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One-pot curried shrimp with spring vegetables in under 25 minutes

What’s not to love about a one-pot wonder meal? This recipe for curried shrimp with spring vegetables is fuss-free and delicious. It's bright in …

Your Guide to the Best Cinnamon Rolls of Your Life

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: Erin un-curls the cinnamon roll, from the dough to the filling to the frosting</i> …

Dessert

23 Skillet Cakes That Anyone Can Make

So effortlessly classy, it feels like cheating.

Dessert

Healthy Snack Recipes to Pack for School or the Office

A combination of yogurt, papaya, blackberries, raspberries, mint and granola, this snack (or dessert) only has 164 calories and 1 gram of fat.

Food

How to Make Margarita Bars

May 31, 2013<p>Few things are more refreshing than a nice cold margarita on a hot day, but when you can’t drink your margarita, why not eat it? These …

Dessert

Overnight Oats: No-Cook Blueberry-Almond Oatmeal

Throw together this healthy oatmeal the night before and enjoy it the next morning. We love it cold, but if you prefer a little warmth, remove the …

Hazelnut and chocolate filo cigars recipe

These delicious chocolate cigars with rosewater syrup are based on a Moroccan recipe<p>These are based on the “bride’s fingers” baklava traditionally served in Morocco, but I have made them lighter, baking instead of deep frying, and drizzling with a little syrup rather than drenching them in it. I’ve …

Is This Baby Beverage Container Genius or Creepy? Or Both?

I'm going with creepy?<p>An Imgur user (who else) has put together a tutorial on how to turn a doll or a baby into a giant drinking container. You see, you drill a hole in the doll's head, fill it with liquor, and then carry it around in a BabyBjorn and when you're pretending to kiss your fake baby, …

Shrimp in Caramel Sauce

Shrimp cooked in caramel sauce (<i>tom kho</i>) is among my favorite Viet comfort foods. I typically eat it with rice, but one day I slid leftovers into a …

10 Quick and Healthy Breakfast Ideas That Aren't Porridge

Porridge is a great breakfast to start the morning, but some days you and the family just want something different! Something equally as healthy, and …

8 Easter Desserts That Will Impress Your Guests

These Easter desserts are as impressive as they are delicious. Get ready for the oohs and aahs!<p><b>1. Strawberry & Rhubarb Crisp</b><p>One of the easiest and best desserts I know. Tart rhubarb and sweet strawberries bubbling away in their own juices beneath a crunchy oat streusel topping. Serve warm out of …

Roasted Salmon with a Cheat's Vietnamese Caramel Sauce Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I've been on a Bill Granger kick recently. His fresh, Asian-influenced recipes are perfect for the warmer weather that's coming our way. This recipe has been adapted from one of his, but with the method simplified a bit and the flavor boosted by the addition of ginger, cilantro, …

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12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

Nikuman (Steamed Pork Buns) 肉まん

Gather all the ingredients.<p>Put 11 oz flour, scant 2 Tbsp. sugar, ½ tsp. salt, 1 tsp. baking powder, 1 tsp. instant dry yeast and 1 Tbsp. oil in a …

5 Easy Curry Recipes You Need to Try

Curry, a dish originating from southern and southeastern Asia, is a delicate combination of spices, herbs, and other savory notes, typically …

Recipe: Banana French Toast

This easy to make banana French toast recipe is perfect for lazy weekday mornings. Choose whole grain bread to ensure you get maximum nutrition – and …

Breakfast

Spicy Korean Chicken

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Sometimes You Just Need Pudding; Here Are 11 Recipes

Chocolate, vanilla, rice, and tapioca—we love all pudding equally. Here are 11 great recipes for it.<p><b>There's something very comforting about pudding</b>, whether it is of the chocolate or rice variety. It's just you, a bowl, and a spoon, ya know? We feel you. Here are 11 recipes to satiate that need.

Dessert

Overnight Oats - 50 Best Recipes for Weight Loss

Ready-to-eat cereal isn’t the most waist-friendly variety on supermarket shelves. As it turns out, oatmeal is a much better way to ward off weight …

Breakfast

Nigel Slater’s light dessert recipes

Something sweet. Not much. Just a little full stop to mark the end of my meal, that is all I ask. A madeleine is enough: small, light and soft. A tiny cake in the shape of a scallop shell scented with lemon or, rather like the one I made this week, flavoured with passionfruit and glazed with an …

Baking

The Coconut Bar of Your Dreams

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and each week we'll share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: A coconut-topped shortbread bar that's dreamier than George Clooney, circa 1990.</i><p>You go to the grocery store for ingredients to <i>make</i> …

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Toyo Ito's architecture beckons a critic to Asia

Jet lag can do strange things to a person. But it wasn't just a mixed-up body clock that had me awake at 3 a.m. during a trip to Japan a few years ago, madly scrolling through online ferry schedules and trying to plot a route by train, boat and taxi to a new architecture museum on the southern …

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Michigan State eliminates Virginia for second straight year

Travis Trice scored 23 points, and Michigan State knocked second-seeded Virginia out of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year, 60-54 on Sunday.<p>Branden Dawson added 15 points and nine rebounds for the seventh-seeded Spartans, who advanced to the Sweet 16 for the seventh time in the last …