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The Simplest, Most Delicious Homemade Bread You Can Make

You might be thinking that a hearty, rustic loaf of bread like this one — with its shatteringly thin crust and tender, tangy interior — requires …

Baking

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The Easiest Tangy Cucumber Salad

When you crave a light side dish that won't weigh down the rest of your dinner but still has enough punch to stand out on its own, make this salad. …

Cucumber

These Are Pots and Pans You Really Need

Not sure what pots and pans to buy for your kitchen? We're sharing the ones you really need—plus, how to use them.<p>Whether you're building your first kitchen's arsenal of tools or just decluttering and purging the outdated and old equipment, it can be tough to know which pots and pans you really …

Cast Iron Skillet

6 Ikea Hacks Every Tiny Bedroom Needs

The key to blissful small space living relies on one thing: concealing your sh*t. If the idea of splurging on several pieces of storage-friendly furniture is holding you back from the stylish, minimalist existence you deserve, don't let it. There are loads of Ikea hacks that can help you transform …

How to Clean the Brown Stuff Off Your Sheet Pans

By Alyse Whitney<p>Two ingredients will make them look (almost) as good as new.<p>No matter how hard you scrub, there are some stains that just won't come out with soap and water. Case in point: the eternally-dirty sheet pan that always seems to have <b>brown, burnt-on residue</b> coating the sides. But we don't …

Sheet Pan

Rookie Cooking Mistakes That Are Killing Your Kitchen Game

If we’ve learned nothing else from Salt Bae, we’ve learned this: the whole world loves a man who can cook.<p>You don’t need his meme-worthy seasoning …

How to Make Better-Than-Takeout Fried Rice in Just 22 Minutes

We've got a lot of fried rice fans around the Epicurious offices, and it's easy to see why. If you know how to make fried rice, you've got the keys …

Eggs

Best Bites: Crock-pot garlic parmesan potatoes

<i>Welcome to Best Bites, a twice-weekly video series that aims to satisfy your never-ending craving for food content through quick, beautiful videos for the at-home foodie. Check back on Tuesdays and Thursdays for new episodes!</i><p>When nights get busy, turn to this savory crock-pot potato recipe. …

Slow Cookers

Lentils And Rice With Caramelized Onions

Super comforting!<p>Servings: 4-5<p><b>For the caramelized onions</b><br>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>1 tablespoon of olive oil<p><b>For the lentils and rice</b><br>½ medium red onion, diced<p>2 cloves of garlic, minced<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 cup green lentils<p>1 cup long grain rice<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1 teaspoon cumin<p>½ teaspoon …

Bay Leaf

Spiced Moroccan Vegetable Soup with Chickpeas, Cilantro, and Lemon (Harira)

This is by far my favorite comfort soup. Until I met Meme Suissa, who comes from Casablanca, I had been making a different version. But I swooned …

Why You Should Still Make the Salad Dressing from Scratch

Making salad dressing from scratch is nearly as fast and easy as shaking up a store-bought bottle, and the taste is <i>exponentially</i> better than even the …

Healthy Eating

Sweet and Spicy Braised Cabbage: The Video

Preheat the pressure cooker (by pressing brown/sauté mode).<p>Add the sesame oil and brown the cabbage wedges on one side (about 3 minutes). In the …

Cabbage

Make-Ahead Baked Oatmeal Cups for Your Busiest Mornings

<b>Heat the oven and grease muffin pan:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat the wells of a standard 12-well muffin tin very …

Breakfast

Roasted Vegetables

On those days when I am working from home and I don’t feel in the mood for an extended kitchen time, oven roasted vegetables are my lunch favorite. …

Quick, Simple and Easy: My Top 10 Beauty Hacks

In need of a quick beauty fix? How about a less expensive treatment you can create at home with ingredients from your cupboard? Here are my top ten favorite beauty hacks for the on-the-go, makeup maven.<p><b>1)The Plumping Effect.</b> Want Kylie Jenner lips? This is a much safer approach than shot glasses! …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

30 Recipes You Should Know by the Age of 30: The Video

When you first start cooking it's natural and tempting to work on the beautiful, complicated recipes you see in fancy cookbooks. What you soon …

Cooking

Women's rain macs: the wish list – in pictures

Rain macs are a key piece for April’s showers. Opt for clear versions for easy layering or bright primary colours for a nod to the nautical trend. Or, for a bolder statement go for big prints and metallics. Layer over neutral basics such as loose denim and cotton knits

Clothing

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 …

Food & Dining

How to Season a Wok

<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: Grace Young made her case for why a wok is the one pan you must have. Here, she tells us how to season one for a lifetime of good stir-frys.</i><p>As with a …

Kitchens

25 South African restaurants you must experience before you die, according to new guide book

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 by <b>Eat Out</b><p>“People with appetite know that great food does not always come on thick tablecloths,” says Observer restaurant …

Your Grandma's Apple Pie Recipe Is Good. This One Is Better

Making a perfect apple pie is one of the most important life skills you can master. Become a pie ninja with the tips in this video.<p>You know what's always a good idea? Apple pie. It's the right answer to every question, including "What should I bring to my sister-in-law's baby shower?" and "What is …

Baking

SA’s must-visit food markets

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 by <b>Nikita Buxton, Sylvia McKeown and Alida Ryder</b><p>Whether you’re after farm-fresh organic vegetables, artisan breads or …

How to Roast a Chicken with Fruit - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>Maxwell Ryan is the founder of Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, a daily web magazine all about home cooking and kitchen design. Visit PEOPLE.com</i> …

Foodily Blog

The Best Indian Flatbread to Make at Home

Andrew Zimmern serves up a recipe for Kulcha, a lesser-known Indian flatbread that's more versatile (and easier to make) than naan.<p>North Indian …