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The 8 Foods Dietitians Wish You’d Eat More Of

Even though healthy eating can look extremely different from person to person, there are a lot of totally obvious good-for-you-foods we all know we …

Nutrition

Turkey monte cristo sandwich | Recipes

1) To make the sandwiches: Lay the bread out on the work surface. Spread one side of each slice with the mustard. Spread half of the cheese on 4 …

27 Borderline Genius Ways To Eat Oreos

Think outside of the 36-count box.

Cheese Expert's Picks: 10 Essential Cheeses to Know and Love

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>One of the questions I'm most frequently asked as a cheese person is, "What cheese do you have at home?" The honest answer is that it's rarely the newest, weirdest offering from some creamery no one's heard of. Most …

Ice Cream

Detroit Free Press

Get the latest and best news from Detroit, Michigan. From critically acclaimed storytelling and photography, to rich-media videos, full 360-degree …

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>Surviving the winter is made possible by the following: hot toddies, footed onesie pajamas, and baked goods. The reasoning behind baked goods is …

15 Donut Recipes to Tackle at Home

The glazed donut is there for you every morning: tried and true, always delicious, and never in need of reinventing. We didn't think it could be improved upon -- until we met cake donuts, baked donuts, and ones generously drizzled with chocolate or topped with cinnamon. Here are 15 donuts you can …

How to Make the Modern, the Last Undiscovered Cocktail

From the greatest bar.<p><i>Published in the January/February 2015 issue</i><p><b>Before the current revival of the classic bar,</b> very few of the fine old cocktail recipes were in general circulation. This meant that something as simple as a sidecar—cognac, Cointreau, and lemon juice served up in a sugar-rimmed …

Cocktails

Sweet-and-Sour Brussels Sprouts

8 Servings<p>White soy sauce is sweeter than regular soy sauce, and creates a sweet and sour counterbalance to the earthy brussels sprouts.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2½ pounds brussels sprouts, trimmed, halved lengthwise<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>¼ cup …

Soysauce

A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Over Your Fear of Octopus

Don't be scared of octopus. You can totally cook it at home.<p>Octopus might be the quintessential restaurant dish. A total crowd-pleaser with impressive presentation, but somehow so daunting that it seems unreasonable to make it at home (all those legs!). Well, it's time to get over your fears. …

Octopuses

Super Bowl 2015: Beer Cocktails for the Big Game Day

If you can’t bring yourself to drink another Keystone Light during the Super Bowl, fear not: Shaken, stirred, sometimes just poured—these beer …

NFL

12 must-have Super Bowl party dishes to serve this year

Hosting a Super-Bowl party is as much about the delicious snacks than watching the game itself. From cheesy dips, to sliders, to decadent sweets, the options are seemingly endless. In honor of the game, we've rounded up some of the most popular recipes from Pinterest, and they are insanely …

Cooking

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

San Francisco

5 Expert Tips for Making the Perfect Bowl of Ramen

Even though chef David Chang proclaimed that ramen is dead, I have to beg to differ. With the proliferation of ramen restaurants cropping up near me …

Cooking

Butterscotch Pie with Curry Crust

8 Servings<p>Curry crust? Trust us: This lightly spiced crumb will win Best in Show. If you want to take it even further, add a teaspoon of toasted crushed cumin seeds, too.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>curry crumb crust<p>1 teaspoon fennel seeds<p>8 oz. vanilla wafer cookies<p>2 tablespoons all-purpose flour<p>2 …

Baking

Make the Mac and Cheese of Your Dreams by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Homemade macaroni and cheese is way better than the boxed stuff—here's how to make the perfect batch.<p>Boxed macaroni and cheese is easy. But so is whipping up a pan of the homemade version—and it tastes about 1,000 times better. But before you preheat that oven, hear us out: There are a few common …

Cooking

How Do You Say Sommelier in Mandarin or Cantonese?

China's modern fine-wine culture is barely a decade old and the career path of becoming a sommelier in the People's Republic is even younger. But …

A Look Back at Pie Week (+ 8 Pie Recipes!)

It's no secret: Here at Food52, we really like pie. If there happens to be one lingering in our test kitchen, it's usually only a matter of minutes before it disappears. Morning, noon, and night, we'll happily stuff our faces with buttery crust and whatever happens to be inside -- sweet or …

38 Unexpected Desserts for Thanksgiving

Think outside the pumpkin pie this year as you plan the sweet side of your Thanksgiving feast: Guests will delight in any of our seasonal desserts, …

Cran-Apple Jellies

Makes about sixty-four 1" jellies Servings<p>This dark-red mixture will bubble and spit like a vat of lava as it cooks. Okay, slight exaggeration, but really: Cook this in a deep pot, and use a long whisk.<p>November 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 large green apple, peeled, chopped<p>1 pound fresh (or frozen, …

Cranberries

27 Brussels Sprouts Recipes for Roasts, Sautés, Kimchi, Salads, and More

Here are 27 of our favorite recipes to cook Brussels sprouts—and not just as a side dish.<p>Brussels sprouts—those little cabbage-looking things—are way more than just a side-dish. You can pickle them into a spicy kimchi, bake them on top of a pizza, shred them into salads, and toss them into pasta. …

Cooking

How to Make Nachos with Thanksgiving Leftovers

What to do with all those containers of turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, and cranberry sauce? Turn them into nachos, the awesomest snack imaginable<p>Let’s take a minute to acknowledge what we’re all really grateful for this year: <b>Leftovers</b>. They’re perfect, really. You’re in the middle of a four-day …

Cooking

13 Terrifying & Ugly Foods We Happily Eat

Inspired by news of a recent goblin shark capture, we rounded up the ugliest, gnarliest foods we happily eat (shark not included).<p>If you haven't yet heard about the <b>goblin shark</b>—yep, we said "goblin"—let us introduce you to the most terrifying thing we've seen this year…and we lived through the …

Fish

5 Easy Make-Ahead Hors d'Oeuvres for Thanksgiving

Five quick, super-easy make-ahead hors d'oeuvres for entertaining.<p>The last thing I want to spend time doing during this soon-to-be-busy season is …

How to Drink All Night, in a Classy Way

The guests can bring the wine. It’s what you pour before and after the meal that they’ll really remember. Here, five ace strategies to keep the party going from start to finish.<p><i>The guests can bring the wine. It's what you pour before and after the meal that they'll really remember. Here, five ace</i> …

The BA Patty Melt

Makes 4 Servings<p>You may ask yourself, Does this sandwich really need mayonnaise? The answer is yes. A swipe of mayo, not butter, on the bread encourages that gorgeous exterior. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>caramelized onions<p>2 …

Onions

Currently Crushing On.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 18, 2014 22<p>{via}<p>this ginger bourbon cider. yes yes yes.<p>this super easy sourdough. SO making it!<p>MY OTHER RECIPES<p>these produce …

Duck Confit, Done to Perfection

This tender glazed duck confit gets a flavor boost from olive relish and a sauce verte.<p>Don't be intimidated by this multi-part recipe: Much of this duck confit can be prepared in advance. And once the dish is on the table—in all its tender, delicious, good-looking glory—the prep work will feel …

Cooking

Wine-tasting in Moldova: a trip to the grape unknown

Ask someone to name Europe's great wine destinations and chances are you’ll wait a long time before they say Moldova. That’s not surprising, as this sliver of a country wedged between Romania and Ukraine is one of Europe’s least visited destinations and rarely comes up in conversation in any …

Wine