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How to Recover From a Broken Heart: 10 Tips

<b>Romantic love is mystical and magical -- permeating every aspect of mind, body and spirit until you are completely consumed.</b> The intensity of the attraction, the depths of the desire, and the power of the passion are simultaneously exhilarating, intoxicating and terrifying. Tremendous courage is a …

Avoid the Comfort Food Trap

The grub you think will give you an emotional lift often leaves you down in the dumps—how to overcome this bad-mood food slump<p>The term <i>comfort food</i> is a bit of a misnomer. We indulge in stuff like milkshakes and cheeseburgers to soothe ourselves, but they can actually have the opposite effect once …

The 23 Most Delicious Lessons from Michael Pollan's 'Cooked'

Michael Pollan’s latest book, “Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation,” is a must read. But if you don’t have the time, we narrowed down some of …

Summer Stuffed Heirloom Tomatoes from 'The Vermont Farm Table Cookbook'

Tomatoes are still abundant this time of year in California. They're mostly big meaty specimens, taut with sweet juice. The fruit is wonderful on its own, but sometimes I want to eat something other than a tomato salad or mayonnaise-laden sandwich. <b>Tracey Medeiros</b> offers an easy stuffed tomato …

How to Care for a Wooden Cutting Board

<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: The proper ways to clean and maintain your wooden cutting boards.</i><p>Cleaning and caring for wooden cutting boards -- like sweeping behind a dresser, or …

Italian Plum Upside Down Cake – Recipe

<i>Italian Plum Upside-Down Cake</i>I‘m a an absolute sucker for Italian plums, to the point of being a bit heartbroken that my incredibly generous …

Baking 101: How To Read A Recipe

I don’t know how to break this to you, but… we’re hurtling towards the holiday season. If that’s too much for you to take (and I totally understand), …

Barbara Kafka's Marinated Eggplant

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: The best, fastest, lightest eggplant technique you haven't tried yet. (It's in the microwave. Don't be mad.)</i><p>I'd like to make an announcement: You can cook …

How to Choose the Right Oil

<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: When it comes to cooking and baking with oil, it's all about finding Mr. Right.</i><p>Walking into the oil aisle is a sensory overload: all of those glistening …

7 Unexpectedly Awesome Things to Do with Digital Photos

Your favorite snapshots don't have to be limited to Facebook albums or frames on the wall. Take a look at some creative alternatives.<p>Décor That Gets …

Loneliness

The Complete Guide to Making Money in Your Spare Time

We all could do with a few extra dollars in our pocket, but unless your boss is a fan of giving you free money, you’ll probably have to work for it. …