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Top 10 sights in Cancún and Yucatán

It's no great secret why Cancún, and to a larger extent the Yucatán Peninsula, has become Mexico's top tourist destination. Some people are lured by the simple pleasures of a white-sand beach, turquoise waters and perhaps a little partying here and there. Others find themselves drawn to the …

Hot Picks: Women's Motorcycle Gear

<i>Many of our female readers have asked for a roundup of the best women’s motorcycle gear. So here it is, written by one of our favorite motojournalists, the Motolady.</i><p>Even with the growth of the women’s population within the motorcycle industry, the general consensus is that there isn’t enough …

6 Ways to Use a Dutch Oven

<i>For our Provisions shop, we search for the best and most beautiful things for our kitchen and home. And since we like to share, we’re showing you all of the different ways to use some of our favorite products.</i><p><i>Today: Call it a Dutch oven, a cocotte, a casserole dish, or a cast iron pan -- just don't</i> …

16 Vegetarian Mains for a Festive Holiday Table

The holidays can be be an isolating time for folks who don't eat meat—prime rib and glazed ham are wonderful festival centerpieces for meat-eaters, but anyone else is going to get stuck cobbling together a meal from side dishes. We don't think that leaving guests out of the most exciting part of …

11 Creative Ways to Top Latkes

We love a good latke (okay, we love eating lots of latkes at a time). Make 'em even better with these creative toppings.<p><b>We love latkes</b> (especially this version). And while we're always down for some applesauce or sour cream, sometimes we want to go out of the box a little more. Thus, we present you …

Cheese And Dessert Pairings That Will Blow Your Mind

Choosing between dessert and cheese at the end of a meal is one of life's most difficult dilemmas. Sweet or savory? Sugary or salty? There's never a wrong move, because you can't go wrong with cheese or dessert. But what if there were a better option? What if you didn't have to choose between the …

5 of the Best Wurst on Planet Barbecue

Is sausage the new bacon? Artisanal sausage restaurants are popping up like proverbial mushrooms after a rainstorm. My stepson runs one: Jake's Handcrafted in Brooklyn. Check it out and tell Jake that Steven sent you. According to Nielsen data, sausage sales more than doubled in the last 10 years, …

Why We Should All Eat Ugly Fruits And Veggies

It’s what’s on the inside that counts<p>The world wastes a lot of food every year. Like, 1.4 billion tons of food.<p>According to the United Nations, 20 to 40 percent of fresh produce gets thrown away by farmers simply because it isn’t pretty enough to sell in the supermarket. That’s food that’s …

Put a Filter on It: Potatoes

<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: The playful potato.</i><p>Here's how I imagine a Bop It, Potato Edition would go: Mash it! Fry it! Roast it! Bake it! Grate it! Braise it! Tot it! Salad it! …

Dress up Onion Dip for the Holidays

<i>By Leah Koenig, Epicurious</i><p>Onion dip is the belle of many a holiday season ball, and for good reason. Creamy, piquant, and so so shamelessly rich, it adds an air of festivity to any appetizer table. And it is equally at home scooped up with potato chips at a casual Secret Santa office party as it is …

How to Make Corn Dogs

<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: What's better than a hotdog? A hotdog on a stick that's been deep-fried in a cornmeal batter, that's what. Molly Yeh from my name is yeh is</i> …

What to Do with an Overload of Beets

<i>Winter is coming and we're serious about keeping farmers market produce on the menu. Alexandra Stafford of Alexandra Cooks shows us how to store, prep, and make the most of it, without wasting a scrap.</i><p><i>Today: The many ways to get through an overload of beets, starting with a bright Beet, Orange, and</i> …

The 10 Most Delicious Spots for Cheese in Ski Country

Fresh powder is falling upon slopes across the country this week, so Curbed Ski put together a handy map of the ten best places to get a cheese fix before (or after) hitting the trail. Cheese shops like Reno's Wedge make gooey sandwiches and après ski cheese plates. Pretend you're in a lodge on the …

How to Make More Beautiful Cookies

<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> …

How to Make Crispy, Crunchy, Golden-Brown Latkes

Nobody likes a soggy latke. Make yours crispy, crunchy, and golden brown with the tips in this video.<p>Nobody likes a soggy latke. And yet, a perfectly crunchy, crispy, golden-brown potato pancake is hard to master. In the video below, <b>Dawn Perry</b>, <i>Bon Appétit</i> digital food editor walks us through the …

Cheeseburger Soup

<i>This cheeseburger soup recipe has all the flavors of your favorite burger in a bowl of soup!</i><p>"Mom, what's for dinner?"<p>Seriously. How many times have I heard that in my life? Many times. Too many times, some might say.<p>Well, we were wandering through the grocery store this afternoon when my daughter …

Vegan Slow Cooker for Beginners: Essentials To Get Started

• <b>Author:</b> Rockridge Press<p>Now you can whip up quick, filling vegan meals straight from your slow cooker.<p><i>Vegan Slow Cooker for Beginners</i> will take the time and frustration out of cooking vegan at home<i>. Vegan Slow Cooker for Beginners</i> offers healthy, simple vegan slow cooker recipes designed perfectly …

Banana-Oat Snack Cake

12 Servings<p>Loaded with oats and bananas, this is a great treat to have on hand after soccer or baseball practice.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into ½” pieces, melted, plus more for baking dish<p>1½ cups old-fashioned oats<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon …

Recipes

Monstrously Good Monster Cookies

Monster cookies are classic for a reason. Perfect for inspiring back-to-school smiles!<p>When my son started school last year, I was obsessed with trying to be the perfect mom packing the perfect lunches. I even made a spreadsheet to keep track of what I was packing, to make sure he got both a fruit …

Why We Need To Improve Our Perception (And Consumption) Of Dessert

As a pastry chef who makes a living creating desserts with sugar and butter it may surprise you to hear me say publicly we all need to cut back on the amount of sugar and fat we consume.<p>But we have to -- the evidence is too great to ignore:<p>• One hundred and fifty-six pounds. That's how much added …

Quinoa and Kale, Meet the Portobello

What happens when you combine the vegetarian ingredient of the ’90s with two of the healthy ingredients of the 21st century?<p><i>These healthy recipes are</i> …

Seamus Mullen's Raw Squash Salad with Radishes, Manchego, and Lemon Vinaigrette

<i>All week long, the GrowNYC team will be sharing recipes from The Greenmarket Cookbook -- and giving away one copy each day. Now get to the market, and make the most of summer's brightest produce before the season is over.</i><p><i>Today: With flavors as bright as its colors, this salad is summer on a …

All 29 Recipes from the Hot 10 Best New Restaurants 2014

All of the recipes from Bon Appétit's 10 Best New Restaurants of 2014, from hanger steak to butter cookies, fried rice to roast chicken<p><b>We are thrilled with our Best New Restaurants of 2014</b>—it's a great mix of places: food trucks, luncheonettes, reinvented dive bars, even, like, a regular restaurant …

Cooking

The Ultimate Way To Grill Shrimp

Don’t miss this crucial step when cooking the shellfish<p>Of all the grilling tools—tongs, spatulas, steak forks—there’s one that too often goes neglected.<p>For most grillers, the season passes without them ever breaking out the basting brush. It’s understandable, considering that the basting brush can …

Seafood

Jeffrey Morgenthaler's Grasshopper Shake

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A minty, creamy, boozy milkshake grows up -- and we get the perfect summer drink.</i><p>I'd love to meet the person whose standard drink order is a Grasshopper.<p>Not …

Ice Cream

5 Things You Didn't Know About Cinnabon

No trip to the mall is complete without a visit to that shrine to the noble cinnamon bun: Cinnabon. But while we bet you start salivating just at the mention of it, we also guarantee that there are a whole lot of things you don't know about this chain.<p>Cinnabon got its start back in 1985, when the …

5 Links to Read Before Eating Tomatoes

<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 tomatoes.</i><p>After waiting all year long to sink our teeth into tomatoes, we rejoice at the first sight of a green …