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How To Turn Customer Service Into Marketing: A Seattle-Area Pizza Restaurant Shows The Way

Eating pizza is a bit like making love: When it’s good it’s great, and when it’s bad, it’s still better than not having any.<p>Yet pizza (and pizzeria customer service) can always be improved, which is how I found myself training pizza restaurant operators in customer service best practices, and …

Customer Service

Glazed Pork Tenderloin with Garlic and Cilantro

Pork Tenderloin that is glazed with apricot nectar to perfection. Crispy on the outside and especially tasty and juicy on the inside.

11 Sandwich Cake Recipes That Will Be the Talk of ALL Your Parties

Everyone has a favorite cake recipe that’s their go-to for get-togethers. Maybe yours is an eye-catching vertical layer cake, or a unique ice cream cone cake. Whatever your specialty, it’s likely a sweet confection — until now. Enter the Swedish-born invention that is the sandwich cake. The “cake” …

Life hack alert: This is how to make an avocado ripen in only 10 minutes

Rock-hard avocados, be gone!<p>It’s an avocado recipe disaster; you’ve fancied it all day long, finally get home and set about whipping up your dinner, …

Breakfast

How to Make Everything You Love on The Chipotle Menu

From the glorious guac to those crazy-addictive carnitas — we've got it all.<p>• They are not, I repeat, NOT certified Chipotle recipes. These recipes are <b>very, very close approximations</b>, <i>inspired</i> by Chipotle.<p>• How close? In the name of research, I forced Chipotle-loving co-workers, friends, and family …

Cooking

World's Best Ecolodges

National Parks

The Creamiest Aioli

Makes 1/2 cup Servings<p>In this aioli recipe by L.A. chef Suzanne Goin, she provides this tip: "Add a thin drizzle of oil and whisk like crazy."<p>April 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 large egg yolk<p>1 small garlic clove, finely grated<p>1/4 teaspoon kosher salt plus more<p>1/4 cup grapeseed oil<p>1/4 cup good-quality …

Seafood

16 Homemade Salad Dressings That Will Actually Make You Want To Eat Salad

For a long time, we considered salad to be a necessary evil. Yes, it's nutritious, but it's also basically just leaves. That is, until we discovered some of these meal-changing homemade dressings. Pass the arugula, please.<p><b>Balsamic Vinaigrette</b><p>Keep it simple, keep it in your fridge 24/7. <b>Get the</b> …

Why You Should Be Serving Italian "Tapas" at Your Next Party

In Venice, where I have lived for most of my life, there is a culture of what we call <i>spritz e cichetti</i>.<p>The spritz, as you well know, is a sharp, luminescent red drink, traditionally served with one-third prosecco, one-third sparking water, and one-third bitter Campari or Aperol. <b>It's enjoyed on ice</b> …

Italian Food

This Ham & Cheese Casserole Is Perfect for Brunch

Generously coat a 9x13-inch baking dish with butter and set aside. Whisk the milk, eggs, pepper, and salt together in a large bowl. Spread the …

Breakfast

13 Recipes that Do Asparagus Proud

No, asparagus aren’t regaled with quite the sing-it-from-the-rooftops-joyful reception that ramps or spring garlic or fiddleheads or other springtime crops herald. (Maybe it’s the whole asparagus pee thing; maybe they’re just seen as run-of-the-mill.) But, as I once saw them advertised at a …

Asparagus

BA's Best Hash Browns

4 Servings<p>There are two kinds of hash browns: The chunky, floury, vaguely brown but not crisp kind, and the lacy, crunchy, shredded version here. Guess which one we prefer? This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter or 6 …

Breakfast

This Healthy Veggie Snack Tastes Just Like French Fries

We know it’s hard to share our junk food-loving hearts with veggies (just drop us off at any one of these food trucks, please!), but we’ve found a healthy veggie snack that actually taste like junk food. We’re talking big wedges of zucchini dusted with parmesan, then baked until golden. Dip them in …

Our Essential Meatball Guide

There are few foods out there as dependable, comforting, and versatile as the humble meatball. You could easily go ahead and give your mama's beef and breadcrumb meatball a home in a pot of red sauce and a bowl of spaghetti, tuck your napkin into your shirt collar, and call it a night. But much …

Cooking

You'll Be Drinking These Prosecco Popsicles All Summer Long

Why have we not thought of this sooner?!<p>Spring may start in March, but it starts to <i>really</i> feel official in April. And to herald the season, NYC's Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar at the Conrad New York opens today, bringing back its popular prosecco popsicles.<p>In case you've never heard of them before, …

12 Genius Recipes for Pasta—Featuring Vodka, Bolognese & Friends

It's Italy Week here at Food52, and despite the fact that we've already given you the classic Roman canon of pastas and Sara Jenkins' wrestle with finding her best cacio e pepe technique—and you'd better believe there's more noodlery to come—I thought I'd gather up the 12 pasta recipes that have …

Italian Food

Chocolate-Covered Espresso Beans

A melt-in-your-mouth treat with a roasty crunch<p>These delicious little treats are perfect as an after-meal snack, a midday perk, or a homemade …

For Cod's Sake, Make These 20 Awesome Recipes Already

Meaty, flaky, firm, and affordable—this is a cod dream.<p><b>Even though salmon is often the most praised fish in the room, the Meryl Streep of fish, if you will, cod can't be beat.</b> The meaty, flaky, and firm fish holds up in soups, and is versatile enough to star in Spanish-style poaches or take a …

Cooking

Yes, You Can Make Cheese Out Of Greek Yogurt. Here's How.

And it's delicious.<p>Cheese-making is often thought as an activity best left in the hands of professionals -- it involves live enzymes, after all -- but this is not always the case. Some cheeses are so easy to make at home it's a shame you haven't been making (and eating) them your whole life. …

Healthy Eating

Dun Aonghasa

An Iron Age fort on the edge of a seaside cliff offers a glimpse into an ancient, mystical world.<p>Inishmore’s stunning karst landscape is made all the …

Ireland

Ruffles Krispy Treats

<i>These sweet and salty treats will blow. your. mind. That is all.</i> <br>I’ve been dipping my fries in my milkshakes for as long as I can remember. In high …

Dessert

23 Things You Never Thought to Do With Crescent Rolls

Serving them as a dinner side is only the beginning.<p>Breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, what have you — crescent rolls do it all.

#Recipe : Chickpea Tikka Masala

Recipes<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil<br>1 large onion, peeled and diced<br>4 garlic cloves, peeled and finely minced<br>1 tablespoon Garam …

Why Did You Not Think of This Genius Summer Cocktail Sooner?

You'll be drinking it all summer long.<p>Spring may start in March, but it starts to <i>really</i> feel official in April. And to herald the season, NYC's Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar at the Conrad New York opens today, bringing back its Insta-famous prosecco pops.<p>If you haven't seen them all over the 'gram …

Top 10 Best Dumbbell Exercises to Explode Your Arm Muscles

To build big arm muscles you need to work them intensely and with heavy weights. Dumbbell exercises are the best for that because they allow you to …

Workouts

These Butternut Squash Tater Tots Are Healthy And So Much Fun

Healthy, easy, and gluten-free!<p>Makes 4 servings<p>recipe by Christine Byrne<p>Total active time: 30 minutes<p>Total time: 1 hour 15 minutes<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 medium (about 2 pound) butternut squash, peeled, seeds removed<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper<p>¼ cup gluten-free oat bran<p>¼ cup almond flour<p>Nonstick …

Food

Dublin for Foodies

There was a time when I thought getting a world-class meal in Dublin involved hopping on a plane and flying to New York or Paris. Sure, I’ve enjoyed decent fish and chips and soul-warming bowls of Irish stew in the Irish capital, but spending time there has never revolved around food.<p>That’s why I …

All Cauliflower, All Day: 17 Healthy Recipes For Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Our cauliflower obsession is real, and we have found ways to consume it in almost every method possible — and, of course, each recipe is healthy. They are vegetable based, after all. From cauliflower pizza crusts to jalapeño cauliflower fritters, breakfast porridges, pasta sauces, and everything in …

Sweet Onion–Marinated Skirt Steak

4 Servings<p>The white vinegar’s acidity curbs the onion’s bite and highlights its sweetness, resulting in the perfect marinade.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 small sweet onion, coarsely grated<p>2 tablespoons light brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for grill<p>1¼ …

BBQ