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Lemon and Spinach Orzo Soup Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Now, when I first started making this soup, I was thinking of a soup like "Chicken Noodle" minus the chicken obviously, with a good ol' Mirepoix base. And then as it started coming together, I thought, "Oooohhhh some cream would go really nicely in this"....and then the lemon came to …

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F&W Editors’ All-Time Favorite Holiday Cookie Recipes

It’s cookie season, and whether you’re baking for a cookie swap or the office holiday party (or if you simply want to eat cookies), figuring out the …

How to Make Fresh Mozzarella From Scratch

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>At Serious Eats, we're lucky enough to work right across the street from Di Palo Selects, an Italian fine-foods store that just happens to make some of the best fresh mozzarella I've ever tasted. It's milky, tender, …

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Lemon Ricotta Cookies — Most Popular Pin of the Week

Find out how to prepare easy, guilt-free cookies with Giada De Laurentiis' simple recipe.<p>It's not too early to indulge in fall flavors. Try Food …

22 IKEA Hacks for the Plants in Your Life

What’s better than a fabulous planter to put your new plants in? An affordable planter you hacked from IKEA, of course. Whether you’re carefully babying an indoor herb garden or are looking for a way to DIY a vertical garden on the patio of your apartment, you can always count on IKEA for some …

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The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Carne Asada

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>To say "I'm going to develop a recipe for carne asada" is akin to saying "Bartender, get me a beer, please." The immediate follow-up is likely to be "I'm afraid you're going to have to be a bit more specific than …

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Everything You Need to Know About Cider (and Why You Should Stop Calling it "Hard")

<i>Cider is just as interesting and complex as beer and wine—if not more.</i><p>Two weeks ago, I found myself in a bar in the East Village that didn't serve hard liquor, or even draught beer—despite the number of taps lining the wall behind the bar. Instead, the taps housed cider from all over Europe and the …

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How to pickle vegetables (yes, even you can do it!)

You don't have to give up on summer flavor even though the season is winding down. Turn summer's bounty into pickles! Here, TODAY's director of culinary production Bianca Borges shares a recipe and tutorial for pickling at home. The key? Don't be afraid to experiment! Watch the video to see how …

14 Of The Manliest Foods Ever Known To Man

Caveman approved.<p>What's more manly than meat? As it turns out, not much. Meat has been scientifically linked to manliness, according to a report in the Journal of Consumer Research.<p>In surveying nearly 400 university students about two dozen foods, researchers found that medium-rare steak, hamburger …

Feeling Hot-Hot-Hot: How to Choose and Cook With Fresh Chiles

Put down the jar of red pepper flakes: We've got the intel on how to cook with fresh chiles—including how to choose the right level of heat for your favorite dishes.<p><i>One of the best parts about our test kitchen manager, Brad Leone's, job is his weekly trip to the farmers' market. It's his</i> …

12 Simple and Delicious School Night Suppers

Now that school's back in session and everyone's schedule is a little more hectic, easy weeknight dinners are a must. These simple and delicious recipes will help you get dinner on the table fast.<p><b>1. Grilled Chicken Fajitas</b><p>Families love fajitas because everyone can pick their favorite fixins'. In …

A Guide to the Best Baby Back Ribs and Spare Ribs

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>If you think there are a lot of opinions out there about what makes a great brisket, try having a conversation about the best way …

How to Make Quick Hot Pickled Peppers

<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: Mei Chin, editorial intern at Food52, recreates her favorite pickled peppers in the name of a perfect sandwich.</i><p>I have a confession. At the risk …

The Best Pastry of All: How to Make Chocolate-Almond Croissants

<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: Mei Chin,</i> <i>intern at Food52 and pastry chef, creates the croissant of our dreams—and feeds the entire office.</i><p>I can thank two people for teaching me …

17 DIY Easy Garden Projects - DIY Listy

Advertisements<p>Decorate your garden with out of the box ideas <b>DIY easy garden projects</b>. Use household items to make your <b>projects ecological and …

How to Tie a Butcher's Knot

Tying a roast or a joint is a useful technique that helps it retain a nice shape as it cooks, which leads to both better presentation and more even cooking. Even if you cook a lot of meat, it's very easy to get through life never knowing how to tie a butcher's knot.<p>I used to use regular old square …

Tuscan Roast Pork (Arista di Maiale)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat</i> <b>Emiko Davies</b> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: Impress with this slow-cooked Tuscan pork roast at your next Sunday dinner.</i><p>This simple Tuscan pork roast has been on Florentine tables since at …

8 Edible Gifts You’d Never Guess Came Out of a Slow Cooker

Hopefully you’ve already discovered the magic the slow cooker can work on everything from appetizers to soups to side dishes. But here’s a dirty …

Yes, It's Possible to Make a 30-Minute Mole

Don't be frightened off by mole negro's 30-odd ingredients: You too can cook a weeknight mole by keeping these tips in mind<p><b>I first saw mole negro on a menu in Mexico City back in the dim and distant 1990s.</b> For me, the idea of combining two of my favorite ingredients—chicken and chocolate—seemed so …

Calabrian Walnut Cake (Torta di Noci)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat</i> <b>Emiko Davies</b> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: An essential (and gluten-free!) walnut cake for your baking repertoire.</i><p>As walnut cakes go, this must be the most essential of them all. The cake …

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1 Bunch of Mint, 5 Summer Meals (and 2 Drinks)

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples -- or your seasonal produce -- every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Mint will take over your garden, windowsill, or market basket if you let it.</i> …

Food

Queen Anne’s Lace: The Wild Mother of Carrot (+ A Cognac Apéritif)

<i>Foraged vegetables are always more fun to cook. So our resident forager, Tama Matsuoka Wong, is introducing us to the seasonal wild plants we should be looking for, and the recipes that will make our kitchens feel a little more wild.</i><p><i>Today: Queen Anne's Lace looks delicate, but its fruit's pungent</i> …

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Ginger Cookies Recipe Demonstration - Joyofbaking.com

Bread & Butter Pickles - How to Make Great Depression-Style Sweet Pickles

9 Quick and Easy Pickles

Summer is coming to an end. Don’t panic. Just pickle. Here, nine super-speedy pickle recipes that will help you preserve some summer flavor.<p>Summer is …

Beet Pickles

Andrew Zimmern calls these rustic beet pickles "crazy-simple, awesome grandmother food."<p>These are simply the best. This is real Minnesota farmhouse …

4 Secret Butcher's Cuts to Try

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: We're letting you in on the secret cuts that butchers have been</i> …

30 Zucchini Recipes for Using Up All Your Darn Zucchini

These zucchini recipes will help you make the most of one of summer's most abundant veggies.<p><b>The first sight of zucchini in your garden is a beautiful thing.</b> But then: It just keeps growing. Soon, half your fridge is taken up by zucchini. What can you do? Make these recipes, of course.

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They Ferment for Each Other

You've probably heard the one about the guy who raised $75,000 on Kickstarter to fund a nebulous potato salad project with no business plan, no recipe, and no particular sense of what <i>kind</i> of potato salad he was interested in making. I wish him well, but it's high time the Internet supported a group …

How to Make Italian Ice 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: Italian ice is just the thing to cool down summer's sweatiest days. Thanks to Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest, you don't have to stop at</i> …