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10 Recipes to Mix and Match for a Week's Worth of Meals

We know that sometimes you get home and have a grand total of 15 minutes to figure out what you’re going to put on the table. Us too. Let's find a solution.<p>The answer may be cooking lots of dishes in advance to get you through the week, but the hard part of that option is getting organized and …

14 Essential Baked Goods Every Baker Should Master

Thanks to Erin McDowell, baking has never been easier. She is a complete boss in the kitchen, knocking gorgeous pies, towering cakes, and sparkling cookies out of the ballpark.<p>Erin writes an authoritative recipe, but she's also sweet enough to hold our hands through the scary processes of …

The Milk Fat Percentages You Need To Know

<i>In Overheard, we're sharing all of the best tidbits we couldn't help picking up on -- from smart tips on the Hotline to funny quotes heard around the water cooler and more -- so we can all be in the know.</i><p>Over on the Hotline, Diana B asked about using half and half in recipes calling for equal …

Recipes

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chocolate stout cake

Because it’s fun for me, I’ve decided that today is the day that I will embarrass my former boss. You see, she and I are two of a very small group of …

Be a Better Cook by Building a Better Kitchen Workstation

To be a better cook, you first need a better workstation. Here's how to set yourself up for success.<p>It takes a lot to become a great cook, but precision knife skills, braising know-how, and the ability to make a braided pie crust are only part of the equation. Behind (okay, in front of) every …

Workstations

9 Recipes Perfect for Raiding Your Pantry & Freezer

We raided the pantry to make some of our favorite recipes, and you don't even have to get out of your pajamas.<p><b>Home from work and school?</b> Nothing to eat but popcorn kernels and an opened box of dried pasta? Well, we've got you covered. We raided the pantry to make some of our favorite recipes, and …

Homemade Yogurt

Makes 1 quart<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 cups whole milk<p>3 tablespoons thick yogurt with live and active cultures<p>Special Equipment<p>A deep-fry or candy thermometer<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Preparation<p>Heat milk in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring and scraping bottom of pan often with a heatproof spatula (for …

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How to Get the Best Results from Your Baking Books

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Do you trust the author of your newest baking book but still find the cakes are dense and the muffins sunken? Here's how to make sure the recipes turn out like they're</i> …

Dessert

How to Grow an Indoor Kitchen Garden (Starting with Microgreens)

<i>Elizabeth Millard wrote the book on indoor kitchen gardening (literally), and today is sharing her tips for growing microgreens, which are easy to maintain (and delicious).</i><p>Have you found yourself wishing for a bountiful indoor garden that grows vegetables, fruits, and the occasional herb for all …

White Wine–Braised Chicken

4 Servings<p>This is an infinitely customizable dish: Try different fresh herbs, add thinly sliced vegetables, or throw in some spices.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>4 chicken thighs<p>4 chicken drumsticks<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 shallots, sliced<p>4 cloves garlic, …

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Blood Orange Chocolate-Bottom Crème BrûléeReally nice recipes. Every hour.Show me what you cooked!

pasta with garlicky broccoli rabe

In my humble opinion, there’s cooking and there’s cooking. (I know, I’ll just give you a minute for the staggering profundity of that sentence to …

Demystify That Whole 'Seasonal Cooking' Thing With These 5 Simple Guidelines

Nobody's perfect, but there are some simple rules of seasonal cooking you should learn and love.<p>These days, it's almost impossible to talk about inspired cooking without talking about seasonality. Choosing and working with the right ingredients isn't hard, but it does require a little know-how and …

Food Preservation

Parcooked Weeknight Chicken Thighs

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: Skip the grocery store line and look to your pantry for all of the ingredients for these parcooked chicken thighs.</i><p>There are few weeknight meals as satisfying as a perfectly roasted chicken, …

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Roasted Pear & Parsnip SoupReally nice recipes. Every hour

granola bars

Some of you have asked me to share what kind of cooking I’ve been doing to stash in the freezer and hopefully tide us over for the coming storm …

blood orange margaritas

Is everyone on vacation without you? Are your social media feeds one big blur of the freckled faces of people you once <i>thought</i> you loved basking in …

spaghetti pangrattato with crispy eggs

Several years ago, because we didn’t have a kid yet, didn’t know about things like school break schedules and figured midway through February was as …

Recipes

How to Make Actually Good Hamantaschen

We've developed the perfect hamantaschen recipe. Happy Purim!<p>Full disclosure: I am not Jewish. But as someone who attended roughly three <i>Bar</i> or <i>Bat Mitzvahs</i> a weekend during 1992, and as someone who cooks professionally, I thought I could at least weigh in on the Jewish cookie department.<p>Hamantaschen …

Raspberry Lemonade Cupcakes

SCOTTISH PANCAKES

{ONE-POT} LEMON CHICKEN AND POTATOES

Easy Asian Dumplings with Sesame Hoisin Dipping Sauce

Matcha Green Tea Protein Bars

Our 17 Best Asian Soup Recipes To Make You Forget All About Chicken Noodle

From breakfast mi xian to spicy ramen, these Asian soups are perfect for fall<p>For some, soup is reserved for a sick day cure or easy appetizer, but …

Mini Pear Pies Recipe | Pear Recipes | PBS Food

Ingredients<p><b>For the rough puff pastry:</b><br>• 200g (7 oz) plain flour, plus extra for rolling<br>• 100g (3½ oz) butter, in a block, frozen<br>• 100g (3½ oz) lard, in a …

Hearty Soups and Stews Perfect for Chilly Days

There's a recipe in here with your name on it.<p><b>There's nothing like a bowl of hearty, hot soup or stew</b> to warm you up from the inside-out. Whether you go vegetarian (Italian veggie soup) or meaty (hello, braised oxtail), there's a recipe here with your name on it.

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KALE & CHICKPEA SOUP WITH LEMON & PARMESAN

Lemongrass, Lime & Thai Basil Mojito