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Man Toasts Giant Marshmallow Over Fire Made Entirely of Snow

As massive amounts of snow have coated US cities like Boston and New York, there's one sure-fire way to make the most of it – build a snow sculpture! Brendan Schaffer, of Schaffer Art Studio in Stillwater, New Jersey, constructed this fantastic, larger-than-life fire and marshmallow completely out …

New Jersey

Typography Mania #273

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design submitted by our users at …

Takenaka Bento Boxes

Bento boxes have long been a popular lunch option, providing a variety of menu items in an affordable, portable manner. And though the containers are oftentimes thought of as disposable, Takenaka has been making high-quality reusable bento boxes in Japan since 1925. Takenaka boxes perfectly contain …

Food

McKean Studio Mini Cities

Joshua and Megan McKean of the eponymous McKean Studio are serious road warriors with a knack for finding hidden gems in every city they visit. With a blog full of impressive photos and stories documenting their travels, it's undeniable that the creative couple has quite a bit of wanderlust. Lest …

Palm Springs

Delightful Paper Dioramas Showcase Iconic Cities Atop Famous Foods

In Bea Crespo and Andrea G. Portoles' delightful <i>Brunchcity</i> series, paper dioramas form iconic skylines that pop out of foods for which major cities are famous. Crespo, an illustrator, created the charming drawings, selecting and sketching landmarks that represent each city. For example, the ruins …

Sketching

Enchanting Macro Photos of Wet Ladybugs by Tomasz Skoczen

Glistening with rain or dew, these ladybugs look absolutely enchanting in these macro photos by Ireland-based photographer Tomasz Skoczen. For years now, he's been capturing these black and red winged insects as they're walking through grass or landing on flowers. Taken mostly in the garden of his …

Insects

Touching Figurative Paintings of Women by Amy Lind

Amy Lind's figurative paintings offer beautiful representations of women dressed in captivating, feminine styles. The artist casts her subjects in soft colors and filtered light to showcase their gentle, realistic expressions. The styles exhibited by the subjects jump across decades to highlight …

Art

Martha Stewart's Genius Guide To Making Every Type Of Chocolate Chip Cookie

Martha Stewart has been full of surprises lately. She dares to say what everyone else is thinking about Gwyneth Paltrow, she's admitted that she knows how to roll her own joints and the woman even owns and operates her own personal drone. Also, shockingly, the domestic goddess is seemingly …

11 Things You Didn't Know About Dunkin' Donuts Coffee

<b>Dunkin' Donuts</b> is arguably better know for its coffee than its doughnuts — it's one of America's most popular coffee spots. The chain sells everything from Dunkin' branded K-cups to cookie-flavored lattes. To keep quality high, Dunkin' Donuts employs two chief taste-testers who over see the entire …

McDonald's Is Still Serving Pizza — at Exactly Two Locations

An enterprising Canadian journalist/apparent <b>McDonald's</b> fan has done the exhaustive research to discover that <b>pizza is still on the menu</b> at select McDonald's locations — exactly two locations in the U.S., to be exact. Canada.com reports McDonald's franchise owner Greg Mills is serving <b>McPizzas,</b> a menu …

A Food Lover's Guide to Valentine's Day + A Giveaway!

<i>Today: How to say I love you, Food52-style.</i><p><i>Update: Congratulations to sherrybakes for winning the set of plates! Happy baking!</i><p>It's almost February, so it’s time to think about Valentine’s Day. If you’re fans of the holiday already, then we don’t need to win you over -- just start practicing your …

Dessert

Workers Sue McDonald's for Racism, Sexual Harassment, and Wrongful Termination

This morning, Virginia-based McDonald's employees filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the struggling burger chain. The charges? Racial discrimination, sexual harassment, and wrongful termination at one South Boston, Virginia-based franchise. Backed by the local NAACP and the group behind …

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

Meet Al Mather, Make Better Biscuits

<i>We think every merchant we work with in our shop is special -- but when we find one with a great story, we'll be featuring them here. Because we want to tell the world about our favorite makers.</i><p><i>Today: Meet the prettiest pastry tool in our kitchens to date -- and the man who made it.</i><p>Al Mather had …

Biscuits

99 Peanut Butter Recipes That Will Make Your Life Infinitely Better

Anyone who knows anything knows that peanut butter is the best food on the planet. It's the greatest filling for a sandwich, perfectly offsetting the sweetness of jam and fluff. It's the star of the most delicious candy known to man (ahem, Reese's). And, it's chocolate's best friend. Not to mention …

The 20 Best Food Instagrammers in the Country

By: Dan Gentile<p>Everyone's heard the joke about how much a hipster weighs. An Instagram, obviously. But given the amount of food porn on there, the social photography network is less like a pair of skinny jeans and more like a pair of basic-as-hell jeans.<p>So to help feed you the best food... feeds in …

A Choose-Your-Own Adventure Brownie Experience

<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: Whether you prefer your brownies cakey, fudgy, or somewhere in between, here's</i> …

Dessert

McDonald's U.S. Fries Have Three Times as Many Ingredients as Those in the UK

<b>McDonald's</b> recently published a video revealing what really goes into their French fries. It's part of their new ad campaign called "Our food. Your questions." in which they try to prove that their menu items are indeed made from recognizable ingredients. Mashable notes that in the video host Grant …

9 Chocolate Pies That Will Rock Your World

If you’re the kind of person who would always choose a slice of pie over a piece of cake, then it doesn’t get much better than a big slice of …

Pie

What to Drink with Chicken Wings

Like most kinds of chicken, the sauce and preparation dictates the drink pairing. Here are four ways to pair different types of chicken wings.<p>Like …

10 Ambitious Baking Projects for a Snow Day

Lucky enough to be stuck at home on a snow day? Dive into one of these baking projects.<p><b>When it's snowy, cold, and generally miserable outside</b>, there's no better place to be than in the warmth of your kitchen. And there's no better way to spend your time there than with an ambitious baking project. …

Baking

Egg McMuffins Are Made From Real Eggs, According To McDonald's

In McDonald's latest quest to tell us exactly what we're eating when we order off its menu, the fast-food company released a video Monday morning asking the question, "Does McDonald's use real eggs?"<p>Keeping with the same format used for past videos describing how McRib patties, Chicken McNuggets …

22 Snow Day Cooking and Baking Projects (or How to Weather the Storm)

<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: The best way to weather a storm? Just keep cooking.</i><p>Whether you call it a superstorm, a blizzard, or just <i>Juno</i>, by now everyone on the east coast is well …

Kitchens

Video Tour Of Coffee Drinks Around The World Covers Lots Of Ground, Deliciously

If you had a personal barista who could make coffee drinks from around the world, your life could look like this video.<p>BuzzFeed's new clip shows java recipes from Portugal, Germany and elsewhere come to life.<p>Like your caffeine scrambled and sweetened? Have a visual sip of an Austrian Kaisermelange. …

Watch a Farm-to-Table Freakout on Bob's Burgers

Last night on <i>Bob's Burgers</i> — an animated television series about a family that owns a hamburger restaurant — Bob gets rejected from the local community garden. His favorite zester was ruined earlier ("I had more zest for this zester than I had for life") and coupled with the rejection, he is …

Tips for the Perfect S'Mores

<i>To stock our shop, we search for the best and most beautiful things for our kitchen and home. We want to spread the love, so we're talking about some of our favorite products and why they're tops.</i><p><i>Today: S'mores aren't just for summer anymore.</i><p>Classic winter food conjures up images of pots of robust, …

Dessert