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11 Foods That Crush Cravings

Squash your appetite before it gets out of control.<p><i>This article was adapted from</i> The HD Diet <i>and provided by our partners at Rodale News.</i><p>A food is considered hydrophilic if it fills up with water and, in turn, fills you up, satisfying your appetite. The term originated from the Greek words for water …

10 Beer Cocktail Recipes That Do the Impossible: Make Beer Even Better

The only thing more awesome than an ice-cold beer? An ice-cold beer cocktail<p><b>The only thing more awesome than an ice-cold beer</b>? These 10 ice-cold beer cocktails, or beers with a little extra going on (hello there, michelada).

Pumpkin Cheesecake

8 Servings<p>This delicate cheesecake is cooked in a water bath and steamed for a supremely light texture. To make sure the homemade-gingersnap-cookie crust stays crisp, wrap the cake pan inside and out with heavy-duty, 18"-wide aluminum foil.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Gingersnap Cookie Crust<p>1 cup plus 1 Tbsp. …

Pecan, Bourbon, and Butterscotch Bread Pudding

10 Servings<p>As if the butterscotch wasn't enough, we packed this bread pudding recipe with pecan and bourbon. Yep. Bourbon.<p>November 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Butterscotch Sauce<p>1 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup light corn syrup<p>3 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>1/2 cup heavy cream<p>…

How to Make Queso Fresco, the World's Easiest Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Let's face it, there are some skills that are just cool to have. Being able to weld things, very cool. Ability to moonwalk? Always cool. And being able to turn everyday milk into wicked good cheese definitely belongs …

9 Eating Habits That Are Derailing Your Weight-Loss Efforts

The worst part: You probably think they'll help you drop more pounds.<p>The occasional dietary splurge isn't what really thwarts most women's weight-loss efforts. It's the so-called "healthy" weight-loss strategies we use, convinced they'll help us cut calories, slim down, and get healthier—only to …

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Could This Be the Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich?

When you put spinach and artichoke dip between bread, beautiful things happen<p>How most men make a grilled cheese sandwich: Slap a few slices of cheese on buttered bread and flip the sandwich in a hot pan.<p>How you will make a grilled cheese after having your eyes opened by the following recipe: Whip …

50 Cast-Iron Skillet Recipes

Put the hardest working pan in your kitchen to good use.<p><b>If you want a good, hard sear on a piece of meat</b>, grab a cast iron skillet. Looking to add minerals to your food? Ditto. Just want a workhorse of a pan that will take you from fried eggs to a free-form apple galette? You know what to do. The …

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Get Over Your Case of the Mondays with a Lazy, Awesome Dinner (Thanks, Leftovers!)

Mondays are the worst. At least you have dinner to look forward to—here's how to repurpose your weekend leftovers into something awesome.<p>We're not going to mince words here: Mondays are the absolute worst. From the morning commute to the inevitable broken coffee maker at work (foiled again!) to the …

51 Ways to Cook Root Veggies

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Make the Best Meatballs You'll Ever Eat

Proof that four kinds of meat are better than one<p>Sorry, Mom. These are the best meatballs I’ve ever had.<p>Sure, all balls of meat are delicious by definition. But these meatballs contain <i>four</i> different kinds of meat. And <i>homemade</i> breadcrumbs. And a kind of preserved Italian chile that I’d never heard …

Chicken and Dumplings with Mushrooms

6 Servings<p>This chicken and dumpling recipe with mushrooms will become your go-to for a warming winter supper.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>chicken Stew<p>6 oz. slab bacon, cut into ¼” pieces<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>4 chicken legs (drumsticks with thighs; about 2 lb.)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

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30 Indulgent Winter Recipes to Help You Add that 'Extra Layer'

As the temperature drops, you *could* buy a new winter coat to stay warm—but it'd be much more fun to add on layers with these mega-indulgent recipes.<p>With bathing suit season months away and nothing stretching before us but a cold, gray, blustery, and desolate winter (ugh), we're setting aside the …

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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Skillet Pasta With Mushrooms, Pancetta, and Wilted Greens Recipe

This easy one-pot pasta dish is filled with browned bits of pancetta, earthy Shiitake mushrooms and wilted greens, and comes together in just 25 minutes. Finished with nutty shavings of Parmesan and freshly cracked black pepper, it's a perfect weeknight meal.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Browning the …

How to Make an Apple Dutch Baby, with a Helpful GIF!

Part soufflé, part giant pancake, this Apple Dutch Baby is a golden, puffed delight. Here’s how to do it.<p>Part soufflé, part giant pancake, this Apple Dutch Baby is a golden, puffed delight. Here’s how to do it.<p><b>Sauté apples in the same skillet you’ll use to make the pancake</b> (cast iron is best). The …

Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe

This is one of those lazy days, couldn’t be easier, don’t have to think about it and it still turns out great, dishes.<p>You just mix honey, Dijon …

Cast Iron Cooking: Crispy Baked Pasta with Mushrooms, Sausage, and Parmesan Cream Sauce

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>You know what I love about cast iron, apart from its serious durability, its slick non-stick surface that requires almost no maintenance, its potential to store a huge amount of heat energy (and release it slowly), and its innate ability to make you …

Butternut Squash, Sweet Potato, and Pumpkin Recipes that Prove Orange Really Is the New Black

It's time: pumpkins, butternut squash, and sweet potatoes are starting to appear at the farmers' market. Here are 22 ways to use this seasonally appropriate produce<p><b>It's almost fall—therefore, everyone is going bonkers for butternut squash, pumpkin, and sweet potato.</b> As well they should. These …

How To Make Your Own Damn Pumpkin Spice Latte For $1

It's not even technically fall yet, but the frenzy for pumpkin spice lattes has indeed begun. Starbucks released PSLs early, on August 25, causing a major Twitter freakout of rabid PSL drinkers. And apparently, consumers are yearning for just about everything to be flavored with pumpkin spice …

Cheesy Beef and Bacon Sausage Rolls | One Pot Chef

Fried Chicken Salad From 'Fried & True'

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>Has finding uses for leftover fried chicken ever really been much of a problem? Eat it cold while standing in front of the open refrigerator as you ponder the effort it would take to make a sandwich with it, right? …

Yeasted Brown-Butter Waffles

8 Servings<p>Once you make the batter, all you need to do the next morning is plug in the waffle iron.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup (1½ sticks) unsalted butter plus more for serving<p>2 cups warm whole milk<p>½ cup buttermilk<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>1 ¼-oz. envelope active dry yeast (about 2¼ tsp.)<p>1¼ …

Vanilla Yeasted Waffles with Roasted Peach Maple Syrup

<b>vanilla yeasted waffles</b><br>In a bowl, combine the warm milk, melted butter and honey. Add the yeast on top and stir, then let sit until foamy – about 15 …

97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …

Sunday Supper: Bratwurst-Stuffed Cabbage Rolls With Smoky Tomato Sauce

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>It's not yet fall, but summer has one foot out the door. And while I am a summer girl through and through, I take heart in knowing hearty, cool-weather food …

How to Make French Onion Dip 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: Do you want to eat French onion dip without feeling weird about it?</i> <i>Sarah Coates of The Sugar Hit has a homemade version that you can</i> …

Cappuccino Chocolate Chip Brown Sugar Cookies

A cappuccino is made with roughly half coffee and half milk, so it doesn’t have as strong of coffee flavor as, say, a mug of black coffee. These …