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How to cook asparagus

Asparagus and wild garlic are signs that spring is in full swing. Learning to cook one and to forage for the other will impress now the barbecues are being fired up<p>I have an unusual relationship with my brother Fred. He is 28 years younger than me, which means our lives are perpetually out of sync. …

Dinner Tonight: Broiled Tofu with Miso Glaze and Asparagus

Try as I might, I will never tire of in-season asparagus. But I do try to switch things up to make sure things stay interesting in the kitchen. One of my favorite variations is to pair the green stalks with white miso, a trick I first learned from this David Chang recipe. While it might sound like …

Oven-Roasted Asparagus

12<p>4<p>Shares 16<p>Recently I’ve come out as a non-steamed vegetable eater. I worked with an amazing Asian food expert who hated Japanese food, saying it …

Brown Sugar Bacon-wrapped Asparagus

Calling all bacon lovers! You know who you are. Here is a vegetable you'll have a hard time turning down because, you guessed it, it's covered in crispy delicious bacon. Asparagus and bacon make a perfect couple. And if you're not a fan of asparagus, that's an even better reason to try this recipe. …

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Pork, Asparagus, and Soba From 'The VB6 Cookbook'

One of the key parts of Mark Bittman's "vegan before six" diet is the food that comes after 6 pm. This meal can consist of whatever you want to eat. Meat, cheese, and eggs are all back on the table. Bittman believes that allowing for this flexibility is what keeps his diet feasible and accessible. …

Mushrooms, Bacon, and Asparagus Topped With Eggs Recipe

This play on hash uses the combination of earthy mushrooms, sweet asparagus, and thick cut bacon as the base for runny fried eggs.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients8 strips thick cut bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces16 ounces button mushrooms, quartered4 sprigs thyme1 pound asparagus, cut into 2- inch …

4 Eggs Benedicts for Mother’s Day

Here, four great recipes for restaurant-worthy eggs Benedict.<p>The quintessential brunch dish, eggs Benedict hinges on perfectly poached eggs. To learn …

6 Dishes Improved with a Poached Egg

Here, six things made better with the addition of a poached egg.<p>In this week’s edition of Mad Genius Tips, F&W Test Kitchen poaching pro Justin …

The Food Lab: How to Make Foolproof Eggs Benedict

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Have you ever noticed that as your relationship with a person evolves, your assessment of their personality goes up and down in waves? When I first met my wife, our relationship went through its "oh my goodness, this is so …

How to Poach Eggs

WHAT YOU'LL NEED<p>• 4 cups water<br>• ½ cup vinegar<br>• slotted spoon<p>WHAT TO DO<p>1. Add ½ cup vinegar to 4 cups gently boiling water.<p>2. Make a whirlpool by …

3 Tricks For The Most Perfect Poached Eggs

There's a common misconception that eggs are easy to make. Let us set the record straight: <b>they are not</b>. While anyone can make eggs cook in a pan, and most can do so in a matter of minutes, that does not mean they've mastered the art of cooking eggs. It's like saying you make the best mac and cheese …

Purple Potatoes with Poached Quail Eggs

Place potatoes in a pot and cover with at least 2 inches of water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Season generously with salt. Reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are cooked through and easily pierced with a knife, 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer potatoes to a bowl of ice water and let stand until …

28 Chicken Salad Recipes That Aren't Drowning in Mayo

28 chicken salad recipes that are totally not boring.<p><b>We love classic chicken salad, but we also love to mix it up</b>. Here are 28 chicken salad recipes, including some healthy ones, that are a far cry from the mayo-heavy ones of your childhood.

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Chocolate-Caramel Cake with Sea Salt

10 Servings<p>Mayonnaise in the batter isn’t as weird as it sounds—it’s just eggs and oil, after all. It’s also why this cake is so moist.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1¾ teaspoons baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon …

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Grilled Eggplant and Greens with Spiced Yogurt

4 Servings<p>First time grilling your greens? Lay them across the grill grates so they don’t fall through, and be ready to turn them—they char quickly.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 medium Japanese eggplants or 1 globe eggplant (about 1 lb.), sliced crosswise on a diagonal ½”-thick<p>¾ teaspoon ground …

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Tres Leches Cake

16 Servings<p>Hailing from Latin America, this tres leches cake gets its name from incorporating three kinds of milk: evaporated, condensed, and regular whole milk.<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Unsalted butter (for pan)<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour plus more<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>6 …

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Asparagus with Bacon and Hard-Boiled Eggs

8 Servings<p>We think fat spears of asparagus have the best texture. White ones take a little longer to cook, so boil them separately.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 oz. bacon (about 4 slices)<p>2 bunches green and/or white asparagus (about 2 lb.), trimmed, ends peeled if thick<p>Kosher salt<p>½ small shallot, …

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Strawberry Griddle Cakes

Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Beat the egg with the milk.<p>Pour the egg–milk mixture into the flour mixture and beat well. …

How to Make Red Bean Ice Cream from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Cynthia of Two Red Bowls</i> <i>is placing the long-neglected red bean where it has always belonged: in ice cream.</i><p>When it comes to Asian sweets, red bean …

Everything You Need to Know About Par Baking

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>How</i> …

BLT Recipes

15 Awesome BLT Combinations<p>Juicy tomatoes, crispy bacon, crunchy lettuce, creamy mayo—the BLT may be one of the world’s best sandwiches. At a recent Rodale event, competitors faced off to make the best BLT variation possible. (Spoiler alert: They’re all winners.)<p><i>Photographs by Thomas MacDonald</i><p>White …

Toast for dinner? 7 ways to bring the artisanal toast trend to your next summer party

Everyone loves toast—and even the most hopeless cook can pull it off. But whether you call it toast, crostini or bruschetta, now that crunchy bread is officially cool, you can take that as a license to serve it at your next dinner party. Here, 7 fresh, summery, super-easy recipes. Better yet, serve …

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School Lunch Project: Easy Pita Pizzas

What kid doesn't love pizza? I mean, really. It gets no better than melty, creamy cheese on top of a sweet and savory tomato sauce and crisp but chewy crust, right? Of course right!<p>When my kids want pizza (and when I'm pressed for time and need to make a quick dinner with leftovers that can be used …

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Seriously, Just Watch It: Game Of Thrones Gets The Bad Lip Reading Treatment

This is a worthwhile video of scenes from 'Game of Thrones 'redubbed by the folks at Bad Lip Reading as 'Medieval Land Fun-Time World'. If you're not …

A Brilliantly Simple Design Transforms Old Boxes Into School Desks And Bags

The Help Desk uses a stencil to put essential school supplies in the hands of poor school children in India.<p>Most schools in rural India can’t afford basic supplies like desks, and most of the students attending them can’t afford backpacks. The Bombay-based nonprofit Aarambh worked with designers to …

The Best Way to Soften Butter, Fast

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: A fast, foolproof way to soften butter when spontaneous baking calls.</i><p>When you need softened butter for baking, or to make herb or garlic butter, or just for easier …