Dana Nelson

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How to Make Guacamole Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often</i><p><i>Today: Don't settle for inferior versions -- t</i><i>he guac of your dreams is just around the corner.</i><p>Having grown up in …

How to Roast the Perfect Chicken

<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: White meat or dark meat, you just can't lose. Here are your strategies for a</i> …

Alice's Grilled Chocolate Sandwiches

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Who ever said you can't have a sandwich for dessert? Alice begs to differ.</i><p>Here’s a rabbit-from-your-hat trick -- with ingredients straight from your pantry -- guaranteed …

How to Make Bakery-Style Apple Danish at Home

<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: Heather Hands from Flourishing Foodie is sharing a recipe for a delicious -- and jaw-dropping -- danish braid that will give you a reason to get</i> …

8 Lunches to Make With Leftover Roast Chicken

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Roast chicken is an end unto itself -- but it's also a means to your next lunch.</i><p>Roast …

The 10 Pasta Recipes to Know

It's easy to look to pasta as that happy weeknight cure-all: the palette on which to throw any bits and bobs, to dress with the random things hanging out in the pantry, to just top with cheese and call it dinner. But there are some classic pasta dishes -- or just really delicious ones -- that we …