into your kitchen.</i><p>We know what you’re wondering, and yes, …

Central Europe

Sweet & salty beef jerky might just be the perfect afternoon snack - http://thekitc.hn/16QRity

How to Make Easy Oven-Baked Ribs - The Easiest Way

How To Make Flavored Butter

This is extremely satisfying and useful.

Recipes

Secrets of the Grill: Corn

With its sweet flavor, just-picked summer corn is sublime on its own. But grilling—either in the husk or shucked—gives the kernels a nutty taste that …

Grilling up some clams for Father's Day.

Apricot Orange Glazed Cedar Plank Salmon Recipe

Here is a quick and refreshing recipe for Cedar Planks Salmon! Combining the simple ingredients of Apricot jam and fresh squeezed orange juice will …

Grilled Avocado Salad with Green Goddess Dressing Recipe

<b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p><b>Dressing:</b><p>1 ripe Hass avocado, pitted and peeled<br>• 1 Tbsp. chopped basil<br>• 1 Tbsp. chopped parsley<br>• 2 tsp. chopped tarragon<br>• 1 tsp. chopped …

How to Make Texas-Style Smoked Brisket in a Gas Grill

Making a real Texas-style smoked brisket will take all day, but it's eminently doable (even in a gas grill), and you can demand everyone call you "pitmaster"<p>In Texas, barbecue is about beef: specifically brisket, the cut by which any joint is judged. Brisket has become a favorite of restaurant …

BBQ

Gordon Ramsay's ULTIMATE COOKERY COURSE: How to Cook the Perfect Steak

How to Cook on a Wood Plank

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: All you need to achieve tender, smoky fish is a wood plank.</i><p>We've been helping you to whittle down your list of foods you never dreamed of making at …

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National French Fry Day: Celebrate with 13 recipes for stuff to dip your fries in

It's National French Fry Day. Unlike other food holidays that have no business being holidays - think National Salad Month (May) or National Turkey Neck Soup Day (March 31) - French fries deserve an entire year's celebration. Have you ever met anyone who really didn't like a good French fry?<p>Test …

Favorite Buttermilk Skillet-Fried Chicken from 'Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking

Before last week, I had never made real fried chicken. I've fried plenty of chicken wings, tortilla chips, and tempura-ed everything. But true, homemade, brined-in-buttermilk, dredged-in-flour, and fried-in-a-skillet Southern-style chicken had never graced my kitchen table. Between the perceived …

Vegetable Tian

While browsing through Facebook on a lazy Sunday morning, I recently came across a mouth-watering recipe for <i>Vegetable Tian.</i><p>Sign up for my email …

Korean BBQ Tacos

Kalbi Taco (actual size at 1440×900 MacBook Pro resolution)<p>Korean BBQ tacos have been a street food phenomenon since LA’s Kogi BBQ trucks started …

Recipes

Kao Xiang Cong (Grilled Scallion Skewers)

1 1⁄2 lb. large scallions, trimmed and cut into 5″ pieces<p>12 (6″) wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes<p>1 1⁄2 tsp. sugar<p>1 tsp. kosher salt, …

Balsamic grilled tri tip roast. Not too shabby.

Stinging Nettle Recipes: What It Is And How To Cook It (PHOTOS)

<i>Welcome to "WTF, CSA?" Periodically, throughout this CSA season, we'll help you make use of your overflowing CSA baskets. You ask, we answer. That's how this works. Or rather, you shout, "WTF?" into your CSA box and now we're going to tell what on earth to do with all those stinging nettles.</i><p>As …