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The Food Lab: How to Poach Eggs for a Party

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>A couple of weeks back a friend of mine asked me on Facebook how to poach a large number of eggs for a brunch party.<p>I used to be afraid of poached eggs. Back when I was a working cook in Boston, I'd have to head into the …

Summer Grilling HQ

Pasta Piselli + Shaved Asparagus Salad with Feta and Peas

<i>Tonight: For dinner tonight, we're luxuriating in pea season and making an all-green dinner to celebrate.</i><p>Growing up, I was all about peas. My parents fed them to me frozen as a snack and I would make wishes if I got two that were stuck together (forget about birthday candles). On sunny afternoons, …

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

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The Difference Between Salt Types (And When to Use Each)

Arguably the most important aspect to preparing food is making sure it’s well-seasoned. After all, salt is the secret to why so many restaurant …

Make Amazing Protein-Packed Stuffed Tomatoes

Try the comfort food that builds muscles!<p>Mac ‘n’ cheese, grilled cheese, chocolate chip cookies—why must all comfort food be devoid of vegetables?<p>Especially this time of year, when the fresh flavors of summer gardens are headed toward their peak.<p>This recipe takes the vaunted summer tomato, fills it …

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Fabulous French toast! Katie Lee shares 2 must-try recipes, plus 7 top tips

In honor of Father's Day, Katie Lee is sharing her recipe for classic French toast, plus a recipe for luscious French toast sandwiches with nectarines and cream cheese — and her top tips for making perfect French toast every time. (Note: If you're following Today's #NoSugarToday challenge, simply …

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How To Make A Cheesecake That Doesn't Crack

Rich, creamy and decadent, cheesecake is one of the most luxurious desserts we know. Just because it's fit for the most special occasions, however, doesn't mean it's difficult to make. Cheesecake is actually a lot easier to make than you might think. The tricky part is avoiding one that ends up …

Recipe: Peppermint Red Velvet Cake Roll

Peppermint Red Velvet Cake Roll<p>Serves 8 to 10<p><i>For the cake:</i> <br>1 cup all-purpose flour <br>2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder <br>3/4 teaspoon baking powder …

Summer Cookout Common Mistakes—for Hosts and Guests

As grilling season kicks off, we get advice on what NOT to do at summer BBQs and cookouts, from waiting to fire up the grill to settling for burgers<p>Happy beginning of cookout season! Memorial Day marks the first official BBQ holiday this year, and we hope you're either hosting or attending one. But …

Spicy Summer Rolls

Nutrition Facts<p>Serving Size<p>350g<p>Servings<p>2<p>Amount Per Serving<p>Calories 493<p>Calories from Fat 80<p>% Daily Value *<p>Total Fat 10g<p>15%<p>Saturated Fat 2g<p>10%<p>Trans Fat …

30 Zucchini Recipes for Using Up All Your Darn Zucchini

These zucchini recipes will help you make the most of one of summer's most abundant veggies.<p><b>The first sight of zucchini in your garden is a beautiful thing.</b> But then: It just keeps growing. Soon, half your fridge is taken up by zucchini. What can you do? Make these recipes, of course.

Lunch al Desko: Upgrade Your Midday Meal

With a few strategies, a bit of planning, and a little sea salt in your cubicle, weekday lunch can be as delicious and exciting as any meal of the week. Here’s how to rethink the way you brown-bag it<p><i>Imagine an office meal you’re actually excited to break for (no hard feelings, turkey</i> …

Healthy Eating

18 Strawberry Dessert Recipes We Love

Gallery18 Strawberry Dessert Recipes We Love<p>Thanks to the modern American megamart's wanton disregard for seasonality, it's possible to enjoy strawberries year-round. However, nothing beats the plump, juicy ones you can get once spring hits. Fresh strawberries have all kinds of uses, from tarts to …

5 Links to Read Before Making Pesto

<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: Make pesto. Put it on everything. Repeat.</i><p>Pesto is one of those handy sauces that instantly upgrades a meal. The combination of bright herbs, fresh …

Scallops with Hazelnuts and Warm Sun Gold Tomatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>Quick-cooking scallops means you can have this light summer meal on the table in a matter of minutes.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup coarsely chopped skin-on hazelnuts<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1½ pound …

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14 Ways to Celebrate Strawberry Season (& the Strawberry Moon!)

If you’ve ever been strawberry-picking, you know how amazing strawberry fields smell. On a hot, early summer day, you could get drunk off the sweet scent. Sometimes you can mimic the experience by sticking your face into a carton of strawberries, but it’s not really recommended.<p>Strawberries are …

4 Fast Easy Fresh Summer Recipes Perfect for June

It's too nice out to spend all day at the stove. Choose quick-cooking proteins like scallops and skirt steak, then add summer's best produce.<p><b>Kick off your summer with steak tacos</b> brightened by a crunchy new salsa, speedy scallops with burst tomatoes, a summer soup with loads of market produce, and …

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The 10 Best Things Our #BAReaders Are Grilling

From buffalo wings to branzino, here are the 10 best things our readers are grilling right now<p>You may have already heard, but June is our 30 Days of Grilling series. And, yes, we're doing a lot of grilling. But so are you! We asked you to tag your amazing grilling shots with #BAreaders on …

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The 41 Most Nutritious Foods On Earth

Nutritional guidelines encourage Americans to consume more "powerhouse" fruits and vegetables — those foods that are most strongly associated with reduced risks of chronic disease. But there's been no clear directive on how exactly "powerhouse" foods should be defined.<p>Now, a Jun. 5 study in the CDC …

Lose weight & improve your health with a real food diet

I was never able to lose weight before. Thanks to Fooducate, I've lost 20 lbs in 6 months. An incredible, life changing app. Janice<p>I love how this …

The World Cup of Sausage: A Guide to Cased Meats by Country

In anticipation of this year's World Cup, we're celebrating our favorite sausages from the competing countries<p>Just because we spent the soccer games of our youth making daisy chains at the outermost corner of the field and periodically getting lobbed in the head with a ball*, doesn't mean we're not …

Shrimp with Mustard-Lime Dipping Sauce

4 Servings<p>Cooking the shrimp with their shells on helps them retain flavor; scoring them along the back lets you remove the vein and makes peeling easier. Win-win.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>shrimp<p>1½ pound shell-on large shrimp<p>Kosher salt<p>¼ cup plus 1 Tbsp. Old Bay seasoning<p>3 lemons, halved<p>2 …

How to Use Your Strawberry Tops

<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: We're re-running one of our favorite summertime, zero-waste kitchen tips. Don't toss those strawberry tops: Turn them into a sweet, refreshing infused</i> …

Can Fish Be Too Fresh?

I've been a chef for close to 20 years in kitchens across the UK from London to Scotland and back again. Over the past two decades I have been fortunate to work with and learn from some of the most amazing chefs, from Gary Rhodes to Michel Roux Jr. to Gordon Ramsay.<p>Earlier this year I moved my …

How to Mellow Garlic and Onions

<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: Chill out. And get your alliums to do the same.</i><p>As much as we value alliums as a base for all we do, their bite is easy to resent and difficult to …

How to Cook Scallops, with a Helpful GIF

Beautifully browned scallops are easy to achieve with high heat and a hands-off approach<p>Beautifully browned scallops are easy to achieve if you know where to start. At the fish counter, ask for additive-free “dry” scallops. (“Wet” scallops are soaked in a preservative that also adds water; they …

Fresh Cherry Hot Sauce Is Spicy-Sweet and Smoky

I wanted to do a fresh version of the Cherry Bomb Hot Sauce I made last year, when cherries were out of season (it calls for bottled juice). So I’ve …

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