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Just Add Water: 15 Minutes to Heidi Swanson's Genius Green Soup

<i>Every week, Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Make Heidi Swanson's spicy green soup, in no time, from water.</i><p>I realize it's a terrible disservice to Heidi Swanson's body of work to invoke an instant ramen comparison.<p>What I should …

Genius Tool Teaches You How To Grow Vegetables Anywhere, Like Inside Of A Solo Cup

When I learned that I could grow a vegetable in my dimly lit, teensy New York City apartment with just a Solo cup and a few seeds, I felt overwhelmed. I love vegetables. I eat them for breakfast. My friends once gave me a crudité platter for my birthday instead of a cake.<p>The website StartAGarden …

Gardening

Watch a Pastry Chef Create Dozens of Classic French Desserts

In a new video from camera makers Canon USA, watch a pastry chef makes dozens classic French pastries, including sugared puffs called <i>chouquettes</i>, fruit tarts, bavarian cream cakes, Italian meringue icing, chocolate bon bons, and a heart-shaped <i>frasier</i>, or strawberry cream cake. Pastry chef Dominique …

Dessert

13 Vegan Cheesecake Recipes So Divine, You Won't Mind That They're An Utter Oxymoron

There's something about cheesecake. It's a dish that combines two culinary power players (cheese and cake) into one opulent dessert that barely anyone can resist.<p>So it seems a little crude to suggest a recipe list of vegan cheesecakes to serve those who desire a dairy-free option. Shouldn't this …

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8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>This weekend marks the start of daylight savings! We're celebrating with plenty of salads, cold noodle bowls, airy desserts, and colorful fruits and …

Think Beyond Anchovies: 5 Flavor Brighteners to Buy Right Now

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Catherine Lamb shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Save yourself from bland, repetitive meals with these 5</i> …

How to Roast Citrus and 5 Ways to Use It

<i>This article is brought to you by our friends at Electrolux as part of an ongoing series focusing on seasonal ingredients. This month we're talking citrus.</i><p><i>Today: Brighten up your winter dinner spread with some warm roasted citrus.</i><p>Leafless trees and freezing commutes aside, produce aisles may be the …

32 Sweet and Savory Ways to Cook With Coconut Oil

These coconut oil recipes range from savory to sweet—and are proof it's maybe even better than butter.<p>Love coconut oil? You're in luck: These recipes all feature the heart-healthy ingredient.

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10 Secret Weapon Ingredients from Star Chefs

Much like super spies (or super villains), chefs also have secret weapons—theirs just happen to be edible. Here, chefs share their favorite …

French Food

Here's the Cover of Pastry Chef Christina Tosi's Upcoming Cookbook

The cover for NYC's <b>Momofuku Milk Bar</b> head honcho/dessert wizard <b>Christina Tosi's</b> upcoming cookbook <i>Milk Bar Life</i> looks really fun. This is Tosi's second cookbook and it will feature 100 recipes for not only sweet treats but also savory dishes. That means readers can expect recipes for dishes like …

Making Cheese at Home Is Actually Easy (And Can Take Less Than 15 Minutes)

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Making cheese might seem like a large undertaking, but if you pick the right variety of cheese it can be simple!<p>Claudia Lucero's book 'One Hour Cheese' explains how to make everything from ricotta to mozzarella in - yes - less than one …

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Baked Figs With Balsamic and Feta

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A simple, salty-sweet lunch -- or breakfast, or dinner -- you'll want to pile high on toast.</i><p>I …

5 Ways to Spice Up Your Winter Squash

<i>This article is brought to you by our friends at Electrolux as part of an ongoing series focusing on seasonal ingredients. This month we're talking pumpkin and winter squash.</i><p><i>Today: Don’t get bored with the gourd.</i><p>Each year, just around this time of the month, winter squash begins to creep into our …

Aniseed-Almond Meringues

Makes 16 Servings<p>Love to eat Good & Plentys? These licoricey meringues from Måurice are for you.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon aniseed, plus more<p>4 large egg whites<p>⅔ cup granulated sugar<p>¾ cup powdered sugar<p>½ cup sliced skin-on almonds<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Preheat oven to 200°. Toast 1 Tbsp. …

Dessert

Examining the Momofuku Pork Bun, a 10-Year NYC Favorite

Consider the pork bun. The humble dish has been on the menu of chef David Chang's perpetually buzzing New York City restaurant Momofuku Noodle Bar for its entire 10 year history. In 2009, Chang wrote in the <i>Momofuku</i> cookbook: "It's weird to be 'famous' for something. Can you imagine being Neil …

5 Things That Will Make Your Kitchen More Indian

<i>Today:</i> <i>Aarti Sequeira, author of Aarti Paarti: An American Kitchen with an Indian Soul, is sharing the five things you need to welcome Indian dishes into your cooking repertoire.</i><p><b>1. Spices, spices, spices.</b><br>This will come as no surprise to some of you, but an Indian kitchen bereft of spice is like an …

Cranberry Pie

8 Servings<p>This pie is seasonless: Bake it in fall with fresh cranberries and frozen raspberries and blueberries. Come summer, use the reverse.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>basic pie dough<p>3 tablespoons granulated sugar<p>1½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>3 cups all-purpose flour plus more for dusting<p>12 tablespoons …

Baking

Toasted Spice Vinaigrette

Makes about ⅓ cup Servings<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 5 min<p>This assertive dressing is great for the less-is-more summer months. It's all you need on grain salads, steaks, and peak produce.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 teaspoon coriander seeds<p>1 teaspoon cumin seeds<p>1 teaspoon fennel seeds<p>¼ cup olive …

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Watch Legendary Maître d' Silvano Giraldin Reveal the Secret to Good Service

Here's a new video from this year's MAD Symposium featuring legendary maître d' <b>Silvano Giraldin</b>, who worked at London's three-Michelin-starred <b>Le Gavroche</b> for 37 years before retiring. Giraldin reflects on the cultural changes he witnessed over his decades in the front-of-house, which was once …

Tarama

The first time I saw tarama, I hated it. It was a brilliant pink color, one not generally found in nature. And when I heard the paste was fish …

Finalists: Your Best Recipe with Walnuts

<i>We've partnered with California Walnuts to bring you the best of walnuts.</i><p>The finalists are in, and we want to know -- which recipe is your pick for Your Best Recipe with Walnuts?<p>We've tested and tasted our way through the recipes for Your Best Recipe with Walnuts, and have emerged with two …

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 …

Eater's Summer 2014 Cookbook and Food Book Preview

Welcome to the <b>Eater Summer Cookbook and Food Book Preview</b>. Here you will find Summer releases (May 1 to August 31) that are about, written by, or could be useful to chefs/restaurants. As usual, Summer is a big season for ice cream books and grilling/barbecue books; but there's something for …

Sweet and Savory Ways to Use Rhubarb

<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: It's time to expand your number of go-to rhubarb recipes.</i><p>When spring finally …

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18 Rhubarb Recipes To Love Beyond Rhubarb Pie

Rhubarb is the intensely tart spring vegetable that the food world can't get enough of. Like ramps, the arrival of rhubarb is a heavily anticipated …

Rhubarb Tarte Tatin

3⁄4 lb. rhubarb, trimmed and cut into 1 1⁄2" pieces on an angle<p>1 1⁄2 cups sugar<p>4 tbsp. unsalted butter, plus 6 tbsp. cut into 1⁄2" cubes and chilled<p>1 …

Baking

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5 Ways to Use Pomegranate Molasses

Pomegranate molasses has become one of my favorite ingredients, but it's a tricky one for many people. Perhaps you, like our assistant editor Ariel, …

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