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42 Peach Recipes: Pie, Punch, Melba & More

From pie to parfait, cobbler to cocktails, here are 42 ways to cook and eat all the peaches you can get your sticky hands on<p><b>We love peaches. We love peaches so much,</b> in fact, that we gathered these 42 recipes to keep handy at all times. From pie to parfait, cobbler to cocktails, here are 42 ways to …

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Q&A With Diana Yen, Author of A Simple Feast , and a Recipe for Raspberry Eton Mess

Caterer and food stylist Diana Yen's favorite weekday dish is pickled shaved radishes and cucumbers, combined with faro, quinoa or kale, served with a fried egg on top. Her preference for healthy light meals is a result of spending days testing new dishes for the likes of <i>Kinfolk</i> magazine and Design …

How to Cook Pork Belly at Home

<i>Each week this summer on Food52, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: Cara explores the endless possibilities of pork belly.</i> …

5 Pints of Strawberries, 5 Summer Recipes

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples -- or your seasonal produce -- every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Strawberries are at the market in full force, and they're begging to be taken</i> …

Here's the Cover of Gabrielle Hamilton's Prune Cookbook

At right, the cover of New York City chef <b>Gabrielle Hamilton's</b> eagerly anticipated upcoming cookbook, <b>Prune</b>. Named after her restaurant in New York's East Village, the book features "signature recipes" from the restaurant.<p>There's not a whole lot of information available on the book, although …

10 Ways to Make Chilled Pudding

Creamy (but sometimes dairy-free) and cool, puddings are great for showcasing the best fruit of the season.<p>A little bit retro? Maybe. But puddings …

The Case for No-Cook Simple Syrup

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Simple syrup can be even simpler to make -- Alice explains how.</i><p>What could be easier than simple syrup? You just heat equal parts of sugar and water until the sugar is …

MEAT MYSTERY: Piles of Meat Left on the Road in New York

Drivers on Aviation Road in Queensbury, NY were very confused this weekend when they saw raw pieces of meat in the middle of the road. The heat began cooking the meat, and the stench angered residents. The source of the mystery meat has not been found. Was someone trying to celebrate The Five Days …

Food & Wine to Publish a List: "Most Powerful Women: The Food & Drink Innovators"

Food media has a gender bias problem, what with the shitshow that went down last year following <i>Time's</i> "Gods of Food" issue. Even <i>Food & Wine's</i> EIC Dana Cowin is forced to address the issue every time the Best New Chefs list comes out. And <i>Food & Wine</i>, which is now owned by Time Inc., is going to make …

30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.

Here's Why We Don't Celebrate National Food Days

A look at how national food days are conceived, created, and made official by various government bodies<p><b>Today is National Macaroni-and-Cheese Day</b>. <i>And</i> <b>National Grand Marnier Day</b>. Tomorrow will be both <b>National Gummy Worm Day</b> and <b>National Tapioca Pudding Day</b>. (But not <b>National Tapioca Day</b>—that was back on …

VOTE: The Hottest Piece of Meat: The Final Four

Here now, the Final Four round of <b>Eater's Hottest Piece of Meat in America</b> competition. In the latest turbulent round, Steak beat out Smoked Brisket (crushing the hopes and dreams of Texans everywhere) and Bacon pummeled Prosciutto. Fried Chicken flattened Gyros, and Salami just snuck by Chorizo for …

How Crumb, Crumble, and Streusel Toppings Make Every Pie Better

<i>Rhoda Boone, recipe by Ian Knauer, photo by Quentin Bacon</i><p>Want to make a good thing even better? Add a crumb, crumble, or streusel topping to your pie! It's week 4 of our Pie Day series and this week we explore the delicious world of pie toppings, which are a super simple way to add another layer of …

Watch Chefs Alex Stupak, Danny Bowien, and Mark Ladner Talk Noodles

Here's a video of chef <b>Matt Jennings</b> (of the forthcoming Boston restaurant Townsman) interviewing other chefs in New York about all things noodles. The video is sponsored by fancy pants microwave makers Breville. Chefs <b>Danny Bowien</b> (Mission Cantina), <b>Mark Ladner</b> (Del Posto), and <b>Alex Stupak</b> (Empellon) …

After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …

A Kitchy Kitchen Recipe: Fruit & Chamomile Whipped Cream With Toffee Crunch

I'm one of those people who can't say "no" to dessert under any circumstances, so when I'm waddling away from the BBQ buffet, stuffed to the gills with ribs, or burgers, or whatever else I just devoured, I'm not exactly in the mood for a heavy finish to the meal. The combination of fresh fruit with …

How the (Homemade) Sausage Is Made

It seems daunting, but yes, you can make sausage at home. Here's everything you need to know to take on this rewarding project<p><b>I don’t believe in magic</b>, but I believe in sausage. Grind cheap, less popular meat, season the heck out of it, pack it into a tube, and voilà—links way more delicious and …

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Guy Fieri's Culinary Horror Show Is Heading to Breakfast

Guy Fieri's Las Vegas restaurant <b>Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Bar</b> opened back in April and his list of crimes against food is long: his "global fusion menu" is full of everything from an "apocalyptic marinara" dipping sauce to a cocktail menu that features something called a "Lemon Drop...Not." Not …

How to Make Panzanella 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: Our PR and Audience Development Director (and My Broke Kitchen columnist) Gabriella Paiella teaches you how</i> …

Let's Bring Back the Blueberry Buckle

<i>Rochelle Bilow, photo by Randy Harris</i><p>It’s not that we’re sick of blueberry pie, muffins, and ice cream. It’s just that with a custard-like texture and a crunchy sugar topping, we want to get to know the blueberry buckle a little bit better. We think you will, too.<p><b>SEE MORE: Egregious Summer Cookout</b> …

Classic Hummus Is Good: This Version Might Be Even Better

<i>Rochelle Bilow, recipe by Anissa Helou, photo by Peden + Munk</i><p>We know you love hummus. We love it too. And you know what else we love? Pomegranate molasses and the slow, sweet heat of harissa paste. Put ‘em all together and you’ve got one of the best dips we’ve seen this year.<p><b>SEE MORE: 8 Common</b> …

Indonesian Stewed Beef (Rendang)

5 whole cloves<p>1 whole nutmeg, slightly crushed in a mortar and pestle<p>6-8 red Holland chiles, or 3-4 Thai chiles, stemmed and roughly chopped<p>6 small …

Herbed Shrimp with Capellini and Spicy Bread Crumbs

There is no substitute for all of the great things that happen to pasta dishes like this one when you finish them with the brilliantly crunchy …

Our Best Kebab and Skewer Recipes for Your Grilling Pleasure

14 skewer and kebab recipes, from salmon to chicken to lamb.<p><b>Ice pops, corn dogs, cotton candy—there's nothing like food on a stick.</b> But the grand-daddy of stick cuisine will always be grilled kebabs. Check out these recipes to see what we mean.