Laura Ewen

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5 Ways to Travel like Anthony Bourdain

<i>Today: Knowing how to travel like a chef—one who has a hit television show in far-flung places—could change your summer vacation.</i><p>The new season of "Parts Unknown" is upon us, so we asked Anthony Bourdain a few questions about his travel habits: What can’t he stand in travel companions? Does he eat …

Kansas City

How to Judge a Person by Their Ice Cream Choice

<i>There are those things we eat, make, read, and gush over that are just too good to keep to ourselves. Here, we resist the urge to use too many exclamation points and let you in on our latest crushes.</i><p><i>Today: You hear the ice cream truck rounding the corner and it's time to make a choice: Here's what</i> …

Dessert

7 of Your Favorite Recipes with Green Stuff

The results are in—here are the recipes our community loved from Your Best Recipe with Green Stuff.<p>Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe recommendations. You can read the …

Recipes

A List of Things We Like This Week

<i>Propelled by our obsession with writing lists of things we like, the editors are sharing a few things that brought them joy this week. We won't call it self help, but we encourage you to give it a whirl. You will smile.</i>

List-Worthy

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>We've talked about what our moms made us, but now let's talk about what we can make for mom. Whether you're spending time with her this Mother's Day, …

Breakfast

Weekend Reading

<i>Every Sunday, we'll round up our favorite food articles (and podcasts and videos) we read and liked this week, so you can sit back with that cup of coffee and settle in to catch up on what's happening in the world of food.</i><p><i>Today: A fast food chain that's had a change of heart, why "natural" foods</i> …

McDonald's

Brooke Shields Collaborates with MAC Cosmetics on Icon Makeup Line

Model and actress <b>Brooke Shields</b> is the latest face to collaborate on MAC Cosmetics “Icons” line. According to WWD, the collection will include 15 …

5 Links to Read Before Eating Avocados

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Everything you wanted to know about everyone's favorite fruit.</i><p>For those of you who believe bacon makes everything better, I'm here to remind you that …

Eggs

How to Make Vanilla and Lavender Extracts at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Trisha Jones from Sugar Thumb shares a practically effortless way to make your own vanilla and lavender extracts.</i><p>Vanilla has a fundamental …

Ice Cream

6 Ways to Use Coffee Beans + a Giveaway!

<i>For our Provisions shop, we search for the best and most beautiful things for our kitchen and home. And since we like to think outside the box, we’re showing you all of the different ways to use some of our favorite products.</i><p>One of our best-selling coffees on Provisions is this Hair Bender blend …

Coffee

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> …

Breakfast

How to Make Quinine Syrup for a Better Gin and Tonic

<i>All week long, Jeffrey Morgenthaler of Portland's Clyde Common and Pepe Le Moko will be sharing recipes and techniques from his new book, The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique. Follow along to win one of five copies we’re giving away -- and to perfect your at-home cocktails.</i><p>I began my first …

Baking

How to Make Spicy Indian Mango Pickles

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Nik from A Brown Table puts unripe mangoes to use in a spicy condiment that's easy to make and even easier to enjoy.</i><p>Summer's arrival brings much …

Chili Peppers

How to Make a Pimm's Cup

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook -- and what to drink. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Managing Editor Kenzi Wilbur</i> <i>makes a case for muddling your market produce. Just add booze.</i><p>Genetics dictate that I’m predisposed to liking whiskey …

Cucumber

5 Links to Read Before Pickling

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Your guide to pickle perfection.</i><p>It's hard to mention pickles these days without an eye roll from someone lamenting their trendiness and their …

Food

In Praise of Lard, and How to Render Your Own

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Start cooking with lard -- and rendering your own. Jenny McGruther, author of The Nourished Kitchen: Farm-to-Table Recipes for the Traditional Foods</i> …

Slow Cookers

California's Best Fruit, and What to Make With It

<i>We're all about collections over at Provisions -- and we don't want you to miss out on the fun.</i><p><i>Today: Your doctor called; you should be eating more stone fruit.</i><p>Fruit is one of summer’s best perks. A bite of a ripe peach or a tart-skinned plum is a perfect pick-me-up on long, hot days. Peach juices …

Stonefruit

How to Make Red Bean Ice Cream from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Cynthia of Two Red Bowls</i> <i>is placing the long-neglected red bean where it has always belonged: in ice cream.</i><p>When it comes to Asian sweets, red bean …

Baking

How To Make Classic Pulled Pork

<i>Each week this summer, 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: We're showing you how to make classic homemade pulled pork, no</i> …

BBQ

Put a Filter on It: Kitchen Scenes

<i>It's no secret -- we love a good 'gram. Here, we'll be posting our favorite Instagrams from the food world, on a different theme each week.</i><p><i>Today, we're dreaming of marble counters, copper pans, and wooden shelves.</i><p>When we try to imagine our dream house, we don't make it past the kitchen. We get lost …

Kitchens

Everything You Need to Know About Par Baking

<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 -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>How</i> …

Baking

3 Things to Pick Up at the Market This Weekend

<i>Here at Food52, we like to talk about what we’re buying at the market: what’s new, what’s exciting, the market's best finds. This is our water cooler talk. And now, we want you to join in.</i><p>The time has come to stock up on all of the season’s heavy hitters. Subtlety shall return next week. …

Peaches

Fresh Figs and 9 of Our Favorite Ways to Use Them

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more. This post was brought to you by our friends at Evolution Fresh, who like fresh, flavorful ingredients as much as we do.</i><p><i>Today: Think you know all there is to know about figs?</i> …

Food Preservation

The French 75

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: Jenny is taking a little break -- but first, a cocktail.</i><p>Among the greatest pleasures of this short and complicated life we’ve all been given is the ability to tell …

Bread

DIY Salad Bars at Home

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Be the change you wish to see in salad bars.</i><p>The salad bar, as many of us know it, is a …

Healthy Eating

How to Make Strawberry Syrup From Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: You can -- and you should -- recreate the strawberry milk of your childhood using Samantha Linsell from Drizzle and Dip's recipe for strawberry</i> …

Ice Cream

Everything You Need to Know About Corn

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: How to make the most of a short-lived summer staple: corn.</i><p>Corn is quintessential summer. It's easy to measure the passing of the short-but-sweet season …

Kitchens

How To Make Your Own Yogurt + Use It In 12 Recipes

Yogurt is the unsung hero of the fridge. It's a cool balance to spicy cuisines, a reliable on-the-go breakfast, and home to all sorts of healthy bacteria. Greek, spiced, whipped, or frozen, yogurt is a dairy product of many talents -- a Renaissance ingredient.<p>Sadly, poor yogurt gets the processed …

Food

Kitchen Scenes

We're guilty of trying to escape from the kitchen during the hottest months of the year. But we don't <i>actually</i> think of the kitchen as a place to flee. Ideally, a kitchen is an oasis, not an entrapment. We want to spend time amidst our pots and pans, even when turning on the oven makes us sweat. …

Kitchens

Prosecco: More Than Just an Aperitivo

<i>We may have food down cold, but wine? This is where we'll conquer it. Join us; we don't want to drink alone.</i><p><i>Today: Prosecco is the friendliest of wines: bright, lively, and easy to pair with food.</i><p>Here's what Prosecco is: a sparkling wine that's meant to be enjoyed, casually, in lively social …

Prosecco