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Sunday Supper: Balsamic-Brown Sugar Short Ribs With Garlic Mashed Potatoes

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Ribs<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Slow-cooked short ribs are a pitch-perfect winter meal. This version gets burnished with a rich red wine, …

Hokkaido, Japan: The Land of Milk and Uni

Peter Meehan traveled all the way to Hokkaido, Japan for his favorite food: uni (sea urchin), and learned about a unique food culture in the process<p>Downtown Sapporo<br>• Salmon at <b>Daimaru Mall</b> in Sapporo• <b><br>Kani Goten</b> fish market in Shiraoi• <b><br>Sapporo Bier Garten</b><br>• Shellfish tanks at <b>Kaikoubo</b> in Hakodate<br>• Coastal …

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Sunday Supper: Stovetop Cheddar Mac and Cheese With Peppadew Peppers

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Merkts cold-pack cheese, found in the refrigerated section of most …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Pecan Pie Without the Sugar Shock

If you love the toasted nuts and gooey custard of classic pecan pie but find typical recipes toothachingly sugary, you’ll welcome these methods for …

Baking

5 Handy Facts for Baking with Parchment Paper

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: There's a lot to learn about parchment paper.</i><p>Now that you have parchment sheets on hand, here are a few handy facts:<p>Despite instructions to the contrary, <b>you don’t need to</b> …

The Best Way to Store Ice Cream in Your Freezer

Whether you're buying ice cream from the grocery store or making it from scratch, there's a way to keep it at its creamy best and plenty of ways to go wrong. Here's what you should think about: where you're storing it, how you're storing it, and the last time you took your freezer's …

15 Natural Ways To Clean With Vinegar

We’ve all heard about the wonderful ways white vinegar can be used around the house. And they’re all true. From absorbing unpleasant odors to …

How to Peel a Lot of Onions Fast(er)

When you need a huge pile of cut onions for a big pot of French onion soup or to stock your freezer with caramelized onions, sometimes it’s not the …

Onions

How To Cook Shrimp And Mistakes To Avoid (PHOTOS)

The thing about cooking shrimp is that we're all probably doing it for too long. Anyone who's ever wrestled with a tough, rubbery, depressing shrimp will understand what we mean. We love shrimp for its versatility, sweetness and speed of preparation. It's one of the quickest-cooking proteins we can …

Kitchen Hack: Cleaning Shrimp to Prevent Overcooking

Nobody loves dry shrimp.<p>These small crustaceans are so delicate that they can easily turn to rubber if overcooked. <b>Properly deveining a shrimp can help you avoid overcooking</b> -- it's all about limiting surface area -- these few tips will make it faster, easier, cleaner and more beautiful.<p>Plus, quick …

Kitchens

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How to Make Fries That Taste Like McDonald's'

There's one thing about McDonald's that even the most passionate fast-food haters would agree on: the fries are pretty darn good <i>(Credit: Thinkstock/iStockphoto)</i>.<p>Incredibly crisp on the outside, light and fluffy on the inside, and always heavily salted, they're considered one of the most popular …

McDonald's

Taste Test: Boxed Fudge Brownie Mix

The Winners!<p>#1: Market Pantry (Target) #2: Pillsbury #3: Duncan Hines<p>Whether you were a kid bringing in a sweet for a bakesale, or a college kid making a late-night study break, we've probably all had brownies made from a boxed mix. They're easy to make, most requiring just vegetable oil, eggs, and …

9 Ice Cream Recipes for Coffee and Tea Lovers

Gallery9 Ice Cream Recipes for Coffee and Tea Lovers<p>The way we see it, the only thing better than iced coffee or iced tea in hot weather is something even more frigid: iced coffee or iced tea ice cream. With that in mind, we've gathered nine coffee- and tea-centric frozen treat recipes: ice cream, …

The Frozen Cocktails for Your Labor Day Party

<b>We know exactly the image</b> that will come to mind when we say "frozen drinks." It's probably something involving bikini-clad 20-somethings and frat boys on spring break holding long tubes of whatever neon colored slop they got from the beach bar's slushy machine. Or something. But frozen drinks …

Labor Day

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Power to the Party: 21 Labor Day Main Dish Recipes for Your End-of-Summer Bash

By now you should be all set with sides and desserts, so now it's time to start thinking about the main event. The old standbys like burger and grilled chicken are great, but Labor Day is a time to pull out the big guns and send off summer right. To that end we've got show-stopping grilled mains …

Top 10 Extreme Hotels in the World

As the world grows smaller and the luxury hotel scene expands, it's becoming more and more difficult to find a corner of this planet to call your own -- not to mention finding a hotel that doesn't look like a thousand others. That said, it's not impossible, as GAYOT's list of extreme hotels proves. …

How to Smoke a Whole Chicken

June 18, 2013<p>My husband makes the most amazing smoked chicken. It is fabulous and something I never get tired of eating! So, I thought I’d ask him to …

The Complete Serious Eats Guide to Cooking Lobster

GalleryThe Complete Serious Eats Guide to Cooking Lobster<p>Lobster Week has been a lot of fun for us, not least because we got to eat so much lobster in the process. We've put together all of our eating and buying guides, along with a collection of recipes, in one easy-to-navigate post. Read on for …

12 of Our Most Beautiful Bundt Cakes—They’re Easy to Make Too!

Three flavor bombs come together to create this crowd-pleaser: nutty brown butter and tangy buttermilk in the batter, and spicy Kentucky bourbon in the glaze.

Dessert

Classic Cake Recipes

Serious home bakers will want to master these crowd-pleasing recipes for cheesecake, chocolate cake, carrot cake, and more.<p>First up: What could make traditional red velvet cake even better? Chocolate, of course!

Dessert

Piping Basics

All cakes are wonderful, but when piped with stars, hearts, or friendly faces, they're truly something to celebrate. Read on to learn how to use a pastry bag and pastry tips to create a unique masterpiece. It's so easy that even kids can do it!

Yellow Butter Cupcakes

Classic yellow butter cupcakes got perfectly with a variety of frostings -- from Chocolate Ganache Glazes to our classic Seven-Minute Frosting.

Food

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

This 18-Year-Old's Invention Could Make Your Future Phone Instacharge

While you are hanging out on the Internet (in your underwear, maybe?) on a Saturday, kids that are smarter than either of us are out there getting …

Leadership Lesson: The Difference Between Google and Apple

Google and Apple are both highly esteemed brands. Both companies share many common traits which have contributed to their success, but there is one very big difference between the two – Google plays offense while Apple has recently settled for playing defense. Apple is struggling to maintain its …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

These apps keep your handset going longer between charges and can help smooth out performance overall.<p>If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These …

Apps

How to Ruin a Perfectly Good Steak

In six easy steps.<p><b>I'm going to go out on a</b> limb and say that you, or someone like you, is planning to do some grilling this weekend. If you haven't broken out the tongs yet, this would obviously be the time to do so, particularly those of you who, like me, live in the gray and frigid Northeast.<p>In …

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