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15 Genius Ways To Use Champagne

Champagne's not just for drinking anymore. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p>Next time you pop open a bottle of bubbly, don't just grab a couple of flutes and chug it down. There are just too many fabulous things you can do with that champagne! From fantastic cocktails to …

Dessert

Salted Caramel Cake from Alex Hitz

Alex's twist on an old-fashioned favorite results in a delicious — and amazing looking! — treat that's perfect for any occasion.<p>Trends are trends and traditions are traditions, and rarely do the two mix, but this cake is a hybrid. It's my favorite kind of thing — a classic with a twist. These days, …

Dessert

Foolproof 2-Minute Hollandaise Recipe

Check here for a full video walkthrough of the process.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 egg yolk (about 35 grams)1 teaspoon water (about 5 grams)1 …

pineapple barbecue sauce + baked tempeh

Lavender Earl Grey Caramel

Place lavender and tea bags in a bowl; pour 1 cup boiling water over and let cool to room temperature. Strain into a 2-qt. saucepan and add sugar; …

Food

How To Make Bechamel Sauce: Don't Be Scared (VIDEO)

<i>We realized with horror recently that some of you are missing out on some of earth's most delicious stuff because certain foods and techniques seem kind of scary. "Don't Be Scared, It's Just _____!" is our new series tackling the foods you will be glad you gave a shot. Quit hiding and let's get</i> …

Cashew Pesto with Mint & Spinach

Ever since my roommate alerted me to a cashew pesto she and her mother enjoyed the other day, it's been stuck in my head. Today I toyed with a …

Raspberry Rhubarb Ginger Jam Recipe

Crystallized ginger melts into this tart raspberry-rhubarb jam, providing unexpected hints of heat and spice. The flavors are big and bold, so it would work best with straightforward baked goods that won't compete. Skip the cakes and muffins and pair it with simple buttery croissants, whole-wheat …

Homemade Butterscotch Sauce

Home > Recipes by Category > Condiments & Sauces > Homemade Butterscotch Sauce<p>July 13, 2012 // 53 <i>Comments »</i><p>This has been on amazingly fun week of ice …

Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream Topping

Home > Recipes by Category > Condiments & Sauces > Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream Topping<p>July 10, 2012 // 50 <i>Comments »</i><p>Today I’m riding the coattails …

Buttermilk Ranch in a Jar

<i>Every Friday, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Tara O'Brady from Seven Spoons makes homemade ranch dressing in just three simple steps: mix, shake, and stir.</i><p>I have personal rules when it comes to summer. I …

How to Make Sweet Potato Caramel

<i>Bon Appetit</i><p>When Brad Leone, our test kitchen assistant, told us that his thick homemade caramel sauce had only one ingredient, we didn't believe him. Because, of course, he was LYING. It has two ingredients: water (which, fine, Brad, we suppose that doesn't really count) and sweet potatoes.<p>Yep, you …

Sweet Potatoes

How to Make Guacamole Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often</i><p><i>Today: Don't settle for inferior versions -- t</i><i>he guac of your dreams is just around the corner.</i><p>Having grown up in …

12 Totally Delicious Dips & Spreads for Your Super Bowl Party

Who is playing in the Super Bowl in a couple weeks? The Seahawks and Broncos? That's cool, but let's get down to the real reason I love football: the …

Super Bowl Parties

Moro's Warm Squash & Chickpea Salad with Tahini

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The salad you want to eat right now (and the dressing you'll want to put on everything).</i><p>Our local farmers' markets -- just when we need them most -- are …

Charred, Oven-Roasted Carrot Salad With Feta Cheese

Oven-roasted carrots get their caramelized sweetness from honey, balanced by a tangy dose of vinegar and fresh-squeezed lemon juice. When tossed with feta, the result is a refreshing, salty, and multi-textural alternative to staid or overly sweet vegetable preparations.<p>While wholly unnecessary, if …