Kyle Niemier

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Mint Pesto

341<p>14<p>Holidays always feel like a sprint to me. Perhaps because I spent a lot of time working in restaurant kitchens, holidays don’t feel so much as …

Donabe: The One-Pot Wonder for All Your Kitchen Needs

How to use a donabe, a ceramic Japanese pot that’s approximately one zillion times simpler to use than that tagine you've never touched.<p>You know that Moroccan tagine you bought, used twice, and then never touched again? This is not that. This is a <i>donabe</i>, a ceramic Japanese pot that's approximately …

How to Make Crab Cakes with Smoky Onion Remoulade

Learn how to make Marc Forgione's homemade crabcakes and smoky onion remoulade.<p>When Marc Forgione was a boy, he’d frequently visit his father Larry’s …

How to Chill That Dough—And Quick

Did you forget to put the pie or cookie dough in the fridge overnight? Did you pull out any hairs yet?<p>Don't fret, don't pull hairs! Because cv posted a very simple, very cool (pun intended) trick over on the hotline to help us out:<p>...stick the dough in a Ziplock bag, removing all of the air, then …

Flavors

American Single Malt Whiskey Is Very Much a Thing

<i>This post originally appeared on Vinepair</i><p>If you’ve learned how to read a whiskey label, you may have fallen in love with whiskey, and you probably …

Best Bakeries in San Francisco

From a patisserie serving flaky croissants that rival what you’ll find in Paris to a bakeshop with Russian cakes built from a whopping twelve layers, …

17 Easy Breakfasts to Feed a Crowd

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Unless you have a big immediate family (or work the line at a hot brunch spot), you probably don't often cook breakfast for a large group. But when you do, it's a relief—nay, a must—to have some easy recipes to …

Eggs

LA's Best Cocktails of 2015

For an exploration in classic cocktails<p>Manhattan Flight at Viviane<p>With plenty of mid-century modern vibes and undeniably hip surrounds, Viviane is quite the place to lounge poolside while sipping a well-crafted libation by bar director Ryan Wainwright, also of Terrine. His Manhattan flight, a …

11 Cocktails to Make with Just 2 Ingredients

Because stores (and bars) may not be open on Christmas Day—when you need a drink most.<p>Overcomplicated drinks have a habit of coming out during the …

How to Make Incredible Brussels Sprouts

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

Here's How To Make Caramel Sauce

How do you make caramel sauce? You just cook white sugar at a very high heat.<p>Photo by Meredith<p>Before You Get Started<p>There are two methods for cooking …

Best space photographs of 2015

This Apple Trick Will Wow Your Whole Family

Hasselback apples are a real (delicious!) thing.<p>We start getting giddy about fall by mid-August — when we first spot new pumpkin-spiced foods hitting shelves. A month later, we're suffering from full-on fever (don't send help; we're <i>all</i> good), and now we're knee-deep in apple mania.<p>We're baking them …

Ice Cream

How to Make Perfect Potato Salad

A picnic, barbeque, or potluck menu is just not complete without a big, crowd-pleasing bowl of potato salad. These top tips will help you make the …

Potatoes

5 Incredible Holiday Crème Brûlées

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

10 Ways to Eat Your Bourbon

Because everything's better with a little booze<p>Whiskey's smoky-sweet cousin is good for more than just sipping. Here are 10 sweet and savory ways to …

Bourbon Whiskey

Beurre Blanc is Butter Sauce for Adults, a Blessing

As an editorial team, <b>we distinguish, often, between "home-cooked" and "cheff-y,"</b> the latter being foods like "black trumpet mushroom duxelle," "sauce albufera," and "Castelmagno 'mousseline'" (all examples from the Per Se menu), along with all sorts of emulsions, coulis, gelées, foams, infusions, …

Recipes

Tom Collins Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> The Collins is beautiful for so many reasons. First, unlike other cocktails, you need very few ingredients, all of which are easily attainable. If you run out of angostura bitters, for example, you’re not making old fashioneds without a trek (unless your corner bodega is a LOT hipper …

What to Do When Your Chocolate Seizes

Chocolate is prone to seizing or tightening up. It happens when you overheat and burn it (in which case you must toss the chocolate out and start over) and when you let the chocolate come in contact with a little moisture—which is why we are always taught to keep chocolate dry.<p>But chocolate also …

Recipes

Radish Yogurt with Pine Nuts

4 Servings<p>Salting the radishes keeps them crunchy, and keeps the yogurt dip from turning pink.<p>January 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 medium radishes, very thinly sliced<p>Kosher salt<p>1 tablespoon pine nuts<p>1¼ cups low-fat plain Greek yogurt<p>½ teaspoon finely grated lemon zest, plus more for serving<p>1 tablespoon …

7 Common Mistakes to Avoid for Candy Shop-Worthy Fudge and Caramels

Ever made fudge? Caramel? A little patience and some solid intel will make you a bonafide candy man (or woman).<p>We won't beat around the bush: Homemade candies and fudge are intimidating. From a bubbling pot of screaming-hot sugar to mysterious phrase like "soft ball stage" to that, uh, bubbling pot …

Our 52 Favorite Tips for Smarter Baking

If you've read this website even a little, you've heard us preach <b>the gospel of baking</b>:<p>Thou shalt follow the recipe <i>exactly</i>. (Thou shalt not "wing it.")<br>• Thou shalt read the recipe all the way through. From start to finish. No step excluded.<br>• Thou shalt measure all ingredients ahead of time.<br>• Thou shalt …

Recipes

How to Make Swedish-Style Hasselback Potatoes

Meet Hasselback potatoes. Thinly sliced almost all the way through before being fanned out and baked, these fancy-looking spuds were first served at …

An Easy Trick for Poaching Fruit

When you poach pears, apples, or other fruits (or fishes!), it's hard to keep them completely submerged; they bob around in the simmering liquid like buoys. <b>So how to keep them under water while cooking in order to achieve perfectly soft, evenly-cooked, evenly-colored poached food?</b><p>Turns out there's …

What Is Aquavit? (& 4 Cocktails to Use It In)

If there is one question we receive from a visitor to our distillery, it is nearly always, “What is aquavit?”<p>The question comes so often and so predictably, we joke about making our staff wear buttons that say, “Ask me what aquavit is.” (They would probably all quit if we did that though.)<p>Though …

Tortillas From Scratch

Get tips for making corn and flour tortillas hot off the griddle (or comal!).<p>Photo by Dandylynes<p><b>Corn Flour</b><br>Corn tortillas are made with a type of …

Why Cheesecakes Crack (& How to Stop It)

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52—with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: How to make a cheesecake that won't crack under pressure.</i><p>An uber-decadent cheesecake can make your reputation as a baker and host(ess). Cheesecakes are almost too easy to …

Recipes

The One Thing Standing Between You and Perfect Pork Belly

No one should have to put up with pork belly that's hard to chew. Especially not you.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Elizabeth Youngblut confesses her rubbery pork belly to associate</i> …

Power retro gaming with a Raspberry Pi

Next came the dismantling of the ZX Spectrum, easy enough once the five screws on the bottom of the machine had been removed and the keyboard ribbons …