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A 'Little Summer' in Costa Rica

The period of reprieve from the rain, lasting only a few weeks, can occur sometime between July and August -- a time when prices at the hotels and resorts can be as much as half off the cost of staying later in the year.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Hilary Solan)</i><p>Having worked at Travelzoo long enough, it had been …

Costa Rica

Gouda Grits with Smoky Brown Butter Shrimp

Gouda Grits with Smoky Brown Butter Shrimp.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 11, 2014 103<p>I can’t even with this dish.<p>It’s not my typical Monday dish but it is …

Your New Summertime Oatmeal Alternative: Raw Buckwheat Porridge

What's a girl to do when it's summer and she's craving a hearty bowl of porridge, but the thought of something piping hot is a little less than appealing? For me, the answer is this raw buckwheat porridge.<p><i>Every other Thursday on Food52, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying,</i> …

Commuting

Halfway to Breakfast: 1 Box of Oats, 5 Breakfasts

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples -- or your seasonal produce -- every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Marta Greber, morning person and creator of What Should I Eat for Breakfast</i> …

Recipes

The India Issue

Across India<p>Ingredient Buying Guide<p>In producing the stories for the India Issue, we discovered ingredients and information too good to keep to …

19 School Lunch Ideas That Are Healthy (Mostly)

These new school lunch ideas, from sandwiches to snacks to hot meals, will reinvigorate your daily routine—and your kids will actually like them<p><b>It is a parent's eternal dilemma: What do I make the kids for lunch today?</b> And tomorrow? And next week? We fall into ruts, succumb to the tried-and-true, …

4 Incredibly Bizarre Food Combinations You Have To Try

Don't knock 'em just yet.<p>Brussels sprouts and bacon. Eggs and avocado. Vanilla and hot fudge. Some foods just go together like, well, peanut butter and jelly. Other pairings are a bit less conventional, but still worth trying.<p>In the video above, the folks over at Mashable taste test four truly …

10 Incredible Fish Dishes You Should Definitely Be Eating

According to a recent study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, eating fish once a week could increase brain health and prevent cognitive …

Put a Filter on It: Burgers

<i>It's no secret -- we love a good 'gram. Here, we'll be posting our favorite Instagrams from the food world, on a different theme each week.</i><p><i>Today, burgers reign supreme.</i><p>After our epic burger showdown, we took a sharp turn and focused all of our energy on cake, instead. But if you think we've …

Burgers

The Best Summer Apps for Cookouts, Dinner Parties, and Just Because

20 summer appetizers to get your party started, from mini shrimp rolls to guacamole with a twist.<p><b>Nothing kicks off a cookout like some small bites</b> (and, okay, cocktails). Get the party started with these light and summery apps.

Cooking

The Best -- And Easiest -- Vegan Chocolate Milkshake

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: A smooth, chocolatey milkshake, with frozen bananas and almond milk standing in for dairy. Stop what you're doing, and make one now.</i><p>This milkshake recipe is so …

Cocoa Powder

Garlic Shrimp and White Beans

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>Canned beans are your friend in this garlic shrimp recipe.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>3 garlic cloves, minced, divided<p>2 dried chiles de árbol<p>1 bay leaf, preferably fresh<p>1 1/4 cups chopped tomato (about 8 ounces)<p>Kosher …

Seafood

10 Ice Cream Recipes to Make with a Food Processor and a Mad Genius Tip

Here, 10 delicious ice creams to make this summer.<p>In this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, F&W’s Justin Chapple proves that you don’t need special …

The World's Best Hot Dog

Hot dogs may lack the gravitas of, say, smoked brisket or pork shoulder, but an ace dog belongs in every grill master's repertory.<p>This is a true story. My grandfather, Sam Raichlen (known to all by his nickname "Dear"), loved food like a man possessed. The short list of his favorites included …

Hot Dogs

Hog Mac 'n' Cheese From 'Pitt Cue and Co.: The Cookbook'

I had to put on my elastic-waist-banded pants just to read the recipe for the Hog Mac 'n Cheese from <i>Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook</i>. There's over a pound of cheese in there, and I mean good, esoteric cheese that you could build a respectable cheese board around: Colston Bassett Stilton, Montgomery …