Deborah Jiggens

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Chocolate-Coconut Bars

These decadent bars are inspired by Hello Dollies, a popular Southern dessert.

Quick Budget-Friendly Recipes

Your taste buds and wallet will achieve perfect harmony with our selection of quick meals, including stovetop mac and cheese, braised pork chops, meatballs, and roasted chicken tacos.

Go with Your Gut

Not all bacteria are bad for you. In fact, the probiotic bacteria that live in your stomach and intestines help regulate digestion, safeguard your immunity, and even help maintain your weight. Here’s how to cultivate the best flora for overall health.<p>They are terms previously not part of polite …

Crème Brûlée Filled Strawberries

Happy July, friends! This will be a month of celebrations and birthdays (including my own!) so I've been trying to think up new ideas for party food. …

Espresso Religieuse (Caffeinated Nuns)

I'd almost forgotten how much I loved baking choux - the way they magically puff in the oven and create the perfect hiding place for rich filling. My …

The Story Behind This Incredible Photo Of A Monkey Using An iPhone

Whether you find it eerie or amusing—this stunning photo of a Japanese snow monkey using an iPhone captures just how much they resemble us humans. In …

35 Radish Recipes That Are More Than Just Snacks

These radish recipes celebrate the spiciest root veggie of them all.<p><b>Radishes are one of our favorite snacks.</b> They're healthy...but also taste especially great with butter (just sayin'). Here are our favorite ways to eat 'em—roots, tops, and all.

Cooking

The Best Cooking Tricks We've Picked Up Over the Years

From the proper way to clean a cast-iron pan to a life-changing pasta trick, here are the best cooking tips and tools we've learned to use over the years<p>People don't just wake up one day and know how to cook. Like any other skill, cooking is a learning process. Whether it's cooking your way through …

Hoarding

Knife Skills: The 4 Knife Cuts Every Cook Should Know

The first step to great food is great knife skills. Check out more Knife Skills this way!<p>Learning how to cut properly can make the difference between seeing kitchen work as a chore and a joy. It can mean the difference between unevenly cooked dishes and poor flavor development, and excellence. …

Do You Know What Gluten Is?

Photographed By Rockie Nolan.<p>It seems like everyone and their health-conscious mother is avoiding gluten at all costs. But, just how many of them …

Quick and Easy Falafel

Nutrition Facts<p>Serving Size<p>83g<p>Yields<p>24<p>Amount Per Serving<p>Calories 44<p>Calories from Fat 13<p>% Daily Value *<p>Total Fat 2g<p>2%<p>Saturated Fat 0g<p>1%<p>Trans Fat …

Embrace Change: The 4 Skills Needed to Reinvent Yourself

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We no longer work for the same company for 40 years. If you are entrepreneurially-minded, this reality shouldn’t scare you. For better or worse, we have more opportunities than ever to earn an income in different ways.<p>Have faith in …

The Legal Side of Owning a Food Truck

<i>This excerpt is part of Entrepreneur.com's Second-Quarter Startup Kit which explores the fundamentals of starting up in a wide range of industries.</i><p><i>In</i> Start Your Own Food Truck Business<i>, the staff of Entrepreneur Media Inc. and writer Rich Mintzer explain how you can get started in the mobile food</i> …

Four Knife Cuts Every Cook Should Know

Once you have a few good knives in your kitchen, you need to know the right way to use them. The folks at Serious Eats put together a basic guide to …

Lose weight & improve your health with a real food diet

I was never able to lose weight before. Thanks to Fooducate, I've lost 20 lbs in 6 months. An incredible, life changing app. Janice<p>I love how this …

Make Better Brownies With Brown Butter (and Double the Chocolate)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>Brownies get no respect.<p>Europe's chocolate tortes are held in high regard, a proud culinary tradition centered around fine chocolate and fine dining. Meanwhile, the humble brownie is seen as little …

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 …

How to Make Gorditas With Masa

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>If you've never tried a <i>gordita</i>—a classic Mexican street food that's essentially a crispy corn cake split and stuffed with any number of savory fillings—then you're truly missing out. I had my first taste of this …

How to Make Gluten-Free Fresh Pasta

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Recently, I had one of those days when just about everything annoyed me. When I'm in a mood like that, the thing I crave, more than anything, is a bowl of homemade pasta—it's just what I need to feel centered and calm. But being gluten-free, that's …

20 Reasons Why Peanut Butter Is Better Than Your Significant Other

<b>They get along nicely with your BFF, bacon.</b><p>Get the recipe <b>here</b>.<p><b>They don't get jealous when you hang out with other people, because they understand that, sometimes, more is merrier.</b><p><i>Yes, PB Oreos exist.</i><p><b>You can be sure that crazy people didn't participate in their creation and therefore mess them</i> …

How to Make Almond Paste 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 Linda Xiao from The Tart Tart's homemade almond paste, you can take your almond-based desserts and pastries to a whole new level.</i><p>Whenever I …

Shake it up! Refreshing smoothie recipes for summer

Smoothies are a quick, easy way to pack lots of fruit and vegetables into one nutritious glass. They make a great snack or meal replacement whenever you want to get outside and enjoy the sun. An energizing way to start the day, smoothies are also satisfying as a light lunch, as a nutrient-dense …

22 Times Pesto Made Everything Better

Summertime means many things to us -- fresh corn, tomatoes, seafood, berries, and pesto. Pesto is one of those foods that has the ability to completely transform a dish. Whether it's livening up grilled seafood or topping spaghetti, pesto makes anything it touches turn to gold -- or, actually to a …

Spicy Cauliflower Stir-Fry

Consider this penance for <b>the brownie recipe</b> I posted Monday.<p>Ha.<p>That said, <i>ohhhhhhhhhh</i> this is good. So simple, so delightful, so delicious. I first …

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> …

Don’t Buy Anything For the First Half Hour at a Farmer’s Market

To avoid wasting food and money at a farmer's market, celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian recommends not buying anything at all for the first 30 minutes …

How to Brine Meat -- And Why You Should Bother

<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: Why you should start brining your meat -- and how to start.</i><p>Have you ever suffered the travesty that is a dry, tasteless chicken breast? Or tried to cut …

BBQ

Fried Green Chickpeas + Baby Eggplant with Yogurt Chutney

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: A weeknight meal inspired by a trip to the Indian market.</i><p>We eat a lot of Indian food in my house. While it used to be our indulgence to order takeout from down the …

5 Links to Read Before Making Pesto

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Make pesto. Put it on everything. Repeat.</i><p>Pesto is one of those handy sauces that instantly upgrades a meal. The combination of bright herbs, fresh …

Mustard Manual: Your Guide to Mustard Varieties

Mustard is one of the worlds oldest condiments, dating back to early Roman cooks, who combined ground mustard seeds with an unfermented grape juice called <i>must</i> to make the hot paste <i>mustum ardens</i>, or "burning must." This was shortened to merely "mustard" when the condiment arrived in the English …