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Stormy Clouds Roll Like Ocean Waves Across the Sky

Earlier in July, storm chaser Alex Schueth captured a mesmerizing time-lapse of undulatus asperatus clouds rolling over Lincoln, Nebraska during a storm. The rare cloud formation, whose name means “roughened or agitated waves,” looks like a sea of dark and stormy waters churning ominously in the …

Whole-Grain Spelt Salad With Leeks and Marinated Mushrooms Recipe

Grain salads are forgiving and flexible, and nutty spelt takes well to all kinds of vegetables like fennel, arugula, or carrots. Here, quick-marinated mushrooms, leeks, and cucumbers combine for a refreshing, flavorful salad.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Marinating the cooked mushrooms and leeks with cider …

Wheatberry and Watercress Salad With Bacon Vinaigrette Recipe

Grain salads are forgiving and flexible, and nutty wheatberries take well to all kinds of vegetables like fennel, arugula, or carrots. But peppery watercress, red onion, and scallion add pungency to this salad, which is dressed with a vinaigrette of lemon juice, Dijon mustard, and bacon fat.<p><b>Why</b> …

Greek Butter Bean Salad With Tomatoes, Dill, and Oregano Recipe

Inspired by <i>gigantes plaki</i> (Greek-style baked beans), this flavorful salad features butter beans enveloped in a vinegar-spiked tomato dressing, with dill, oregano, and a touch of cinnamon.<p><b>Read more: Summer Bean Salads: Greek Butter Bean Salad With Tomatoes, Dill, and Oregano</b><p>Ingredients1/2 tablespoon …

20 Summer Potluck Recipes

My mom’s side of the family gets together every Fourth of July for a family reunion. Each year, we meet up at our cousins’ lake house for some …

Grilled Gruyère, Nectarine, and Honey Tartines

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Tartines aren't reserved for French bistros. You can make one at home, on the cheap, and in no time at all.</i><p>If you have been following this column for any length of …

Grilling

Sweet and Spicy Apricot-Glazed Pork and Pineapple Kebabs Recipe

Built with layer upon layer of flavor—first with a spicy, earthy rub and then with a sweet and fruity glaze—these pork and pineapple kebabs taste way more complex than their simple preparation may suggest.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Brining the pork chops adds extra moisture to the meat, ensuring they …

Puddin 'n' Pie From 'Mother Daughter Dishes' Recipe

Pudding and pie: it's the best of both worlds. <i>Mother Daughter Dishes</i> takes a salty crust made of crushed pecans, spreading a layer of sweet cream cheese, vanilla pudding, and finally, whipped cream, atop it. The entire thing is chilled until set, to form thick squares of cool, sweet richness.<p><b>Why</b> …

The Best Chinese Sesame Chicken Recipe

Crispy chunks of deep-fried battered chicken in a sweet, sour, and savory glaze packed with sesame flavor. The Chinese take-out classic, made in your own kitchen.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>A balanced sauce has plenty of vinegary kick to balance out the cloying sweetness that most restaurant versions …

Tuesday Things.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> July 8, 2014 50<p>1. I ate caprese salad for breakfast. With toast, so kind of like breakfast? I think this takes my obsession to a whole …

Farro Salad With Blue Cheese, Pine Nuts, and Tomatoes Recipe

In this simple recipe, farro is simmered with onion, garlic and carrot to impart flavor. Then, it's combined with a host of fresh ingredients: juicy tomatoes, cucumbers and herbs, all of which are tied together with red wine vinaigrette, pine nuts and crumbled blue cheese.<p><b>Note:</b> Be careful not to …

DIY String Lights for a Summer Party

<i>Every other week, Anna Hezel talks about the innovations, decorations, and other quiet touches that make a party memorable.</i><p><i>Today: A quick way to turn a string of lights into an elegant garden party decoration.</i><p>When you're rearing up to have a summer party, it’s easy to become consumed with menu …

Living Rooms

Pineapple Coconut Water Recipe

Once or twice a year, I buy a pineapple. It feels like a strange thing to purchase in San Francisco. Pineapples = hot tropics, beaches, bare feet, …

San Francisco

Quinoa Salad With Dried Tart Cherries, Mint, and Feta in Lemon-Sumac Vinaigrette Recipe

This quinoa salad takes Middle Eastern flavors and ties them together with a tangy sumac-laced lemon vinaigrette. Fortunately, the mix of tart, dried cherries, mint, parsley, salty feta, and pomegranate seeds is enough to make you forget you're eating healthy.<p><b>Notes:</b> It's important not to overcook …

Shortbreads with Dark Chocolate Frosting

Let’s talk books. We’ll talk shortbread and chocolate and everything, too; don’t worry. But let’s start with books.<p>I was telling Mike this story the …

Smoky and Spicy Yogurt Marinated Chicken Kebabs Recipe

A riff on tandoori-style chicken, these chicken kebabs are marinated with yogurt and lemon, with smoked and hot paprika in place of the more traditional Indian spice blend. The result is a completely different, but equally delicious, dish.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Using chicken thighs instead of …

Dinner Tonight: Chickpeas and Chorizo + Celery and Fennel Salad

Though summer meals are often light and cool, warm comfort food should still have a place on your table. The key is to pick a dish that’s not too heavy -- no beef bourguignon out on the porch, for example. Instead, go for something a little lighter -- like this warm pan of chickpeas, chorizo, and …

S'mores Icebox Cake

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 8 to 10 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>1 hour<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour<p>Layers of graham crackers, marshmallow creme and melted chocolate create a …

Mustardy Coleslaw Recipe

Adding mustard into the dressing for this coleslaw creates an incredible amount of flavor that won't have you reaching for the standard mayo slaw anytime soon.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>A sugar-and-salt mixture purges the cabbage of excess moisture, leaving it tender, but still crunchy, and well …

Yogurt and Dill Crackers From 'The Nourished Kitchen'

Homemade crackers are a great baking project—they're not terribly difficult to make and they taste miles better that most of what you can find at a regular grocery store. These yogurt dill crackers from Jennifer McGruther's <i>The Nourished Kitchen</i> are no exception. Made with whole wheat flour soaked …

How to Make Ice Cream Cake without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Break away from the freezer aisle, and start making ice cream cake with whatever flavors you fancy.</i><p>“Mocha …

Dessert

Beer Battered Onion Rings and Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

We’re looking down the barrel at Father’s Day so it’s time to start thinking about beer and bow ties and burly dudes with beards bouncing babies on …

Basic Italian Meringue Recipe

From mousses to buttercream to the toasted finish of a baked Alaska, meringue is one of the fundamental building blocks of pastry and a technique that provides fluffy, sweet aeration to hundreds of our favorite desserts. Italian meringue is the most involved of the meringues because it requires a …

Cilantro-and-Lime Marinated Chicken Fajita Kebabs Recipe

Chicken isn't generally the go-to meat for fajitas (flavorful skirt steak is the deserving star usually), but this flavor-packed marinade made with cilantro, tart lime juice, brown sugar, cumin, and crushed red pepper makes it a worthy stand-in. Here, we thread the chicken pieces onto skewers and …

Dinner Tonight: Lamb Biftekia + Greek Mahogany Potatoes

For tonight's dinner, we'll rely on our senses. Our hands will do most of the work, picking up a tool or two along the way to muddle a sauce and grill our meat. The biftekia, a cross between kebabs and hamburgers, encourages us to play with our food to form purposefully imperfect patties to our …

My New Roots' Life-Changing Loaf of Bread

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>The whole-grain, gluten-free, no-knead, no-mess, life-changing loaf of bread.</i><p>You might not think you have the time or baking skills to make whole-grain, …

Baking

Robicelli's Brooklyn Blackout Cupcakes

Brooklyn Blackout cupcakes from <b>Robicelli's: A Love Story, with Cupcakes</b> are made with enough chocolate to drown in. A base of chocolate cake is covered with chocolate custard buttercream, then dipped in a fudge glaze and sprinkled with chocolate cake crumbs. Based on the famous Blackout cake from …

Homemade Lemonade Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Pitt Cue Co. | Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook | Mitchell Beazley, 2014<p>When you’re in the mood for the ridiculously easy, …

Homemade Summer Rolls Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 774

Buttermilk Bacon-Fat Flour Tortillas From 'The Homesick Texan's Family Table'

For some reason, homemade flour tortillas have always intimidated me. I've made corn tortillas many times, so I'm not sure where the reluctance came from. But once I saw Lisa Fain's recipe for buttermilk and bacon-fat filled flour tortillas in her new cookbook, <i>The Homesick Texan's Family Table</i>, I …