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Warm Bacon Vinaigrette Takes This Slaw to the Next Level

Okay, y'all. This string of summer-like weather in early May has got me dreaming of all the picnics and potlucks coming down the pike. In between digging out sandals and easy-breezy dresses from the deep recesses of my closet, I'm also dusting off some of my favorite recipes for outdoor gatherings …

This 4-Ingredient Frozen Mousse Is the Bees’ Knees

A couple weeks ago, we <b>chatted with Tamar Adler</b> about everything from butter vs. olive oil to her favorite way to cook lamb—all celebrating her just-released book <b>Something Old, Something New</b>. There, she digs up, dusts off, and shines up classic recipes, reviving them for modern day. To sticky-note …

Nigel Slater’s vegetarian spring recipes

This time of year can feel like winter, spring or even early summer. One minute you’re happy with a fistful of asparagus spears and a perfect white egg of burrata, the next you would kill for simple but warming stew ladled into a deep bowl. This month’s collection offers a sample of each, something …

Recipes

A No-Cook Caramel You'll Eat by the Spoonful

Anyone who's made caramel at home might be familiar with some of the associated perils: watching the sugar like a hawk; wondering if it's ready when (seemingly out of nowhere!) angry, volcanic bubbles start climbing up the sides of your pot; futzing with a candy thermometer, questioning its …

Dessert

15 Vegan Soup Recipes That Prove You Don't Need Dairy or Meat for Flavor

Sure, they say chicken soup is for the soul. But let’s make one thing clear: Soup sans chicken—or any animal product—can be just as satisfying for …

The 11 Best Ina Garten Recipes of All Time

Let’s face it: We can never get enough of our idol in all things cooking and life, Ina Garten. So put on your chambray button-down, grab a wooden …

Blitz This No-Brainer, No-Powdered Sugar Chocolate Frosting

Snowed in? Need chocolate frosting now? All you need is a food processor or blender, chocolate chips, evaporated milk, butter, and a little salt. No sugar.<p>This is your new fail-safe, kid-friendly, crowd-pleasing cake frosting made from ingredients you’ll never <i>not</i> keep in your pantry again. Here’s a …

68 Chocolate Desserts for Valentine's Day (or Any Day, Really)

From cookies to cakes to mousse, these rich, melty, chocolaty desserts are way better than anything from a box.<p>It's hard to think of a Valentine's Day plan that doesn't involve food. Specifically, dessert. Even more specifically, a <b>chocolate dessert</b>. Give it to us in a cookie, a layered cake, a …

For the Silkiest Ice Cream, Add One Ingredient

Whether it’s vanilla or chocolate, pistachio or <b>preserved lemon</b>, most ice cream recipes fall into one of two categories: Philadelphia-style, which calls for dairy (usually cream and milk) and sugar, but no eggs. And custard- or French-style, which includes dairy, sugar, and eggs. Both have their …

I Bring This Salsa to Every Party, Then Eat It Alone in a Corner

It's 157% better than the jarred stuff, and it's always a party sensation—when I share.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the homemade salsa recipe that BA.com senior editor Alex Beggs couldn’t live …

Cooking

5 Essential Vegetarian Slow Cooker Soups to Know by Heart

The slow cooker is the workhorse of my kitchen, and it is used so often that it holds a permanent place on the kitchen counter. Although this humble …

Cooking

This Is the Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipe on Pinterest

I don't care what season it is: winter, summer, spring, or fall — there's always a good reason to bust out your slow cooker. There is nothing better …

Cooking

10 Popular Cauliflower Recipes to Make Right Now

One of the coolest things about being an adult (I use that term loosely) is to see foods that used to take a backseat to other showstoppers finally …

Cooking

9 Best Meat-Free Monday Recipes

Since the 2009 launch by Sir Paul McCartney, the Meat Free Monday (also known as Meatless Monday) campaign has gained lots of traction. The essence …

Paul McCartney

Citrus Salt Meets Sweet Potatoes for a Stellar, Savory Side

<i>Every so often, we scour the site for cool recipes from our community that we then test, photograph, and feature. This sweet and savory side dish from longtime Food52er nannydeb helps citrus season last a little longer.</i><p>Warm sides for cold days. That's my new dinnertime motto for at least the next …

This Super-Simple Orange Cake has a Kooky, Genius Secret Ingredient

For all of us who can't get enough of juicy-sweet citrus season, there is a cake for us. I don't think we could make a brighter, moister, more deliciously-riddled-with-orange cake if we tried.<p>You might be thinking this is one of the genius breed of cakes made with whole citrus boiled for hours to …

Amish Sugar Cookies

Don’t let the simplicity of the ingredients fool you, these Amish Sugar Cookies are one of the most flavorful and melt-in-your-mouth cookies you will …

Dessert

Make Ancho Chili Bark: A Smoky, Spicy Snack

Spicy, smoky, sweet, and salty: an alliterative quartet that is difficult to turn down. This Ancho Chili-Cinnamon Chocolate Bark comes to us from community member wanderash who posted the snack to our site back in 2009. Her dessert pulls together warm and earthy ancho chilis, sharp cracked black …

A New Year, a New (Easier!) Way to Eat Oatmeal

Nearly five years ago, Molly Wizenberg wrote about Heidi Swanson’s baked oatmeal on her blog, Orangette. I made it promptly and soon found myself making it regularly, taking Molly’s suggestion to stir together the dry ingredients the night before to minimize the effort in the morning. A few months …

Why (and How!) to Make Mascarpone at Home

Mascarpone, that creamy, decadent cheese, is a staple element of tiramisu, where it sits firmly between layers of coffee-soaked ladyfingers and lends the dessert its characteristic creaminess. Otherwise, the spread moonlights in a variety of other tarts and cakes, and adds silk to an omelette. It’s …

Sallys Baking Addiction Homemade Strawberry Cake - Sallys Baking Addiction

Ingredients:<p>2 and 1/2 cups (250g) <b>sifted cake flour</b> (measured correctly)*<br>• 2 teaspoons <b>baking powder</b><br>• 1/2 teaspoon <b>baking soda</b><br>• 1 teaspoon <b>salt</b><br>• 3/4 cup (1.5 …

Dessert

Tartine's Pizza Dough Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Chad Robertson's Tartine Pizza/Pita dough recipe as published in NY Times Cooking. Makes 8 311g dough balls. Very good and easy to do. I find I get a nice blistery crust, good raise, and it holds up well to toppings. I use an Uuni 2s pizza oven which works a treat and will cook the …

Frog Hollow Farm’s Meyer Lemon Cake With Lemon Glaze

<i>(Click here, if you are unable to view this video on your mobile device.)</i><p>Yes, it’s true. We Californians are obsessed with our Meyer lemons. And this …

36 Creamy, Dreamy Soups to Choose From for the Holidays

<i>The holidays would benefit from a playbook, wouldn't they? We partnered with Braun Household to arm you with resources for cooking like you wrote it yourself, with a little help from their MultiQuick 9 Hand Blender whose ACTIVEblade technology makes intimidating tasks a cinch.</i><p>Silky smooth …

Gluten-Free Vegan Pumpkin Pie Recipe

There's no reason to add anything containing gluten or additives into a pumpkin pie, and this simple gluten-free vegan pumpkin pie recipe proves it. …

16 Batch Cocktails Perfect For A Crowd

Offering to make your guests drinks is very nice and just plain good hosting. What’s not nice is being chained to the bar mixing your twentieth Negroni (or Manhattan or gin and tonic...). Enter batch cocktails: the compromise between putting in effort... but not <i>that</i> much effort. After all, who …

American Beauty

Proust had his madeleine, but for Stella Parks, it's a different cookie.<p>Recalling a tiny pack of Oreos she found while she was living abroad in …

A Tip for Making Dried Mushrooms Silkier & Plumper

Sometimes, no matter how long you soak dehydrated mushrooms, and no matter how hot the water you use, they stay tough and chewy—it's like gnawing on a car tire, or a stale piece of jerky.<p>But in her cookbook Malaysia: Recipes From a Family Kitchen, Ping Coombes has <b>a tip for silkier, lusher, fatter</b> …

A Silky Yogurt Curry, Perfect For When You're Sick (or Homesick)

Two Christmases ago, instead of roast duck, appams, mutton stew, and biryani, our table was laid with <b>the simplest dinner imaginable</b>: two bowls of watery kanji (rice gruel) garnished with mango pickle and papadam, plus a small serving of kachimoru, or spiced buttermilk, to elevate the humble …

How To Preserve Your Sourdough Starter for Months—Sans Freezer

Sourdough starter is basically a flour and water mixture that a bunch of wild yeasts and friendly lactobacilli bacteria call home. The yeasts produce the bubbles and work with the lactobacilli to give sourdough its distinct tang. The double-edged sword with the yeasts and lactobacilli is their …

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