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Whither the Breadfruit?

By James McWilliams August 1, 2014<p><i>Whither the breadfruit?</i><p>Marguerite Girvin Gillin, <i>Breadfruit</i>, ca. 1884<p>There’s such a thing as the Breadfruit Institute, and there should be. Researchers consider the species a “NUS”—“neglected and underutilized species.” But Ian Cole, the Breadfruit Institute’s …

The One Word You Need to Get Rid of for a Better Life

Do you want to start living a better life today? I mean, right this very moment?<p>Then stop saying "<i>should</i>." That's it.<p>Don't just stop saying it out …

Self-help

6 of the Coolest Mortgage Calculators

Not all mortgage calculators are created equal. The best kind of mortgage calculator is flexible; it will allow you to input a variety of data, from …

The Best Sweet Use for Your Smoker? Smoked Ice Cream

Sugar's latest ally in the world of high-end dessert isn't salt or umami. It's smoke.<p>Look around some recent pastry menus and you'll find all manner of smoked sweets: marshmallows and custards and fruit tinged with the inescapable flavor of wood fire. Smoke adds a dimension of flavor all its own, …

Avoid These 7 Common Quick Pickling Mistakes and Your Pickles Will Be Awesome

The 7 pickle mistakes you should avoid, from oversweetening your brine to mixing up your vegetables<p>Homemade pickles are the ideal foil to fatty, salty cookout food—but they're not necessarily the easiest thing to make (full disclosure: This writer has never made a good pickle, but she has hope …

The Best Ultimate Classic Perfect Recipes (We're Not Joking)

These 36 dishes—from sticky buns to steamed lobster—have earned the adjectives "perfect," "ultimate," "best-ever," and "classic"<p><b>Here at BA, we like to think that every recipe is perfect</b> in its own way. ____ But only those recipes that really, truly encapsulate perfection—like this perfectly steamed …

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Pop's Asian-American Grilling Sauce

1 cup ketchup<p>1 cup roughly chopped cilantro<p>1⁄2 cup honey<p>1⁄3 cup sake<p>1⁄3 cup soy sauce<p>1⁄4 cup fermented bean curd<p>1⁄4 cup fish sauce<p>1⁄4 cup oyster sauce<p>…

Recipes

Here Is the Biggest Bank in Every State

View Gallery<p>51 photos<p>©Shutterstock.com<p>Despite their reputation as impersonal and profit-driven, big banks do have advantages. Most offer a wide range …

7 Actions You Can Take Now to Create Your Second Act the Peter Drucker Way

Peter F. Drucker, the political economist and author, often called the “father of modern management,” was known for his future-oriented wisdom. Bruce Rosenstein, author of <i>Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way,</i> offers these "Drucker-inspired" tips for creating your second act.

What Would Peter Drucker Advise Second-Acters?

When Peter F. Drucker, the political economist and author, passed away in 2005 at the age of 95, he was legendary in business circles and often called the “father of modern management.” His future-oriented writings were required reading for business school students nationwide.<p>But I knew very little …

Guacamole, Wine, and 23 Other Surprisingly Refreshing Popsicle Recipes

It's officially July. Which means it's officially Popsicle Mania.<p>I use plastic popsicle forms to make all sorts of crazy flavored popsicles, but …

5 Ways to Use Social Media to Save Money

If you’re active on social media, you’re constantly presented with opportunities to save, whether you've signed up for them or not. If you’re not …

Is This the Future of Food Packaging?

Swedish design company Tomorrow Machine has generated a few ideas of what food packaging could potentially look like in the future. The idea pictured …

How to Make Chinese Steamed Buns From Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week on Food52, 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: Whether you like your Chinese buns plain or filled, steamed or pan-fried, sweet or savory,</i> <i>Cynthia of Two Red Bowls</i> <i>is here to show you</i> …

The Charcuterie Board at Empire State South in Atlanta

Chef <b>Hugh Acheson</b> has gone on the record to defend charcuterie from those who "might pronounce the shark jumped," and chef <b>Josh Hopkins</b>, of Acheson's Atlanta restaurant <b>Empire State South</b>, is a huge reason why. In his pro-charcuterie argument, Acheson calls Hopkins (and ESS alum Ryan Smith) his "meat …

Monsanto Buys Up Heirloom Seed Suppliers

The NM Tree and Garden Center located in Rio Rancho, New Mexico has discovered that Monsanto is buying heirloom seed companies. They are also buying …

Agriculture

The Elements of Barbecue: On Matters of Meat

To those of us raised in the Carolinas, the concept of choosing a type of meat for barbecue seems odd. It was instilled into us since birth that "barbecue" means one and only kind of meat: pork. Sure, you might be able to eat "barbecued chicken," meaning chicken prepared in the style of barbecue, …

Killer Kebabs: Herb-Crusted Lamb Skewers

We're forging onward with our series on grilled kebabs. And hey, once you've got the basics covered, the possibilities are endless.<p>Today's recipe features a combo I've played around with in the past, namely a mustard and herb crust that'll blow your lamb out of the water. And given that it works so …

The World Cup of Sausage: A Guide to Cased Meats by Country

In anticipation of this year's World Cup, we're celebrating our favorite sausages from the competing countries<p>Just because we spent the soccer games of our youth making daisy chains at the outermost corner of the field and periodically getting lobbed in the head with a ball*, doesn't mean we're not …

My Top Products From the Summer Fancy Food Show

Since the summer of 2009, I only missed one Summer Fancy Food Show and that was due to excessive work schedule in the West Coast. Last week, I returned to the Big Apple to experience quirky new products with unique flavors, ingredients, names and colors. I probably missed a lot; it is not easy to …

Serious Eats on Twitter: "Learn how to toss food in a pan like pro: http://t.co/H8cZzZFDfV"

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The Chef Who's Leading The Backlash Against Mississippi's New Anti-Gay Law

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, Mississippi is enacting a law that could sanction anti-LGBT discrimination. Can the state's most prominent chef and cultural ambassador help keep his adoptive home from repeating its ugly past?<p>Last month, Mississippi arrived in Manhattan. …

sticky buns

Chefs Hitz & Stamm - Baking Consistency - World Pastry Forum

Le litchee et la framboise

Décoration en chocolat - Technique du cornet

How to Use Edible Flowers in Salads, Cocktails, and More

Farmers' markets are glowing with all kinds of edible blossoms, and ABC Kitchen chef Dan Kluger is here to explain how you can eat them at home<p>Normally, this is where we'd write something clever about April showers bringing May flowers, but honestly, we're so entranced by the incredible array of …

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