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Your New Favorite Way to Eat Bacon

<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: Meet bacon jam, the black horse of the meat aisle and your new favorite condiment.</i><p>The story I want to tell is one of years of stoic veganism that …

12 Asian Noodles You Should Be Eating More Of (& How to Do It)

<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:</i> <i>Are you feeling overwhelmed by the wide variety of noodles available? Use our guide to ease your anxiety and become a more adventurous noodle eater.</i><p>These …

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6 DIY Ways to Whiten Your Teeth and Get a Movie-Star Smile

He also recommends mixing baking soda and hydrogen peroxide into a paste and using it in lieu of a traditional toothpaste. Simply add a few drops of three percent hydrogen peroxide to plain baking soda and mix it until it forms a paste—then apply it to your tooth brush as normal.<p>This shouldn't …

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16 Ways to Savor Citrus Season

It goes without saying that winter's citrus makes us want to hallelujah. Yes, it's the sunshine in a season otherwise filled with vegetables grown underground -- but citrus is also worthy of our praise because it's incredibly versatile: The rind, juice, and fruit can brighten both sweet and savory …

15 Delicious Mug Snacks You Can Make In The Microwave

For your dorm room or anywhere else. Just make sure you don't share these with anybody.<p>Find more easy recipes at <b>SpoonUniversity.com</b> and stay in the loop by liking <b>Spoon on Facebook.</b>

22 Hot Sandwiches You Need to Make to Get Through Winter

For those days when all you want is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection.<p><b>Sometimes all you want on a frigid winter day</b> is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection. Beware: There's a lot of cheese ahead.

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These 8 Recipes Were Inspired By the Strong Women in Jacques Pépin’s Life

In this week’s Chefs in Conversation video, the extraordinary Jacques Pépin talks about the amazing female chefs who raised him. Here, eight of his …

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Black Bean Brownies

Okay, we are a week into the New Year so I have to ask... craving sweets yet? If you decided to detox your cupboards of junk food, but are now considering mixing cocoa powder into your peanut butter jar just to get a sugar fix, I have a solution for you! Healthy brownies! I personally never ban any …

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10 Healthy Snacks To Eat At Your Desk

15 Vegan Recipes for a Very Green 2015

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: If you're looking to add more vegan dishes to your diet in 2015, start here.</i><p>I don’t love New Year’s resolutions, especially those that involve the words “diet,” …

15 Clean-Eating No-Bake Snacks

Why is it that we hear the word "snack" and immediately think of things we totally <i>shouldn't</i> be snacking on? I'm talking greasy tater chips, salty pretzels, and loaded chocolate chip cookies. News alert -- it doesn't have to be crunchy, greasy, salty, or sickly sweet to be deemed an acceptable snack!<p>…

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The Best Instagrams of 2014

It’s been an exciting year for Food52 on Instagram. #F52Grams has officially been used over 200,000 times (and counting!), which means we’ve seen a lot of your beautiful and delicious photos every day.<p>Like last year, this list comes with a disclaimer: Do not keep reading if you do not have food …

Faith Durand's Dark Molasses Gingerbread Cake Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> This is gingerbread how gingerbread should be. You don't have to rifle through …

10 DIY Infused Liqueurs to Get You Through the Holidays

Infusing alcohol like vodka, gin, tequila, rum, and brandy is a great way to add your own special touch to a homemade cocktail, and it also makes a …

Christmas - Advice, Tips, Recipes and more

I have not been to Mexico since I was a child, and have decided this coming Christmas my husband, mother, and I shoul...<p>Hosting a morning Christmas …

How to Make a Caramel Nut Tart with Chocolate

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: Exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: The nut tart -- made from the holdings of your pantry -- that Jackson Pollock would have made.</i><p>I …

Dog Born Without Front Limbs Given 3D Printed Legs

Derby is a dog who was born with malformed front legs. Unsatisfied with the currently-available wheeled options to assist disabled dogs, Derby’s …

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How to Make Parmesan Broth + 6 Ways to Use It

<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: Turn your Parmesan rinds into a flavorful base for soups, stews, and risottos.</i><p>A number of clever soup recipes -- like minestrone, for one -- ask you to …

How to Make Miso Soup

<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: Toss your miso packets-- we've got a homemade version of the beloved soup that comes together in the same amount time, but tastes ten times better.</i><p>There …

25 Hershey's Kisses Recipes That'll Get You Chocolate Wasted

There's something so special about a kiss: It's personal, it's sweet and when it's made out of chocolate, it's positively delicious. Hershey's Kisses always deliver on all three counts; their iconic silver foil is a pleasure to unwrap and you can be sure of a consistent chocolate flavor every …

12 Brilliant Ways to Use a Dehydrator

Chefs Jeff McInnis and Janine Booth are both dedicated to classic Southern dishes as well as addicted to modern technology. Here, they share a …

9 Reasons You Should Drink Tea Every Day

While everyone continues to go crazy for coffee, we'd like to point your attention toward tea. Yes, tea, the beverage that can soothe you when you want to relax or wake you up when you need an extra push. Basically, tea is great and you should consume it just as much as your beloved java.<p>Without …

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It beat Trader Joe's and Aldi yet again, according to a Temkin Customer Experience survey.<p>In case you missed it, the grocery store has its own …

9 Hilarious Wedding Invitations That Simply Can’t Be Ignored

The expectation of a picture-perfect storybook wedding often turns what is supposed to be a beautiful time in two people’s lives into a stressful, …

Diy Holiday Gift Alert: Infused Salts and Sugars | Epicurious.com | Epicurious.com

Here's a few of our favorite infusions:<p><b>Citrus:</b> Mix the zest of any citrus -- lemon, lime, grapefruit, orange, you name it -- with sugar or salt and …

Whole Wheat, Triple-Ginger Ginger Snaps

<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: With cookie-eating sesaon right around the corner, we're bringing back one of our favorite Small Batches: Megan Fleiner's from passports &</i> …

How to Throw a Holiday Party (Hint: Just Add Ham)

Forget about every canapé or thing-on-a-stick that you were planning to serve at your party. All you need is a smoked bone-in ham. Order a good one, score, glaze, and bake it.<p>Forget about every canapé or thing-on-a-stick that you were planning to serve at your party. Forget about platters. Forget …

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